Increasing population termed burden on economy


The rapid increase in population is a burden on the resources and economy of the country, which create difficulties in provision of health, education and other urban facilities.These views were expressed by Director General Population Welfare Sindh RehanBaloch while addressing officials and doctors of Department of Population Welfare . He said that control on increasing population is a necessity to resolve with optimum strategy. He said that the Sindh Government has started a score of projects to make the Department of Population Welfare more workable adding that however these projects could prove successful only with the struggle of officials, doctors and staff of the department, which would ultimately facilitate population welfare for common man.DG Population Sindh said that the public could get more facilities by making better contacts between the Department of Population Welfare and Department of Health.He said that Lady Health Workers and Vaccinators play an important role in achieving the Pakistan Family Planning 2020 target by the Population Welfare Department and National Program. The DG was pleased to learn that despite paucity of staff and resources in Shaheed Benazirabad Division the proposed targets were achieved to a major extent. He said that Sindh Government has permitted for employment of additional staff and soon the staff would be employed to meet the paucity.