IG Punjab Capt (R) Arif Nawaz Khan presided an important meeting in Central Police Office
Departmental promotion, administrative and policy matters of Punjab Police were discussed
Inspector General Police Punjab Captain (R) Arif Nawaz Khan said that meritorious departmental promotion on basis of seniority is due right of every officer and official of which force can’t be deprived on the basis of length of duration spent in field duty. He further directed all field formations to compile recommendations for the departmental promotion of officers and officials so that a final policy can be devised regarding field duty, inquiries, inspection and rotation policy, in next meeting of Police Executive Board scheduled on 20 June. He further said that in operations, investigation, training and traffic actually police is on field duty so ending the unnecessary classification of field, a list of officers and officials should be prepared according to seniority and merit these lists should be discussed in next meeting of Police Executive Board and the decision should be made with consensus and considering the ground realities. He further said that due to the delay in enquires promotion process also gets delayed so a strategy to complete the enquiries within due time should be devised and letters of displeasure should also be issued to the officers who are causing hindrance in timely completion of ACR,s. He expressed these views while addressing a senior level meeting at CPO.
During meeting IG Punjab directed officers that process of reward and punishment is an important process in Punjab police and every assigned duty from department is considered as field duty because every officer and official of Punjab police is front line soldier to protect the wealth and life of public.
He further said that to improve the performance of force senior officers should provide better working condition and also ensure timely redressal of their problems so that officers and officials could perform their duty with commitment. During meeting senior officers also voiced their thoughts on which IGP directed all Addl IGP, s to submit their recommendations after reviewing their departments so that policies can be reshaped.
Meeting was attended by Addl IGP Establishment Punjab Ahmad Latif, Addl IGP Training Punjab Tariq Masood Yasin, Addl IGP Operations Punjab Inam Ghani, Addl IG Welfare and Finance Rao Sardar, Addl IG PHP Manzoor Sarwar, Addl IGP Investigation Punjab Abubakar Khuda Baksh, Addl IG Elite Police Force Shahid Hanif, Commandant PC Kunwar Shah Rukh, Addl IG CTD Muhamad Tahir Rai, Addl IG Logistic & Procurement Ghulam Rasool Zahid, Addl IG Special Branch Zaeem Sheikh, CCPO Lahore BA Nasir, DIG Establishment 1 Zubair Dareshak, DIG Establishment II Shehzad Akbar, DIG Traffic Punjab Akhtar Abbas, DIG Investigation Jawad Ahmad Dogar, DIG SPU Sultan Ahmad Chaudhary, DIG Headquarter Afzal Kausar and other senior officers to discuss important issues regarding field duty and promotion of force.
(Handout No. 195)
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