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Green signal to bear school expenses of slain J&K policemen's children

Press Trust of India  |  Srinagar 

The and Kashmir administration said on Wednesday that it would bear the school expenses of the children of policemen killed in militancy-related violence in the state.

The (SAC), which met here under the chairmanship of Satya Pal Malik, approved the proposal of bearing the expenses of up to two children of such personnel till Class XII. It would be borne by the department, an said.

It also sanctioned the enhancement of the ex-gratia to the families of such personnel. It will enhance the existing cumulative ex-gratia relief from Rs 48 lakh to Rs 70 lakh for police personnel and from Rs 14.5 lakh to Rs 30 lakh for special police officers.

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First Published: Wed, September 12 2018. 21:50 IST