Sindh Police Budget Sees 30.2% Increase for 2024-25

News Desk3 weeks ago

On the floor of the provincial legislature, Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah, who also serves as the finance minister, presented the budget. According to him, the police department’s budget has been suggested at Rs. 163.9 billion, which represents a 30.2 percent increase from the fiscal year 2032–2024.

According to Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah, 485 police stations will receive Rs. 3,744.920 million to bolster the police department at the local level.

Rs 1,800 million to buy weapons and ammunition

According to the chief minister, Rs 200 million will go toward equipping the police force with anti-rioting gear, and Rs 1,800 million will go toward buying weapons and ammunition.

The budget paper stated that the government of Sindh is working on providing health insurance for the police force, for which Rs 4,962.0 million have been set aside to inspire the field force of the Sindh police to respond effectively when called upon.

Read more: Sindh Budget 2024-25 to be Announced on June 14

It further stated that the International Centre for Chemical and Biological Sciences (ICCBS) and the Liaquat University of Medical & Health Sciences (LUMHS), Jamshoro, will receive millions of rupees in funding for DNA testing facilities.

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