Rs.7.95 Million Paid to 90 Applicants on Orders of Ombudsman Punjab Azam Suleman 

Lahore, November 15, 2022 (PPI-OT):Punjab Government Servants Benevolent Fund Board, Punjab Workers Welfare Board and Punjab Social Protection Authority have released 22,80,700 rupees as educational scholarships under the benevolent fund and Zawar-e-Taleem Program to students in 57 cases of 18 districts after the plaintiffs approached the Office of the Ombudsman Punjab for the release of their long-awaited amounts to continue studies.

A spokesman of the Office of the Ombudsman Punjab stated this in a statement issued on Friday. While giving detail of the resolution of public complaints, the spokesman added that the mediation of the Office of the Ombudsman Punjab resulted in the approval of 18 pending marriage grant cases in 13 districts and the release of two million and two thousand rupees to applicants by the Punjab Government Servants Benevolent Fund Board.

Meanwhile, on the intervention of the ombudsman’s office, the Punjab Workers Welfare Board paid Rs. 26, 55,000 while disposing of nine death grant cases in eight districts. In another development, concerned departments also released a total of Rs. 10, 01,026 to legal heirs who complained to the ombudsman’s office about non-payment of group insurance and farewell grant, the spokesman concluded.

For more information, contact:
Directorate General Public Relations,
Government of the Punjab
Lahore, Pakistan
Tel: +92-42-9201390-86

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