Jammu & Kashmir

DGP Swain sanctions 2.20 crore relief for dependents, legal heirs of 10 deceased cops

Jammu and Kashmir Police. [File Photo]

Jammu: Continuing with its endeavour to provide financial assistance to the families/NoK of the deceased police personnel the Director General of Police R R Swain has sanctioned Rs 2.20 crore as special welfare relief in favour of dependents/legal heirs of 10 deceased police personnel.

He has also sanctioned over Rs1.51 crore welfare loans in favour of 119 serving police personnel to meet their immediate financial needs and Rs2 lakh financial assistance in favour of NoKs of two deceased police officials.

The special welfare relief of R22 lakh each has been sanctioned in favour of dependents/legal heirs of deceased police personnel SI Ab Hamid, ASI Sukh Dev Singh, HC Mohammad Yaseen, HC Ichpaul Sing, HC Mohd Sadeeq, HC kamal Kishore SgCt. Daya Kishan, SgCt Kuldeep Singh, Ct Bilal Ahmad and follower Altaf Hussain who passed away while in service.

Out of this amount (special welfare relief) rupees one lakh each has already been paid to the families/NoK for performing the last rites as immediate relief by the PHQ through their concerned units/districts.

The financial assistance has been given out of the contributory police welfare fund.

Welfare loan of Rs42 lakh has been sanctioned in favour of 42 police personnel for self marriage. While as Rs1.50 lakh each has been sanctioned in favour of 63 police personnel to meet the expenses of the marriage of their sons/daughters. Eleven police personnel have been provided welfare loan of Rs1.5 lakh each for higher/professional education of their wards.

While as Rs1 lakh has been sanctioned in favour of one police personnel for the technical education of his son.

Rs50 thousand each have been sanctioned in favour of two police personnel for circumcision of his ward. The welfare loan sanctioned to the Police personnel is refundable and is recovered in monthly installments from their salaries without any interest.

Besides, the DGP has also sanctioned Rs1 lakh each in favour of NoK of slain constable Mushtaq Ahmad constable Raj Kumar as financial assistance for marriage ceremonies of their daughters.

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 slain, their wards and also for the retired Police personnel and their spouses.

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