Rs3.926m paid to complainants

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In line with directions of the Ombudsman Punjab Maj. (R) Azam Suleman Khan, dues worth 3.926 million rupees have been paid to complainants belonging to different districts along with the fulfilment of legal rights by provincial government departments.

A complaint was lodged by Tayyaba Bibi of Kasur with the office of Ombudsman Punjab that her father had died during service as Chowkidar with the food department.

She had approached the food department for the provision of financial assistance and the creation of an OSD post but to no avail.

Upon the direction of the office of Ombudsman Punjab, the Kasur food department created the OSD post along with the provision of Rs.2.26 lakh as pending dues and financial assistance valuing Rs.1.6 million to the applicant.—INP

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