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DGP sanctions over Rs. 68 lakh for Welfare measures

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Srinagar: Continuing with its endeavour to provide welfare measures in favour of families of martyrs/deceased Police personnel/SPOs, serving/retired officials, the Director General of Police (DGP) Dilbag Singh has sanctioned over rupees 68 lakh as special welfare relief/loan/financial assistance and scholarships vide different PHQ orders, a police spokesman said Saturday.

The special welfare relief of Rs. 22 lakh each has been sanctioned in favour of NoK of deceased Police personnel HC Sajad Ahmad and HC Tarlok Singh who passed away while in service besides Rs. 06 lakh each has been sanctioned in favour of NoK of deceased SPOs Surjeet Singh and Sham Singh who passed away during his engagement with the department.

Rs. one lakh each and Rs. fifty thousand each has already been paid to the NoK of deceased Police personnel & SPOs respectively for performing their last rites as immediate relief by the PHQ through their concerned units. The financial assistance has been given out of the Contributory Police Welfare Fund & Contributory Welfare Fund of SPOs, he added.

The DGP also sanctioned financial assistance of Rs. one lakh each in respect of NoK of Martyrs HC Jung Bahadur, SPO Mohammad Shabir and SPO Isher Lal in connection with the marriage ceremonies of their daughters. Besides welfare loan/relief of rupees 6.25 lakh has been sanctioned in favor of two Police personnel for the treatment of their dependents.

Meanwhile, the DGP has sanctioned a scholarship of rupees 2.75 lakhs in favor of 23 wards of Police Martyrs for pursuing education for the academic year 2022-23 out of the Central Police Education Fund, the spokesman informed.

He said that as a welfare measure, Police Headquarters has taken many initiatives to ensure increased help and assistance for the welfare of its personnel and their families.


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