Srinagar: With an aim to provide financial succour to the families of those Police personnel who have passed away while in service, the Director General of Police Dilbag Singh has sanctioned rupees 1.45 Cr as Special Welfare Relief for NoKs of martyred/deceased Police personnel and also to the NoKs of SPOs who expired while in service.
The special welfare relief of rupees 20 lakh each has been sanctioned in favour of dependents/legal heirs of deceased police officers/personnel Dy. Director Prosecution (DDP) Parshotam Lal and Nursing Orderly Farooq Ahmad Shah, who expired due to illness while in service. HC Mulk Raj and SgCt Rashpaul expired in a road accident and Cts Waseem Ahmad and Showkat Ahmad attained martyrdom in a terrorist attack.
Rs 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 the Contributory Police Welfare Fund.
Besides, special relief of rupees five lakh each has been sanctioned in favour of dependents/legal heirs of deceased SPO’s Kulbushan Kumar, Mohd Imran, Naresh Kumar, Mehmooda Akhter and Shakeel Hussain who expired during the course of their engagement in the department.
Rupees 50,000 each have been already paid to the families/ NoKs of these SPOs for performing the last rites as immediate relief by the PHQ through their concerned units. The financial assistance has been given out of the Contributory Welfare Fund of SPOs.
Police headquarters under different welfare schemes is providing financial assistance to all the ranks of Jammu and Kashmir Police including the wards of martyr police personnel and wards of martyr SPOs.