All possible welfare measures for Jawans, officers and SPO’s being ensured: DGP
Srinagar: Director General of Police (DGP), Dilbag Singh said that all possible welfare measures are being ensured to provide relief to the police personnel.
The DGP said this while chairing the 15th Central Police Welfare Committee (CPWC) meeting which was held in the auditorium of Police Headquarters here Friday.
Speaking on the occasion, the DGP complimented the officers and officials of different police units for their positive approach during the meeting and also thanked the unit heads for submitting the proposals which he said would be very beneficial for the JK Police personnel.
He said that Police headquarters is trying its best to provide all possible welfare measures to the Jawans, officers and SPOs and added that sometimes PHQ is going out of way to extend assistance to the personnel in need from its contributory welfare funds.
He said that J&K police is a huge Pariwar and we are in a position to take care of the personnel in need within our own resources, and with the help of government assistance.
He said that that police department is thankful to the UT administration and central government for time to time redressal of J&K Police issues and added that Home Department and MHA has always been very kind in accepting the proposals of J&K police with positive approach.
The DGP said that a Martyrs’ Guest House is being constructed in Police Control Room Kashmir with modern facilities for the Jawans, NGOs and NOKs of martyrs visiting here from different areas of J&K.
He said that Police hospitals are also being upgraded with the specialized facilities to ensure best possible Medicare facilities for the Police Pariwar, and a state of art trauma center is under construction.
He said that J&K police is known for its professionalism and dedication and added that Police Headquarters in order to sharpen the capabilities of our officers and jawans organized special training programmes with NIA. He informed that Police headquarters would be organizing special training programmes for the investigators of J&K Police with NCB in very near future. He said that to enhance the abilities of our jawans, commando courses are being regularly conducted at different training centers.
In his welcome address, the ADGP (Headquarters) PHQ welcomed senior officers and representatives from all units and districts in the meeting. He thanked DGP J&K for encouraging the officers to take more and more welfare measures for Police personnel and added that welfare of Jawnas always remains on utmost priority of DGP J&K.
Giving details of the welfare assistance provided to the J&K Police personnel from last CPWC meeting which was held in June 2019 till date, the ADGP said that Special Welfare Relief of Rupees 72.00 Crore has been paid to NOKs of 374 deceased Police Personnel who died while in service, Ex-gratia relief of Rupees 22.55 Crore has been paid to NOKs of 37 Police Martyrs, Addl. ex-gratia relief of Rupees 3.23 Crore has been paid to NOKs of 46 Police Martyrs, Financial assistance of Rupees 9.40 lakh has been paid to NOKs of 39 Police Martyrs, Financial aid of Rupees 13.50 lakh has been paid to NOKs of 29 Police martyrs in connection with marriage ceremony of their daughters. Besides, Special Relief of Rupees 7.89 Crore has been paid to NOKs of 177 SPOs who died, while in service and Ex-gratia relief of Rupees 1.34 Crore has been paid to NOKs of 10 martyred SPOs.
He said that in addition to this Welfare Loan of Rupees 46.00 Crore has been paid to 4468 Police Personnel for treatment, education of wards and marriage purposes, Welfare relief of Rupees 90.14 lakh has been paid to 564 serving Police personnel in connection with treatment purposes, Retirement gift Rupees 19.50 Crore has been paid to 2653 Police Personnel on their superannuation/ voluntary retirement and Financial Assistance of Rupees 41.00 lakh has been paid to 120 serving SPOs for treatment purposes during this period.
Similarly, Meritorious Scholarships/ DGPs Reward of Rupees has been 1.69 Crore paid to 2960 wards of serving Police Personnel, Scholarship of Rupees 18.00 lakh has been paid to 383 wards of deceased Police Personnel, Scholarship of Rupees 40.65 lakh has been paid to 516 wards of martyred Police Personnel, Scholarship of Rupees 3.13 lakh has been paid to 59 wards of serving SPOs, Scholarship of Rupees 3.44 lakh has been paid to 49 wards of martyred SPOs and free schooling/Hostel facility, books/uniform has been ensured for the wards of Martyred Police Personnel/SPOs at J&K Police Public Schools he added.
DG Prison Dr. B. Srinivas, Spl DG Crime AK Choudhary ADGsP, S. J. M. Gillani, Dr. S. D. Singh Jamwal, T. Namgyal, M. K. Sinha, Sunil Kumar, Danesh Rana, IGsP Garib Dass, Alok Kumar, AIsG of PHQ besides senior officers of the department, representatives from all units and districts of the department participated in the meeting and presented their views and suggestions for the introduction and strengthening of different welfare measures.