Right To Information (RTI)

In pursuance to the provision of the sub-section (1) of Section (7) of the Punjab Transparency and Right to Information Act 2013, PMIU-PESRP has nominated its departmental Public Information Officer (PIO) with the following details:


Particulars of the public body, its functions and duties?

The Punjab Education Sector Reform Programme (PESRP) is an umbrella programme under which various reforms have been initiated in the school education sector since 2003. The activities under these reforms have been funded by the Govt. of the Punjab, the World Bank, UNICEF and FCDO. Under this programme, various reform activities have been planned, implemented and sustained by the School Education Department (SED), its attached departments and District Education Authorities.
The Programme Monitoring & Implementation Unit (PMIU), established in 2003 as a programme monitoring and implementation unit, plays the role of a coordinator and facilitator for the implementation of reform activities under PESRP. The unit works on SNE mode under which it receives its budget (salary & non-salary) from Govt. of Punjab and technical support from World Bank. The basic mandate of the unit is to coordinate with SED, its attached departments and field formations on the one hand, and with the donors on the other to agree on certain reform activities, which the SED agrees to carry out, while the donors agree to support. The funds for the activities are provided in the budgets of the SED and its attached departments by the Finance Department, while funds from the donors are provided to the government directly as sector budget support at the end of the financial year upon satisfactory achievement of agreed, pre-specified program implementation progress and performance results though Disbursement Link Indicators (DLIs). The PMIU only follows up with the executing entities as regards the targets of various activities, collects evidence of achievement of targets and shares with the donors.
In addition to its coordination role, the PMIU is also mandated to implement an elaborate system of monitoring through 36 District Monitoring Officers (DMOs) and a team of monitors who monitor various school based indicators every month, report through an online portal and whose data is then shared by PMIU with SED and District Education Authorities which is then used for the purpose of planning and performance management. PMIU-PESRP is also leading the Punjab Education Sector Reform Roadmap which brings the provincial leadership’s attention on improving the schooling outcomes through holding delivery agents accountable for performance. Program Monitoring & Implementation Unit, Punjab Education Sector Reform Program (PMIU-PESRP) is playing a pivotal role for implementation of School Education reforms aimed at improving access, quality, and governance in education sector. PMIU-PESRP has successfully implemented Punjab Education Projects under PESP-l, PESP-ll & PESP-III. At present PESP-III is under implementation of the Program.
PMIU-PESRP also performs the following major functions:

  1. Coordination with PCTB for printing of free textbooks and their distribution to all the schools under School Education Department
  2. Support to Punjab Social Protection Authority for grant of Girls School Stipend to 16 low literacy districts of Punjab.
  3. Disbursement of Non-Salary Budget (NSB) to the Public Sector Schools in the Punjab through District Education Authorities
Coordination with PITB to implement School Information System (SIS) which will be handed over to PMIU-PESRP from Punjab Information Technology Board (PITB) in near future.
Powers and functions of its officers and employees

The PMIU-PESRP is funded through the non-development budget w.e.f. 1st July 2003 and Incharge of the PMIU-PESRP is ‘’Programme Director’’ and reporting to Secretary, School Education Department. Other staff is reporting to the Programme Director, PMIU-PESRP. The Programme Director have financial powers of category-I officer. The Program Director (BPS 19/20) has an overall responsibility for leading PMIU management and staff, and facilitating other partner organizations in management, implementation, and coordination of Project activities, and to support transparency and accountability for the effective use of donor funds with an objective to improve strategies, Project design and activities, and to maximize quality and impact of the Project. The detail of sanctioned posts as headed by PD, PMIU-PESRP is as under:-


Sr.No.

Name of Post

No. of Post(s)

BPS

Functions of officer

1

Additional Programme Director

01

18/19

The Additional Program Director assists Program Director in coordination with stakeholders
including the Development Partners, School Education Department, attached departments of
SED and Government of Punjab and provides operational support to the staff in project/
program implementation

2

Deputy Director (Planning)

01

18

The Deputy Director (Planning) has an overall responsibility to implement; school council
policy implementation and capacity development and; girl’s stipend program

3

Deputy Director (Finance)

01

18

The Deputy Director Finance has an overall responsibility to establish, manage and maintain all
aspects of Project/Program financial management and generate financial reports in accordance
with the statutory and regulatory parameters, World Bank guidelines and other obligations in
the loan/credit and TA agreements.

