LAHORE - District Coordination Officer Ahmad Javed Qazi has formed a sub-committee, comprising officers of Labour Department, DCO Office and representatives of NGOs to curb bonded labour.

The DCO chaired a meeting of District Vigilance Committee, held at DCO Office on Monday. The meeting was attended by DO Labour, DSP Security, EDO CD, ADCR, General Secretary Bhatta Mazdoor Union, representatives of Bricks Association, Directors of Social Security and representatives of NGOs. The DCO said that the sub-committee would have meeting after 15 days.

The DCO ordered DO Labour to establish a complaint cell to resolve labour problems in his office and toll free number call quickly be responded. He also ordered officials of bricks kilns and factories and to check whether labourers social security cards being issued or not so far and report and also warned the officials to improve their performance.