Jammu (The Stellar News) Anil Bhardwaj: Continuing with its endeavour to provide financial assistance to the families of the police personnel/SPOs who have passed away while in service, the Director-General of Police Shri Dilbag Singh has sanctioned over rupees 2.52 crore as Special Welfare Relief for NOKs of martyr, deceased Police personnel/ SPOs.
The special welfare relief of rupees 22 lakh each out of Contributory Welfare Fund has been sanctioned in favour of dependents/legal heirs of deceased Police personnel Inspr. (M) Mohammad Ayoub, ASI Romesh Giri, Narsingdev Singh, Tirath Singh, HC Sham Lal, Ct. Showkat Ahmad and Ct. Shafiq Ahmad who expired due to illness/ natural death while in service. While rupees 20 lakh each has been sanctioned as special welfare relief in favour of dependents legal heirs of NOKs of HC Mohammad Arif, Hamidullah Sheikh and SgCt. Ravi Bhushan who also expired due to illness/ natural death while in service.
To assist the family martyrs, the DGP sanctioned rupees 22 lakh as special welfare relief in favour of dependents/legal heirs of martyr constable Tawseef Ahmad who was injured in a terrorist attack at Batamaloo and later succumbed to his injuries.
DGP, also sanctioned rupees 6 lakh as Special Welfare Relief in favour of NOKs of deceased SPO Nazir Ahmad Ganie and rupees 5 lakh each in favour of deceased SPOs Kalam Din and Nek Raj who expired during the course of their engagement in the department.
Police Headquarters is running many schemes for the welfare of its personnel and their families. There are also schemes for the wards of Police personnel and SPOs. Besides, there are schemes for the NoKs of martyrs, their wards and also for the retired Police personnel and their spouses.