Lahore : Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar today visited the head office of Punjab Safe City Authority (PSCA) where he inaugurated the multipurpose facilities project for officers and staff.
Talking on the occasion, the Chief Minister said that he is pleased that the best facilities are arranged for the staff adding that conducive atmosphere helps to boost the working potential of the staff.
Usman Buzdar also presided over the 24th board meeting of Punjab Safe City Authority. He said that the scope of safe city project is being extended to other cities as it is playing an important role for the eradication of the crime. The Kasur Safe City Project will be operationalized soon. Construction of buildings for safe city project has been completed in Multan, Rawalpindi, Sargodha, Bahawalpur, Faisalabad and Gujranwala, he added.
The PSCA project will be completed through the public-private partnership in Rawalpindi.
The Chief Minister approved new recruitment for PSCA and extension in the contract of COO was also granted approval.
The meeting approved amendments in service regulations of PSCA and provision of financial aid to the legal heirs in case of death of the employee. The married female employees will be granted 90 days of maternity leave. The employees’ contracts will be extended for another four years in case of satisfying performance while the contract will not be extended in case of poor performance. The PSCA employees will be eligible for gratuity after the completion of one-year service.
The meeting also approved an increase in salary of junior executive officer as well as the career plan of police communication officer. It was also decided that the online payment of e-challan would be possible.
The Chief Minister also visited the media monitoring room and video wall and inspected the monitoring of the traffic system through the latest CCTV cameras. He asked the employees to work hard and added that PSCA staff is working with full commitment to curb the crimes. Punjab government has given approval to the career plan, service structure and all the problems will be solved on a priority basis in future as well, he added.
CEO PSCA told that nine lakh and 25 thousand violators have been fined through the e-challan system and a sum of Rs.100 million is collected from them.
IG Police, chairman P&D, spokesman Punjab government, secretaries of Finance, C&W, chairman PITB, CCPO Lahore, Secretary (coord.) to CM, MD PSCA and others attended the meeting.