Welfare relief for NOKs of deceased, retired personnel sanctioned

SRINAGAR: Director General of Police Dilbag Singh has sanctioned welfare relief for 21 retired police personnel and NOKs of seven deceased personnel. An amount of rupees 5.45 lakh has been sanctioned out of Retired Policemen Welfare Fund to cater to their expenses of urgent nature.

As per the PHQ order issued on June 27, 2019, welfare relief has been sanctioned for the personnel to meet the expenses like self treatment, treatment of spouse or children, liquidate of bank loan and marriage of daughters.

“Rupees forty thousand each has been sanctioned for treatment of four personnel suffering from life consuming diseases. Four persons have also been given welfare relief of rupees twenty thousand each to meet the expenses of their daughters’ marriage or self-treatment. Likewise, twenty persons who are in distress have been provided a monetary solace to meet their expenses of urgent nature,” a police statement said.

PHQ said it has been working for the welfare of retired police personnel and their families.

‘Martyrs/Retired Police Assistance Cell’ at all districts and unit level has been constituted to resolve the issues related to the families of slain policemen 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.