Lahore : by Er. Raja Riaz Ahmad
Appointment of Non Engineers in the Engineering Department is against the PEC Act, Chairman Pakistan Engineering Council’s letter to Prime Minister Pakistan. Latest such example is appointment of chairman WAPDA.
Chairman PEC requested to the Prime Minister to direct all engineering organization to appoint professional engineers on the engineering posts. The Chairman also wrote that appointment of a non-engineer as Chairman of WAPADA, who is responsible for executing billions of dollars infrastructures projects requiring knowledge of engineering to understand and disseminate top management functions. he added similarly other organizations like Secretaries of irrigation, C& W Punjab KPK and Balochistan, DGs of Development Authorities, CEO, PESCO, MD SSGCL and many other organizations are being headed by non-engineers under violation of section 2(Xiii) & 27 (5A) of the PEC act, which prohibits any non-engineer to occupy such position of engineers .
Published in Passu Times English | Dated 31st October, 2016