DGP sanctions Rs 2.60 cr special relief for NoKs of personnel who died in harness

Director General of Police (DGP) Dilbagh Singh on Saturday sanctioned Rs 2.60 crore as Special Welfare Relief (SWR) in favour of dependents and legal heirs of 13 police personnel who passed away in harness, a police spokesman said here Saturday afternoon.

The DGP has also sanctioned ex-gratia relief in favour of NOKs of CRPF personnel who attained martyrdom in a terror attack in #Anantnag.

The special welfare relief of Rs 20 lakh each has been sanctioned out of Contributory Welfare Fund.

Out of this rupee, one lakh each was already paid to the family members for performing the last rites as immediate relief by the concerned units. PHQ has introduced a number of welfare schemes for the Police #martyrs, serving & retired personnel.

He said in its endeavour to provide financial assistance to the families of the Police personnel who passed away in harness, Mr Singh has sanctioned Rs 2.60 crore as SWR in favour of dependents and legal heirs of 13 such deceased Police personnel.