DGP sanctions scholarship for wards of slain policemen

Director General of Police Dilbag Singh has sanctioned Rs 2.76 lakh in favour of 41 wards of police personnel who had laid down their lives in violence/militancy related incidents in the State, a statement said.

The scholarship was sanctioned for the academic year 2018-19 out of Central Police Education Fund.

Out of these 41 wards Rs 12,000/ each have been sanctioned in favour of three wards who are pursuing post graduation degrees and 10,000/ each have been sanctioned in favour of twelve wards of martyrs who are studying in higher secondary or pursuing graduation.

Similarly, rupees 6,000/each have been sanctioned in favour of sixteen wards who are studying in middle or secondary classes and rupees 2,400/ each have been sanctioned for ten wards who are studying in primary classes.