Shuhada package: Rs0.5m approved for jawans, Rs 1 million for officials

Saturday, December 5, 2009 Leave a Comment

The government has approved to give RS 0.5m to each martyred Jawan of Frontier Constabulary (FC) and Rs 1 million to each officer under "Shuhada Package" while Finance department has issued funds for recruitment of seventy-five new platoons.

According to a notification issued by Finance department here on Saturday jawans of FC have played role of front line in war against terrorism so government has approved RS 500,000 for each jawan of FC who has embraced martyrdom and Rs 1million for officers under "Shuhada package".

It has also been approved to build Intelligence unit and Commando medical unit in Frontier Constabulary while, Frontier Constabulary is being equipped with latest technology, salaries and facilities for FC personals and officials are being increased in this regard.

Seventy-five new platoons would be recruit in NWFP and tribal areas for maintaining law and order situation in the areas.