PUNJAB GOVERNMENT EDUCATIONAL AND TRAINING INSTITUTIONS
(W.P. Ordinance XI of 1960)
1. Short title and
4. Constitution of
5. Removal of a
7. Meetings of the
General Powers of the Board.
provisions regarding staff.
11. Board Fund.
12. Maintenance of
13. Annual financial
14. Returns and
16. Chairman, and
members, and employees to be public servants.
17. Power to make
GOVERNMENT EDUCATIONAL AND TRAINING INSTITUTIONS ORDINANCE, 1960
(W.P. Ordinance XI of
An Ordinance to
establish Boards of Governors for Government educational and training
institutions in [the
WHEREAS it is expedient to establish Boards of Governors for some Government
educational and training institutions in
Punjab] for the efficient management and
Now, THEREFORE, in pursuance of the
Presidential Proclamation of the seventh day of October, 1958, and in
exercise of all powers enabling him in that behalf, the Governor of West
Pakistan is pleased to make and promulgate the
1. Short title and application.–
(1) This Ordinance may be called the
Government Educational and Training Institutions Ordinance, 1960.
(2) It shall apply
to such institutions and from such date as may be notified by Government.
In this Ordinance, unless the context otherwise requires, the following
expressions shall have the meanings hereby respectively assigned to them,
that is to say–
(a) “Board” means the Board of
Governors of an institution;
(b) “Chairman” means the
Chairman of the Board;
means an educational or training institution notified by Government under
sub-section (2) of section 1 and includes an establishment or organization
(d) “Government” means the
Government of the Punjab];
means a member of the Board;
means prescribed by rules or regulations made under this Ordinance;
(g) “Principal” means the
principal officer-in-charge of an institution.
(1) For the efficient management and control of an institution there shall
be established a Board of Governors.
(2) The Board shall be a body
corporate, shall have perpetual succession and a common seal, with power to
enter into contracts and to acquire and hold property, movable and
immovable, and shall in its corporate name sue and be sued.
4. Constitution of the Board.–
The Board shall consist of not less than nine members
at least three women] to be appointed by the Governor of the
(2) One of the members shall be
appointed by the [Governor
of the Punjab] to be the Chairman of the
One of the members may be appointed by the Governor of the
Punjab to be the Vice Chairman of the Board.]
(3) Official members, if any, shall be
appointed by designation.
(4) Non-official members, if any, shall
hold office for a period of three years and shall be eligible for
5. Removal of a member.–
of the Punjab] may remove any member before
the expiry of his term of office without assigning any reason therefor.
The Principal shall be the Secretary of the Board.
7. Meetings of the Board.–
The meetings of the Board shall be held at such times and at such places and
in accordance with such procedure as may be prescribed.
8. General Powers of the Board.–
Subject to the other provisions of this ordinance the Board shall have full
powers to administer and manage an institution and in particular in respect
of the following matters:-
acquire and dispose of property and generally to enter into contracts, in
conformity with the purposes of this Ordinance;
recruitment and determination of the terms and conditions of service
of the principal and other members of the staff of the institution and of
other officers and servants of the Board;
to formulate the budget of the institution for
approval of Government;
set up an Executive Committee and other Standing Committees as may be
required for carrying out the purposes of this Ordinance;
(e) to delegate powers to the
Chairman, the Executive Committee, Standing Committee, the Principal, the
staff of the institution and other officers and servants of the Board.
frame, subject to the approval of Government, regulations for the conduct of
business of the Board.
Transitional provisions regarding staff.–
Any person serving in connection with the affairs of the province, in an
institution in any capacity immediately before the day notified under
sub-section (2) of section 1, hereinafter referred to as the “said day”, may
be transferred by Government for service under the Board on such terms and
conditions as Government may determine; provided that such terms and
conditions shall not be less favourable than those admissible to him under
Government; provided further that no such person shall be dismissed, removed
from service or reduced in rank by an authority subordinate to that by which
he was appointed.
All property, movable or immovable, vesting in Government in connection with
the affairs of the institution immediately before the said day shall vest in
the Board. In the event of Government rescinding the notification made under
sub-section (2) of section 1, the property vesting in the Board shall stand
transferred to Government.
11. Board Fund.–
(1) There shall be a fund to be known as “Board Fund” vested in the Board.
(2) The Board Fund shall consist of–
grants-in-aid made by Government;
loans obtained from Government;
loans raised by the Board with the special or general sanction of
foreign aid and loans obtained by the Board with the sanction of and
on terms and conditions approved by Government;
fees and other sums received by the Board.
(3) All moneys at the credit of the
Board shall be kept in such custody as may be prescribed.
(4) The Board Fund shall be utilized by
the Board in connection with its functions under this Ordinance, including
the payment of salaries and other remunerations of the Principal and the
staff of the institution and of officers and servants appointed under this
12. Maintenance of accounts.–
The Board shall maintain complete and accurate books of accounts in such
form as may be prescribed.
Annual financial statement.–
The Board shall submit a statement of estimated receipts and expenditure in
respect of the next financial year to Government for approval, at such time
and in such manner as may be prescribed and shall give effect to any
modifications made therein by Government.
14. Returns and statements.– (1) As
soon as may be after the close of every financial year but not later than
the last day of September next following, the Board shall submit to
Government for approval a report on the conduct of the affairs of the Board
for that year.
(2) Government may require the Board to
furnish Government with–
(a) any return, statement, estimate,
statistics or other information or report regarding any matter under the
control of the Board, or
copy of any document in the charge of the Board,
and the Board shall
comply with every such requisition.
(1) The accounts of the Board shall be audited in such manner as may be
(2) Copies of the audit report shall be
sent to the Board and with the comments of the Board to Government.
(3) The Board shall carry out any
directive issued by Government for rectification of audit objection.
16. Chairman, and members, and employees to be public servants.– The Chairman and the members of the Board, the members of
the Executive Committee and the Standing Committees constituted under this
Ordinance, the officers and the servants of the institution and other
officers and servants appointed under this Ordinance shall be deemed to be
public servants within the meanings of section 21 of the Pakistan Penal Code.
17. Power to make rules.–
(1) Government may make rules for carrying out the purposes of this
(2) In particular and without prejudice
to the generality of the foregoing power, such rules may provide for–
the terms and conditions on which Government servants may be
transferred to the Board;
the frequency of meetings of the Board and the procedure that shall
be followed at such meetings;
the forms and registers for keeping the accounts;
the manner in which and the time at which the annual financial
statement shall be submitted to Government for approval;
the returns, statements, estimates, statistics, information or
reports which may be submitted to Government;
the manner in which the accounts of the Board shall be audited;
the custody in which the Board Fund shall be kept;
any other matter required under the provisions of this Ordinance to
(1) The Board may, subject to the approval of Government, frame regulations
not inconsistent with the provisions of this Ordinance and the rules made
thereunder, to carry out the purposes of this Ordinance.
(2) In particular and without prejudice
to the generality of the foregoing power, such regulations may provide for–
the notice on which an ordinary or special meeting may be convened;
the time and place at which meetings of the Board may be held;
(c) the manner in which the minutes shall
be circulated and confirmed;
the manner in which an Executive Committee or a Standing Committee
shall be constituted and the powers and functions that may be exercised and
performed by the Committee;
the recruitment, tenure of office, terms and conditions of service of
the officers and servants appointed by the Board;
(f) the delegation of
administrative and financial powers to the Executive Committee, Standing
Committee, or other officers and servants of the Board;
the manner in which the funds shall be disbursed;
any other matter required under any of the provisions of this
Ordinance to be prescribed.