DETAILS & ACTIVITIES OF APP WELFARE SOCIETY


GOVERNMENT OF ARUNACHAL PRADESH

OFFICE OF THE DIRECTOR GENERAL OF POLICE

ITANAGAR

 

NO. PHQ/WEL/10/88/2002.                                             Dated Itanagar the 11th December 2017

 

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

        The Standing Order governing the APP Welfare Fund and APP Superannuation Fund is hereby amended as per resolutions adopted in the Annual General Body Meeting for the Welfare Society held on 06.10.2017. It shall come into force with immediate effect and will supersede Standing Order No. 42 (H) and all other orders relating to the APP Welfare 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  01/01/2018 would be as under:-

1.  Dy SP  to DGP including Private Secretary/

    Prosecuting Officers/FAO                :- Rs.  400/- p.m.

       2.  ASI to Inspector including Asstt/UDC/

           Office Supdt./Steno/SO(FS) and SFO           :- Rs.  200/- p.m.

3.  Constable to Head constables including

    Grade-IV staffs/LDC/LFM/FM & other FS staff:- Rs. 150/- p.m.


The subscription will be deducted twice a year in the months 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.

WELFARE LOAN

1.  LOAN ON MEDICAL GROUND

The Welfare loan for medical treatment of members and their dependents for cases mentioned below will be considered to a maximum amount mentioned against each or 50% of the estimate cost recommended by the Medical Officer, whichever is lesser. In case of emergency a higher amount can also be sanctioned for medical treatment after obtaining prior approval from President (APP Welfare Society).

Sl No Ground Maximum admissible amount
(a) For normal treatment Rs. 10,000/-
(b) For minor operation etc., Rs. 20,000/-
(c) For major operation of treatment of Cancer, Kidney, Heart etc., Rs. 50,000/-

The loan applications after scrutiny are to be recommended by the screening committee at PHQ and Districts /Units.

For sanction of loan 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 either from the attending or from the referred Hospital to be obtained and enclosed with the loan application.

2.  LOAN ON MARRIAGE GROUND

An amount of Rs. 50,000/- (Rupees Fifty Thousand) will be considered for marriage loan to the members of the society for himself/herself, his / her daughters/Sons and an amount of Rs. 30,000/- (Rupees Thirty Thousand) for dependent sisters.

For sanction of marriage loan, the controlling officer will issue a certificate that the name of dependent family members is recorded in the service book as per certificate enclosed at Annexure – 1.

The recovery of the above mentioned loans will be affected from the salary of the next month from the drawl month of loan and amount to be recovered will be in 20 equal installments, for first (1) time loan no interest is liable.

3.  SUBSEQUENT LOAN AND INTERST

On the every subsequent loan availed on ground of medical treatment and marriage member is liable to pay 7% simple interest per annum.

4.  EDUCATION LOAN

A maximum amount of Rs.1,50,000/- (Rupees One Lakh Fifty Thousand) with 5% simple interest to be considered as Education loan for sons and daughters of the members for their studies. The loan is to be recouped in 24 equal installments.

The actual expenditure Certificate (admission fee/tuition fee/hostel fee/messing fee etc.,) of the course attended by the wards of the member should be submitted with the application.

The loan repayment capacity of the individual member should also be assessed. Not more than 30% of the salary of the applicant including the loan applied should be deducted on monthly payment/recoveries towards the entire loans of the applicant, to be eligible for the grant of loan. DDOs while forwarding loan application should send a certificate on loan repayment capacity of the member (applicant).

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.

       In order to properly screen the application for loans, a screening committee comprising following officers of PHQ and the Districts/Units level shall be constituted.

Unit

Screening Committee

Chairman

Member

Member

PHQ

Secretary APP Welfare Society

ASP/DYSP (HQ)

Reserve Inspector, PHQ

District

DYSP (HQ) /SDPO

CI(P) HQ

Reserve Inspector (HQ)

CO/UNIT

AC or DYSP

RI/CDI

SI-1 to be nominated by SP/Unit in-charge

 

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  .

           All loans up to Rs.10,000/- (Rupees Ten Thousand) will be sanctioned by the Secretary, APP Welfare Society in PHQ and by the SsP/COs / Principal, PTC at their respective Districts / Units. Loan amount above Rs.10,000/- will be sanctioned by the President (APP Welfare Society) i.e., D.G.P. In case President (APP Welfare Society) is out of station, Vice-President (APP Welfare Society) i.e., DIGP [HQ] is empowered to sanction.

           Revolving Fund for Welfare measures amounting Rs. 1,00,000/- for Distt./Unit shall be provided.

           To write-off un-recovered loan against deceased member if the balance recoverable amount is Rs.10,000/- (Rupees Ten Thousand) or less, the same is to be submitted to Secretary Police Welfare Society, PHQ, Itanagar for further necessary action.

GRANTS FROM APP WELFARE FUND

              All kind of grants will be considered at PHQ Level. Therefore, the application with relevant documents should be forwarded / recommended by the controlling officer of various units after proper scrutiny in accordance with the provisions of this Standing Order (SO) for consideration.

1.  MEDICAL AID GRANT

       A Medical Aid Grant of Rs. 50,000/- (Rupees Fifty thousand only) is considered to the members only under this scheme for Cancer patient and for those who are seriously suffering from Heart/Kidney ailment. It is also decided that this grant will also be applicable in case of accident, which causes permanent physical disablement.

