Jammu: With an aim to provide financial succour to the families of the police personnel who have passed away while in service, the Director General of Police, J&K, Dilbag Singh has sanctioned rupees 3.48 crore as Special Welfare Relief in favour dependents/legal heirs of deceased Police personnel/SPOs.
“Rupees 55 lakh has also been sanctioned as ex-gratia relief in favour of legal heirs/dependents of a martyred police official and martyred SPO,” police said in a statement. “The DGP has sanctioned Rupees 38 lakh ex-gratia relief in favour of NoK of martyre SgCt Safiullah Qadri and rupees 17 lakh as ex-gratia relief in favour of NoK of martyrs SPO Mohd Tahir Khan who attained martyrdom in different terrorist attacks.”
Vide different orders of PHQ, the DGP has sanctioned Special welfare relief of rupees 22 lakh each in favour of dependents/legal heirs of deceased ASI Krishan Lal, HC Ravinder Singh, HC Manzoor Ahmad, HC Rajnish Khajuria, HC Mehrajud-ud-din, HC Ajit Kumar, HC Ranjeet Singh, HC Balbir Singh, HC Naresh Kumar, SgCt. Imtiyaz Ahmad, Sgct Rattan Paul, SgCt Mohd Quyoom, SgCt Waseem Iqbal, Ct. Liyaqat Ali and Kamal Singh.
The DGP, J&K has also sanctioned rupees 6 lakh each as Special Welfare Relief in favour of dependents/legal heirs of deceased SPOs Mohan Lal, Rajat Choudry and Wali Mohommad. The deceased personnel/SPOs has passed away due to illness/ natural death while in service.
Rupees one lakh each has already been paid to the families of deceased Police personnel for performing their last rites through their concerned units. The Special Welfare Relief is sanctioned out of Contributory Police Welfare Funds.