DETAILS      ACTIVITIES OF APP WELFARE SOCIETY

 

GOVERNMENT OF ARUNACHAL PRADESH

OFFICE OF THE DIRECTOR GENERAL OF POLICE

ITANAGAR

 

NO.PHQ/WEL/10/2010                                            Dated Itanagar the 29th November 2010

 

S T A N D I N G    O R D E R     NO.42 (E)

 

        The Standing order governing the APP  Welfare Fund  and  A.P. P. Superannuation Fund is hereby amended   as per   decisions taken  in the Annual General Body Meeting for the Welfare Society held on 21/09/10.  It shall come into force with immediate effect and will supersede all other orders relating to the APP Welfare Fund and APP Superannuation Fund in existence.

 

A.P.P. WELFARE FUND

 

1.   MEMBERSHIP AND SUBSCRIPTION

 

All employee of Arunachal Pradesh Police Department  shall be members of this fund.  The rank wise monthly welfare subscription w.e.f  01/01/2011 would be as under:-

 

1.  Dy SP  to DGP including Private Secretary/

    Prosecuting Officers/FAOAD(F/S)                :- Rs.  300/- p.m.

 

       2.  ASI to Inspector including Asstt/UDC/

           Office Supdt./Steno/SO(FS) and SFO           :- Rs.  150/- p.m.

 

3.  Constable to Head constables including

    Grade-IV staffs/LDC/LFM/FM & other FS staff:- Rs. 100/- p.m.

 

The subscription will be deducted twice a year from the salary of the month of January &  July. The  amount will be deposited to PHQ by bank draft in favour of “APP WELFARE FUND”  by the 15th of February & 15th of August each  year by the concerned Head of office without fail.

 

 

 

2.  LOAN ON MEDICAL GROUND

 

              The  Welfare  loan  for  medical  treatment  of  members and their dependents will be considered on the  basis of 50% of the estimated cost recommended by the Medical Officer or on the  under  mentioned  rate  as  recommended by the screening committee  at PHQ and districts /Units,  whichever  is  lower (The  composition  of  screening committee at PHQ/ District/Unit level shown in para 5 of the S.O. )

 

a) For normal treatment  (maximum)       :- Rs.  2,000/-

b) For minor operation etc ( maximum)    :- Rs.  7,000/-

c) For major operation of treatment        :- Rs,20,000/-

of Cancer, Kidney, Heart etc (maximum)

 

In case of emergency, a higher amount of loan can also be sanctioned  for medical treatment  after  obtaining prior approval from President (Welfare).

 

For sanction of loan for the above mentioned purposes, the following terms and conditions are required to be fulfilled:

 

i)  Approval of DHS is to be enclosed with the application for treatment outside Arunachal Pradesh

 

ii) Estimated cost of Expenditure certificates from the Medical Officer to be obtained and enclosed with the loan application.

 

 

3.  LOAN ON MARRIAGE GROUND

 

The maximum amount of Rs.10,000/-  to be considered for marriage loan to the members of the society for himself/herself , his /her  children and other dependent family members.  For sanction of marriage loan for dependant family members the controlling officer (Distt/unit SsP or CO/ AAP BNs or IRBNs as the case may be)  will  issue a certificate that the name of dependent family members is recorded in the service book of the individual and this  certificate will be enclosed with the application.

 

The recovery of the above mentioned loans will be effected from the salary of the next month from the drawal month of loan and minimum of  installment amount to be recovered will be  @ Rs.500/- per month.

 

4.  SANCTION OF SUBSEQUENT LOAN

 

Every  member is liable to pay 7% simple interest per annum on   every subsequent loan.  The interest on the loan will  be recovered in a maximum  of four  equal installments @ Rs. 292/- per month after the entire principal amount is repaid by the individual. 

 

5.   SANCTION OF LOANS AND SANCTIONING AUTHORITY

 

       All cases of loan should be disposed off by the concerned Districts/Units expeditiously out of the fund provided by PHQ   without referring the matter to PHQ, unless it is necessary and beyond their competence to decide upon.

