Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar on Wednesday approved hiring of as many as 5700 people in the Punjab police.
Chief Minister also inaugurated the new building of police investigation complex central headquarters, driving license centre in DHA, a new building of Gulshan-e-Ravi police station and mobile application for women safety.
While chairing a meeting Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar announced the new recruitments of 5,700 policemen and directed to expedite the transfer of land to 101 police stations. He said, “The government wants a good system of policing. The officers should open their doors to providing the best services to the people. Every police officer enjoys the liberty of showing merit-based performance.”
The meeting also approved the proposal of necessary legislation for issuing driving licenses to deaf and dump.
He said that the partnership between prosecution and investigation wings should be improved while solving the traffic and highway issues, he added that the central investigation center should monitor the investigation process.
The CM said funds are provided according to the needs of the investigation wing because the quality investigation was very pivotal to take criminals to task. “This will help in curbing the menace of bribery.”
He also said that new vehicles will be provided to police stations in Punjab besides the usage of security and police stations have already been provided 150 new vehicles. CM concluded by saying that public-friendly policing should be introduced along with curbing crime while working with a renewed passion for maintaining rule of law in society.
Law Minister Raja Basharat said resources and incentives have been provided to police as per the directions of CM. later, IG Inam Ghani said that police performance was being improved due to the establishment of the South Punjab Secretariat.