Srinagar, July 15: Director General of Police (DGP) Dilbag Singh Monday sanctioned welfare relief and loan of over three crore rupees in favour of 316 police personnel to meet the expenses on their exigencies.
According to a statement issued to KNO, the assistance has been sanctioned out of contributory Central Police Welfare Fund. Loan of rupees one lakh each has been sanctioned in favour of 297 police personnel to meet the expenses of different natures. The loan is recovered in installments from the personnel.
Similarly welfare relief has been sanctioned in favour of nineteen personnel at different rates who have been found in distress. The relief has been provided for their self-treatment or the treatment of their dependents. This monetary assistance is not recovered.
Under this welfare scheme, PHQ during the year 2019, has sanctioned rupees 10.58 crore welfare loan in favour of 1043 police personnel to meet the expenses of different nature. During the first six months of this year welfare relief of rupees 18.3 lakh has been provided to 69 personnel found in distress