Scholarship for children of J-K police who died on duty

PTI
Srinagar, Publish Date: Oct 21 2017 12:15AM | Updated Date: Oct 21 2017 12:15AM
Scholarship for children of J-K police who died on duty

The Jammu and Kashmir Police today sanctioned scholarships for the children of 24 police personnel who laid down their lives in the line of duty.

"Director General of Police S P Vaid has sanctioned scholarship for 38 wards of 24 deceased police personnel," a police spokesman said.

The spokesman did not give the period when the police personnel died.

He said a scholarship of Rs 1.13 lakh has been granted out of the Central Police Welfare Fund for the academic year 2016-17.

"The wards of the deceased police personnel include 17 students of primary and middle classes and 21 students of high school and under-graduate level," he added. 

Each ward will get nearly Rs 3,000 per annum, he said. PTI