Chandigarh October 21
Haryana Director General of Police (DGP), Shatrujeet Kapur, unequivocally reiterated the state government’s unwavering commitment to the welfare of police personnel and the families who have made the ultimate sacrifice.. He lauded the visionary leadership of Chief Minister Shri Manohar Lal and the insightful guidance of Home Minister Anil Vij for their instrumental roles in the seamless implementation of a range of welfare initiatives. In the unfortunate event of an employee’s martyrdom, the bereaved family not only receives job security but also a pension, in addition to substantial financial assistance amounting to Rs 1 crore 30 lakh. Furthermore, for cases of accidental fatalities involving contract-based employees within the police department, a financial aid of Rs 50 lakh is extended to support the dependent family.
He was speaking after paying homage to the immortal police martyrs by laying a wreath at the ‘Police Martyr Memorial’ on the solemn occasion of Police Martyrdom Day, held at Police Lines, Panchkula. This day serves as a poignant reminder of the sacrifices made by 188 valiant martyrs of the Indian Police Force.