Active actions of Punjab Highway Patrol against environmental pollution as well as protection of people

Lahore, April 02, 2021 (PPI-OT): As per the vision of IG Punjab Inam Ghani and directive of Additional IGP PHP Shahid Hanif, PHP is active in all the districts of the province to play its full role in eliminating environmental pollution and a special campaign against smoke emitting vehicles is continued. In the same campaign, PHP teams carried out full countermeasures, fined 177 vehicles and forced them to come to the highways after completing their maintenance work. According to the details, during March, PHP teams imposed fines of Rs. 116900 on 177 vehicles in the form of challans while one vehicle was also confiscated after registering an FIR.

Along with the fines, a public awareness campaign is also continued to raise awareness about the environmental pollution. In this regard, the Mobile Education Units of Punjab Highway Patrol conducted awareness campaigns on environmental pollution and set up 67 traffic camps on highways in different districts of the province in which 2874 drivers and 2113 students were given awareness in lectures on environmental pollution.

Besides, pamphlets were distributed among 26307 citizens while hundreds of citizens were given information on ways to prevent environmental pollution in 12 seminars on the same subject. Additional IGP PHP Shahid Hanif has directed the PHP teams to ensure the implementation of precautionary measures against corona while performing their professional duties in all cases so that they are safe from the epidemic and perform the duties of service and safety of the citizens.

In addition, Additional IGP Shahid Hanif distributed cash among PHP Christian employees on the arrival of Easter. He further said that employees belonging to minorities are a very important part of PHP and PHP will be with them on religious and national festivals.

For more information, contact:
Punjab Police
Punjab Police Computer Bureau,
5th Floor, Central Police Office (CPO),
Punjab, Lahore
Tel: +92-42-99213019, +92-42-99213013
Fax: +92-42-99213012
Email: sapcb@punjabpolice.gov.pk
Website: www.punjabpolice.gov.pk

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