DGP sanctions welfare loan of over Rs 1.14 Cr
JAMMU: In order to extend more and more welfare measures for police personnel and to provide financial assistance to meet their urgent needs, the Director General of Police Dilbag Singh sanctioned over Rs 1.14 crore of welfare loan and relief in favor of 100 officers and personnel of J&K Police. This was vide Police headquarters order number 1326 of 2023 and under this order, Rs 73 lakh have been sanctioned in favour of 70 personnel to meet the medical expenses for self-treatment or treatment of their dependents. Another Rs 29 lakh have been sanctioned in favour of 26 personnel for the purpose of their own marriage, and the marriage of their son and daughters. Three personnel have been provided Rs 5.5 lakh as welfare loan for “higher/professional education of their wards.” Further, welfare relief of over Rs 7 lakh has been also sanctioned in favour of 38 police personnel. The welfare loan sanctioned to the Police personnel is refundable and is recovered in monthly installments from their salaries without any interest while welfare relief is non-refundable. The amount has been sanctioned out of the Central Police Welfare Fund.