With an aim to provide financial succour to the families of the police personnel and SPOs who have attained martyrdom or have passed away while in service, the Director General of Police (DGP) Dilbag Singh has sanctioned special welfare relief of over Rs 2.38 crore and ex-gratia relief of Rs 55.50 lakh for legal heirs of martyred and deceased police personnel and SPOs.
He has also sanctioned financial assistance of rupees one lakh for the marriage ceremony of a martyr’s daughter.
An ex-gratia relief of Rs 38 lakh has been sanctioned in favour of dependents/legal heirs of Martyr ASI Mohammad Ashraf Dar and Rs 17.50 lakh in favour of dependents/legal heirs of martyr SPO Zubair Ahmad Shah.
The special welfare relief of Rs 22 lakh each has been sanctioned in favour of dependents / legal heirs of deceased police personnel ASI Bodh Raj, ASI (Tel) Sanjay Razdan, HCs Dilshada Akhtar, Randhir Singh, Naresh Kumar, Kuldeep Singh and Raj Wali Mir, SgCts Ricpal Singh, Raj Kumar, Jammu Links News and Saleem Ahmad. These deceased personnel have passed away due to illness/natural death while in service.
Rupees one lakh each has already been paid to NoKs of these deceased police personnel through their concerned units for performing last rites. The special welfare relief is sanctioned out of Contributory Police Welfare Funds.
Special welfare relief of Rs 6 lakh each has been sanctioned in favour of NoKs of deceased SPOs Javid Ahmad Kumar, Mohammad Ramzan Hajam and Mushtaq Ahmad who have passed away during the course of their engagement in the department.
Rupees 50,000 each has already been paid to their families for performing last rites. The relief amount is sanctioned out of the Contributory Welfare Fund of SPOs.
Besides, the DGP has also sanctioned Rs 1 lakh as financial assistance in favour of NOKs of martyred ASI to defray the expenses in connection with the marriage ceremony of his daughter.