With an aim to provide financial succor to the families of the police personnel who attained martyrdom or passed away while in service, the Director General of Police (DGP) Dilbag Singh has sanctioned Rs 1.34 crore as special welfare relief, ex-gratia relief and financial assistance for NoKs of martyred and deceased police personnel and SPOs.
The DGP has sanctioned grant of ex-gratia relief of Rs 38 lakh in favour of dependents and legal heirs of martyr Constable Ghulam Hassan and Special Welfare Relief of Rs 6 lakh has been sanctioned in favour of dependents and legal heirs of martyr SPO Javid Ahmad who attained martyrdom in different terrorist attacks.
DGP also sanctioned financial assistance of Rs 1 lakh each in favour of NoKs of martyr SgCt Gulzar Hussain and Ct Mohd Amin Shah in connection with the marriage ceremonies of their daughters.
Similarly, the special welfare relief of Rs 22 lakh each has been sanctioned in favour of dependents and legal heirs of deceased HC Pawan Kumar, Swami Raj, SgCt Shamim Ahmad and SgCt Sunil Kumar. The deceased personnel passed away due to illness and natural death while in service.
Rupees one lakh each has already been paid to NoKs of these martyred and deceased police personnel for performing last rites through their concerned units. The special welfare relief is sanctioned out of Contributory Police Welfare Funds.