Jammu and Kashmir News
SRINAGAR, July 08: The Jammu and Kashmir Police, in its 12th Central Police Welfare Meeting, unanimously decided to revise various welfare schemes for its personnel including enhancement in welfare relief for personnel, who may die while in service.
The relief would be granted out of Contributory Police Welfare Fund (CPWF) at the enhanced rates, applicable to all ranks of the force contributing towards the Fund on monthly basis.
The meeting was held under the chairmanship of Director General of Police (DGP), Mr. K. Rajendra Kumar at Police Headquarters (PHQ) here today. Attended by more than 300 participants, representing all units and ranks of the force, the meeting reviewed and discussed the existing welfare schemes and decided various revolutionary new schemes for the welfare of the police personnel and their families.
After thread bare discussions, the meeting decided to enhance quantum of special welfare relief for the next of kins (NOKs) of deceased personnel, who may die while in service, from the existing scale of Rs. 10. Lacs to 12 lacs. The relief would be granted out of CPWF and competence of different level committees to grant welfare loans and relief was also enhanced by the meeting unanimously. A high level committee was constituted to examine ways and means and introduce a housing loan scheme for the police personnel. Free accommodation at capital cities for the police wards of far-flung areas, doing coaching for professional entrance tests, was also decided in the meeting.
In order to enhance the capabilities of the Police Public Schools at range level also, building infrastructure would be enhanced, besides ensuring quality education, inviting more public participation in the schools. Hostel facilities for the wards of martyrs in police public schools would also be enhanced, the meeting decided.
Later, DGP announcing the decisions said that the details would be circulated through the print media for publicity among all members of police parivar, deployed in different corners of the State.
Besides a large number of representatives from all over the State, the meeting was attended by ADsGP, SP Vaid, Navin Aggerwal, SM Sahai and L Mohanti, IsGP, Dr. B Srinivas, HK Lohia, SJM Gillani, AG Mir, MS Salaria, Sunil Sharma, MA Khan, Mukesh Singh, Sunil Kumar, Danish Rana, SL Sharma, Jagjit Kumar, MA Ganai and JP Singh, DIsGP, Alok Kumar, GH Bhat and Hilal Ahmed, AIsGP (PHQ), Sheikh Junaid Mehmood, Rajeshwar Singh, Tahir Sajjad, Kulbir Singh and Sheikh Zulfikar Azad, CAO (PHQ) Umar Khan, Sr. ADO (PHQ), BA Shah and other police officers.