KARACHI:Inspector General of Police (IGP) Sindh Dr. Syed Kaleem Imam said a four-year B.Ed Honours programme has been initiated for the daughters of the police officials. Speaking at a ceremony as a chief guest here, he said 80 seats have been reserved for the daughters of the police personnel in the B.Ed programme, according to a statement issued here on Sunday. He thanked singer and social worker Shehzad Roy and social welfare organisation ‘Durbeen’ and its team, especially Chief Executive Officer Salma, for formulating the educational progrmme and designating 80 seats’ quota for policemen’s daughters. He said this step would undoubtedly offer employment opportunities to the daughters of police personnel in both pubic and private organizations.
The IGP praised the services of AIG Welfare Sindh Dr. Rizwan Ahmed for the steps for the welfare of police officials and their families. Dr. Kaleem Imam emphasised that the welfare of police officials and their families is a top priority of the Sindh Police Department. He spoke about various steps being taken for health and education facilities of the children of police officials. He also spoke about agreements with city’s reputable schools for the children of martyred and on-service police personnel. He further said a separate desk has been set up to facilitate police officials and their families in medical treatment at government and private hospitals. He also talked about different agreements with non-governmental organisations for imparting vocational training to the educated widows of police officials. DIG Finance Zulfiqar Larek, DIG Admin Karachi and AIG Welfare Dr. Rizwan Ahmed Khan also spoke on the occasion.