Govt hikes SPOs’ honorarium

Excelsior Correspondent
SRINAGAR, Aug 2: The Union Ministry of Home Affairs today approved the proposal of State Government to enhance the monthly honorarium of Special Police Officers (SPOs) of Jammu and Kashmir Police.
As per the MHA communication, the SPOs who have less than three years of service would now be paid a monthly remuneration of Rs 6,000, while those who have completed three years of service would get Rs 9,000 per month.
The SPOs who have completed five and 10 years of service would be paid Rs 12,000 and Rs 15,000 per month respectively.
Those who have completed 15 years of service would now be paid Rs 18,000 per month.
It said the new scales of remuneration would come into force with immediate effect.