STP 45th Specialized Training Programme PAS Campus has launched a new initiative of quarterly bulletin of Pakistan Administrative Service.       -       PAS Campus is now officially partnered with Punjab Revenue Academy for training regarding land revenue. PAS Post Campus Tour Meetings,Visits & Activities Workshops Extension Lecture New Partnerships Field Attachment Field Attachments Previous Next Flood Attachment The probationary officers of 45th STP have been attached in the worst flood hit areas in the provinces of Baluchistan, Sindh and KPK for a period of nearly two months. The aim of this initiative is to play an active role in the national relief work and provide probationary officers with an opportunity for hands on experience to participate in disaster management and rehabilitation work. Education Attachment The probationary officers of 45th STP were attached with primary, secondary and high schools in remote tehsils of South Punjab for a week to expose them to the ground level functioning and challenges being faced by the Education Department, South Punjab Previous Next Introducing The PAS Post Please wait while flipbook is loading. For more related info, FAQs and issues please refer to DearFlip WordPress Flipbook Plugin Help documentation. Campus Tour Orientation Address The 45th specialized training program started off with probationary officers seated on floor mats placed on the green lawns of the PAS campus. The directo general gave a briefing to orient the officers regarding the principles and core areas of focus of the STP. Subsequently, the officers were introduced to their home for the months to come the historic PAS campus of the civil services academy. Meetings , Visits & Activities Civil Secretariat. Chief Secretary Punjab chaired the Briefings given to 45th STP by different Departments and a thorough Q&A Session held.Afterwards briefing on the history of Civil Secretariat & visit to the archives museum at Tomb of anarkali held. IG Office Lahore Briefing Session; 45th STP with faculty at the office of Inspector General of Punjab Police, Lahore. Chief Justice Lahore High Court A visit of the Probationary Officers of the 45th STP-PAS to the Lahore High Court and meeting with the Honourable Chief Justice LHC. Planning & Development Board Briefings & Discussion session held with Chairman Planning & Development Board, Punjab & Team. Gurdwara Dera Sahab and Samadhi of Ranjit Singh Probationary officers of the 45th STP visited two important sites for Sikhism in Lahore on Saturday 21st May, 2022. The sites chosen were the Gurdwara Dera Sahab and Samadhi of Ranjit Singh Ajoka: Theatre for Social Change The Probationary Officers of the 45th STP got a unique opportunity to interact with the founding members of Ajoka Theatre. Mr. Shahid Nadeem, acclaimed Kartarpur Corridor, DC Office & Meeting With a Living Legend Probationary officers of the 45th STP made a visit to the lush green agricultural milieu of Shakargarh tehsil of Narowal District on the 17th of August 2022. There they toured the historical Gurdwara Darbar Sahib Kartarpur and learned about the facilities for Yatris at the Kartarpur Corridor. The POs got a chance to interact with the Yatris and the Gyani of the Gurdwara, which was an enriching experience. Subsequently, the POs visited the office of the Deputy Commissioner and had an interaction with the local administration. The POs were also fortunate to meet a living legend in the form of Professor Mehfooz ur Rehman (Sitara-e-Pakistan), an educationist who has dedicated his life to serving the country in the field of Education. Previous Next Horse Riding: An Integral Part of Training Horse Riding is an important part of the training activities at PAS Campus. It is essential for building probationers’ character. The Academy has its own riding school at its Walton Campus with thirteen trained horses. By the end of the STP PAS probationers learn to mount, dismount, walk, trot, figure of 8 in trot, and canter.The beauty of this activity is that it allows probationers to learn trust building, gain confidence and patience, overcome fear, and most importantly self-disciple themselves. Workshops “ Patwari ka Basta ” Workshop in collaboration with Punjab Revenue Academy Perhaps one of the most beneficial and hands-on program during the 45th STP, was the workshop organized in collaboration with the Punjab Revenue Academy. Probationary officers were tasked with designed a full-fledged masavi (field map) of the PAS Campus. “ Civil Procedure Code ” Workshop of Pleadings and Court work A two day workshop was organized for probationary officers on the lines of a Moot Court. POs had to come up with plaints and written replies, for assigned cases. Later, each group was pitted against the other