Srinagar, Aug 24 : 351 cases of fire services personnel were approved and eight were rejected.
As per the details available with News Agency Kashmir Scroll, the meeting of Central Welfare Committee of Fire & Emergency Services was held on 23.08.2023 under the Chairmanship of Shri Alok Kumar-IPS (ADGP), Director Fire & Emergency Service, J&K in his office chambers at Gandhi Nagar, Jammu.
During the meeting, 359 Welfare Cases of Fire Services personnel for grant of welfare relief/ loan cases were placed before the Committee.
The Committee after threadbare deliberations and scrutiny of these cases approved 351 cases and rejected 08 cases in view of incomplete supporting documents.
351 cases approved by the Committee include welfare relief/ loan medical treatment, marriage of wards and siblings, wards pursuing professional courses in and outside the UT, scholarship of meritorious wards, construction/ repairs of houses, relief in favour of injured Personnel during firefighting.
An amount of 83.00 lacs was sanctioned against these cases as Welfare loan/ relief.
The Central Welfare Committee was held after a gap of 3 Years. Besides grant of relief/ Welfare Loan, a number of decisions with regard Welfare of Jawans were also taken in the meeting.