Ombudsman office continues to provide relief to people of different districts


On the orders of Ombudsman Punjab Maj (r) Azam Suleman Khan, nine tube wells have been made functional by the administration in the Vohwa area of Dera Ghazi Khan to provide clean drinking water to the locals. Similarly, six tube wells have been converted to solar energy to ensure water supply during load shedding.

In a statement issued here on Wednesday, the spokesman of the office of ombudsman Punjab said that 2584 local households would get clean drinking water as a result of action taken on the complaint of one Muhammad Anwar of Taunsa tehsil. Besides, water connections of 68 households have also been restored after the involvement of theombudsman office, he added.

Acting on the orders of the ombudsman office issued on request of another complainant Wasim Abbas of Jampur tehsil, the town committee Rajanpur has taken steps to provide clean drinking water to Mohalla Sadat Hajipur which has brought relief of Rs.717,000 to the locals. In another development, a seven lakh rupees project was in the process of completion to connect the sewerage line with the drainage system which would provide a clean environment to the local population, the spokesman mentioned.

Meanwhile, the primary and secondary healthcare department has issued a warning letter to Dr Rabia Bashir, a gynaecologist at THQ hospital Chowk Sarwar Shaheed on the complaint of Multan’s Muhammad Nasir. It has also asked the medical superintendent to keep the USG machine fully functional.

Following the direction of the Ombudsman Punjab to decide the issue of teachers’ recruitment and their postings according to law, the school education department has recommended disciplinary action under Section 9 of PEEDA Act, 2006 against Mrs Asma Yousaf Headmistress GMPS Armywala, Mrs Zaitoon Bibi Assistant Education Officer (Markaz) Isa Khel No. 2 and Mrs Shabana Manzoor Deputy District Education Officer Isa Khel in Mianwali district, the spokesman concluded.

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