Retired police personnel highlight demands

Excelsior Correspondent
RAJOURI, Nov 6: The district body of Retired Police Personnel Forum (RPPF) today highlighted their demands in a meeting held here today under the chairmanship of its president, Om Parkash Sharma.
The meeting, which was attended by a large number of retired police personnel, raised the demand of one rank one pension for the retired police personnel on the lines of Army. Besides, the speakers demanded the release of arrears of 7th Pay Commission with effect from January 1, 2016.
The other demands highlighted by the forum were enhancement of medical allowance from Rs 300 to 1000 per month, financial assistance from the Police Welfare Fund in favour of retired police personnel at the time of marriages of their daughters and sanctioned of an amount of Rs 50,000 to the next of kin of the retired police personnel at the time of his death for performing last rites.
Moreover, the Forum stressed upon the Government to give 15% reservation quota in the police recruitment to the wards of police personnel and provision of free treatment to family members of retired police personnel.