Jammu: Director-General of Police Dilbag Singh has sanctioned rupees 1.25 crore as Special Welfare Relief for NoKs of deceased police personnel/ SPOs, Who expire due to illness while in service.
“The special welfare relief of rupees 20 lakh each has been sanctioned in favour of dependents/legal heirs of deceased personnel SI Ghulam Mohammad, HC Mohammad Shabir, HC Ghulam Mohammad, HC Vir Singh, HC Balbir Singh and HC Thakra Singh”, said a police statement issued on Monday, adding that “Out of this amount rupees one lakh each has been already paid to the families/ NoKs for performing the last rites as immediate relief by the PHQ through their concerned units”. The financial assistance has been given out of Contributory Police Welfare Fund, says the police statement.
DGP,according to the statement, also sanctioned rupees 05 lakh in favour of family/ legal heirs of deceased SPO Manzoor Ahmad who expired while he was engaged with the department. “Out of this amount rupees 50 thousands was already paid to the family/NoKs for performing the last rites as immediate relief. The financial assistance has been given out of Contributory Police Welfare Fund of SPOs”, the statement reads further.
‘Police Headquarters is running many schemes for the welfare of its personnel and their families’,reads the statement, adding that ‘there are also schemes for the wards of Police personnel and SPOs. Besides, there are schemes for the NoKs of martyrs, their wards and also for the retired Police personnel and their spouses’.