DGP sanctions Rs 1.96 crore as special welfare, ex-gratia Relief
Jammu: : Director General of Police, J&K, Dilbag Singh has sanctioned rupees 1.96 crore as Special Welfare/ex-gratia Relief for NoKs of martyr, deceased Police personnel/ SPOs, said a police spokesperson.
“The DGP has sanctioned rupees 38 lakh as ex-gratia relief in favour of dependents/legal heirs of martyr constable Nisar Ahmad Wagay who attained martyrdom in a terrorist attack, in consequence of due performance of official duty,” the spokesperson said.
“The special welfare relief of rupees 22 lakh each has been sanctioned in favour of dependents/legal heirs of deceased Police personnel HCs Iftikhar Ahmad and Zakir Hussain, SgCts Haqumat Raj and Nareen Thakur, Followers Shabir Ahmad and Jia Lal. While as rupees 20 lakh has been sanctioned in favour of dependents/legal heirs of deceased SgCt Rashpal Kumar. These personnel have passed away due to illness/ natural death while in service,” he said.
“Rupees one lakh each has been already paid to NoKs of deceased Police personnel through their concerned units for performing their last rites. The Special Welfare Relief is sanctioned out of the Contributory Police Welfare Fund,” the spokesperson said.
“The DGP has also sanctioned rupees 6 lakh as Special Welfare Relief in favour of NoKs of deceased SPO Reyaz Ahmed who passed away during the course of his engagement in the department. Rupees 50 thousand has been already paid to his family for performing the last rites. The Special Welfare Relief is sanctioned out of the Contributory Welfare Fund of SPOs,” he added.
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