Srinagar, Jul 24 : Under the newly introduced welfare measures approved in recently held welfare meeting, fourteen SPOs have been provided financial assistance/medical relief today. The amount of rupees 3,04,529 has been sanctioned by the Director General of Police, J&K, Dilbag Singh under PHQ order No. 2858, in their favour.
The amount has been sanctioned to defray the expenses in connection with self-treatment/ treatment of dependents of these SPOs. The Financial assistance/Medical relief varies from the minimum of rupees five thousand to the maximum of rupees one lakh keeping in view the nature of the requirement of these personnel.
Rupees One lakh has been sanctioned to an SPO who along with his son had sustained bullet injuries in a terrorist attack in north Kashmir. Around rupees, eighty-five thousand has been sanctioned in favour of six SPOs for the treatment of their dependents. Similarly, rupees one lakh twenty thousand has been sanctioned in favour of seven SPOs for their self-treatment.
The financial assistance in favour of these SPOs has been sanctioned out of Police Pariwar/SPOs Contributory Fund. The amount has been released online to the concerned SSsP for reimbursement/disbursement to the concerned beneficiary.
PHQ has been sanctioning financial assistance and medical relief for serving/retired personnel including SPOs to meet the expenses on their treatment and other exigencies. The assistance is provided out of different heads of Contributory Welfare Fund.