2.  IMMEDIATE RELIEF GRANT

       Immediate Relief Grant of Rs. 75,000/- (Rupees Seventy five thousand) only to be paid to the next of kin of deceased member of the society who dies while in service. The concerned districts/Units authority will disburse the amount immediately after death. The original money receipt should be submitted to the Secretary Police Welfare Society, PHQ Itanagar for necessary recoupment.

       Revolving fund- under immediate relief Grant for District/Unit has been enhanced from Rs.1,00,000/- to Rs. 1,50,000/- to meet up the Expenditure in case of more than one death at a time.

3.  EX-GRATIA PAYMENT

              It has been decided in the meeting that since Immediate Relief Grant (IRG) of Rs. 75,000/- is paid to next of kin of deceased person no payment in form of ex-gratia from Welfare fund is to be made. Ex-gratia payment is admissible (case wise) under scheme of State Government.

4.  NATURAL CALAMITIES GRANT

Natural Calamities Grant up to maximum of Rs.15,000/- (Rupees fifteen thousand) only to the member will be considered on the merit of case for damages caused by fire Accident/Natural Calamities etc,.

5.   SPECTACLE GRANT

              Spectacle Grant amounting Rs. 1000/- will to be considered to the members who are over 40 years of age and advised by an Eye Specialist to wear spectacles.(Medical advice slip and cash memo are required to be enclosed with the application).

6.  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.2500/- for  1st position.

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

              3. Rs.1500/- for  3rd  position    

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

              1. Rs.4500/- for  1st position.

              2. Rs.3500/- for  2nd  position.

              3. Rs.2500/- for  3rd  position    

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

              1. Rs.7500/- for  1st position.

              2. Rs.6500/- for  2nd  position.

              3. Rs.5500/- for  3rd  position    

Scholarship grant will also  be considered to members wards who have secured position in the final examination of Professional degree for separate discipline amongst the wards of the members at  the following rates:-

              1. Rs.8500/- for  1st position.

              2. Rs.7500/- for  2nd  position.

              3. Rs.6500/- for  3rd  position    

Scholarship grant will also  be considered to members wards who have secured position in the final examination of Post Graduate for each discipline amongst the wards of the members at  the following rates:-

              1. Rs.10500/- for  1st position.

              2. Rs.9500/- for  2nd  position.

              3. Rs.8500/- for  3rd  position    

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

              1. Rs.5500/- for  1st position.

              2. Rs.4500/- for  2nd  position.

              3. Rs.3500/- for  3rd  position    

The above scholarship will be considered once in a year. The screening committee 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.

The Board to assemble in the 1st week of August and December respectively to consider the applications of scholarship grant.

7.  DEGREE / DIPLOMA ALLOWANCES

“One time grant” will be considered for the Police wards on getting admission for degree/diploma courses in Medical and Engineering.

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.

Children of police staff of all ranks will be eligible to get this grant up to a maximum of two children. The above grant will be considered once in a year. The grant shall be given only on submission of documents of admission by the member of the Welfare scheme.

8.  RETIREMENT BENEFIT

                The Police Personnel will get back the contributed amount at the rate mentioned below with 10% simple interest from the total Welfare contribution made by them annually.

Sl No Contribution made (No of year) Admissible benefit (in %)
1. Below 10 years 10%
2. 10 years & above and less than 15 years 25%
3. 15 years & above and less than 20 years 30%
4. 20 years & above and less than 25 years 40%
5. 25 years & above and less than 30 years 50%
6. 30 years and above 70%

PERSONAL ACCIDENTAL BENEFIT SCHEME

             Financial benefit under Personal Accidental Benefit Scheme shall be extended to the members of APP Welfare Society from APP Welfare Society Fund in the event of permanent disablements or irrecoverable loss of eye/eyes or limb/limbs due to accident and to the nominee of the members in the event of death in road accident and C.I operation as illustrated under table below subject to submission of the documents mentioned against personal claim and claim by dependents.

1.  PERSONAL CLAIM

SI No.

Cause

Admissible

amount

Required documents

1.

Permanent disablement due to accident.

Rupees One lakh

(i)       Medical Certificate of             Medical Board

(ii)     Copy of FIR and Police report.

2.

Total irrecoverable loss of two eyes or two limbs due to accident.

Rupees One lakh

3.

Total irrecoverable loss of use of one eye or one limb due to accident.

Rupees Fifty thousand



8.  CLAIM BY DEPENDENT

SI No.

Cause

Admissible

amount

Required documents

1.

Death in road accident

Rupees One lakh

(i)       Copy of FIR and police report

(ii)     Death Certificate

(iii)   Succession Certificate

(iv)   PM Report.

2.

Death during C.I operation

Rupees One lakh



A.P.P. SUPERANNUATION FUND/SCHEME

 

1.   MEMBERSHIP OF THE SCHEME

              An amount of Rs. 1200/- (Rupees one thousand two hundred) only is to be paid in one installment. The date of membership will commence from the date on which the full contribution 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 an amount of Rs. 10,000/- (Rupees Ten Thousand) 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/discharged/dismissal/termination and those who retire within 15 years from the date of completion of contribution.

              However Rs. 15,000/- (Rupees Fifteen Thousand) will be provided to the members those who have put 30 years of service or more on superannuation/ VRS.

A.P.P. SUPERANNUATION FUND

              The investment of both funds would be through secured banks like SBI/ Nationalized Banks only.

Director General of Police

Ex-Officio President  APP, Welfare Society

Arunachal Pradesh