The Chhattisgarh authorities on Monday stated the kin of the state police personnel, who had been killed in an encounter with Naxals during the last weekend within the Bastar area, will probably be given minimal monetary help of Rs 80 lakh.
Together with the monetary help, one member of the household of every martyred personnel will even be entitled to compassionate appointments in authorities jobs, an official stated.
Fourteen out of the 22 safety personnel, killed within the gunfight with Naxals between Jonaguda and Tekalguda villages alongside the border of Sukma and Bijapur districts on Saturday, belonged to state police forces.
Of those 14, eight had been from the District Reserve Guard (DRG) and 6 from the Particular Activity Power (STF), the 2 frontline anti-Naxal wings of the Chhattisgarh police.
Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel has directed officers to shortly full the method of offering monetary help and compassionate appointment to the relations of the martyrs, the general public relation division official stated.
A minimal Rs 80 lakh monetary help will probably be supplied to every household by completely different packages, together with particular ex-gratia and the Shaheed Samman Nidhi, he stated.
A sum of Rs 45.40 lakh will even be supplied by the state authorities to the households of the Central Reserve Police Power (CRPF) personnel killed within the ambush, the official stated.
For different help and compassionate appointment to the kin of the martyred CRPF personnel, additional motion will probably be taken by the authority involved, he added.
The CRPF misplaced eight males – seven commandos of its elite unit CoBRA and one jawan of its Bastariya battalion – within the gunfight.