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Safety and the future: Intoduction to the PSCA

Safety and the future: Intoduction to the PSCA

The most fundamental duty of any government is the protection of the life and property of its citizens; this obligation has been enshrined in Article 9 of the Constitution of Pakistan. In an increasingly interconnected and interdependent world the task of maintaining public peace and safety has become ever more challenging. The manifestation of trends such as urbanisation and globalisation, coupled with the rise of...


Contract Signing Ceremony

Contract Signing Ceremony

  On 20th May 2016 the contract-signing ceremony between the Punjab Safe Cities Authority and Huawei Corporation was held for the development of PPIC3 Center in Lahore. The ceremony was held at 180-H Model Town and was attended by the honourable Chief Minister of Punjab Mian Shahbaz Shareef, Chinese Consul General Yu Boren, CEO Huawei Pakistan Meng Xiaojie, Punjab Law Minister Rana Sanaullah and other senior...


10,000 surveillance cameras to be installed in Lahore – Express Tribune

10,000 surveillance cameras to be installed in Lahore – Express Tribune

LAHORE: The government has awarded a contract to install 10,000 surveillance cameras in Lahore to a Chinese company, The Express Tribune has learnt. A memorandum of understanding (MoU) has been signed between the Punjab Safe Cities Authority and Huawei. “There was a single bidder for the Rs16 billion contract. As per rules, you cannot negotiate with a single bidder. However, the company voluntarily reduced the bid...


A Safer City – Editorial in The Nation

A Safer City – Editorial in The Nation

The Punjab government remains committed to displaying its penchant for unveiling grand schemes, and it has finally commenced the Safe City Project in Lahore, which will be operational by the first week October – its high-tech command, control, and communications system, all intact. With ample controversy regarding this project from the beginning, perhaps, with its new inauguration, the government has finally made sure it has...


Capacity-building seminar on Tax Regulations

Capacity-building seminar on Tax Regulations

  Taxation is one of the critical issues in Pakistan’s economy, with poor compliance rates and a small tax net costing public exchequer millions. Hence it is the responsibility of all government departments and agencies to assure tax compliance on their respective services and goods. In this regard, on Thursday, May 6, 2016 officials from the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) visited the Punjab Safe...


Meeting at CM Secretariat

Meeting at CM Secretariat

On the 27th of April 2016 the PSCA team was invited by the Chief Minister Punjab for lunch at 90-Shahrah-e-Quaid-e-Azam, Lahore. After lunch a presentation was given to the Authority members in a meeting chaired by Law Minister and PSCA Vice Chairperson Mr. Rana Sanaullah. Chief Operating Officer/Project Director Mr.Akbar Nasir updated the respected members about progress on the development of the PPIC3 Center Lahore, which is...


First phase of Punjab Safe City Project completed: Rana Sana

First phase of Punjab Safe City Project completed: Rana Sana

Lahore: Provincial Minister for Law & Parliamentary Affairs Rana Sanaullah Khan has said that protection of life and property of the people is included in top priorities of the government. He said that Punjab Safe City Project will prove to be a milestone in curbing crimes including street crime. He said that government has tendered this project on very transparent and best conditions. He said...


Financial Evaluation Report

Financial Evaluation Report

The PSCA believes that transparency and public access to information is one of the hallmarks of good governance. In keeping with this view, the Financial Evaluation Report regarding technical bids made by contractors of Punjab Safe Cities Authority is now available. Click here for the PDF version.


Meeting on Health and Safety Regulations with Representatives of Various Departments

Meeting on Health and Safety Regulations with Representatives of Various Departments

On Friday, 15th of April, 2016 a meeting was held with representatives of various government departments to discuss the Health and Safety regulations of the PSCA. A presentation was given on the draft regulations and manual prepared by the Authority to representatives from the Law Department, Home Department, Rescue 1122, the Police Headquarters and Huawei. Hard copies were also provided to the attendees and their...


Bids opened for Development of Dedicated Police Communications Network.

Bids opened for Development of Dedicated Police Communications Network.

Today the bids regarding the design and development of the PPIC3 Police Communications System were opened at the Punjab Safe City Authorities (PSCA) headquarters. A dedicated police network, based on 4G LTE technology will allow for communication between the data centers and field equipment such as surveillance cameras as well as mobile units. The bidding process was praised by all stakeholders for its transparency and...



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