Sindh Police Welfare dept spends over Rs11.86m

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Published: April 28, 2019
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Report cites external debt servicing, other official payments as reasons for the decline. PHOTO:AFP

Report cites external debt servicing, other official payments as reasons for the decline. PHOTO:AFP

KARACHI: The Sindh Police Welfare department has utilised Rs11,864,585 for welfare and rehabilitation of its employees in 2019 so far.

Sindh Welfare Additional Inspector General Dr Muhammad Rizwan Ahmed Khan in a report on Saturday said the amount includes Rs860,000 given for funerals of 19 police employees, Rs4,685,870 for retirement grant of 272 employees, and Rs2,585,000 as marriage grant for 64 employees.

The amount also includes Rs1,578,000 for the medical treatment of six employees, as well as Rs855,714 for scholarship of 12 children of police officials and Rs1,300,000 to three position holder children of police officials.

The AIG said that these amounts were given after approval by the welfare board.  

Published in The Express Tribune, April 28th, 2019.

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