DGP sanctions welfare relief, financial assistance
Srinagar: In continuation to series of welfare measures for the kin of deceased police personnel and SPOs, Director General of Police (DGP) Dilbag Singh has sanctioned welfare relief and financial assistance of rupees over 67 lakh, a police spokesman said Tuesday.
He said that welfare relief has also been granted in favour of four kins of deceased police personnel/SPOs and financial assistance has been sanctioned in favour of 47 Police personnel/SPOs that have tested positive for COVID-19 during 2nd wave of pandemic.
Vide different orders welfare relief of rupees 65 lakh has been sanctioned in favour of NoKs of one slain and two deceased Police personnel and one SPO. This amount includes rupees 20 lakh each in favour of NoKs of deceased Police personnel and rupees five lakh in favour of NoKs of deceased SPO. Out of this relief rupees one lakh each for police personnel and rupees fifty thousand for SPO was provided as advance for performing the last rites of the deceased.
Similarly rupees 2.35 lakh has been sanctioned as financial assistance to police personnel/SPOs that have tested positive for COVID-19. Rupees five thousand each has been sanctioned out of the Police Pariwar Fund in favour of 47 officials belonging to different units and wings of J&K Police.
Supporting the families of martyrs by providing financial assistance in connection with their different requirements, rupees fifty thousand has been sanctioned in favour of dependents of a martyr.
Police headquarters under different welfare schemes is providing welfare relief/loan, financial assistance to all the ranks of Jammu and Kashmir Police including the wards of martyr/deceased police personnel and SPOs.