Peshawar University students visit Safe City Project

By Uzma Zafar

ISLAMABAD: A delegation of 60 students from Philosophy Department of University of Peshawar visited the Safe City Project Islamabad and were briefed about the its efficient functioning as well as contribution in ensuring effective security in the city.
The delegation led by Dr. Samina was briefed by Director Operations Safe City Syed Muhammad Bilal. The students were informed that Safe City Project under the supervision of Director General Muhammad Saleem is watching over Operations and Monitoring Center, Emergency Control Centre, Dispatch Control Centre, Corona Monitoring Desk, E-Challan and Rescue 15 Helpline.
Following the directions of IGP Islamabad Qazi Jamil-ur-Rehman, he said that new techniques are being introduced in policing affairs. He said that E-Challan system has been introduced and fine tickets are dispatched at the houses of those involved in violation of traffic rules.
He said that helpline Rescue-15 receives thousands of calls on daily basis and complaints of citizens are addressed through prompt action. Moreover, police officials investigating into various cases visit the safe city project and its cameras are greatly helpful for prevention of crime and ensure arrest of criminals wanted in various cases.
Dr. Samina appreciated the use of technology by Islamabad police in its affairs and said that it is really a great service to immediately respond to public complaints and address their issues. She said that latest policing techniques are being used by Capital Cops like other developed countries which are really helpful in securing the city.
Director Operations Syed Muhammad Bilal also presented a shield to Dr. Samina and hoped that visit of the delegation would be helpful to understand the modern techniques in the policing affairs.