SRINAGAR, AUGUST 12: The Director General of Police (DGP), Mr. K. Rajendra Kumar, today sanctioned scholarships over Rs. 4 lacs in favour of 128 wards of serving personnel, who have secured distinctions in annual examinations and wards of police martyrs, who have saved the precarious lives and property of the people in the State. The scholarships have been sanctioned for the academic year (2014-15).
Announcing the scholarships, Mr. Rajendra has stressed upon the wards to get modern education and perform excellent in different examinations. He said that the Jammu and Kashmir Police Organization is providing assistance to the wards to boost their morale so that they could continue their studies and excel in future examinations.
Giving details, the DGP said that the beneficiaries include 103 meritorious wards of serving police personnel, who have secured 75 per cent marks or above upto the 12th classes and 25 wards of deceased police personnel. He said that the students are studying in different schools across the state and the Organization has been providing scholarships to the wards of serving and deceased police personnel to encourage them and refine their talent in future studies. He said such scholarships are given to the students from class 8th up to P.G. level and professional courses. Free coaching is also provided to such wards enabling them to compete at different levels to reshape their career.
The DGP said that in the modern age responsibilities of parents have doubled and they have to pay proper attention towards their wards from the very initial stage. He said that the parents have to make their wards able to face the challenges in the modern times and make their future bright. He said that quality education has assumed more importance in the present days and every child has to perform better and shape his future.
Mr. Rajendra said that the Jammu and Kashmir Police Parivar would always giving priority towards the quality education of martyrs wards whose parents have sacrificed their lives for the integrity of the State and it is due to their supreme sacrifices, we have succeeded in bringing peace and normalcy in the State. He said that the martyrs laid down their present for our future and it is prime duty of Police Organization to take care of their wards. The department has realized its responsibility and has been assisting these wards under various welfare schemes to lead a prosperous life.