Steps afoot to complete e-policing sprojects: IGP told


KARACHI: Inspector General of Polcie (IGP) Sindh Ghulam Haider Jamali was informed at a meeting at Central Police Office here on Sunday about the steps have been taken for different plans of e-policing project and welfare of police.

IGP Sindh directed for formation of central electronic sheet at Central Police Office and swift completion of the service data of police officers and constables. He also directed DIGs of all Ranges to forward necessary details to Director Information Technology (IT) CPO Branch, so that human resource management system could be completed within a month.

Director IT told the meeting the service data computerization of Sindh police had been done by more than 35 percent, while remaining work would be completed very soon.

The meeting was informed that the electronic policing projects will ensure issuance of online FIR, criminals record management system conservation, issuance of e-driving license, video conferencing system, and command and control system, and it is being ensured to implement.

During the meeting, directions were issued to give responsibilities to senior police officers to monitor the security during Muharram-ul-Haram through monitoring system from central command and control center, so as to ensure the quick response of police anywhere. Police mobiles fully equipped with modern cameras should be deployed in the head and tail of the Muharram procession, he added.

It was told in the meeting that over Rs 500 million have been paid to the heirs of martyred and injured policemen for their treatment, while steps have been taken for allotment of plots to the heirs of martyred policemen, and provision of free education to their children at Shaheed Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto Institute of Science and Technology (SZABIST).

AIG Welfare Sindh said in the meeting that police hospitals and dispensaries are working under Police Welfare Project in 12 different districts of Sindh that included Karachi, Hyderabad, Shaheed Benazirabad, Sukkur and Thatta, while all possible steps are being taken to upgrade these hospitals with modern medical appliances.

IG Singh directed officials to take steps to ensure modern and effective medical facilities to police officers and constables.