The Director General of Police (DGP) Dilbag Singh has sanctioned over Rs 3.24 crore welfare loan and relief in favour of 275 personnel to meet their financial needs. The welfare amount has been sanctioned out of Central Police Welfare Fund.
Welfare loan of Rs 57 lakh has been sanctioned in favour of 41 police personnel for their self-treatment or treatment of their dependents. Rupees one lakh each has been sanctioned in favour of 140 police personnel while and Rs 1.50 lakh each has been sanctioned in favour of 63 police personnel to meet the expenses of their own marriage, or marriage of their wards.
Similarly, 17 police personnel have been provided a welfare loan of Rs 1.5 lakh each for higher and professional education of their wards, while as Rs 1 lakh has been sanctioned in favour of one police personnel for the technical education of his son. Rupees 50,000 has been sanctioned in favour of one police personel for performing circumcision of his ward.
Rupees 3.80 lakh as welfare relief has been also sanctioned in favour of 11 police personnel for meeting their medical exigency.
The welfare loan sanctioned to the Police personnel is refundable and is recovered in monthly instalment from their salaries without any interest. However, the welfare relief provided is non-refundable.