Punjab govt to offer Rs.1 crore as Ex-gratia quantity to kin of household personnel died in line of obligation
CHANDIGARH: In a landmark choice, Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann on Wednesday introduced to offer Rs 1 crore as ex-gratia quantity to the household of the Punjab Police Personnel in case of loss of life in line of obligation.
The Chief Minister was just about addressing officers and personnel of the Punjab Police utilizing the Punjab Police Expertise platform right here. Chief Secretary Anirudh Tiwari, Further Chief Secretary to Chief Minister A. Venu Prasad, Principal Secretary Dwelling Anurag Verma and Director Basic of Police (DGP) Punjab VK Bhawra have been additionally current within the assembly.
Whereas addressing over 23000 Police Personnel of all ranks, the Chief Minister directed them to undertake zero tolerance towards Gangsters, Medicine, Terrorism, Unlawful Mining and Corruption.
Notably, Police Personnel of all ranks joined this assembly from as many as 933 Video Conferencing (VC) places established by Punjab Police at State Police Headquarter, all District Police Workplaces, Police Stations, Coaching Centres, Particular Activity Drive (STF) Workplace, Intelligence workplaces, SAANJH Kendras, varied Armed Battalions and Railway Police. That is for the primary time in Punjab that the Chief Minister addressed such a mammoth gathering of police personnel.
Whereas assuring all of the Police Officers that there will likely be no interference in functioning of the Police within the state, CM Bhagwant Mann exhorted the Police Personnel to carry out their duties with absolute professionalism, dedication and integrity.
Mentioning additional, the Chief Minister requested the Police power to make sure security and safety of individuals within the state and take stringent motion towards lawbreakers judiciously with none stress.
Taking one other exceptional choice for the welfare of the Punjab Police, the Chief Minister additionally introduced to boost the Police Welfare Fund from Rs 10 crores to Rs 15 crores from this monetary 12 months.
He motivated the Law enforcement officials and personnel to place of their greatest efforts to make the Punjab Police as among the finest Police Forces within the Nation. He additionally requested the Police Drive to deal with the residents of the state with utmost sincerity and dignity.
Acknowledging the difficult job carried out by the Police power with their better of talents and capabilities, the Chief Minister stated it’s nonetheless subjected to criticism.
It could be recalled that for the reason that Chief Minister had launched an initiative to felicitate Police Personnel on their Birthdays, as many as 5650 Birthday Greetings have been handed over to them on their Birthdays until date as a goodwill gesture.