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Sindh Government enhances compensation to police officials martyred / incapacitated in encounters, including bomb blasts, riots

Karachi, June 15, 2016 (PPI-OT):The Finance Department, Government of Sindh modified the Order of 28th May, 2009 with the approval of the Competent Authority (i.e. Chief Minister Sindh), the Government of Sindh has been pleased to enhance compensation, irrespective of grade, to the police officers/ officials of Sindh Police martyred / incapacitated in encounters, including bomb blasts, riots, watch and ward duties or terrorist activities excluding road accidents with effect from 01st June 2016 as below:

S#    Description                                  Existing Compensation                    Enhanced rate

01    Compensation to the families of Shaheed      Rs.2,000,000/- and one Plot              Rs.5,000,000/- per head and one plot plus
      Sindh Police Officer/ Official                                                        one appointment (i.e. appointment of one
                                                                                            son/ daughter/ widow of Shaheed Police
                                                                                            officer/ official against any post in BS-01
                                                                                            to BS-15 in Police Department (where the
                                                                                            Shaheed was working) without observing the
                                                                                            prescribed formalities, if the son/ daughter/
                                                                                            widow is otherwise eligible for the post in
                                                                                            accordance with the recruitment rules).

02    Permanent incapacitation                     Rs.500,000/-                             Rs.500,000/-

03    Temporary incapacitation                     Rs.50,000/- to Rs.200,000/-
                                                   depending upon the gravity of injury     Rs.50,000/- to Rs.200,000/- depending upon
                                                                                            the gravity of injury.

The Modalities for allotment of plot to the families of Shaheed Police Officers/ Officials would be notified separately either by Police Welfare Fund or Board of Revenue, Sindh.

It is clarified that the claims of such incidents occurred prior to 1st June 2016 shall not be entertained under enhanced rates.

For more information, contact:
Information and Archives Department
Directorate of Press Information
Government of Sindh
95-Sindh Secretariat 4-B, Karachi
Tel: +92-21-99204423, +92-21-99204401
Website: http://sindhinformation.gos.pk

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