Srinagar: Continuing with its endeavour to provide help to the NoKs of police personnel killed recently, the Director-General Police Dilbag Singh has sanctioned rupees 4.69 crore as Special Welfare Relief and Ex-gratia Relief in favour of dependents/legal heirs of 21 such slain Police personnel and SPOs and two CRPF men killed in action.
An official statement issued by Police said “The special welfare relief of Rs 20 lakh each has been sanctioned in favour of dependents/legal heirs of slain Police personnel including ASI Babu Ram, SgCt Fayaz Ahmad, Constable Ishfaq Ayoub and Constable Abdul Rashid”.
“Special welfare relief has also been sanctioned in favour of NoKs of those Police personnel who expired while in service due to illness or accidents” the statement reads, adding that “ these include SI Mohammad Ramzan, ASI Abdul Majid, and Ravi Singh, HC Ghulam Mohi-ud-din, Tilak Raj, Shabir Ahmad and Abdul Rashid, SgCt Yeshpal Singh, and Parshotam Lal, Constable Skinder Majeed, Tahir Ahmad and Rajesh Singh, and Follower Abdul Rashid who expired during service due to health-related issues”.
Police in it’s statement further said that Rs 38 lakh each ex-gratia relief has been sanctioned in favour of NoKs of HCs Anoop Singh, and HC Mohammad Amin, Constable Mehraj-ud-din killedin action.
“Rs five lakh each has been sanctioned in favour of NoKs of CRPF personnel HC/GD Kale Sunil of CRPF 182 Bn and HC/GD Kuldeep Kumar Oraon of 118 Bn CRPF killed in action”, the statement reads, adding that “pertinent to mention Rs one lakh each was already paid to the families/NoKs of personnel for performing the last rites as immediate relief by the concerned units. The financial assistance has been given out of Contributory Police Welfare Fund”.
The DGP has also sanctioned rupees five lakh out of Contributory Welfare Fund of SPOs as special relief in favour of NoKs of SPO Suhail Ahmad who died during the course of his engagement in the Police Organization. Out of these rupees, 50,000 have been already paid to the families/NoKs for performing the last rites as immediate relief by the concerned unit.
Police headquarters is running many schemes for the welfare of its personnel and their families. There are also schemes for the wards of Police personnel and SPOs. Besides, there are schemes for the NoKs of martyrs, their wards as also for the retired Police personnel and their spouses.