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KNZ NEWS DESK
SRINAGAR, JULY 22 : For the Police personnel who served the Jammu and Kashmir Police organization for years before they retired and also for those Police personnel who lost their lives while serving the department, Police Headquarters under the able guidance of Senior Police Officers has from time to time taken many welfare measures to provide a helping hand to their families.
Continuing with that endeavour Shri Dilbag Singh, DGP, J&K has today sanctioned welfare relief for 29 retired police personnel and Next of Kins (NoKs) of 11 deceased personnel. An amount of rupees 4.84 lakh has been sanctioned out of Retired Policemen Welfare Fund in their favour.
As per the PHQ order, welfare relief has been sanctioned for the personnel/NOKs of deceased personnel to meet the expenses like self treatment, treatment of spouse or children, repairs of house and marriage of daughters etc.
Rupees three lakh sixteen thousand has been sanctioned in favour of twenty five retired Police personnel/NOKs of deceased Police personnel for self treatment/ treatment of dependents suffering from different kind of diseases. Rupees one lakh thirty three thousand have also been sanctioned in favour of twelve families to meet the expenses of their daughters’ marriage. Likewise three persons who are in distress have been provided monetary help to meet their expenses of urgent nature.
PHQ has been working for the welfare of retired police personnel and their families. “Martyrs/Retired Police Assistance Cells” have been constituted at all districts and unit levels to resolve the issues related to the families of police martyrs and retired police personnel. Each Assistance Cell is supervised by a gazetted officer with one non-gazetted officer and two lower subordinates as its members.