J&K DGP sanctions welfare relief for NOKs of deceased personnel, retired personnel

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SRINAGAR: Director General of Police (DGP) Dilbag Singh has sanctioned welfare relief for 21 retired police personnel and NOKs of seven deceased personnel.

An amount of Rs 5.45 lakh has been sanctioned out of Retired Policemen Welfare Fund to cater their expenses of urgent nature.

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The welfare relief has been sanctioned for the personnel to meet the expenses like self treatment, treatment of spouse or children, liquidate of bank loan and marriage of daughters.

Rs 40,000 each has been sanctioned for treatment of four personnel suffering from life consuming diseases. Four persons have also been given welfare relief of Rs 20,000 each to meet the expenses of their daughters’ marriage or self treatment. Likewise twenty persons who are in distress have been provided a monetary solace to meet their expenses of urgent nature.

PHQ has been working for the welfare of retired police personnel and their families.

“Martyrs/Retired Police Assistance Cells” at all districts and unit level have been constituted to resolve the issues related to the families of police martyrs and retired police personnel. Each Assistance Cell is supervised by a gazetted officer with one non-gazetted officer and two lower subordinates as its members.