Pannah Gah (Musafir Khana)

Background

 

  • Under the vision of Prime Minister of Pakistan, Imran Khan, the government of the Punjab took initiative for establishment of Pannah Gah in year 2017
  • Initially 5 signature Pannah Gah were constructed in Lahore and one as temporary Pannah Gah at Gulberg, Lahore
  • On the direction of PM during February, 2020, about 88 temporary Pannah Gah were established by the Deputy Commissioners and Hospital Adminnistrron in colloboration  with philathropists across the Punjab
  • Pannah Gah at Lahore, run by social welfare department, are fully operational. On average about 500 people stay daily in these Pannah Gah

Services

  •  Nigth stay for passengers
  •  Medical facilities of all residents
  •  Clean drinking water facility
  •  Breakfast and Dinner on daily basis

 

CORONA Precautionary Measures

  • As regards Covid-19 SOPs, they have been strictly implemented in all Pannah Gah
  • All staff working in Pannah Gah have been provided PPEs for safety of employees
  • Semi automatic hand washing booth have been installed at all Pannah Gah in collaboration with SPO NGO
  • Provision of Disinfection Spray machines along with Disinfection liquid
  • Daily medical scrutiny of all residents
  • Provision of clean drinking water facility

Future Planing

  • Furthermore, scheme for establishment of Pannah Gah at all Divisional HQ across the Punjab were included in ADP 2018-19
  • Until now, 2 Pannah Gah, one each at DG Khan and Taunsa Shareef are near completion
  • Administrative Approval for establishment of Pannah Gah at DG Khan, Sargodha and Rawalpindi have been issued
  • Pannah Gah at Multan, Sahiwal and Faisalabad have been included in next year ADP 2020-21
  • At remaining Divisional HQ, Pannah Gah will be established in phased wise manner