‘Modern technology to help curb crimes’ – 05 Jan 2023

Provincial IG says the applications of Punjab Police should be integrated into one

LAHORE:
Punjab Inspector General of Police Aamir Zulfiqar Khan has said modern policing, especially the provision of services to citizens and the use of modern technology in crime control is the need of the hour.

He said this while presiding over a meeting on IT projects at the Central Police Office here on Wednesday. The IGP directed the officers that effective utilisation of information technology should be ensured so that the citizens do not have to go offices repeatedly for their issues.

“Police related matters should be resolved through latest IT applications with a single click,” he remarked.

He said all the applications of Punjab Police loaded with various services launched for the citizens, should be integrated in one app.

He reiterated that Police Khidmat Markaz was excellent project and its efficiency should be further enhanced with effective supervision whereas full support and guidance should be provided to the citizens who contact the police through WhatsApp.

During the meeting, DIG IT Ahsan Younis while giving a briefing about Public Service Delivery projects, said internal police working was being upgraded with modern IT applications and software.

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