Scholarship Rs.1.60 lakh for wards of deceased Police personnel granted


SRINAGAR MAY 30: With an aim to provide financial assistance to the wards of deceased police wards Director General of Police, Shri Dilbag Singh has granted scholarship in favour of 32 school going wards of such personnel for the academic session 2018-19.

Vide PHQ Order No. 2019 dated 25 May, Rupees 5000/- each has been granted as a scholarship to thirty-two (32) school going wards of those deceased Police personnel who died while in service due to natural/accidental deaths. Rs.1.60 lakh has been granted out of Central Police Welfare Fund for these scholarships.

Those awarded scholarship include twelve students of Nursery and Primary classes, fourteen students of middle and higher secondary classes and six wards pursuing graduation.

Police Headquarters has been sanctioning scholarships and rewards for the wards of martyred/deceased and serving Police personnel under different schemes to financially assist and boost their morale. The scholarships are granted every year for the wards of deceased police personnel to provide them with assistance in pursuing education.