SS HEADMASTER/HEADMISTRESS JOBS IN PUNJAB 2015 output_ehG634 CTI JOBS IN PUNJAB cti jOBS

All About Pakistan Information

All About Pakistan Information

Official Name

Islamic Republic of Pakistan

· Father of the Nation      Quaid-i-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah (1876-1948)
· National Poet                  Allama Muhammad Iqbal (1877-1938)
· Head of the State           Asif Ali Zardari, President
· Head of Government     Yousaf Raza gillani, Prime Minister
· Capital                            Islamabad
· Area Total                                          796,095 Sq. km.
Punjab                                                  205,344 Sq. km.
Sindh                                                    140,914 Sq. km.
North West Frontier Province           74,521 Sq. km.
Balochistan                                         347,190 Sq. km.
Federally Administered Tribal Areas 27,220 Sq. km.
Islamabad (Capital)                            906 Sq. km.
· Population                                       149.03 million

  • Administrative Setup

Pakistan is divided into four provinces viz., North West Frontier Province (NWFP), Punjab, Sindh and Balochistan. The tribal belt adjoining NWFP is managed by the Federal Government and is named FATA i.e., Federally Administered Tribal Areas. Azad Kashmir and Northern Areas have their own respective political and administrative machinery, yet certain of their subjects are taken care of by the Federal Government through the Ministry of Kashmir Affairs and Northern Areas. Provinces of Pakistan are further divided into Divisions and Districts

Divisions
Districts

NWFP       7 ,   24
Punjab     8  ,   34
Sindh       5   ,21
Balochistan    6      ,22
While FATA consist of 13 Areas/Agencies and Azad Kashmir and Northern Areas have 7 and 5 Districts respectively.
· Religion                 95% Muslims, 5% others.
· Annual Per capita income      Rs. 28,933 (US $ 492 approximately)
· GDP          5.1%
· Currency        Pak. Rupee.

  • Imports
    Industrial equipment, chemicals, vehicles, steel, iron ore, petroleum, edible oil, pulses, tea.
  • Exports
    Cotton, textile goods, rice, leather items carpets, sports goods, handi-crafts, fish and fish prep. and fruit
    · Languages
    Urdu (National) and English (Official)
    · Literacy rate
    51.6%
    · Government
    Parliamentary form
    · Parliament
    Parliament consists of two Houses i.e., the Senate (Upper House) and the National Assembly (Lower House).
    The Senate is a permanent legislative body and symbolises a process of continuity in the national affairs. It consists of 100 members. The four Provincial Assemblies, Federally Administered Tribal Areas and Federal Capital form its electoral college.
    The National Assembly has a total membership of 342 elected through adult suffrage (272 general seats, 60 women seats and 10 non-Muslim seats).

    · Pakistan National Flag.
    Dark green with a white vertical bar, a white crescent and a five-pointed star in the middle. The Flag symbolises Pakistan’s profound commitment to Islam, the Islamic world and the rights of religious miniorities.

    · National Anthem
    Approved in June, 1954
    Verses Composed by: Abdul Asar Hafeez Jullundhri
    Tune Composed by: Ahmed G. Chagla
    Duration: 80 seconds
    · State Emblem
    The State Emblem consists of:
    1. The crescent and star which are symbols of Islam
    2. The shield in the centre shows four major crops
    3. Wreath surrounding the shield represents cultural heritage and
    4. Scroll contains Quaid’s motto: Unity Faith, Discipline

    · Pakistan’s Official Map
    Drawn by Mian Mahmood Alam Suhrawardy (1920-1999)

    · National Flower
    Jasmine.
    · National Tree
    Deodar (Cedrus Deodara).
    · National Animal
    Markhor.
    · National Bird
    Chakor (Red-legged partridge)
    · Flora
    Pine, Oak, Poplar, Deodar, Maple, Mulberry
    · Fauna
    The Pheasant, Leopard, Deer, Ibex, Chinkara, Black buck, Neelgai, Markhor, Marco-Polo sheep, Green turtles, River & Sea fish, Crocodile, Waterfowls
    · Popular games
    Cricket, Hockey, Football, Squash.
    · Tourist’s resorts
    Murree, Quetta, Hunza, Ziarat, Swat, Kaghan, Chitral and Gilgit
    · Archaeological sites
    Moenjo Daro, Harappa, Taxila, Kot Diji, Mehr Garh, Takht Bhai.
    · Major Cities
    Islamabad, Karachi, Lahore, Peshawar, Quetta, Rawalpindi, Hyderabad, Faisalabad, Multan and Sialkot
    · Major Crops
    Cotton, Wheat, Rice and Sugarcane
    · Agricultural Growth Rate
    4.15% in 2002-03
    · Total cropped area
    22.0 million hectares
    · Industry
    Textiles, Cement, Fertilizer, Steel, Sugar, Electric Goods, Shipbuilding
    · Energy
    Major sources
    Electricity (Hydel, Thermal, Nuclear) Oil, Coal, and Liquid Petroleum Gas
    Power Generating Capacity
    18,062 MW

