IG Punjab Aamir Zulfiqar Khan’s order to appoint a female SHO in at least one police station in every district of province within 5 days

Lahore, January 18, 2023 (PPI-OT):Inspector General Police Punjab Aamir Zulfiqar Khan has ordered the appointment of a female SHO in at least one police station in every district of the province within the next five days. IG Punjab directed Additional IG Training to ensure the appointment of women SHOs in all the districts of the province and submit a report in due time.

Aamir Zulfiqar Khan said that the appointment of women officials at women help desks established in all districts should be ensured in every way so that women police officers can help women citizens who are victims of crimes and social problems by playing their role actively and provide them with all possible relief and assistance.

IG Punjab directed CCPO Lahore to utilize all available resources to provide better environment and facilities in Ladies Police Hostel in Qila Gujar Singh Police Lines. IG Punjab directed that women police personnel in all districts of the province should be undertaken short refresher courses regularly to increase their efficiency.

IG Punjab said that encouragement of women police officials who performed diligently is the need of the hour. In this regard, in the region I visit, women employees with good performance should be nominated for appreciation certificates and awards. He issued these instructions to the officers while presiding over a high-level meeting at Safe City Authorities, Head Office Qurban Lines. In the meeting, the future agenda of the Women Police Conference and the professional issues of women police employees were discussed.

In the meeting, the decisions and suggestions made in the first women police conference held at Al Hamra Hall in collaboration with Punjab Police, USIP and Punjab Council for Human Rights were discussed. USIP Country Director, Imran Khan, Amna Kayani, Punjab Council for Human Rights Executive Director Shafiq Chaudhry, and women police officers also presented their suggestions. IG Punjab directed that concrete steps should be taken to solve the problems of women police employees across the province in the light of the suggestions of the Women Police Conference.

He said that women employees are an important part of Punjab Police and more steps will be taken to provide better working environment and facilities. It was also decided in the meeting that separate washrooms for women should be arranged as soon as possible. Day care centers should be arranged on priority basis for the convenience of women employees. Additional IG Training, DIG Welfare, AIG Admin and Security, USIP Country Director Imran Khan, Punjab Council for Human Rights Executive Director Shafiq Chaudhry and other officers were also present in the meeting.

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