Srinagar, Jul 4: Director General of Police (DGP) of Jammu and Kashmir police Dilbagh Singh has sanctioned Rs 28 lakh relief and loan in favour of personnel of the Jammu and Kashmir police, a police spokesman said here on Thursday afternoon.
He said Jammu and Kashmir Police organisation, under the guidance of senior officers, has from time to time taken various welfare measures within the organisation and with the help of Central and state governments to provide more welfare measures to police personnel.
As part of these efforts and to give financial assistance to meet the urgent needs of police personnel, Police Headquarters has sanctioned welfare loan and relief in favour of Police personnel, who are in need of assistance.
By this order DGP Singh sanctioned welfare loan and relief of Rs 28,15,000 in favour of 27 personnel of J&K police to compensate for the unavoidable expenses for self-treatment and treatment of their dependents. Welfare relief has also been granted in favour of six needy personnel. The amount has been sanctioned out of Central Police Welfare Fund.
He said Rs 6.70 lakh have been provided for self treatment to nine personnel suffering from different life-threatening ailments as loan and relief. Similarly, 18 personnel have been provided loan and relief of Rs 21.45 lakh for the treatment of their dependents, suffering from such diseases.
Welfare loan and relief are sanctioned in favour of J&K police personnel to meet the expenses of different natures including self-treatment, treatment of dependents, education of wards, self-marriage and marriage of wards, circumcision of son or 'yognopavit' of a son. The loan given without any interest to the Police personnel is refundable and will be recovered in monthly instalments from their salaries.
Recently, PHQ sanctioned welfare loan and relief of over Rs 29 lakh in favour of 40 police personnel for their treatment or treatment of dependents suffering from different diseases. Such welfare loan/relief is also sanctioned in favour of SPOs in need out of SPOs Contributory Fund and Police Pariwar Fund. (UNI)