Srinagar, Oct 25 :Director General of police (DGP) Dilbag Singh has sanctioned meritorious scholarships of over Rs 16.11 lakh in favour of 242 wards of serving police personnel.
According to a police spokesman, the scholarships have been sanctioned to encourage and appreciate the hard work of the wards of police personnel who have excelled in class 12th annual examination during the academic session 2020-2021.
“Vide order number 33247 of 2021 issued by PHQ the DGP has sanctioned Rs 7000 each in favour of 133 students who have secured more than 90 percent marks. Rs 6000 each has been sanctioned in favour of 109 students who have secured 80 percent and above marks in the Annual Examination of class 12th during the academic session of 2020-21.The amount has been sanctioned out of Central Police Welfare Fund,” the spokesman said.
During the current year till date over Rs 1.44 crore have been sanctioned in favour of 2362 wards of Police personnel who have achieved above 80 percent marks in the annual examination of class 10th, 12th and graduation for the academic of session 2020-21.
Police Headquarters has been sanctioning scholarships, rewards, for wards of martyred and serving/retired Police personnel under different schemes to boost their morale, a police spokesman said in a statement.