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DGP sanctions Rs 82 lakh Special Welfare Relief, ex-gratia

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Jammu: Continuing with its endeavour to provide financial assistance to the families/NoKs of the martyred/deceased Police personnel, the Director General of Police, J&K, Dilbag Singh has sanctioned rupees 38 lakh ex-gratia relief in favour of dependents/legal heirs of a martyr Police official and also sanctioned rupees 44 lakh as Special Welfare Relief in favour of NoKs of two deceased Police personnel, said a police spokesperson.

“Vide order No. 272 of 2022, DGP has sanctioned Rupees 38 lakh as ex-gratia relief in favour of NoKs of Ct Ashfaq Ahmad who attained martyrdom in 2020,” the spokesperson said.

“Vide another order of PHQ the Special Welfare Relief of rupees 22 lakh each has been sanctioned in favour of dependents/legal heirs of deceased Police personnel SgCt. Pawan Kumar and SgCt. Manohar Singh who passed away due to illness while in service,” he said.

“Out of this amount (Special Welfare relief) rupees one lakh each has already been paid to the families/NoKs for performing the last rites as immediate relief by the PHQ through their concerned Units/Districts,” the spokesperson said.

“The financial assistance has been given out of the Contributory Police Welfare Fund. It is pertinent to mention here that Police Headquarters is running many schemes for the welfare of its personnel and their families. There are also schemes for the wards of Police personnel and SPOs. Besides, there are schemes for the NoKs of martyrs, their wards and also for the retired Police personnel and their spouses,” he added.

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