Cane Commissioner

Brief
An independent post of the Cane Commissioner Sindh, in BS-19, having its head office at Hyderabad has been established on 07-01-1984. prior to this Director Agriculture Extension used to be Ex-officio Cane Commissioner.
   
Objectives:
Implementation and supervision of the provisions of Sugar Factories Control Act 1950 / Rules 1964 and the Rules made there under.
Supervision of the working of the Sugar Factories Control Act.
Investigation/monitoring of Cane Development activities of the Sugar Mills.
To regulate the supply of Cane to the Sugar Mills.
Implementation of Sugarcane (Development) Cess Rules 1964 including Recovery of Sugarcane Development Cess.
Cane Commissioner is Ex-Officio Director / Member on Federal Sugar Board of Directors, Larkana Sugar Mills and Sindh Sugar Corporations.
   
Activities:
This organization is working on provincial level and implementing the Sugar Factories Control Act, 1950. Beside the implementation of the Act, the other main purpose of the office is to ensure the payment of cane growers within the prescribed time period and check the recovery percentage of Sugarcane through field inspectors.
This office is also collecting agency of Sugarcane (Development) Cess at the rate of 50 paisa/40 Kgs. An approximate amount of Rupees 14- to 15 crores are being collected from the Sugar Mills annually and deposited in Government Account through this organization.
   
Staff Position of Cane Commissioner
 
S.#
Name of Post
BPS
Total Posts Sanctioned
Working Position
Vacancy Position
1 Cane Commissioner Sindh
19
1
1
-
2 Technical Officer
17 (sup)
5
1
4
3 Cane Inspector
17 (non-sup)
12
7
5
4 Assistant
14
2
2
-
5 Steno Typist
12
1
1
-
6 Senior Clerk
09
2
2
-
7 Junior Clerk
07
9
5
4
8 Driver
03
1
1
-
9 Daftri
02
1
1
-
10 Naib Qasid
02
20
18
2
Total:-
54
39
15
updated on 30-06-08
   
ACHIEVEMENT:
Cane Crushing Position:
 
Year
Cane Crushed (M.T)
Sugar Produced (M.T)
2005-2006
91,82,552.700
9,52,238.800
2006-2007
11,627,018.562
1,065,270.000
2007-2008
16,819,109.004
1,575,370.200
   
Payment of Cane Price:
 
Year
Payment Mad to Growers (Rs.)
Min. Rate per 40 Kgs fixed by the Government (Rs.)
2004-2005
8,50,90,60,000.00
43.00
2005-2006
14,65,73,77,712.52
48.00 & 60.00
2006-2007
19,596,126,243.52
67.00
   
Deposition of Sugarcane (Development) CESS
 
Year
Amount Deposited (Rs.)
2005-2006
10,57,73,248.12
2006-2007
136,836,222.01
2007-2008
151,579,460.64