 

In order to proper screen of applications of loans, a screening committee is  formed in the PHQ and the District/Units level with the following officers:-

                PHQ LEVEL        DISTT. LEVEL                   UNIT LEVEL

 

CHAIRMAN  1. SP[HQ]            Dy.SP [HQ]/SDPO/INSPR  AC OR DYSP

MEMBER     2. ASP/DYSP[HQ]   C.I.[P] [HQ]/Inspr/SI      RI/CDI

MEMBER     3. R.I. PHQ           R.I.[HQ]/Inspr/SI          S.I

                                                                                                                                                   

The Screening Committee will meet in the first week of every month to screen all the received  applications and   forward their  specific recommendation against each application to the D.G.P at PHQ level and to the SP/CO/Principal PTC concerned at the District / Unit level for approval/ sanction of loan,  as the case may be  .

 

              Further,  all loans up to Rs.5,000/- will be sanctioned by the Secretary, APP Welfare Society in PHQ  and by the SsP/ COs /Principal , PTC at their respective Districts/ Units and above Rs.5,000/- will be sanctioned by the President (Welfare) i.e. D.G.P.   In case President (Welfare ) is out of station, Vice-President (Welfare) i.e. DIGP [HQ] is empowered to sanction.

 

6.  GRANTS FROM APP WELFARE FUND

 

              All kind of grants will be considered at PHQ level.  The application for grant will  be forwarded by the controlling officer with all relevant documents after duly scrutinizing them and  recommending  in accordance with the provisions of this Standing Order (S.O.) for consideration.

 

7.  MEDICAL AID GRANT

 

       A Medical Aid Grant of Rs.15,000/- will be considered under this scheme for a member who is a Cancer patient and   for those with  serious disease of Heart/Kidney etc.  This  grant will also be applicable in case of an accident, which causes permanent  physical disablement.  

 

For sanction of medical aid grant  for the above mentioned purposes, the following terms and conditions are required to be fulfilled:

 

a)  Approval of DHS is to be enclosed with the application for treatment outside Arunachal Pradesh

 

b) Estimated cost of Expenditure certificates from the Medical Officer to be obtained and enclosed with the grant application.

 

8.  GRANTS UPON DEATH OF MEMBER

 

              Immediate Relief Grant (IRG) of Rs.35,000/- will  be paid by the concerned district/units authority immediately after death, to the  next of  kin of deceased member of the Society who dies while in service and the original money receipt obtained must be submitted to the State Police Welfare Society, PHQ Itanagar for necessary recoupment. Further, to write-off unrecovered loan against the deceased,  if the balance recoverable amount is   Rs.10,000/- or below, it will  have to  be submitted t PHQ, Itanagar for further necessary action and processing the case through Vice-President/Secretary of the Society for obtaining approval of President.

 

9.  EX-GRATIA PAYMENT

 

              In addition to  the IRG of Rs.35,000/- as above , an  Ex-Gratia  payment of  Rs. 50,000/-  will be paid to the next of kin of the police personnel who lay down  their lives during counter insurgency operation or  in performance of  active duty.

 

10.  NATURAL CALAMITIES GRANT

 

Natural Calamities Grant up to  maximum of Rs.10,000/- will be considered to a member for damages caused, on his dwelling house where he is ordinarily residing,  by Fire Accident/ Natural Calamities etc. The grant  will be considered after thorough examination of each case on the merits and circumstances on case to case basis. 

 

11.   SPECTACLE GRANT

 

              A Spectacle grant of maximum  Rs.500/- will be considered to a members who are over 40 years of age and have been  advised   to wear spectacles/lenses  by an eye specialist. The Medical advice slip and cash memo will have to  be enclosed with the application.

