Chief Minister Punjab Sardar Usman Buzdar has said that multi-storey barracks are being constructed in the seven jails and Prisoner Management Information System has been implemented in 21 jails of the province.
He was talking to Punjab Minister for Prisons Fayyaz-ul-Hassan Chohan who called on him in Lahore.
Fayyaz-ul-Hassan Chohan told the chief minister that the Punjab government has introduced reforms in the prisons system aimed at protecting the basic rights of prisoners.
Meanwhile, talking to Punjab Minister for Finance Hashim Jawan Bakht, Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar said that funds have been released by the Finance Department for the ongoing development schemes of the Annual Development Programme.
He said that the services of the Directorate General for Monitoring and Evaluation will be acquired for the quality and transparency checks in the projects besides ensuring third party audits.
Source: Radio Pakistan