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Private college to provide quality education to kids of policemen

By Our crime correspondent
July 09, 2021

Islamabad : Islamabad police has signed an agreement with a renowned educational institution for quality education to the children of the employees on affordable fees.

A ceremony to this effect was held at the Police Lines Headquarters here on Thursday in which AIG (General) Khalid Rasheed signed the agreement with the KIPS College. College principal Khawar Mahmood Khokhar represented the educational institutions' chain in the agreement. The police took the initiative on the directions of IGP Islamabad Qazi Jamil ur Rehman so as to ensure quality education to the children of policemen. Under the agreement, children of in-service, retired, and martyrs would be able to avail the offer.

As per the agreement, children of martyrs will be able to get an education without any fee while a total of Rs25,000 concession would be given to the children of serving and retired policemen on annual tuition fee. The principal of KIPS College Khawar Mehmood Khokhar while addressing the participants said that sacrifices of Islamabad police martyrs would be remembered forever and termed the incentive a humble gesture to support their families. Chief Guest Deputy Inspector General of Police (DIG Headquarters) Islamabad Kamran Adil thanked the management of KIPS College for this agreement who, he said, was contributing a lot to quality education. He said that the welfare of Islamabad police is their top priority while equal education and health facilities would be provided to each policeman whether from officer or lower cadre. “It is our responsibility to ensure the welfare of families of those policemen who sacrificed their lives for our better future,” the DIG remarked. He said the police was busy providing relief to its employees in whatever possible way which he believed will boost the morale of the force.

The department had earlier taken several initiatives for the welfare of the employees including signing agreements with educational institutions as Islamabad Science School and College, Nicon Group, Air Foundation School System, and The Smart School.