Lahore: The police department is striving hard to provide all possible facilities especially education facilities to , who remain on duty round-the-clock to provide protection to the lives and property of the citizens. The police welfare fund will be utilized for the welfare and education of the children of policemen. For this purpose, a state-of-the-art school is being established at Badian Road in order to provide best education to the children of police officers/officials.
Inspector General of Police (IGP) Punjab Muhammad Habib-ur-Rehman expressed these views while addressing a ceremony held at the Central Police Office (CPO) today. The Allied Group of Education and the Punjab Police signed the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU). Additional-IG (Finance) Sarmad Saeed, AIG (Admin) Ahmed Kamal, AIG (Development) Tariq Abbas Qureshi, Dr Sohail Afzal Executive Director Punjab Group of Colleges, Dr Shahid Mahmood, Abdul Sattar, and Misbah-ur-Rehman were also present on this occasion.
On this occasion, the IGP informed that a piece of two-acre land has been approved for the construction of the school, initially for Primary education but later to be upgraded to Matric level.
The experts from the Allied Group would help construct the school while the Punjab police would pay all the expenses from the Welfare Fund. The school will operate under the direct supervision of CCPO Lahore while the Allied Group will be responsible for the syllabus and curricular activities.
Additional-IGP (Welfare & Finance) Sarmad Saeed informed the provincial police chief that the department contacted three different educational groups for the school project and the Allied Group expressed their willingness to launch joint-venture with the police department. On this occasion, Executive Director of the Group, Dr Sohail Afzal, said that they consider the consider project as public welfare programme rather than a commercial project and the Group would extend all possible help to the police department in this regard