Another important step taken by the KP government after the reduction in POL expenditure of government departments

The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) government has decided to cut other government expenditure after cutting petrol concessions.

In this regard, the Chief Minister KP has approved additional guidelines for maintenance and repair of vehicles, reduction of TA / DA and other government expenditure.

After the approval of Chief Minister Mehmood Khan, additional guidelines have been issued for all the departments and a formal letter has also been sent to the Chief Secretary for immediate implementation.

According to the guidelines, all provincial level meetings in which the participation of commissioners, deputy commissioners, RPOs and DPOs is required, will be conducted through video link.

All divisional level meetings in which the participation of Deputy Commissioners and DPOs is required will also be conducted through video link.

Similarly, heads of relevant district departments will participate in departmental meetings through video link.

Additional guidelines will not apply to operational duties, ambulance service, field inspections, court cases and other necessary matters.

These additional guidelines have been issued under the pre-existing austerity policy of the provincial government.

In light of the directives of Chief Minister Mehmood Khan, the provincial government is taking several steps to reduce government expenditure under the austerity policy.

Implementation of these additional guidelines will result in significant reduction in POL costs as well as other costs.

Participation in meetings through video link will also ensure regular attendance of Divisional and District Administration Officers in the fields.

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