4

Deputy Director (M&E)

01

18

The Deputy Director Monitoring & Evaluation has an overall responsibility of monitoring and
evaluation of all government schools in Punjab. The officer maintains close liaison with the field
formations of PMIU i.e the District Monitoring Officers (DMOs). This office also prepares district
rankings based on the monitoring data. Furthermore, it is responsible for meeting
implementation goals.

5

Deputy Director (Coord)

01

18

The Deputy Director Coordination has an overall responsibility of implementation of Teacher Performance Incentives and coordination with QAED, School Education Department
and PEF. The DD (C) is required to ensure
that the program requirements are developed and implemented in a timely fashion and to take
on board the views of key stakeholders including the development partners.

6

Admin & Accounts Officer

01

17

The Administration & Accounts Officer has an overall responsibility to provide timely, reliable,
cost effective, and highly efficient logistics, administrative, and budgetary support to PMIU and
District Monitoring Officer (DMO) offices within all legislative, policy and procedural guidelines
(of Government of Punjab) in a manner to ensure the smooth and effective delivery of PMIU’s
organizational activities.

7

Administration Officer

01

17

To assist Administration & Accounts Officer in providing timely, reliable, cost effective, and
highly efficient logistics, administrative, and budgetary support to PMIU and to look after the
matters of DMOs office IT staff

8

Assistant Director (Accounts)

01

17

The Assistant Director Accounts has the responsibility to maintain accounts of the Project, to
make payments under TA component and to assist DD(F) in preparation of various financial
reports required by Development Partners and Government Departments.

9

District Monitoring Officers

36

17

The District Monitoring Officer ensure that school in their districts be inspected by an MEA every month, supplying requisite, partially pre-filled school inspections forms (already designed by the School Education in consultation with PMIU-PESRP) to the MEAs, ensuring data entry of MEAs inspection reports and their timely submission of weekly basis to PMIU-PESRP and Monitoring cell, SED,keeping the District Government constantly updated about decline of improvement in the Education sector’s performance in the disctict so that immediate corrective steps may be taken, inspecting schools and college as per PMIU-PESRP’s instructions, observing all timelines issued by PMIU-PESRP regarding various activities and keeping the information flow lines intact between the District Government and Provincial Government, Administering all affairs related with district EMIS Cells, undertaking all such tasks.special assignments as assigned by PMIU-PESRP from time to time.

Acts, ordinances, rules, regulations, notifications, circulars and their legal instruments being enforced, issued or used by the public body in the discharge of its functions.
On initiating a summary for Chief Minister for establishment of Education Sector Reform Programme in Education Department. The Chief Minister was approved the summary for establishment of a Programme Management and Implementation Unit (PMIU) within the Education Department for the management and implementation of the Education Reform in the Punjab Province in the year 2003. The Programme Director have financial powers of category-I officer to discharge the official matters.
A directory of its officers and employees with their respective remuneration, perks and privilages

Sr. No.

Post title

BPS

No.of sanctioned Post(s)

1

Programme Director

19/20

1

2

Additional Programme Director

18/19

1

3

Deputy Director (Planning)

18

1

4

Deputy Director (Finance)

18

1

5

Deputy Director (M&E)

18

1

6

Deputy Director (Coord)

18

1

7

Admin & Accounts Officer

17

1

8

Administration Officer

17

1

9

Assistant Director (Accounts)

17

1

10

System Analyst

18

1

11

Database Administrator

17

1

12

Media Manager

17

1

13

Manager MIS

17

1

14

Monitoring & Evaluation Officer

17

5

15

Assistant

16

1

16

Technical Support Supervisor & Hardware Technician

15

1

17

Accountant

15

3

18

Receipt & Issue Clerk

14

1

19

Stenographer

15

5

20

Junior Computer Operator

12

12

21

Telephone Operator

8

1

22

Driver

4

10

Grand Total

52

Budget of the public body including details of all proposed and actual expenditures

SHEDULE OF NEW EXPENDITURE ON CONTINUING ACTIVITIES OF PMIU-PESRP, EDUCATION SECTOR REFORM PROGRAMME

FOR THE FINANCIAL YEAR 2022-23 UNDER GRANT NO. PC21015(015) EDUCATION

09               Education Affairs and Services

 

092             Secondary Education Affaits and Services

 

0921          Secondary Education

 

092102     Administration

 

 

LQ4481 - PROGRAMME MANAGEMENT & IMPLEMENTATION UNIT

 

POSTS / HEADS OF ACCOUNT

Posts

SNE 2021-22 (APPROVED)

