Next Of Kin To Get 25 Lakh If JK CAPF Personnel Killed On Duty

SRINAGAR: The next of kin (NoK) of the Central Armed Paramilitary Forces (CAPF) personnel hailing from the union territory of Jammu and Kashmir, who get killed in line of their duties will now get an ex-gratia relief of Rs 25 lakh from the UT administration.Earlier, the J&K government used to pay the amount of Rs 5 lakh.

This decision was taken during a meeting of Administrative Council chaired by Lt Governor Manoj Sinha and attended by Chief Secretary Dr Arun Kumar Mehta, and LG’s Principal Secretary Mandeep Kumar Bhandari.

“As per the decision, the NoKs of martyred CAPF personnel will now receive Rs 25 lakh as ex-gratia relief, a substantial increase from the previous amount of Rs 5 lakh.’’ An official statement read.


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