ISLAMABAD: Senate Chairman Muhammad Sadiq Sanjrani has said that the welfare of the employees is highly important to bring about improvement in the service delivery and institutional efficiency.
He said this while presiding over a meeting of the Executive Committee of the Senate Secretariat Employees Welfare Fund at the Parliament House on Tuesday. Sanjrani observed that employees were considered to be the back bone and asset of any organisation and therefore, it is highly imperative to give proper attention to the welfare and well-being of the work force.
The meeting was given briefing by Senate Secretary Amjed Pervez Malik about the welfare fund, its aims and objectives. Members of the committee emphasised the need for enhancing the financial strengthen of the fund with a view to provide maximum support to the needy employees, especially the low paid staff.
The committee also approved different applications pertaining to medical treatment, death of family member, marriage and other grants. The committee was informed that the Senate Secretariat Employees Welfare Fund was established in 1990 and the fund is governed by relevant rules. The committee was also briefed in detail about the sources of funding and contribution to the fund.
The Senate chairman and members of the committee appreciated the secretary and the team for transparently disbursing the amount among the applicants. The meeting was attended by senators Rana Maqbool Ahmad, Muhammad Azam Khan Swati, Sana Jamali and Moula Bux Chandio.