Director General of Police Dilbag Singh today granted scholarships of Rs. 9.69 lac in favour of 161 wards of serving police personnel and policemen who have died in the line of duty.. Welfare relief was also sanctioned for sixteen retired police personnel by the DGP, a police spokesman said.
"The 109 wards of serving policemen were granted scholarship for securing eighty per cent and above marks in class 10th during the academic session 2017-2018 and 52 wards of police martyrs studying in different classes were granted scholarships," he said.
The DGP also sanctioned welfare relief of Rs one lac sixty thousand in favour of sixteen retired police personnel who were found in dire need of financial assistance. Besides financial assistance of Rs 15000 was sanctioned for a policeman whose residential house was damaged.
DGP SANCTIONS REWARD FOR 51 POLICEMEN
Meanwhile, Director General of Police, (DGP) Dilbag Singh today rewarded 51 personnel of district Bandipora Police Training School, Manigam. Rs 1000 each has been sanctioned in favour of these personnel for exhibiting excellent weapon drill and turn out while presenting guard of honour to the DGP during his visit to district Banidpora and PTS Manigam, a police spokesman aid.
Thanks Governor's administration
Director General of Police Dilbag Singh on behalf of all ranks of J&K Police has thanked Governor Satya Pal Malik, his Advisors K Vijay Kumar, B B Vyas and Khurshid Ahmed Ganai ,Chief Secretary B V R Subrahmanyam, Principal Secretary Home R.K.Goyal and Principal Secretary to Governor Umang Narula for approving creation of 8531 non-gazetted posts in Jammu and Kashmir Police department.
DGP in his thanks giving message said that this landmark decision will enhance the existing promotional avenues of the Non-Gazetted Cadres of the Police Department and address their long pending demand, besides will also raise their morale.
Its in place to mention here that the State Administrative Council (SAC) which met here today under the chairmanship of Governor, Malik accorded sanction to the creation of 8531 non-gazetted posts in the police department in a phased manner, over a period of 3 years (2018-19 onwards) with the corresponding reduction of 8531 posts of constables.