Srinagar: Director General of Police, K Rajendra Kumar Saturday sanctioned a cash reward of Rs.2.92 lakhs for different ranks of the force in view of their work during the devastating September floods. The decision was taken at a meeting of senior police officers held at Police Headquarters
The police spokesman said that presiding the meeting, Rajendra said, “Devastating floods damaged properties at a large scale in the Valley and some parts of the Jammu Division and our personnel despite losing their personal properties, immediately braced up themselves in their jurisdictions and saved a number of human lives.”
DGP said that the rewards have been sanctioned on the recommendations of the senior field officers and the feedback received from the people of affected areas.
He said, “Police has been focussing on human values and public service. The force, besides its professional duties would keep itself engaged in safeguarding the people, whenever the situation arises. Our personnel have earned a good name in public service, which has been recognized at different levels.”