    · Health
    Hospitals
    947
    Dispensaries
    4,800
    Basic Health Units (BHUs)
    4,820
    Maternity & Child Health Centres
    1,084
    Rural Health Centres (RHCs)
    581
    Tuberculosis (TB) Centres
    357
    Hospital Beds
    82,844
    Doctors (registered)
    101,635
    Dentists (registered)
    5,068
    Nurses (registered
    44,520
    Paramedics
    22,714
    Lady Health Workers
    6,397

    · Education
    Primary Schools
    164,200
    Middle Schools
    19,100
    High Schools
    12,900
    Arts & Science Colleges
    925
    Professional Colleges
    374
    Universities
    Public Sector (including one WomenUniversity)
    29
    Private Sector
    10

    · Transport & Communication
    Total length of roads
    251,845 km
    Pakistan Railway network
    7,791 km
    Railway stations
    781
    Pakistan International Airlines
    Covers 33 international and 21 domestic stations with a fleet of 44 planes.
    Major Airports
    8 (Islamabad, Karachi, Lahore, Quetta, Peshawar, Multan, Faisalabad and Gwadar)

    · Seaports
    International
    2 (Karachi and Bin Qasim.)
    Fish Harbours-Cum-Mini Ports
    3 (Minora, Gawadar, and Keti Bandar)

    · Communications
    Post Offices
    12,267
    Telephone connections
    4,589,000
    Public Call Offices
    1,14,527
    Telegraph offices
    328
    Internet Connections
    1.9 million

    · Employment
    Total Labour force
    42.38 million
    Employed Labour Force
    39.41 million
    Agriculture Sector
    18.91 million
    Manufacturing & Mining sector
    4.51 million
    Construction
    2.25 million
    Trade
    5.27 million
    Transport
    1.97 million
    Finance, Community & Social Services
    5.90 million
    Others
    5.87 million

    · Media
    Print Media (In accordance with Central Media List)

    Dailies
    414
    Weeklies
    392
    Fortnightlies
    50
    Monthlies
    259
    Annually
    01
    Quarterly
    03

    News Agencies

    Official
    APP

    Private

    PPI, NNI, On Line and Sana.

    Electronic Media

    TV Centres
    Five TV centres at Islamabad, Lahore, Peshawar, Quetta and Karachi covering 88.58% population and 29 re-broadcasting stations.

    Pakistan Television
    4 channels (PTV-I, PTV-II (PTV World), PTV-III & PTV-IV)

    Registered TV sets
    3,604,000

    Radio Stations
    Public:
    Total 25, Home services in 19 languages. External Services cover 81 countries in 15 languages
    Private:
    Radio stations 3, TV transmitter channels 3

    Cable Operators
    900

    · Banks
    Central Bank
    State Bank of Pakistan
    Other Banks
    National Bank of Pakistan
    Habib Bank Ltd.
    United Bankn Ltd.
    Muslim Commercial Bank Ltd.
    Allied Bank of Pakistan Ltd.
    First Woman Bank
    Mehran Bank
    The Bank of Punjab
    Bank of Khyber
    Specialized Banks
    Agricultural Development Bank of Pakistan
    Federal Bank for Co-operatives
    Industrial Development Bank of Pakistan
    The Punjab Provincial Co-operative Bank

    · Famous MountainPeaks
    K-2 (Mt. Godwin Austin)
    28,250 ft./8611 m (2nd in World)
    Nanga Parbat
    26,660 ft./8126 m (8th in World)
    Gasherbrum-I
    26,470 ft./8068 m (11th in World)

    · Famous Mountain Passes
    The Khyber Pass
    NWFP
    The KurramPass
    FATA
    The TochiPass
    FATA
    The GomalPass
    NWFP
    The Bolan Pass
    Balochistan
    The LowariPass
    Chitral (NWFP)
    The KhunjrabPass
    Northern Areas

    · Rivers

    The Indus

    2,896 km
    Jhelum

    825 km
    Chenab

    1,242 km
    Ravi

    901 km
    Sutlej

    1,551 km
    Beas (tributary of Sutlej)

    398 km

    · Famous Glaciers
    Siachin
    75 km
    Batura
    55 km
    Baltoro
    65 km

    · Deserts
    Thar
    Sindh
    Cholistan
    Punjab
    Thal
    Punjab

    · Lakes
    Manchar
    Sindh
    Keenjar
    Sindh
    Hanna
    Balochistan
    Saif-ul-Maluk
    NWFP
    Satpara
    Northern Areas
    Kachura
    Northern Areas

    · Major Dams
    Mangla Dam
    Punjab
    Tarbela Dam
    NWFP
    Warsak Dam
    NWFP

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>