DGP sanctions meritorious scholarship, edu expenses reimbursement of over Rs 20 lakh

Jammu: To reimburse the educational expenses of wards of slain J&K Police personnel, Director General of Police J&K Dilbag Singh sanctioned Rs 15.11 lakh in favour of 35 wards of Police martyrs. He also sanctioned scholarship amounting Rs 5.15 lakh in favour of 103 wards of serving/retired police personnel.
“The reimbursement of educational expenses included expenses of wards of martyrs on tuition fee, transportation charges, books/stationery and uniforms for the academic session 2019-20, 2020-21 & 2021-22,” police said in a statement.
“DGP, while encouraging and appreciating the hard work of the wards of Police personnel who have excelled in class 10th annual examination during the academic session 2021-2022, sanctioned Rs 4.88 lakh in favour of 100 meritorious wards of serving Police personnel. Among these Rs 6000 each have been sanctioned in favour of forty-four wards who have secured 90% and above marks and Rs 4000 each have been sanctioned in favour of 56 wards who have secured 80% and above marks. Besides he also sanctioned scholarship in favour of 03 wards of retired police personnel who have secured more than 80% marks in the annual examination of class 12th and in Post-graduation examinations,” it said, adding that the amount has been sanctioned out of the Central Police Welfare Fund.

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