SNE 2022-23 (Proposed)

1

2

3

4

A01 - TOTAL EMPLOYEE RELATED EXPENSES

 

       228,863,000

       321,112,000

A011 - TOTAL PAY

 

       114,004,000

       127,405,000

A011-1 TOTAL PAY OF OFFICERS

 

         81,872,000

          90,330,000

A01101 - TOTAL BASIC PAY OF OFFICERS

 

         81,754,000

          89,630,000

PROGRAMME DIRECTOR (BS - 19/20)

            1

               902,000

            1,000,000

ADDITIONAL PROGRAMME DIRECTOR (BS - 18/19)

            1

               789,000

               900,000

DEPUTY DIRECTORS (DD FINANCE BS - 18, DD PLANNING BS - 18, DD COORDINATION BS - 18, DD M&E BS - 17/18)

            4

           3,394,000

            3,750,000

 ASSISTANT DIRECTOR (ACCOUNTS) (BS - 17)

            1

               678,000

               710,000

ADMINISTRATION & ACCOUNTS OFFICER (BS - 17)

            1

               678,000

               710,000

ADMINISTRATION OFFICER (BS - 17)

            1

               678,000

               710,000

DISTRICT MONITORING OFFICERS (BS-17/18)

          36

         25,798,000

          28,500,000

35 POSTS OF SENIOR DATA PROCESSORS IN BS-16 (ONE FOR EACH DISTRICT EMIS CELL IN PUNJAB EXCEPT NANKANA SAHIB AND CHINIOT AND TWO POSTS IN LAHORE), 37 POSTS OF SENIOR DATA PROCESSORS (ONE FOR EACH DISTRICT EMIS CELL IN PUNJAB & TWO IN DISTRICT LAHORE) (BS-16)

          72

         30,666,000

          33,000,000

SYSTEM ANALYST (BS-18)

            1

               847,000

               950,000

DATABASE ADMINISTRATOR (BS-17)

            1

               706,000

               800,000

MANAGER MANAGEMENT INFORMATION SYSTEM (BS-17)

            1

               706,000

               800,000

MEDIA MANAGER (BS-17)

            1

               706,000

               800,000

MONITORING & EVALUATION OFFICERS (BS-17)

            5

           3,524,000

            4,000,000

ASSISTANT (BS-16)

          37

         11,682,000

          13,000,000

A01102 - PERSONAL PAY

 

                 10,000

               500,000

A01103 - SPECIAL PAY

 

                 54,000

               100,000

A01105-QUALIFICATION PAY

 

                 54,000

               100,000

A011-2 PAY OF OTHER STAFF

 

         32,132,000

          37,075,000

A01106 - PAY OF CONTRACT STAFF

 

                          -  

               600,000

A01151 - BASIC PAY OF OTHER STAFF

 

         32,132,000

          36,475,000

STENOGRAPHER (BS-15)

            5

           1,157,000

            1,300,000

14 POSTS OF JUNOIR COMPUTER OPERATOR ( DATA PROCESSORS) ON REGULAR BASIS IN BS - 12 (TWO IN LAHORE) AND 23 POSTS OF JUNOIR COMPUTER OPERATOR ( DATA PROCESSORS) ON CONTRACT BASIS IN PUNJAB (BS-12)

          37

         10,709,000

          13,000,000

35 POSTS OF NAIB QASID IN BS-1 (ONE FOR EACH DISTRICT EMIS CELL IN PUNJAB EXCEPT NANKANA SAHIB)

          35

           2,142,000

            2,500,000

TECHNICAL SUPPORT SUPERVISOR/HARDWARE TECHNICIAN (BS-15)

            1

               283,000

               330,000

ACCOUNTANTS (BS-15)

            3

               804,000

               900,000

JUNOIR COMPUTER OPERATOR (DATA INPUT OPERATORS) (BS-12)

          12

           2,142,000

            2,500,000

TELEPHONE OPERATOR (BS-8)

            1

               162,000

               185,000

RECEIPT & ISSUE CLERK / Senior Clerk (BS-14)

            1

               237,000

               260,000

DRIVERS FOR PMIU (BS-4)

          46

           7,395,000

            8,000,000

 COMPUTER OPERATORS FOR DMOS OFFICES (BS-12)

          36

           7,101,000

            7,500,000

A012 - TOTAL ALLOWANCE

 

       114,859,000

       193,707,000

A012-1 - TOTAL REGULAR ALLOWANCE

 

