Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath attended a program organized at Reserve Police Lines on the occasion of ‘Police Memorial Day’. He took the salute of the Memorial Parade on the occasion and also recorded his views in the condolence book. The Chief Minister paid his humble tribute to all the martyr policemen of the country.
The Chief Minister said that Shrimad Bhagavad Gita has given us the inspiration of ‘Hato va prapsyasi swargam jitva va bhokshyase mehim, tasmaduttishta kaunteya yudhay krit nishishah’. With this sacred spirit, the soldiers of our army, paramilitary and police force work with determination and devotion to maintain the external and internal security of the country. Police Commemoration Day is an occasion to pay tribute to the soldiers who maintained the internal security system of the country and established the rule of law under the constitutional system. The brave policemen of Uttar Pradesh Police are among the martyrs who laid down their lives at the altar of duty in the year 2021-2022.
On this occasion, the Chief Minister announced to increase the cycle allowance to Rs.200, cycle allowance to Rs.500 and motorcycle allowance to the police personnel. He said that the government has also decided to link the police personnel with the e-pension portal. The Chief Minister has announced to authorize the Director General of Police, Uttar Pradesh for medical bills .
The Chief Minister said that the supreme sacrifice of our brave police personnel inspires us to keep moving forward on the path of duty with full devotion, dedication and responsibility. While assuring the family members of the martyr policemen of the state, he said that the state government has always been ready and will continue to take all necessary steps with full sensitivity for their welfare and fulfillment of all their needs.
The Chief Minister said that even in the most difficult circumstances, the policemen played their commendable role in controlling crimes, keeping law and order in order, maintaining harmony in the state and especially in protecting the girl child and women. has played. There has been a remarkable contribution of the state police force in conducting Prayagraj Kumbh-2019, Lok Sabha General Election-2019, three-tier Panchayat General Election-2021 and Vidhan Sabha General Election-2022 peacefully.
The Chief Minister said that the Uttar Pradesh Police has always been ready to help the people of the state during the global pandemic COVID-19. On the one hand, the rules were strictly followed by the police personnel in the form of Corona Warriors, while on the one hand, they set a new example of service to humanity. The police personnel were also corona positive while performing their duty, but considering their duty as paramount, the jawan of Uttar Pradesh Police Force was continuously engaged in service. The State Government has paid Rs 22 crore 50 lakh to the dependents of 45 police personnel who died due to corona infection while performing their duties, through the District Magistrate of the district for the appointment of the deceased police personnel.
The Chief Minister said that along with the police personnel martyred in the line of duty by the State Government, the dependents of 581 martyred personnel serving in the Central Para Military Forces / Para Military Forces of other states and Indian Army and originally residing in Uttar Pradesh will be given Financial assistance of Rs 141 crore 09 lakh has been provided. For the facilities of the police personnel appointed in the district/units of the state, a provision of Rs.18 crore 50 lakh has been made for their welfare.
The Chief Minister said that Rs.09 crore 59 lakh for the settlement of 2030 claims related to medical reimbursement of working and retired police personnel and dependents, Rs.54 crore 43 lakh for 487 cases related to medical reimbursement above Rs.05 lakh, 370 police personnel and their 13 crore 44 lakh as an advance loan to the dependents for the treatment of serious diseases, Rs 37 crore 13 lakh as assistance to the dependents of 1,957 deceased police personnel insured under the life insurance scheme and Rs 37 crore 13 lakh by the police personnel and their dependents. Bills worth Rs.07 crore 80 lakh have been paid related to cashless treatment done in S.G.P.G.I.
The Chief Minister said that on the occasion of Republic Day, January 26, 2022 and Independence Day, August 15, 2022, 07 officers/employees have been awarded ‘President’s Police’ for distinguished services to honor and boost the morale of police personnel dedicated to their duties. Medal’ and 118 officers/employees have been awarded ‘Police Medal’. The Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India has awarded ‘Ati Utkrisht Seva Padak’ to 1,141 officers/employees and ‘Utkrisht Seva Padak’ to 952 officers/employees. ‘Mukhyamantri Uttrak Seva Police Medal’ has been awarded to 05 gazetted and non-gazetted officers/employees.
The Chief Minister said that 91 non-gazetted police personnel have been given ‘Utkrisht Seva Samman Nidhi’ and 399 police personnel have been given ‘Commendable Service Award’ by the Director General of Police, Uttar Pradesh. In order to encourage police personnel, Director General of Police, Uttar Pradesh’s commendation mark ‘DG Commendation Disc’ 51 Platinum, 126 Gold and 668 Silver Gazetted/Non-Gazetted.