Jammu: Continuing with its endeavour to provide financial
assistance to the families of the police personnel who have passed away due
to any illness while in service, the Director-General of Police Dilbag
Singh has sanctioned rupees 1.75 crore as Special Welfare Relief.
A police statement issued on Thursday said “ the special welfare relief of rupees 20 lakh each has been sanctioned in favour of dependents/legal heirs of deceased police personnel Inspector (M) Ramesh Chander Singh, ASI Showkat Ali, HC Bhag Ali, HC Ajeet Singh, SgCt Suresh Kumar, SgCt Ghara Ram, Ct Mushtaq Ahmad and Follower Mehboob Akhter who passed away while in service”.
Stating that out of this amount rupees one lakh each was already paid to the
families/NoKs for performing the last rites as immediate relief by the PHQ
through their concerned units, the police in it’s statement said “the financial assistance has been given out of Contributory Police Welfare Fund”.
The statement also said that DGP has sanctioned rupees 15 lakh also in favour of NoKs of three deceased SPOs. Five lakh each has been sanctioned in favour of families/ legal heirs of deceased SPOs Mohammad Altaf, Mohammad Irfan and Firdous Ahmad whoexpired due to natural death while engaged with the department”.
The police in it’s statement further said that out of this amount, Rs 50 thousand, each was 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 of SPOs”, the police statement reads further.
Police Headquarters is running a bouquet of 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 and also for the retired Police personnel and their