to argue their case in front of a judge appointed from one of the participants. The exercise provided a brilliant opportunity to learn certain procedural concepts of the Civil Procedure Code. " Public Policy Analysis " Probationary officers of the 45th STP got a unique chance to learn the elements of Public policy analysis from leading academics of CPPG, FC College Lahore. Lectures conducted by Dr. Saeed Shafqat, Dr. Rabia Choudry and Dr. Raheem ul Haque provided an opportunity for the POs to learn about interdisciplinary analysis from the top academics of FC College. " Sustainable Population Growth and Linkages with SDGs " The probationary officers of the 45th STP went through a 3-day exercise in which they engaged with professors, thinkers, activists and academics on the subject of Population Growth, the need for population planning and the tools that can be used to achieve Sustainable population growth. The list of speakers included:Ms. Sania Ali Shah – Project Director at the Population CouncilProf. Dr. Mohammad Nizamuddin – President, Population Association of Pakistan. Extension Lectures Basic Health and Emergency by Dr. Bilal S. MohyuddinProfessor of Cardiology, Executive Director, PIC, Lahore Dr. Bilal S. Mohyuddin, addressed the probationary officers on the importance of Basic health and the need to prioritize it in society. He spoke about various basic indicators that can reveal the general health of a population. He shed light on concepts of Basic Life Support, cardiac arrest and good lifestyle practices to mitigate health crises and emergencies in the country. How to be a Successful bureaucrat by Shakil Durrani Veteran civil servant Shakil Durrani was invited to speak to the probationary officers of the 45th CTP. Durrani sahab’s immense experience, having served as Chief Secretary of four federating units of Pakistan, provided the POs with a unique opportunity to learn from a senior bureaucrat who has seen the political and administrative landscape of Pakistan change before his very eyes. Understanding the Master Plan of Lahore by Mr. Ahmed Aziz TararEx-DG LDA The Director General of Lahore Development Authority, accompanied by the international consultants working on the Lahore Master Plan project, addressed probationary officers and explained the process through which the Lahore Master Plan is being conducted. Various concepts regarding Urban Planning and Urban Development were discussed notably how to incorporate environmental, social and community-related factors in Urban planning. Institution of Ombudsman by Mr. Saqib Aleem Advisor Wafaqi Mohtasib Mr. Saqib Aleem, Advisor Wafaqi Mohtasib spoke to the probationary officers of the historical perspective and contemporary role of the institution of Ombudsman. Tourism and Heritage in Pakistan by Mr. Asadullah Faiz,former Secretary Tourism, Govt. of the Punjab Mr. Asadullah Faiz addressed the probationary officers of the 45th STP on a highly important yet hitherto ignored subject of tourism development. He expounded upon the large list of Heritage sites in Pakistan and explained the immense potential for tourism that exists in Pakistan. Recent initiatives taken by the government as well as a possible way forward incorporating sustainable eco-tourism were discussed with the POs. Public Policy Analysis by Dr. Saeed Shafqat Professor and Founding Director of the Centre for Public Policy and Governance, FC College Lahore Mr. Saeed Shafqat was invited to PAS Campus to speak to probationary officers of the 45th STP about the principles of public policy analysis. The lecture provided guidance to the POs on how they would be going about their own public policy analyses in upcoming assignments. Project Management by Mr. Abdullah Sumbalex-Chairman P&D, Punjab A fruitful session was conducted for the probationary officers in which Mr. Abdullah Sumbal explained the concept of Monitoring and Evaluation of projects. Various stages of the project management cycle were elaborated upon, and the session was effective in imparting much-needed information about planning and development to the probationary officers. Accountability Framework of Pakistan Mr. Husnain Ahmad DG(HQs), NAB, Islamabad Person from NAB addressed the probationary officers on the subject of Pakistan’s Accountability laws. The National Accountability Bureau and Anti-Corruption Establishment was discussed in detail. Probationary officers were informed about the working of NAB, its shortcomings as well as its successes in countering corruption in the country. SDG Implementation by Shah NasirSenior Strategic Planner, United Nations Mr. Shah Nasir, presented a novel approach to SDG implementation with the probationary officers of the 45th STP. He discussed in detail the various inter-linkages