         98,671,000

       177,182,000

A01201 - SENIOR POST ALLOWANCE

 

                 49,000

               100,000

A01202 - HOUSE RENT ALLOWANCE

 

         11,323,000

          12,700,000

A01203 - CONVEYANCE ALLOWANCE

 

         15,749,000

          18,000,000

A0120D - INTEGRATED ALLOWANCE

 

                          -  

                  25,000

A01216 - QUALIFICATION ALLOWANCE

 

               488,000

               700,000

A01217 - MEDICAL ALLOWANCE

 

           8,294,000

            9,000,000

A0121N - PERSONAL ALLOWANCE

 

           9,293,000

          10,000,000

A0121Q - AUDIT AND ACCOUNTS ALLOWANCE

 

               147,000

               170,000

A01224 - ENTERTAINMENT ALLOWANCE

 

                 25,000

                  50,000

A01226 - COMPUTER ALLOWANCE

 

           2,621,000

            3,000,000

A01228 - ORDERLY ALLOWANCE

 

                 55,000

                  60,000

A0122M - ADHOC RELIEF ALLOWANCE 2016

 

           8,007,000

            9,000,000

A0122N - SPECIAL CONVEYANCE ALLOWANCE

 

                          -  

                  24,000

A0122Y - ADHOC RELIEF ALLOWANCE 2017 (10%)

 

           8,007,000

          11,000,000

A01236 - DEPUTATION ALLOWANCE

 

                   1,000

               400,000

A01239 - SPECIAL ALLOWANCE

 

                 10,000

                    1,000

A0123E - EXECUTIVE ALLOWANCE

 

                   1,000

                    1,000

A0123G- ADHOC RELIEF ALLOWANCE 2018

 

           8,007,000

          11,000,000

A0123P - ADHOC RELIEF ALLOWANCE 2019

 

           8,007,000

          10,000,000

A0124F - ADHOC RELIEF ALLOWANCE 2021

 

                          -  

          11,000,000

A0124H - SPECIAL ALLOWANCE 2021

 

 

          12,000,000

A01250 - INSENTIVE ALLOWANCE

 

                   1,000

          50,000,000

A01270 - OTHERS

 

         18,586,000

          20,000,000

A012-2 TOTAL OTHER ALLOWANCES (EXCLUDING TA)

 

         16,188,000

          16,525,000

A01271 - OVERTIME LATE SITTING

 

                 10,000

                           -  

A01273 - HONORARIA

 

           1,394,000

            1,500,000

A01274 - MEDICAL CHARGES

 

           5,000,000

            5,000,000

A01277 - CONTINGENT PAID STAFF

 

           9,758,000

          10,000,000

A01278 - LEAVE SALARY

 

                 24,000

                  25,000

A01295 - TEACHER INCENTIVE UNDER HIGH IMPROVERS PROGRAM

 

                   1,000

                           -  

A01299 - SPECIAL PROGRAMME ALLOWANCE

 

                   1,000

                           -  

A03 - TOTAL OPERATING EXPENSES

 

   9,152,439,000

  15,740,451,000

A03201 - POSTAGE & TELEGRAPH

 

                 41,000

                           -  

A03202 - TELEPHONE & TRUNK CALLS

 

           4,019,000

            5,500,000

A03204 - ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATION

 

               282,000

            1,500,000

A03205 - COURIER & PILOT SERVICES

 

               564,000

            2,500,000

A03301 - GAS

 

               211,000

               350,000

A03302 - WATER

 

               590,000

            1,500,000

A03303 - ELECTRICITY

 

           4,211,000

          10,000,000

A03304 - HOT & COLD WEATHER CHARGES

 

                   1,000

                           -  

A03305 - POL OF GENERATORS

 

                   1,000

            1,500,000

A03402 - RENT FOR OFFICE BUILDING

 

           8,910,000

          10,300,000

A03407 - RATES & TAXES

 

           1,608,000

            2,000,000

A03801 - TRAINING DOMESTIC

 

               804,000

            1,000,000

A03805 - TRAVELING ALLOWANCE

 

         10,206,000

          12,000,000

A03806 - TRANSPORTATION OF GOODS

 

         52,243,000

          75,000,000

A03807 - P.O.L CHARGES-PLANES, HCOPTER, STAFF CARS, M/CYCLE

 

         23,577,000

          40,000,000

A03808 - CONVEYANCE CHARGES

 

               162,000

                           -  

A03901 - STATIONERY

 

