DGP sanctions Rs 93 lakhs as retirement gift
Srinagar: Director General of Police (DGP), Dilbag Singh has sanctioned retirement gift of Rs 93 Lakh in favour of ninety three Police personnel of J&K Police who are retired from their services on Wednesday and those who opted for voluntary retirement from the department.
The police spokesman in a statement said that the sanction was issued vide PHQ J&K order No.2985 in favour of one gazetted officer, sixty two non gazetted, twenty two lower subordinates and eight followers.
“The personnel belong to different units and wings of the department,” the statement reads.
Retirement gift of Rs one lakh each was sanctioned to police personnel from the Contributory Police Welfare Fund at the time of his or her retirement.
“The gift serves as a token of appreciation for his/her services rendered to the department,” it reads.
As a gesture of welfare, Police Headquarters (PHQ) has sanctioned rupees 12.2 crore retirement gift in favour of 1202 police personnel this year so far.
DGP in his message has wished the retirees a healthy post retirement life.
“These officers/officials have witnessed the J&K Police force growing from strength to strength and today they must be proud of the fact that they remained part of the force which is one of the most acknowledged and appreciated police forces of the country,” DGP in a statement said.