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DGP thanks Governor for approving hardship allowance

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Impresses upon police personnel to work with more dedication

Jammu, January 14: Director General of Police, Dilbag Singh, on Monday thanked Governor, Satya Pal Malik for enhancing the hardship allowance in favour of Jammu and Kashmir police personnel.

In a statement issued to the press, DGP has also thanked Advisors to Governor, J&K, K.Vijay Kumar, Khurshid Ahmad Ganai, K.K Sharma, Chief Secretary J&K B.V.R Subrahmanyam, Home Secretary R.K. Goyal and Principal Secretary to Government, Finance, Navin Kumar Choudhary for considering the long pending demands of police personnel.

According to the statement, the DGP said that the decision of providing the enhanced hardship allowance will go a long way in boosting the morale of police personnel. He further stated that Governor’s Administration has been very kind in considering favourably different proposals for the welfare and better working conditions of J&K Police.

In today’s SAC meeting, chaired by Governor of the state, the order regarding the enhancement of hardship allowance for the Jammu and Kashmir Policemen has been approved @ 8% to all members of J&K police and @ 10 % for those deployed on extremely high risk jobs.

The DGP said that it has come like a New Year gift for the police force who have been rendering dedicated service to the state under difficult circumstances.

In recent past, many proposals with regard to the welfare of Jammu and Kashmir Police have been decided and implemented by governor’s administration, which included enhancement of Ex-gratia for the NOKs of martyred police personnel and the SPOs; promotional avenues for Non-Gazetted cadre,  implementation  of Non Functional Grade Scheme for the officers and enhancement in remuneration of  SPOs.

DGP while extending his thanks to the government, impressed upon the police personnel to work with more dedication to ensure maintenance of peace and order in the state and to provide better service to the people of Jammu and Kashmir.

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