CM orders to establish Police Emergency Service 921January 26, 2015
Karachi: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah has approved the proposal to hand over Muhafiz Force, Madagar 15, Madadgar 15 Call Centers, Central Command & Control Centre, complete premises of Hassan Square Police Headquarters and Chowkundi police headquarters to AIG Security for up-gradation and establishment of police emergency Service 921.
He took this decision in a meeting held at CM House on Tuesday. The meeting was attended by Minister for Finance Syed Murad Ali Shah, Home Secretary Abdul Rahim Soomro, IGP Sindh Ghulam Hyder Jamali, Additional IG Karchi Ghulam Qadir Thebo, Secretary Finance Sohail Rajput, AIG Security and Commandant SBB Elite Police Training Centre Razakabad Maqsood Ahmed, SP Muzaffar Iqbal of SSU and others.
AIG Security and in-charge SSU Maqsood Ahmed briefing the meeting said that Central Command and Control Centre at CPO, complete premises of Hassan Square headquarters, Muhafiz Force, Madadgar 15, Madadgar 15 Call Centre located all of the city and Chowkundi Police Headquarters operating under DIG (Admn) may be handed over to AIG Security.
He also said that CID Complex may be amalgamated with SBB Elite Police Training Centre Razzakabad where a Counter Terrorism and Police Studies University would be established. “This university will be a seat of excellence where specialized training programs would be launched for the police working all over Sindh,” he said.
Maqsood also said that the building of Chowkundi Police Headquarters located at National Highway may also be given to AIG Security to establish 921 police emergency services which would serve as a one window service centre for quick response of police such as ambulance services, fire tender services, electricity and SSG complaints and such other complaints regarding civic problems. “This mode of services is an step towards a welfare state,” he said.
He said that in order to operate Police Emergency Service a special police force of 7000 personnel would be created for quick and responsive response. “They would be imparted special trainings for public service. This center would be working round the clock,” he added .
The chief minister approved the proposal to hand over Chowkundi police headquarters as proposed by AIG Security and directed Home Department and IG Police to complete all the legal formalities and handover the facilities at the earliest.
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