SRINAGR, OCT 26: Director General of Police, Dr. S.P Vaid has sanctioned meritorious scholarship of Rs. 5.43 lakh in favour of 181 wards of serving police personnel, who have secured above seventy five per cent marks in the annual examination of class 8th and 9th during the academic session 2016-17.
The scholarship has been sanctioned out of Central Police Welfare Fund. The contributory Fund has been created to encourage and boost the talented school going children of police personnel. Those who have been graned scholarship include 91 girl wards. The students, who have been provided Rs.3000 each, include 84 wards of 8th class and 97 wards of class 9th.
DGP has also sanctioned scholarship of Rs.3.12 Lakh for 37 wards of police martyrs, who have sacrificed their lives, while fighting militancy in the state. The scholarship has been sanctioned out of Central Police Education Fund for the academic year 2016-17.