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DGP grants Meritorious Scholarship/Reward of Rs 7.5 lakh for 130 wards of deceased, serving police personnel

Jammu, Dec 11: Continuing with its endeavour to boost the morale and assist the wards of serving Police personnel, Director General of Police, Shri Dilbag Singh sanctioned Meritorious scholarship of rupees 4.9 lakh in favour of ninety four wards of serving police personnel, who secured 80% and above marks in the Annual Examination of class 10th during the academic session of 2019-20.

Vide order No. 3379 of PHQ, rupees six thousand each have been sanctioned in favour of 53 wards of serving police personnel who secured above 90% marks and rupees 4000 each in favour of 43 wards of serving police personnel who secured above 80% marks in class 10th examination during the Academic session of 2019-20.

Similarly vide order No. 3378 of PHQ scholarship of rupees five thousand each have been sanctioned in favour of 36 wards of deceased Police personnel who died while in service due to natural/ accidental death. The wards who have been awarded with scholarships are studying in different classes of primary, middle, secondary & higher secondary.

Director General of Police Sh. Dilbagh Singh also sanctioned special reward of rupees ten thousand each with Commendation Certificate Class-1 in favour of 08 wards namely Shujaut Farooq, Mir Mudasir Gull, Mehak Nabi, Asmat Bano, Chetan Anand, Chahat, Farhan Manzoor and Kashif Choudhary of serving police personnel for qualifying Combined Competitive Examination/National Eligibility Entrance Test.The amount has been sanctioned out of Central Police Welfare Fund.

The scholarships are granted every year for the school going children of martyrs/deceased & in service police personnel to provide them assistance in pursuing education & to boost their morale.

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