Lucknow, May 23 UNI | 2 months ago

With a view to encouraging more non-gazetted officials and workers of police department, the Uttar Pradesh government has decided to double the number of awards to them.

According to UP principal secretary (Home) Anil Kumar Gupta today, so far the non-gazetted officials and workers of the police department used to get 50 and 200 momento awards per year for outstanding and appreciable services respectively.

The same has been doubled to 100 and 400 for outstanding and appreciable service respectively.

A five-member committee will also be set up for more transperancy, he said.

Besides, the amount for president award for bravery has been doubled from Rs 1500 to Rs 3000 per month and from Rs 900 to Rs 2000 under two categories.

(Posted on 23-05-2014)