Govt enhances honorarium of SPOs

The central government Friday enhanced the monthly honorarium of over 30,000 Special Police Officers (SPOs) serving with regular police in Jammu and Kashmir.

As per an order issued here, the union Home Ministry conceived the proposal sent by the state government.

As per the order, 8,590 SPOs with less than 3 years of service will get Rs 6,000 per month as monthly honorarium, 1,134 SPOs who have completed 3 years of service will get Rs 9,000, 4,436 SPOs who have completed 5 years of service will get Rs 12,000, 5,123 who have completed 10 years of service will get Rs 15,000 and 10,821 SPOs who have completed 15 years of service will get Rs 18,000.