Chief minister Bhupesh Baghel has instructed Director General of Police, Ashok
Juneja to do the work of allotment of government accommodation to police
personnel with utmost transparency and seriousness.
said that the work of allotment of houses to the jawans should be done on
priority basis on the basis of availability and complete transparency should be
maintained in the work. He has directed the Inspector General of Police and Superintendents
of Police, including the DGP, to take this work seriously. He has said that the
police personnel are engaged in the service of the public 24 hours a day, their
problems should be resolved as quickly as possible so that the sentiments of
the jawans are not hurt and their morale remains high.
has directed that the DGP himself should review the housing related matters and
resolve them on priority basis. The SPs in each district should also resolve
the cases of allotment of houses to their district force personnel on priority
and review it continuously.
to reduce the mental stress of police personnel and to enable them to work with
new energy, the demand of weekly holiday of policemen has been fulfilled by the
state government for many years. In this sequence, various schemes have been
started for the welfare of policemen in the last three years. Various welfare programmes
have been started for about 72,000 soldiers of the police family and their
Chhattisgarh government is fully sensitive towards the martyrs and their
families in the Naxal violence. The ex-gratia amount given by the government to
the dependent families of soldiers martyred in Naxal violence has been
increased from Rs 3 lakh to Rs 20 lakh.