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March 26, 2020

Police relief fund notified

Lahore

March 26, 2020

LAHORE:According to the orders of the inspector general of police, Punjab, a notification has been issued regarding donating to police relief fund set up for the help of those affected by the situation in the wake of coronavirus.

District, regional and unit chiefs have been directed to collect the fund in accordance with the devised procedure and submit detailed reports to the Central Police Office (CPO) till March 30.

According to the directions of Inspector General of Police Punjab Shoaib Dastgir, instructions have been issued regarding submission of donations from the pay of officers and officials of Punjab police for helping the people affected by the lockdown.

A notification has been issued carrying the orders of submission of donations from all force. According to the notification, the officials and officers from the ranks of constable to DIG will voluntarily contribute to police relief fund.

DIG Welfare Sharik Kamal keeping in view of lockdown due to coronavirus has established police relief fund and all officers and officials of Punjab police will voluntarily contribute to it.

With the help of this fund, ration and other essential commodities would be distributed among the needy persons during the lockdown so that the difficulties of citizens due to coronavirus situation might be reduced and shortage of basic commodities might be overcome.

Likewise, in this police relief funds, an officer of DIG level would donate Rs3,000 whereas SP and SSP will donated Rs2,000 each and a DSP would donated Rs1500, inspector Rs 1,000, sub-inspector RS 900, ASI Rs800, head constables Rs700 and constable Rs500. All heads of the units will deposit the money to the fund through district chief of police and DPO.

The district heads of police will buy the commodities with the cooperation of DCs concerned and would distribute ration among the masses. After distribution of ration, district heads of police will submit the reports to the Welfare Branch of Central Police Office.