           2,011,000

            4,500,000

A03902 - PRINTING & PUBLICATION

 

           8,038,000

          12,000,000

A03903 - CONFERENCE/SEMINARS

 

                   1,000

                           -  

A03905 - NEWSPAPERS, PERIODICALS & BOOKS

 

               403,000

               800,000

A03906 - UNIFORMS AND PROTECTIVE CLOTHING

 

               282,000

            1,000,000

A03907 - ADVERTISING & PUBLICITY

 

           6,608,000

          25,000,000

A03915 - PAYMENTS TO GOVERNMENT DEPARTMENTS FOR SERVICES RENDERED

 

                 81,000

          65,000,000

A03919 - PAYMENT TO OTHERS FOR SERVICES RENDERED

 

           2,814,000

            5,000,000

A03942 - COST OF OTHER STORES

 

               804,000

            4,500,000

A03955 - COMPUTER STATIONERY

 

           2,011,000

            5,000,000

A03970 - OTHERS (MISCELLANEOUS EXPENSES)

 

           2,011,000

            4,500,000

A03975 - GRANTS TO SCHOOL COUNCILS

 

                   1,000

                    1,000

A03977 - GIRLS STIPEND

 

   5,528,250,000

    9,000,000,000

A03978 - FREE TEXT BOOKS

 

   3,126,000,000

    6,000,000,000

A03980 - INCREMENTAL TA STAFFING

 

         64,298,000

       120,000,000

A03982 - CAPACITY BUILDING

 

       301,396,000

       330,000,000

A04 - TOTAL PENSION

 

           3,000,000

            3,000,000

A04114 - SUPERANNUATION ENCASHMENT OF L.P.R

 

           3,000,000

            3,000,000

A05 - TOTAL GRANTS SUBSIDIES AND WRITE OFF LOANS

 

 14,355,859,000

  18,005,002,000

A05216 FIN ASSIST. TO THE FAMILIES OF G. SERV WHO EXPIRE

 

           5,000,000

            5,000,000

A05270 - 053 DISCRETIONERY GRANT BY SPEAKER

 

                   1,000

                           -  

A05270- 60 - Block Allocation for Insaf School Programme

 

                   1,000

                    1,000

A05270 - 080 School Infrastracture Improvement Programe (SIIP)

 

       126,857,000

                    1,000

A05270 - AD7 - BLOCK ALLOCATION FOR AUGMENTATION OF NON-SALARY COMPONENT IN 36 DISTRICTS.

 

 14,222,000,000

  18,000,000,000

A05270 - G87 - TEACHER RESOURCE PILOT PROGRAMME ON DEVELOPMENT OF LEARNING MATERIALS

 

           2,000,000

                           -  

A06 - TOTAL TRANSFERS

 

               598,000

            1,100,000

A06102 - OTHERS (REMUNERATION TO POSITIONS OF INTERNS)

 

               497,000

                           -  

A06103 - Cash Award

 

                   1,000

            1,000,000

A06301 - ENTERTAINMENT AND GIFTS

 

               100,000

               100,000

A09 - TOTAL PHYSICAL ASSETS

 

           1,624,000

       161,800,000

A09201 - COMPUTER EQUIPMENT HARDWARE

 

               956,000

            5,000,000

A09202 - COMPUTER EQUIPMENT SOFTWARE

 

                 20,000

               500,000

A09203 - IT EQUIPMENT

 

               242,000

               300,000

A09501 - TRANSPORT

 

                 84,000

       150,000,000

A09601 - PLANT & MACHINERY

 

               161,000

            1,000,000

A09701 - FURNITURE & FIXTURES

 

               161,000

            5,000,000

A13 - TOTAL REPAIRS & MAINTENANCE

 

           6,810,000

          20,300,000

A13001 - TRANSPORT

 

           5,077,000

            8,000,000

A13101 - MACHINERY & EQUIPMENT

 

               647,000

            2,000,000

A13201 - FURNITURE & FIXTURE

 

               370,000

            2,000,000

A13301 - OFFICE BUILDING

 

                          -  

            2,000,000

A13303 - OFFICIAL RESIDENCE

 

                          -  

            3,300,000

A13701 - COMPUTER EQUIPMENT HARDWARE

 

               462,000

            2,500,000

A13702 - COMPUTER EQUIPMENT SOFTWARE

 

                 23,000

               250,000

A13703 - IT EQUIPMENT

 

               231,000

               250,000

GRAND TOTAL

       340

 23,749,193,000

  34,252,765,000