Retd police personnel submit memorandum to DGP

Excelsior Correspondent

JAMMU, Feb 22: A deputation of All J&K Retired Police NGO and ORS Welfare Forum led by Ajit Singh, chairman, J&K Police (non gazetted) and Pensioners Welfare Association met State DGP and highlighted their pending demands.
During the meeting, the forum held that Government Order No. 229-F of 2014, dated 17-10-2014 was not accepted regarding anomalies since the effect is being given prospective, which means the effect will be given from the date of order. It said that surviving strugglers should be given justice by giving the effect of this order at least from 1996.
The demands submitted in the charter included enhancement in medical allowance to Rs 3000, Medical Superintendents of Police Hospital both in Jammu and Srinagar may be directed to provide life saving medicines to retired police personal and senior citizens may be attended without charge slip of Rs 5.
In Recruitment of police department and professional courses, 15% quota should be reserved for the children and Rs 50000 be sanctioned at the time of marriage of daughter of retired police personal.
All the SSPs, SHOs may be directed to given full respect to the retired personnel as and when they visit the office of SSPs and SHOs. In case of death of retired police personal at least Rs 50000 may be sanctioned for performing the last rites of the decreased. Guard of honour may be given on the same pattern as par defence at the cremation ground.
DGP gave a patient hearing to the issues and assured the deputations that the demands shall be taken up with Government for early consideration.
Those present on the occasion were Mohd Sharif, Mohd Maqsood, Triloki Nath Koul, Hari Singh, Sat Paul Sharma, Romesh Singh, Sukhdev Singh, Tarlok Singh, Karan Singh, Ramneek Singh, Avtar Singh, Sham Sunder, Bhagail Singh, Ranjeet Singh, Krishan Lal Sharma, Ashok Kumar and others.