Measures To Be Taken Against Beggary :Chief Minister KP

Measures to be taken against beggary :Chief Minister KP

The Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Mahmood Khan has directed the Social Welfare Department to frame an effective law to curb professional beggary as it is becoming a nuisance for the province

Peshawar (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News / Online - 17th April, 2019) The Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Mahmood Khan has directed the Social Welfare Department to frame an effective law to curb professional beggary as it is becoming a nuisance for the province.These views were stated by the Chief Minister earlier while chairing a progress review meeting of the Social Welfare department at CM Secretariat, Peshawar.He said that networks of professional beggars exploit children and women for their murky business which is unacceptable for state and its institutions.

He directed the Social Welfare department to take measures to free the helpless children and women from these professional networks and make arrangements for their rehabilitation by sending them to welfare homes.CM expressed grave concern over the influx of beggars from other provinces adding that stern measures should be undertaken to discourage the trend with iron hands.

Mahmood Khan furthered that exploitation of helpless toddlers, children and women is tantamount to sadism and worst form of cruelty under the very eyes of state which cannot be accepted at any cost.He also directed the officials of the department to finalize arrangements for the inauguration of the Senior Citizens Support Centre and Bolo Helpline by the end of the ongoing month adding that the establishment of welfare governance is the foundation and vision of Prime Minister Imran Khan.Mahmood Khan was also briefed on the achievements and future goals of the Social Welfare Department in which he was informed that a total of 2794 disabled persons have been registered during the past eight months out of which 1103 members have been provided with different equipment's necessary for minimizing their disabilities.

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