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DGP sanctions Rs 1.54Cr relief

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Jammu: Director General of Police (DGP) Dilbag Singh on Saturday sanctioned a Special Welfare Relief (SWR) of Rs 1.16 crore in favour six deceased police personnel and SPOs while Rs 38 lakh was released as ex-gratia relief in favour of NoK of a martyr Police official.

The spokesman said the DGP sanctioned Rs 38 lakh as ex-gratia relief   in favour of NoK of martyr constable Fayaz Ahmad who attained martyrdom in a terrorist attack at Bandipora.

He said the SWR of Rs 22 lakh each was sanctioned in favour of legal heirs of deceased police personnel ASI Abdul Rehman, ASI Abdul  Rashid, SgCt. Manjeet Singh, R/Ct Muzamil Hussain, Follower Nadeem Hussain, who passed away while in service due to natural death or different health-related issues.

“Special relief of Rs 6 lakh has also been sanctioned in favour of NoK of deceased SPO Prithvi Devi who passed away due to illness during the course of her engagement with the department,” the spokesman said.

“Out of this amount Rs one lakh each has already been already paid to the families and NoK of deceased personnel for performing the last rites as immediate relief by the PHQ through their concerned units and districts,” he said.

The spokesman said the amount has been given out of the Contributory Police Welfare Fund.

“Police Headquarters is running many schemes for the welfare of its personnel and their families,” he said.


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