between SDGs and how different SDG objectives have to be clubbed together in order to craft a holistic way forward along the lines of Systems Thinking. Principles of Islamic Shariah by Justice (R) Syed Afzal Haider CSA was honored to host Justice (R) Syed Afzal Haider for his lecture on Principles of Islamic Shariah. Justice Afzal Haider spoke from his vast experience as judge of the Federal Shariat Court, and apprised the probationary officers about the key tenets of Islamic law and jurisprudence. K-2 Kahani by Mustansar Hussain Tarar Renowned novelist and travelogue writer, Mustansar Hussain Tarar was invited to speak to the probationary officers. His talk comprised of his anecdotes and experiences regarding the society and culture of Pakistan. He spoke about his journey to K2 and about the mental and physical strength that is required to make the journey. Governance and writ of Government by Maj. (R) Azam Suleman KhanOmbudsman (Mohtasib), Punjab Maj. (R) Azam Suleman Khan, Ombudsman, Punjab addressed the probationary officers of the 45th STP on the very first day of their training and apprised the young officers about realities and practicalities of the field, and their upcoming careers. The session was highly informative, and allowed the probationary officers to learn from the vast experience of Maj. (R) Azam Suleman. Public Financial Management in Pakistan by Dr. Shujat Ali Former Federal Secretary Dr. Shujat Ali relied on his vast experience in the government sector to apprise the probationary officers of the importance of understanding the PFM model as it operates in Pakistan. His enlightening talk covered content ranging from constitutional financial provisions to various rules and regulations that are to be followed by government officers throughout their careers. The Court is the Bureaucracy of Law: Pakistan’s Case Study by Mr. Mustafa RamdayFormer Advocate General Punjab Mr. Mustafa Ramday provided the probationary officers with a unique perspective on the issues and problems plaguing the judicial system of Pakistan while making comparisons with the bureaucracy and the executive branch of government. His insightful analysis not only provided an insider perspective on the issues in Pakistan’s legal system but also provided the probationary officers a guide on how to understand and navigate responsibly within the legal system. Role of SECP in ensuring Responsible Accountability by Mr. Aamir Khan, Chairman SECP Mr. Aamir Khan, was invited to speak to the probationary officers on the role of SECP as a the top financial regulatory agency in Pakistan. He apprised the officers about the history of SECP as well as the different initiatives taken in recent times to enhance financial propriety in the country. Constitutional History of Pakistan by Mr. Hamid Khan Senior Advocate, Supreme Court of Pakistan Veteran legal expert Mr. Hamid Khan spoke his heart out to the probationary officers as he tried to explain to them the various historical events that culminated in the 1971 Fall of Dhaka. While doing so, he presented the various constitutional dilemmas that the country grappled with before 1973. Civil Service Reforms by Raza Ahmad Rumi Raza Rumi, acclaimed writer and former civil servant, virtually addressed the probationary officers of the 45th STP. He shared with the POs, his own experiences when he was in the field; and inspired and motivated them for their years of service ahead. He commented on the much-needed reforms that are required to be put in place in order to improve the structure of the bureaucracy as well as enhance public service delivery. Status of Education in Pakistan and Need for Reforms by Dr. Ehtasham Anwar Secretary Higher Education DepartmentSouth Punjab Secretariat Mr. Ehtasham Anwar candidly spoke to the Probationary Officers of the 45th STP about his own experiences from when he was training at the PAS Campus of the Civil Services Academy. He went on to share with the POs, the initiatives taken by him in the field of Education, which proved to be of great inspiration to the POs. The Challenges and Opportunities of Pakistan Administrative Service by Mr. Farhan Aziz Khawaja,Registrar, Islamabad High Court Mr. Farhan Aziz Khawaja spoke to the Probationary officers at length about the centuries old legacy and tradition of the Pakistan Administrative Service. Drawing on its history, he went on to provide guidance to the POs about how they could understand the service and also how they could tackle the myriad problems that they will encounter in their years of service ahead. Previous Next New Partnerships PAS Campus CSA and The Punjab Revenue Academy, Board of Revenue Punjab entered into a collaboration for the advancement of Revenue Training, Capacity Building and Research.