Punjab Chief Minister Usman Buzdar has given Dera Ghazi Khan Division the status of a separate region of prisons department while around 3.30 billion rupees are being spent on different jails’ repair & maintenance schemes. Usman Buzdar visited different jails during his field visits and announced to introduce reforms for bringing administrative improvements.
Five regions of prisons department are functional in Lahore, Faisalabad, Rawalpindi, Sahiwal and Multan. Administrative matters were being affected as a vast expanse of Southern Punjab was included in Multan region.
On the direction of the chief minister, District Jails of Rajanpur, Layyah and Muzaffargarh, along-with Central Jail DG Khan, are included in the new region of DG Khan so as to bring necessary improvements.—INP