PESHAWAR - Action on public complaints received at Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Chief Minster Complaint and Redressal Cell (C&RC) at CM Secretariat Peshawar is continued with feedback of the people from cross section of life.

On the complaint of one Muhammad Sharif from Serai Naurang, Lakki Marwat, against the local licence clerk for not issuing his duplicate licence, the C&RC addressed the issue to DC Lakki Marwat and it has now been resolved. The complainant on contacting C&RC appraised the present government’s move of establishment of C&RC and paid gratitude to its chairman and staff.

On another written complaint of general public from District Shangla against Javed, DEO Shangla, for involvement in certain malpractices, immediate action was taken and the competent authority transferred him from the post of DEO (Male), Shangla, and posted him as Principal GHS, Shamshad Abad, Mardan, with a warning to avoid malpractices and rectify himself in future.

On the complaint received from Abdul Wadood Khan, a resident of Gulshan Colony, GT Road Peshawar, regarding change of his sticky gas meter, the SNGPL was asked for action and it replied the meter of the complainant has been replaced and the complainant also confirmed it accordingly.

On complaint of one Malik Dawood, President Transport Union Charsadda Bus Stand, about illegal taxes being got from local transporters by bus stand contractor, the matter was forwarded to RTA Peshawar for necessary action. The matter has now been resolved and Malik Dawood has in writing informed the Complaint Cell about it with thanks and gratitude for resolving the long-standing issue of local transporters.

On the complaint of employees of Peshawar Medical Check-up Centre against the administration for low salary package against the new government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa pay package, the matter was forwarded to the director labour for prompt action. Directorate Labour Khyber Pakhtunkhwa reported that the issue is resolved amicably and now the employees are getting enhanced salaries as per new government policy. On the complaint of Abdul Ghaffar from SESS Mandi, Almadina Colony Risalpur Cantt, for protection and capturing of culprits intimidating the complainant, the matter was forwarded to DPO Nowshera for necessary action. The DPO informed the Complaint Cell that the accused have been bond down under preventive section of the law and the charged accused have been arrested and remanded to the judicial lookup.

Govt utilising resources to end power shortage: Minister

Staff Reporter from Attock adds: State Minister for Parliamentary Affairs, Sheikh Aftab Ahmad, has said that the government is utilising maximum available resources to overcome the shortage of electricity and for the purpose different power generating projects are being launched.

He said this while addressing a public gathering at village Malakmala and Nartopa, almost 20-km away from Attock. On the occasion District President PML-N Attock Javed Bajuri, City President Ghulam Samdani, Chaudhry Sajid Khan and Hameed Akbar Malik were also present.

The state minister said that the up-gradation of Tarbela Dam is being done at the cost of billion of rupees to enhance its power generating capacity. He said that the project will be completed in three years and after its completion Tarbela Dam will generate 1280 MW additional electricity in addition to its present capability. He said that similarly the up-gradation of Ghazi Barotha Hydro Power Project has also been started and on its completion its capacity will reach up to 2200 MW. He said that different other projects of power generation are also being started which include hydel and solar projects.

Online adds: A large amount Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KPK) police personnel have started availing the retirement before time due to non-availability of basic facilities and mental depression.

Sources from Capital City said that, due to increased duty hours and continuous terrorism threats a number of police personnel are facing mental stress and many of them are under treatment in mental wards of several private and government hospitals.

As per details, police mobiles of the city are only provided 7 litre petrol for 24 hours, while this 7 litre ends just after patrolling for once in the area, and after that police personnel made contacts to the social persons of the area to get more fuel.

Rs 100 to 300 are being charged from the salaries of personnel on the name of death fund; however no fund is issued to the families on the death of any personal.

They are only awarded special package duty while no death fund is issued even after retirement. Other than that police personnel are also forced to purchase their uniforms privately from markets.

Police services hospital also lacks the good medical facilities.