With an aim to promote the merit among the wards of police personnel Director General of Police Dilbag Singh today sanctioned Rs 4.94 lakh scholarship for 96 wards of policemen, a police spokesman said in a statement.
He said that J&K Police have introduced scholarship schemes for the police wards, who excel in the field of education. The welfare scheme in vogue provides scholarship to students who secure eighty percent and above marks in class 10th or 12th for each academic session at different rates. “Ninety six wards of police personnel have secured eighty per cent and above marks in class 10th during the academic session 2017-18. Rs 6000/ have been sanctioned for 55 wards who have secured above ninety per cent marks in the examination. Similarly Rs 4000/ each have been sanctioned for 41 wards for securing between eighty and ninety per cent marks in the said examination,” he added.
The scholarship scheme has been extended to benefit the meritorious wards of SPOs. Eight wards of the SPOs have also been provided scholarship for securing the required percentage of marks in class 10th and 12th during the academic session 2017-18, the spokesman said.