Jammu 14 May: In order to provide help to the families of the Police personnel who have passed away in harness the Director General of Police Dilbag Singh has sanctioned rupees 76 lakh as Special Welfare Relief in favour of dependents/legal heirs of four such deceased Police personnel.
The special welfare relief of rupees 19 lakh each has been sanctioned in favour of dependents/legal heirs of four deceased Police personnel SI Subash Chander, Sgct Bhabishan Raj, Constable Raj Singh and Follower Suresh Kumar who expired during service due to health related issues.
Rupees one lakh each was already paid to the deceased family for performing the last rites as immediate relief by the concerned units. The financial assistance has been given out of Contributory Police Welfare Fund.
Meanwhile the DGP has also sanctioned meritorious scholarship of rupees forty-eight thousand with an aim to promote the merit and instill a spirit of competition in favour of ten wards of serving SPOs for securing 80% and above marks in the annual examination of Class 10th & 12th during the academic session. The amount has been sanctioned out of Police Pariwar Fund.
The scholarship of rupees six thousand each has been granted in favour of Sumeet Bhagat (class 10th), Ashish Parihar, Faizan Ahmad Shah and Quratul Umaid all students of class 12th for securing 90% and above marks. Rupees four thousand each has been granted in favour of Asrar Ahmad Ganie, Jhonit Singh, Aabiru Mashooqa, Ifla Tariq, Aiman Nabi and Nidash Ahmad Bhat for securing 80% and above marks in class 10th.
Police headquarters has launched many schemes for the welfare of its personnel and their families. There are also schemes for the wards of Police personnel and SPOs. Besides, there are schemes for the NoKs of martyrs, their wards as also for the retired Police personnel and their spouses.