Sindh Police to Launch Its Housing Scheme and Health Card

Sindh police have decided to provide housing and health care to their officers in order to improve their performance, according to Inspector General of Police (IGP) Ghulam Nabi Memon on Sunday.

“I am in contact with the planning and development department and working on pending housing projects,” IG Sindh said.

He stated that the department would soon begin a scheme to provide maximum housing units for the entire team.

The police chief also sought to implement installment-based housing schemes for police police in order to provide low-income officers with affordable housing.

“We are also bringing health card facility for policemen, enabling free treatment for officials and personnel in private hospitals,” he said, introducing that the medical card would have a maximum limit of Rs. 250,000.

Ghulam Nabi Memon, speaking about the expenditure of a significant portion of the budget allocated for police, stated that 85 percent of it is used to pay police salaries.

Soon after taking office, the IG Sindh taken steps to improve policing in the province, including the appointment of female Head Registrars and duty officers to increase women’s participation in the law enforcement sector.