Continuing with an aim to provide welfare measures for Police personnel and to provide financial assistance to meet their urgent needs, the Director General of Police, J&K Shri Dilbag Singh has sanctioned over Rupees 3.74 crore of welfare loan/relief in favour of 317 serving officers and personnel of J&K Police vide PHQ Order No. 2815 of 2022. Under this order, Welfare loan of Rupees 54 lakh has been sanctioned in favour of 43 personnel to meet the expenses of self-treatment or for the treatment of their dependents.
The amount sanctioned for the medical treatment ranges from rupees one lakh to rupees three lakhs. Besides, welfare relief of rupees 1.60 lakh in favour of nine Police personnel has also been sanctioned. Welfare loan ranging from rupees one lakh to rupees 1.50 lakh each has been sanctioned in favour of 251 personnel for the purpose of their own marriage, or for marriage of their wards. Similarly, welfare loan of rupees 23 lakhs has been sanctioned in favour of 16 Police personnel for pursuing higher education of their wards and rupees 50 thousands each has been sanctioned in favour of 07 Police personnel for circumcision of their wards. The welfare loan sanctioned to the Police personnel is refundable and is recovered in monthly installments from their salaries without any interest; however welfare relief sanctioned is non-refundable. The welfare loan/relief has been sanctioned out of the Central Police Welfare Fund.
Police headquarters under different welfare schemes is providing financial assistance to all the ranks serving/retired of Jammu and Kashmir Police and to serving SPOs. Financial support to the families & wards of Martyr Police personnel and wards of martyr SPOs is also taken care of by the Police Headquarters.