Announcements

July 11, 2014

World Poulation Day
World population day was celebrated with fervor by the Population Welfare Department throughout Punjab. The month of Ramadan and the severe heat did not dampen the celebrations. Read More....
 

May 30, 2014
Invitation for Bids
Sealed Bids are i9nvited for the purchase of computers, printers and UPS for Population Welfare Department Punjab. Last date for purchase of tender during office hours is 30/05/2014. Read More...

February 18, 2014
Pakistan Demographic and Health Survey Dissemination Seminar
The final report of the Pakistan Demographic and Health Survey 2012-13 was disseminated at the Provincial Capital Lahore amongst varioius stakeholders from the government and the private sector, research and training institutes, academia, and the media. Read More...

January 5, 2014
Punjab Youth Festival Family Event Health Baby Competitions

This year 155,424 children of 2-3 years have been registered all over Punjab with the Department for the Healthy Baby Competition, which is more than double the number of children last year, i.e. 61,355. The Department is all set to make a Guiness World Record. Read More

December 18, 2013
Diploma Course for Family Welfare Workers (FWWs)

Applications are invited from eligible candidates for admission in Two Years Diploma Course for Family Welfare Workers (FWWs).
Last date for receiving applications is 15th January, 2014 till 1:00 p.m. Read More

October 13, 2013
16 Vacancies Announced through PPSC
SR. NO. 101. (CASE NO.213-RC/2013) RECRUITMENT TO 16 (SIXTEEN) (INCLUDING 01-POST RESERVED FOR MINORITIES AND 02 POSTS RESERVED FOR WOMEN) POSTS OF ASSISTANT DIRECTOR / DEPUTY DISTRICT POPULATION WELFARE OFFICER / TEHSIL POPULATION WELFARE OFFICER ON CONTRACT BASIS FOR A PERIOD OF FIVE YEARS.
The last date for application is November 4, 2013.

September 16-20, 2013
6th Asian and Pacific Population Conference

Ministers, senior policy makers, parliamentarians, civil society, and United Nations members will attend the five-day conference to discuss population issues.  They will cover a broad agenda including successes, challenges and future prioriThe Minister for Population Welfare Punjab Begum Zakia Shahnawaz will be representing Pakistan, alongwith a team of delegates, in the 6th Asian Pacific Population Conference to be held in Bangkok from the 16th to 20th of September 2013. Ministers, senior policy makers, parliamentarians, civil society, and United Nations members will attend the five-day conference to discuss population issues.  They will cover a broad agenda including successes, challenges and future priorities on areas such as sexual and reproductive health and rights, gender equality, youth, ageing, migration, and urbanization. A preparatory meeting chaired by the Minister was held at the PWD Punjab Secretariat on the 4th of Sept. 2013.

August 14, 2013
Population Welfare Depratment Punjab celebrates Independance Day with great fervour

The officers and staff of the Population Welfare Department Punjab will be celebrating the nation's 66th independance day with great zeal and fervour. Flag hoisting ceremony will be held at the District and Provincial offices, while the buildings will be adorned with lighting. Offices will remain open on the day for two hours for celebrations and renewal of vows to serve the country with sincerity and passion. All officers will be led by their district heads for reciting the national anthem.

June 14, 2013
Begum Zakia Shahnawaz, Provincial Minister for Population Welfare visits PWD Secretariat
The Provincial Minister for Population Welfare Begum Zakia Shahnawaz will be visiting the PWD Punjab Secretariat at 10.00 A.M. This is her first visit to the Department after oath taking as Provincial Minister. Read More...

July 11, 2013
The Population Welfare Department Punjab will be celebrating World Population Day to increase people’s awareness on various population issues such as the importance of family planning, maternal health, gender equality, etc. Read More...

May 4, 2013
Provincial Population Welfare Departments Called on to Draft Their Research Requirement
In a Technical Research Advisory Committee Meeting held on 4th May, The Additional Secretary Planning and Development Division called upon the provinces to draft their individual research requirements Read More...

April 26, 2013
District Population Welfare Officers of Punjab meet Director General PWD
District Population Welfare Officers of Punjab will be meeting the Director General PWD in a scheduled meeting at 10.00 a.m. in the Committee Room, Directorate General Office, Barkat Market, Lahore.

April 17, 2013
Mrs. Saleema Hashmi, Provincial Minister for Population Welfare inaugurates PWD website
Mrs. Saleema Hashmi, Minister for Population Welfare will be inaugurating and launching the PWD website in an official ceremony at 10.00 am. Read More...

April 5, 2013
Provincial Minister for Population Welfare visits PWD Secretariat
The Provincial Minister for Population Welfare Saleema Hashmi said population has become an international issue and concrete steps are necessary to control it. She expressed her views on her visit to the PWD Secretariat located at Garden Town, Lahore on the 4th of April 2013. Secretary Population Welfare Mr. Altaf Ezid Khan briefed her about the activities carried out by the department for population welfare. The Minister further said that it is the need of time to inform and educate about issues due to rapidly growing population and awareness campaigns should be carried out at every level. She further said that NGOs, ulema, teachers and the civil society can play a crucial role in these informative campaigns.