LAHORE    -   Punjab Chief Minister Ch Parvaiz Elahi Friday ac­corded approval to grant special allowance for the Traffic Wardens and Highway Patrolling Police. 

The chief minister said that the special allow­ance of the wardens patrolling police will be equal to that admissible to Punjab police. He denounced the PML-N government for not doing anything in this regard. The CM also granted approval for the induc­tion of 142 vacancies in the Punjab Forensic Science Agency while approval has also been granted for the special allowance of the officials of Local Government from grade 1 to grade 19. He also approved induction of 19000 approved vacant posts for the minorities in various departments. CM presided over the 3rd Cabinet Standing Com­mittees for Finance and Development meeting at CMO today. Approval has been granted for the new induction of more than 24000 posts from the constables to the sub-inspec­tor. The CM said that the subsequent inductions on the new 5000 posts from constables to the sub-inspector will be done in a phased manner.