Punjab Police, PU ink MoU to promote education and research

Punjab Inspector General of Police Inam Ghani said that cooperation of universities, colleges and public and private institutions is needed to promote education and research and formulate new policies for solving administrative and social problems.

He expressed these views while meeting a delegation led by Vice Chancellor Punjab University Prof Dr Niaz Ahmed Akhtar at Central Police Office on Friday.

Research and Development Branch of Punjab Police and Institute of Social and Cultural Studies of Punjab University, a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was also signed to improve the evidence-based services of the Punjab Police and to establish its initiatives on a research basis.

IG Punjab Inam Ghani and Vice Chancellor Punjab University Dr Niaz Ahmad Akhtar signed a memorandum of understanding in this regard.

IGP said that Punjab Police is launching an internship program very soon to provide practical experience and learning opportunities to the students under which the university students will conduct research in different police offices for eight weeks for research purposes of their projects and the opportunity of internship will be provided so that they not only get acquainted with the office matters but also give recommendations and suggestions based on their observation regarding the improvement in operational procedures.

The Punjab University delegation informed the IG Punjab that human resources would be shared between the Punjab Police and the University for teaching cooperation in the criminology program and study tours of Punjab University students would be arranged at various offices of the Police Department.

PU Vice Chancellor Niaz Ahmad Akhtar while appreciating the MoU with Punjab Police said that Punjab Police is diligently performing its duties of protection and service to the people even in challenging environment and Punjab Police is committed to maintain law and order in the province and preventing crime and the efforts of the Punjab Police are commendable in this regard.

Additional IG Training Kanwar Shahrukh, Additional IG R&D Ghulam Rasool Zahid, Additional IG Operations Sahibzada Shehzad Sultan, DIG R&D, Training Dr Suleiman Sultan Rana, DIG Headquarters Syed Khurram Ali, Director, Institute of Social and Cultural Studies Dr Rubina Zakir, Dr Sobia Khurram and Coordinator Department of Criminology Dr Muhammad Ramzan with other officers were also present. At the end of the ceremony, IG Punjab also presented a commemorative shield of Punjab Police to the Vice Chancellor Punjab University.

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