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SAC enhances Ration Money, Hardship Allowance of J&K Police personnel

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Srinagar: The State Administrative Council (SAC) which met under the chairmanship of Governor, Satya Pal Malik accorded sanction to the enhancement of Ration Money Allowance in favor of non-gazetted Police personnel from the existing Rs 2000 to Rs 2500 per month with effect from August 1, 2019.
The decision will benefit around 83,000 Police personnel from follower to Inspector and give them financial relief and help them improve their living conditions.
The increase in the Ration Money Allowance will boost the morale of the Jawans and motivate them for better performance in challenging circumstances. It will also bring JK Police Jawans closer to the amount which Central Forces get, with whom they often live and work together.
It also approved enhancement in Hardship Allowance of J&K Police personnel from existing 8% to 10% of the basic pay, in respect of all the ranks of JKP with effect from August 1, 2019.
SAC also approved increase in Hardship Allowance from existing 10% to 12% of the basic pay in respect of classified category of J&K Police including SOG/BDS with effect from August 1, 2019. The decision will benefit around 84000 JK Police personnel.
The increase in the Hardship Allowance will boost the morale of the Jawans and motivate them for better performance in challenging circumstances.

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