Punjab Khidmat Markaz Initiative expanded across the province
LAHORE - Punjab government is expanding its well-equipped ‘Police Mobile van’ project in more districts of South Punjab as part of‘Khidmat Markaz’ initiative link. The Police van facility would be in addition to that centers which were earlier established and made functional in all the districts of Punjab.
The hi-tech mobile van was recently made available in Southern Punjab districts including Multan and Rahim Yar Khan. And now the ‘Police Mobile Khidmat Markaz’ will begin services in Khanewal district. The core focus of this mobile van initiative is to provide various facilities at people’s doorsteps, such as verification certificates, copies of FIRs, medical certificates, character certificates, general police verification, driving permits, and license renewal, etc.
This project would not only help in minimizing the distance to access but will also introduce transparency, efficiency and accountability in Police records. It will also provide the department secured access to the Police Station Record Management System (PSRMS) through linked internet facilities in the mobile van.
Earlier this year in June, IGP Arif Nawaz Khan had claimed that mobile police vans are equipped with the centralized IT system by Punjab Information Technology Board (PITB) link to dispatch them to the rural and remote areas to provide facilities at people’s doorstep.
According to reports, around 36 mobile police vans having computer system would be ready in time and reach the villages across all districts of Punjab in addition to those Khidmat Marakaz which had already been established in various districts of Punjab.