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DGP Dilbag Singh sanctions Rs 44.10 lakh relief for infected police personnel

Last Updated on May 25, 2021 at 6:35 pm

Director General of Police, J&K Dilbag Singh has sanctioned Rs 44.10 lakh as special relief in favour of 882 police personnel of Jammu and Kashmir Police who had got infected by the COVID-19.

Since the outbreak of 2nd wave of COVID-19, the J&K police personnel have been working day in and day out in implementing the government directives to check the spread of COVID-19. Despite precautionary measures, many a policemen on ground are contracting the disease and getting infected.

To provide them some financial assistance DGP, J&K sanctioned the relief of Rupees 44.10 lakh in favour 882 COVID affected police personnel.

The amount has been sanctioned out of Police Pariwar Fund through two different orders issued by the police headquarters today. Under these orders, Rs 5,000 each has been sanctioned in favour of these affected police personnel. The move is part of the assistance provided by the Police Department to personnel affected by COVID-19, since the outbreak of the pandemic last year.

Worth to mention here that police headquarters during last year sanctioned special relief of Rupees 52 lakh in favour of 966 COVID affected police personnel.

Under another order, 537 police personnel have been granted special assistance.