Punjab Safe Cities Authority to manage govt hospitals’ security

08 Nov 2016


Punjab Safe Cities Authority will extend cooperation to Specialized Healthcare and Medical Education Department in ensuring foolproof security of government hospitals. The security system of the hospitals will be set on modern lines.

This decision was taken during a meeting between Specialized Healthcare and Medical Education Secretary Najam Ahmed Shah and Punjab Safe Cities Authority Chief Operating Officer Akbar Nasir Khan. Health Secretary Najam Ahmed Shah said that control rooms and remote data centers would be set up for security of the hospitals. He said that experts of Safe Cities Authority would immediately start audit of teaching hospitals and in the light of their report, a strategy would be evolved to take steps in this regard.

Najam Ahmed Shah further said that control rooms of security of the hospitals would have contact with Rapid Response Force which would respond immediately in case of any emergency.