Srinagar, Sep 25 : Director General of Police (DGP) Dilbag Singh Saturday sanctioned welfare relief and financial assistance of Rs 80.5 lakh.
According to a statement issued to the news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO), a police spokesman said that welfare relief has also been granted in favour of five NoKs of deceased Police personnel/SPOs.
He also sanctioned welfare loan of rupees of over 12 lakh in favour of seven Police personnel to meet the expenses in connection with their treatment.
Vide various orders welfare relief of Rs 70 lakh has been sanctioned in favour of NoKs of three Police personnel and two SPOs. This amount includes rupees 20 lakh each in favour of NoKs of deceased Police personnel and rupees five lakh each in favour of NoKs of deceased SPOs.
Rs one lakh each for police personnel and rupees fifty thousand each for SPOs out of this relief was given as advance for performing the last rites of the deceased, the statement said.
Supporting the families of slain by providing financial assistance in connection with their different requirements Rs 50 thousand each has been sanctioned in favour of dependents of three slain.
Similarly, Rs 12.75 lakh has been sanctioned as welfare loan and relief in favour of seven police personnel to meet the expenses in connection with their self treatment. The loan amount ranges from rupees one lakh to Rs three lakh.
The amount sanctioned was provided out of the Central Police Welfare Fund.
Police headquarters under different welfare schemes is providing welfare relief/loan, financial assistance to all the ranks of Jammu and Kashmir Police including the wards of slain/deceased police personnel and SPOs—(KNO)