With an aim to provide financial support to the families of the police personnel who have passed away while in service, the Director-General of Police, Dilbag Singh has sanctioned over Rs 62 lakh as Special Welfare Relief vide different orders of PHQ.
The Special Welfare Relief of Rs 22 lakh each has been sanctioned in favour of dependents/legal heirs of deceased police personnel; SI Mohammad Amin and SI Rajesh Singh, who expired while in service.
Rupees one lakh has been already paid to the NoK of deceased police personnel for performing the last rites as immediate relief by the PHQ through their concerned units. The financial assistance has been given out of the Contributory Police Welfare Fund. Besides this, the DGP has also sanctioned Special Welfare Relief of Rs 6 lakh in favour of deceased SPO Sukhmeet Singh who expired due to illness during the course of his engagement with the department.
The DGP has also sanctioned Rs one lakh as financial assistance in favour of the wife of martyred Constable Madan Lal for the marriage ceremony of her daughter.