Punjab Authorities pronounces Rs 1 cr ex gratia to kin of cops who die on obligation
Chandigarh, April 20
Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann on Wednesday introduced Rs 1 crore ex gratia to the household of Punjab police personnel who die within the line of obligation. The CM introduced this whereas just about addressing officers and personnel of the Punjab Police. Chief Secretary Anirudh Tiwari, Further Chief Secretary to Chief Minister A Venu Prasad, Principal Secretary, Residence, Anurag Verma and Director Normal of Police (DGP) VK Bhawra have been additionally current within the assembly.
Addressing over 23,000 police personnel of all ranks, the Chief Minister directed them to undertake zero tolerance to gangsters, medication, terrorism, unlawful mining and corruption.
Police personnel of all ranks joined the assembly from as many as 933 video conferencing areas established by Punjab Police on the state police headquarters, all district police workplaces, police stations, coaching centres, particular job drive (STF) workplace, intelligence workplaces and Saanjh Kendras amongst others. That is for the primary time in Punjab that the CM addressed such a lot of cops.
Assuring all cops there could be no interference in functioning of the police, CM Mann exhorted cops to carry out their duties with absolute professionalism and integrity. In one other resolution, the CM additionally introduced a hike within the Police Welfare Fund from Rs 10 crore to Rs 15 crore from this monetary yr. —