Pending talent scholarship dues of 476 students released on the orders of Punjab Ombudsman Azam Suleman
LAHORE: On the orders of Ombudsman Punjab Maj (r) Azam Suleman Khan, the Punjab Workers Welfare Fund has released pending talent scholarship dues, amounting to Rs.11,74,96,237, to 476 students of a private university in Lahore to help continue their studies. Payment of talent scholarship dues of other students would be made after scrutiny.
This was stated by the spokesman of the Office of Ombudsman Punjab in a statement issued on Friday.
Acting on an own-motion notice of Ombudsman Punjab Maj (r) Azam Suleman Khan, the Municipal Corporation Sargodha has released salary dues worth Rs.22,56,34,524 of all employees from July 1st, 2021 to Dec 31, 2021, and pension amounts valuing Rs.12,39,01,20 to the retired employees, the spokesman added.
Meanwhile, the Bahawal Victoria Hospital, Bahawalpur has reimbursed the long-awaited amount of Rs.3,49,63,419 to the Lahore-based applicant Syed Asif Yaqoob, as dues of medicines supplied to the sad hospital, after the involvement of the ombudsman office.
In another development, the Mianwali-based complainant Muhammad Ishaq has been recruited as a school teacher intern after the action of Ombudsman Azam Suleman Khan and a departmental proceeding has also been started against the selection committee of the said school that failed to ensure merit and follow the recruitment policy under the PEEDA Act, the spokesman concluded. TF REPORT