DGP sanctions Special Welfare Relief

Excelsior Correspondent

JAMMU, Mar 12: With an aim to provide financial assistance to the families of the Police personnel who have passed away while in service, the Director General of Police (DGP) Dilbag Singh has sanctioned Rs 1 crore as Special Welfare Relief for NoKs of such deceased police personnel and SPOs.
The Special Welfare Relief of Rs 22 lakh each has been sanctioned in favour of dependents/legal heirs of deceased police personnel SI Balbir Singh, ASI Mushtaq Hussain, HC Fayaz Ahmad and follower Satiesh Kumar. The deceased personnel have passed away due to illness and natural death while in service. Rupees one lakh each was already paid to NoKs of these deceased police personnel for performing last rites through their concerned units. The Special Welfare Relief is sanctioned out of Contributory Police Welfare Funds.
Besides, the DGP also sanctioned Rs 6 lakh each in favour of NoKs of deceased SPOs Omkar Nath and Shakeel Ahmad Rather who passed away during their engagement with the department due to illness. Rupees 50 thousand has been already paid to NoKs of the deceased SPOs for performing their last rites as immediate relief.