LAHORE: Inspector General of Police Punjab Inam Ghani has said that further improvements in the performance of professional matters, upgradation of force welfare and training, immediate redressal of public issues have been sent to various government departments and the coordination and follow-up process for immediate approval of summaries should be further improved so that the process of approval of summaries can be completed soon. He directed all the branch and unit heads to review the progress on all the summaries sent to the government departments for their affairs and remove the objections raised by the departments as soon as possible and return for approval and where necessary, they should personally talk to the concerned officers and ensure immediate approval of these summaries so that the process of resolving the problems and difficulties faced by the department and the force can be expedited. He further said that out of the challan amount, legislation should be completed as soon as possible on the summary sent for the welfare and encouragement of traffic wardens and DIG Traffic should take all possible steps for effective follow up and approval of the summary as soon as possible. ۔ He further said that the decision to set up District Arbitration Committees for resolving the minor issues of the citizens was a good move and therefore the office of the Law Minister should be kept in constant touch for the summary approval of the establishment of District Arbitration Committees. Additional IG Training should personally follow up for early approval of summaries sent by training branch.He expressed these views while presiding over a meeting of the police department held at the Central Police Office today.
During the meeting, the heads of Establishment, Welfare and Finance, Special Branch, Punjab Highway Patrol, IAB, Special Protection Unit, Finance, Logistics and Procurement and other departments and units briefed IG Punjab on their summaries. Giving instructions, IG Punjab said that it is the responsibility of the command officers to get these summaries approved within the time frame through effective connectivity and coordination and also inform the IG office about the progress made in this regard on monthly basis. The meeting was attended by Additional IG Establishment Punjab, Azhar Hameed Khokhar, Additional IG Safe City Authority, Rao Sardar, Additional IG, Logistics and Procurement, Ali Amir Malik, Additional IG PHP, Shahid Hanif, Additional IG Training, Kanwar Shah Rukh, Additional IG IAB, Ghulam Rasool Zahid, Additional IG Operations, Sahibzada Shehzad Sultan, Additional IG Investigation, Fayyaz Ahmed Dev, and Additional IG CTD, Muhammad Tahir Rai and other officers were also present.