- An amount of Rs. 51,000 will be given to the respective families of 36 deceased police officers & to 6 officers who were affected with the virus
Anando Sangbad Live: JIS group announces one-time monetary fund for the real-life Covid-19 warriors, the true unmentioned and unseen Heroes of the Police force who spend their days and nights patrolling and defending the Nation from within and who kept us safe during the Covid-19 pandemic. An amount of Rs. 51,000 will be given to honour the contribution 6 police officers who fought the virus and to the families of the 36 officers who succumbed to it while adhering to the protocols and procedures.
West Bengal Home Ministry has recommended the names of a few brave hearts, which includes 12 officers of Kolkata Police and 24 officers of West Bengal State Police force for the fund. This also involves the name of 6 officers who defeated the virus namely SI Pritam Kumar Biswas, SI Nirupam Dutta, OC Doulatabad & LSI Mayuri Ghosh, Bidhannagar Commissionerate – Anuradha Mondal, Traffic Inspector – Sukanta Karmakar and Goutam Sarkar.
The grant was funded to ensure that the officers and the families of the deceased continue to receive medical assistance and other needed supports. This gesture is most importantly to salute their acts of bravery, acts of heroism, patience and valour.
“We, at the JIS group, have always tried to honour the unsung heroes of the society, who try to protect us irrespective of anything. This has been an appropriate opportunity for us to contribute to the ones who made sure of our safety during uncertain times. We live freely as we know that the policemen patrol our streets day in and day out,” said Mr Taranjit Singh, managing director, JIS group.