 

12.  SCHOLARSHIP GRANT

 

              Scholarship grant will be considered to members’  wards who have secured 1st , 2nd & 3rd position in Class, from Class-I to Class-IX level  amongst the wards of the members at  the following rates:-

              1. Rs.1000/- for  1st position.

              2. Rs. 750/- for 2nd  position.

              3. Rs.500/- for 3rd  position.

 

Scholarship grant will be granted to members’  wards who have secured 1st , 2nd  & 3rd position   in the final examination from class-X to XII amongst the wards of the members at  the following rates:-

              1. Rs.3000/- for  1st position.

 

              2. Rs.2000/- for  2nd  position.

 

              3. Rs.1500/- for  3rd  position    

   

Scholarship  grant will also  be considered to members’  wards who have secured position in the final examination of Degree/ Professional Degree amongst the wards of the members at  the following rates:-

 

1. Rs.5000/- for 1st position.

 

              2. Rs.3000/- for  2nd  position.

 

3. Rs.2000/- for  3rd  position

 

The above scholarship will be considered only once in a year.  The screening committee ( same as for loan/grant) will meet twice in a year at PHQ for consideration of scholarship grant. 

 

Parents may submit applications for scholarship grant with a duly  attested copy of mark sheet as per the schedule below:-  

 

a)  For  Class-I to Class-XII in the month of July every year.

b)  For Degree / Professional Degree classes in the month of November every year.

Incomplete Applications will not be entertained.

 

13.         In addition to  the above grants , authority may also have the power to consider  utilize of funds for any other purposes which should be for the welfare of Policemen and their families.

 

14.  DEGREE / DIPLOMA ALLOWANCES

 

One time grant will be considered  for those wards who will be getting admission in the institutions  run by Govt. through Joint Entrance/ Competitive Examinations for   degree/diploma courses in Medical and  Engineering subjects. 

 

1.  Rs. 5000/- for degree courses

 

2.  Rs. 3000/- for diploma courses

 

 In case a student who had earlier received Rs.3000/- after securing admission in a diploma course and subsequently secures admission in  a degree course in a subsequent year ( in continuation of his/her studies), he/she shall be awarded an additional amount of  Rs.2000/- only.

 

Wards of all members of all ranks will be eligible to get this grant up to a maximum of two children. The above scholarship will be considered once in a year. The grant shall be given only on submission of proper authenticated documents of admission by the parent of the student.

 

15.  RETIREMENT BENEFIT

 

                All members  will be reimbursed   the contributed  amount made towards the APP Welfare Fund at the  below mentioned mentioned rate with 10 % simple interest,  from the total welfare contribution made by them annually:-

 

              1.  Up to the period of 5 years :-  10%

              2. 10 years                           :-  25%

              3.  15 year                           :-  30%          

              4.  20 year                            :- 40%

              5. 25 years                           :-  50%

              6. 30 years                           :-  60%

 

16.  JANATA PERSONAL ACCIDENT INSURANCE  SCHEME

 

              Janata Personal Accident Insurance Scheme benefit of Rs.50,000- will be compensated for serious injuries such as loss of one eye or any other permanent disablements.  Rs.1,00,000/- will be compensated  to the nominee of deceased, those who expire in accidents,  subject to   submission of the following documents:-

 

1.  Succession Certificate.

2.  Postmortem report.

3.  Death Certificate.

4.  FIR and final investigation report.

5.  Insurance claim form duly signed by the nominee and the medical officer.

 

A.P.P. SUPERANNUATION FUND

 

1.   MEMBERSHIP OF THE SCHEME

 

              An amount of Rs.1200/- (Rupees one thousand two hundred) only is to be paid in one installment by each member of the force to become a membership of APP Superannuation Fund. The date of membership  will  commence from the date on which the full amount of Rs.1200/- is credited to the superannuation account of the incumbent .

 

2.  BENEFIT  OF THE SUPERANNUATION SCHEME

 

              In case of death of a member of this scheme, while in service, an amount of Rs.10,000/- will  be provided to the nominee/next of kin .

             

The total amount contributed by a member shall be refunded to him/her with simple interest as per RBI rate at the time he/she quits service by resignation/ discharge / dismissal / termination and those who retire within 15 years from the date of completion of contribution.

 

              Rs. 10,000/- to be provided to the member those who retire after 15 years of service or more   from the date of completion of contribution.

 

Sd/-

Director General of Police

Ex-Officio President  APP, Welfare Society

Arunachal Pradesh