The Punjab government has decided to set up rural Emergency Centres at the Patwar circle level in all districts of the province to provide immediate relief during natural calamities and disasters.
This was announced by Punjab Minister for Disaster Management Mian Khalid Mehmood during a briefing on government measures for immediate redressal of losses during natural calamities and accidents.
The minister said the rural Emergency Centres will later be given the status of “Dehi Mall Marakiz” where revenue facility will also be available.
He said the centers will resolve public problems at their doorstep.
The Minister said preparations are being made to cope with any untoward situation during the upcoming monsoon rains.