Srinagar: Director General J&K Police Dilbag Singh has sanctioned meritorious scholarship of Rs 4.72 lakh in favour of wards of serving police personnel and scholarship of over rupees 76 thousands in favour of wards of slain SPOs.
According to a police statement issued on Monday police said that the meritorious scholarship has been sanctioned in favour of 94 wards for their performance in the annual examination of class 10th during the academic session 2021-22. The scholarship has been granted out of the Central Police Welfare Fund through an order issued on Monday from Police headquarters.
The scholarship of Rupees six thousand each has been granted in favour of 49 wards for securing above 90% marks and rupees four thousand each has been sanctioned in favour of 45 wards who have secured 80% and above marks in the annual examination of class 10th.
The DGP has also sanctioned a scholarship of Rupees 76500 in favour of ten wards of martyred SPOs who have laid down their lives in the line of duty. The scholarship has been sanctioned for the wards studying in different classes from nursery to graduation for the academic session 2021-22 out of the Police Pariwar Fund.
Police Headquarters has been sanctioning scholarships, rewards, welfare loan/ relief for police personnel, wards of slain , serving, and retired Police personnel under different schemes to boost the morale of their wards and to help them in times of need.