SRINAGAR, AUGUST 20: With an aim to promote the merit among the wards and encourage the meritorious wards of Police personnel / SPOs, Director General of Police, J&K Shri Dilbag Singh has granted meritorious scholarship of over Rs.9.33 lakh in favour of the wards of serving police personnel /SPOs.
The scholarship in favour of 138 wards of policemen has been sanctioned vide Order No. 3178 and scholarship in favour of 12 wards of SPOs has been sanctioned vide Order No. 3177.
These meritorious scholarships have been sanctioned in favour of 150 wards of serving police personnel / SPOs for their brilliant performance in the annual examination of class 12th and 10th for the academic session 2018-19. Of these meritorious wards, 76 are girls.
The scholarship of Rs.7200/- each has been granted in favour of 36 wards for securing above 90% marks, Rs.6000/- each has been granted in favour of 107 wards who have secured 80% and above marks in the class 12th examination. Rs 6000/- each has also been sanctioned in favour of 2 wards of SPOs for securing above 90% and Rs.4000/- each has been sanctioned in favour of 4 wards of SPOs for securing above 80% in 10th class examination during the academic session 2019-19.
The scholarship has been granted out of the Central Police Welfare Fund. PHQ has been sanctioning scholarships and rewards under different heads for the wards of martyred, serving police personnel and SPOs to boost their talent and morale.iscussion in villages is mostly centred around Kashmir’s future. People are sceptical about the government’s policy for Kashmir. “The dinner time discussions focus on the emergence of colonies of non-locals and making locals economically dependent on outsiders,” says Nabi. “The government seems adamant at changing the economy and leaving us dispossessed.”
The demarcated line between tourist, non-local labourers and men in uniform is fast vanishing. “We feel threatened by the outsiders, who will not only be the army men now,” Ahad says.