JAMMU, Feb 15: Continuing with its endeavour to provide financial assistance to the families of the police personnel and SPOs who have passed away while in service, the Director-General of Police (DGP) Dilbag Singh has sanctioned Rs 2.04 crore as special welfare relief for NoKs of martyr, deceased police personnel and SPOs.
The DGP sanctioned Rs 22 lakh each out of Contributory Police Welfare Fund as special welfare relief in favour of dependents and legal heirs of martyrs HC Ali Mohammad Ganie, SgCt Mohammad Sultan and Constable Fayaz Ahmad who attained martyrdom in terror attacks.
The special welfare relief of Rs 22 lakh each out of Contributory Welfare Fund has also been sanctioned in favour of dependents and legal heirs of deceased Deputy Superintendent of Police Ajay Kumar Sharma, ASI Farooq Ahmad, HC Ayoub Hussain, HC Shabir Ahmad, SgCt Rohit Kumar and Follower Mohammad Altaf who passed away due to illness or natural death while in service.
The DGP also sanctioned Rs 6 lakh as special welfare relief in favour of NoKs of deceased SPO Subash Chander who passed away during the course of his engagement in the department.
Rupees one lakh each for NoKs of deceased/martyred police personnel and Rs 50,000 for NoKs of SPO has already been paid as immediate relief for their last rites through their concerned districts and units.