Tuesday, December 13, 2016

In order to discuss and review progress on the issues facing by the Transgender, a meeting of the Committee constituted by the Chief Minister,s Secretariat, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa was held under the chairmanship of Advisor to Chief Minister for Information and Higher Education Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Mushtaq Ahmad Ghan.

 In order to discuss and review progress on the issues facing by the Transgender, a meeting of the Committee constituted by the Chief Minister,s Secretariat, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa was held under the chairmanship of Advisor to Chief Minister for Information and Higher Education Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Mushtaq Ahmad Ghani on Tuesday in Committee Room of the information Department.
The meeting was attended by Farah Hamid Khan, Secretary, Industry & Technical Education Department, Mr. Abid Majeed, Secretary Health Department, Mr. Tahir Hassan, Secretary Information Department, Malik Akhtar Hussain Awan, Assistant Advocate General, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Mr. Adel Shah, Additional Secretary, SW,SE&WED, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Mr. Nisar Ahmad, Managing Director TVETA, Mr. Muhammad Naeem, Director SW,SE&WE, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Mr. Qamar Naseem, Programmer Coordinator Blue Veins and Farzana Riaz, President Transgender Association.
Additional Secretary, Social welfare told that inclusion of transgender column in the census form is not possible without Bureau of Statistics; however, the department may direct all the district officers, Social Welfare for registration of transgender. The members endorsed his views. It was decided in the meeting that Social Welfare Department will flow an advertisement in the Newspapers asking transgender to register themselves with the District Officer, Social Welfare Department as transgender for availing various facilities. They will fill a proforma and attach NIC (if any) and two passport size photos for their registration.
It was informed that a Committee comprising Deputy Secretary, Health Department, Dr. Ayub, Provincial Aid Programme, Deputy Secretary, (Admn), Social Welfare Department and Senior Planning Officer, Social Welfare Department will discuss and propose mechanism for provision of health grant under Insaf Card as well as provision of funds by Social Welfare Department for treatment for transgender in diseases like HIV Aid, Hepatitis etc:.
The Additional Secretary told the meeting that fund has been allocated for provision of technical/vocational skills in different trades in the PC-I. But the P & DD has observed that such vocational skill be provided by TVETA. The Secretary, Technical Education informed that skill will be arranged for the transgender separately in any trade. However, the batch shall be from 20-25 transgender as for less, it would not be possible. Different areas/trades were discussed and some of them were finalized to be reflected in the PC-I.
The Technical Education Department will include those trades discussed in the meeting. The Programme Coordinator Blue Vein and President Transgender Association will provide list of 20-25 transgender for each trade/skill in these districts where the required number are available so that training could be arranged, accordingly.
After detail discussion, the following decisions were made:
The Committee comprising the Secretary, Health Department, Secretary, Law Department, Secretary, Social Welfare Department, Secretary, Industries and Technical Education Department, Secretary, School & Literacy Department and Secretary, Higher Education Department as members will be notified to examine and refine the draft policy received from the transgender for transgender.
The Programme Coordinator, Blue Vein & President Transgender Association will furnish draft policy for Transgender to Social Welfare Department which will be refined by the above committee.

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