LAHORE: As many as 1,500 Information Technology (IT) graduates have completed training to run the front desks launched by the Punjab police to facilitate the citizens at the police station level.
The training was imparted to them by the faculty of the Lahore School of Management. The IT graduates were selected on merit to work at the front desks established at the police buildings all over the province.
The project was launched to change ‘thana culture’ and a senior police officer of SSP rank assigned job to complete it. After completion of the training of these 1,500 graduates, the Punjab police organised a ceremony on Friday to acknowledge the services of the LSM faculty and its management.
The teachers from the Leadership and Management Development Associates department of the Lahore School of Management including Dr Ali Sajid, Dr Sagheer Ahmad, Prof Taqi Shah, Prof Aon Mehdi and Prof Zaib Suharwardy participated in the ceremony.
IG Mushtaq Ahmad Sukhera awarded shields and appreciation certificates to the teachers. He said the front desks project had proved a milestone in changing the typical “thana culture”. Finance Assistant Inspector General (AIG) Police Hussain Habib Imtiaz also acknowledged the contribution of the teachers in training on soft skills, IT trained leadership and motivation to transform more than 1,500 newly inducted police officials.