DGP sanctions special welfare relief, financial assistance

Excelsior Correspondent
SRINAGAR, July 1: With an aim to provide financial succour to the families of the police personnel who have passed away while in service, the Director General of Police (DGP) Dilbag Singh has sanctioned special welfare relief of Rs 44 lakh.
He has also sanctioned financial assistance of rupees one lakh each for the marriage ceremony of martyrs’ daughters and welfare loan of Rs 10 lakh for self treatment of serving Police personnel vide different orders of Police Headquarters.
Special welfare relief of Rs 22 lakh each has been sanctioned in favour of dependents/legal heirs of deceased HC Mohammad Yousuf and HC Ghulam Mohi-ud-din who passed away while in service. These deceased personnel have passed away due to illness/ natural death while in service.
Rupees one lakh each has already been paid to NoKs of these deceased police personnel through their concerned units for performing last rites. The Special Welfare Relief is sanctioned out of Contributory Police Welfare Funds.
The DGP has also sanctioned special welfare loan of Rs 5 lakh each in favour of two police personnel to ease out their urgent financial needs for their self treatment who are suffering from chronic diseases. The welfare loan amount is refundable.
The DGP has also sanctioned Rs 1 lakh each as financial assistance in favour of NoKs of martyrs SI Mohd Azad Shah and HC Nazir Ahmad Khatana to defray the expenses in connection with the marriage ceremonies of their daughters.