LAHORE: Punjab Inspector General Police (IGP) Capt (r) Arif Nawaz Khan has said that the feasibility report of conversion of Punjab police central warehouse (Maalkhana) from Qurban Lines to police training college Sihala should be furnished as early as possible.
He said this while addressing a session of top brass officers at the CPO office on Friday.
He said that in light of the directions of Punjab chief minister, the plantation campaign of trees should be expedited and shadowy trees and fruit-bearing plants should be planted in police training college Sihala with respect to climate so that air pollution can be reduced.
He said that international standards should be adopted in all police training colleges and schools in Punjab for best training and guidance of constables and sub-inspectors and no disgraceful behaviour from instructors with trainee recruits should be tolerated, adding that in case of negligence a strict action would be taken against the trainers.
While addressing the session, Additional IG (Training), Tariq Masood Yaseen said that the training syllabus of Punjab police had been equipped and reoriented with modern parameters considering the values of the modern world.
He said that in initial phases the annual training courses of constables had been switched to the semester system and new subjects with new training modules had been added in the syllabus.
In the second phase, the training process of sub-inspectors with respect to modern parameters had been made fast, he said while adding that a final approval was granted in the session of the Punjab police training management board during this week, where commandants and principals of the training colleges and schools were also present.
IG Punjab said that refresher courses for instructors of trainee officials for character building and best training should be expedited so that officers and officials may perform their duties diligently.
He said that the process of transformation of the traditional training culture into modern rules of smart community policing should be completed without delay.
DIG Training Waqar Ahmad Abbasi, DIG Telecommunication Shahid Javed, AIG Development Ahsan Younis and PS to IGP Sajjad Hassan Manj with other concerned officers also attended the session.