Jammu, March 14: Director General of Police (DGP), Dr. S. P. Vaid today said that Jammu and Kashmir Police has faced all odds to fight terrorism and has succeeded to maintain rule of law in the State after giving supreme sacrifices.
He said this while sanctioning scholarships for the martyr’s wards studying in different classes in Police Public School Jammu. He said that violence has badly affected the living of the families of Police martyrs especially the children and that it’s responsibility of Police to provide a succor to the children in their schooling.
Vaid said that the martyrs sacrificed their precious lives in the line of duty to safeguard integrity of the Nation and hence it is responsibility of Police family to assist the families of these martyrs, who have been affected by the violence in the State.
DGP disclosed that the financial assistance to children has been provided out of Central Police Education Fund to meet the expenses on purchase of books, stationery and uniform items.
He said that various welfare initiatives have been taken to extend a helping hand in the form of financial assistance to the families of martyrs. HE said Scholarships are provided to their wards so that they could continue their studies and excel in different fields of life, besides, free education is provided to them in Police Public Schools with free hospital facilities at Srinagar and Jammu.
The beneficiaries include Mohammad Quadir, Sabia Bano, Saqib Ahmad, Vashika Jamwa, Mohammad Muneer, Aqib Ahmad, Anshveer Singh, Aditya Jamwal, Saraswati Devi, Abdul Shami, Palvinder Kour, Mohammad Kabi, Asad Mehmood, Azhar Mehmood, Asha Devi, Nikhil Singh, Avneet Kour, Rounet Kour and Jaskaran Singh.
Dr. Vaid also sanctioned special reward of Rs.10, 000 in favour of seven wards of serving police personnel for qualifying competitive examinations conducted by BOPEE during the year 2016. These beneficiaries include Talveen Kour Sudan, Junaid Ibrahim, Janvi Jasrotia, Farsheena Manzoor, Shehla Nazir, Diksha Bhat and Menakshi.