Continuing with an aim to provide more and more welfare measures for police personnel and to give financial assistance to meet the urgent needs, Director General of Police, J&K Shri Dilbag Singh sanctioned welfare loan, relief in favour of 345 officers and personnel of J&K Police vide an order issued by PHQ.
Under this order, Rupees over 2.9 crore have been sanctioned in favour of 294 personnel to meet the expenses of their own marriage, and marriage of wards. Rupees 52 lakh have been sanctioned in favour of 37 personnel for self-treatment and treatment of their dependents. Eight police personnel have been provided welfare loan for higher education of their wards. Rupees 2.5 lakh have been sanctioned in favour of five police personnel for circumcision, Akhand Path, Mudan of their wards.
Under this order Rupees over 1.5 Lakh as welfare relief has also been sanctioned in favour of ten personnel. The welfare loan sanctioned to the Police personnel is refundable and is recovered in monthly installments from their salaries without any interest. The amount has been sanctioned out of Central Police Welfare Fund.
Police headquarters under different welfare schemes is providing assistance to all the ranks of Jammu and Kashmir Police including the wards of Martyr police personnel and wards of martyr SPOs. Besides, meritorious scholarship for the brilliant students of in-service police personnel is provided to inculcate spirit of competition among them. More welfare measures are being taken in future to ensure increased help and assistance to the police personnel as also to the wards of martyr policemen.