POLICE WELFARE SOCIETY

URL: http://police.pondicherry.gov.in http://police.puducherry.gov.in 

 

Phone- 0413 -2272248                                                                                            E-mail-sppts.pon@nic.in

INTRODUCTION

              “Puducherry Police Welfare Society” is only the successor of erstwhile “MUTUELLE MILITAIRE DES FORCES PUBLIQUES” which existed during the French Regime from 1947.  After DE JURE in 1963, this society was christened as “Pondicherry Police Welfare Society” and registered thereafter in July 1975 under Societies Registration Act, 1975 with the objectives of extending help to its members ( all ranks of Puducherry Police ) as under:  

(a)  Sanction of loan and grant to members and their dependents for various purposes connected with their welfare.(b)  Undertaking Welfare activities touching all vital aspects of the lives of the members and their families etc.      (c)  Grant of financial assistance by way of loans and grants to the  members of the society for promotion of their welfare.  

          All the Police Personnel of the Puducherry Police would become automatically members of this Police Society soon after their enrolment.  The members include from the rank of Police Constable to DGP.  Each member have to remit monthly subscription as membership fee and the present rate is as under:  

 

SPs  

Rs. 300/-

Insprs.

Rs. 250/-

S.Is 

Rs. 200/-

ASIs

Rs. 150/-

HCs

Rs. 100/-

PCs

Rs. 100/-

 

 

STRUCTURE

 

ORGANIZATIONAL  CHART

 

 

Tailoring Centre

Community Hall

PPWS

1 HC

1 HC

3 PCs

 

  FUNCTIONING AND ACTIVITIES

 (1) MERIT SCHOLARSHIP

The Society grants Merit Scholarships to the wards of the members, who secure more than 50% marks,  at the rate of Rs.150/- per month.   A total no. of 70 merit scholarships are granted per year.   Further, the society grant Rs.250/- per month to the wards of the Police personnel, who undergo professional courses such as M.B.B.S., Engineering, CA/Law, MBA, etc.  

 

      a) MERIT SCHOLARSHIP:  (SSLC, +1, +2 and Degree level)   

Police Constable

35 Wards @ Rs.150/- per month

Head Constable

20 Wards @ Rs. 150/- per month

ASI / SI / Inspr

10 Wards @ Rs. 150/- per month

Superintendent of Police

5 Wards  @ Rs. 150/- per month

 

      b) SPECIAL MERIT SCHOLARSHIP

                 Special Merit Scholarship is granted to the wards of Police personnel doing professional courses, such as

                 MBBS., Engineering, CA, Law, Architect etc.  at the rate of Rs.250/- per month.  

 

(2) CASH AWARDS

           Two awards are given annually to those wards of the Police Personnel who secure highest percentage of marks at two levels, one at SSLS/Metric and another at Higher Secondary Level

SSLC 1ST Prize –Rs.1000/-

SSLC 2ST Prize –Rs.1500/-

SSLC 3ST Prize –Rs.2000/-

HSC 1st Prize – Rs. 2000/-

HSC 2st Prize – Rs. 2500/-

HSC 3st Prize – Rs. 3000/-

 

(3) NON PENSIONED WIDOW GRANT

          Widows of Police Personnel, who are not entitled to Pensioners benefits, are given Rs.1500/- per month.  Currently, three such widows are getting this benefit every month.   

 

(4) SPECTACLE GRANTS

           The members are eligible for a grant of Rs.1000/- as Spectacle Grant twice during their service  

 

(5) DEATH GRANTS

           Rs.5,000/- will be given at the time of funeral of the Police Personnel who died while in service as non-recoverable grant.     

 

(6) INCENTIVE FOR FAMILY PLANNING GRANT

            A Grant of Rs.200/- is given to a member of the force who or whose wife has undergone family planning operation subject to the condition that he/she should not have more than two children.  This benefit is extended by the Society apart from the incentives being given by the government.  

 

(7) GRANT OF LOANS

            The members are granted loans for various purposes like self marriage, ward’s marriage, pilgrimage, ear boring ceremony, for purchasing School Books/Notebooks, puberty ceremony, defray of medical expenses, and house repairs from the PPWS fund at the rate of 5% interest.  The repayment of the above loans will be in ten equal monthly installments.     

(a)  The quantum of loan being given to the members from the Welfare Fund are as follows:  

 

Self Marriage  

Rs. 30,000/- (Male)

Rs. 40,000/-(Female)

Marriage of wards

  Rs.  30,000/-

House repairing

  Rs.  40,000/-

Pilgrimage

Rs.  1,000/-

Ear boring

Rs.  5,000/-

Sister/Brother’s Marriage

  Rs.  30,000/-

Book Loans

Rs.  2,000/-

Medical Loan: 

 

      1. For ordinary diseases

  Rs.  10,000/-

      2. For prolonged illness like     paralysis, etc. necessitating hospital admission

  Rs.  25,000/-

     3. For diseases like by-pass surgery, kidney transplantation, cancer, head

         injury, etc. requiring hospitalization and specialty treatment

  Rs.  50,000/-

 

(8) RETIRING PERSONNEL   

           Whenever any member of the force attains Superannuation and goes on retirement, a Send Off is given in appreciation of his long service and a lump sum grant of Rs. 20,000/- is given to him. The expenditure is met from the monthly subscription paid by the members.

 

(9) COMMUNITY HALL  

           A Police Community Hall was constructed at Gorimedu Police Complex and is functioning since 11.07.92.  This hall is given on 50% concession rates to the Police Personnel and Home Guards for marriage and other celebrations of the family.  The rental is as detailed below: 

 

 SN

 Head

One day

Half day

a)

Police Home Guard

Rs. 8000/-

Rs.4000/-

b)

 Non-Police 

Rs. 13000/-

Rs.8000/-

 

(10)  GROUP PERSONAL ACCIDENT INSURANCE SCHEME

          This Scheme was started in March 1995 when the Hon’ble Chief Minister of Puducherry sanctioned a grant of Rs.20.00 lakhs to the Society in three instalments.   The amount has been deposited in a bank and its annual interest is utilized to pay premium for the Group Personal Accident Insurance Scheme which cover all ranks of Puducherry Police.  As per this Scheme, whoever, being the members of PPWS, dies in an accident while on duty or in service will be benefited.  The insured amount to the ranks from Constables to Inspector is Rupees 1 lakh and the amount insured to the ranks from SP to I.G.P. is Rupees 5 lakhs.   

 

(11)  Puducherry police savings linked group insurance scheme

           The General Body meeting of the PPWS held on 9.2.2006 discussed about the proposal of the Special Group Insurance - cum - Savings scheme for the members of Puducherry Police developed by Bascarane, Inspector of Police in liaise with various Insurance Companies.  Best scheme negotiated and agreed by LIC of India.

         As per the scheme,

       A. The members of Puducherry Police Welfare Society are covered under the Savings Linked Group Insurance.

       B. Insurance covers death due to suicide and natural

       B. Family of a deceased police personnel will be benefited in the event of his death even due to natural causes. 

         The meeting unanimously resolved to adopt the scheme by recovering  the  premium  from  the  pay  of  each member along  with  PPWS subscription amount.  Under the scheme, the lower subordinates will get a coverage of Rs.1.00 lakh, upper subordinates Rs.2.00 lakhs and the Gazetted Officers Rs.3.00 lakhs.   The monthly subscription will be Rs.100/-, Rs.200/- and Rs.300/- respectively out of which 65% will go to the savings fund.   There is also option for Double Accident Benefit by paying an additional Rs.6.25 for each Rs.100/-.   In that case, a legal heir of the individual who died in accident will get double the sum for which he is insured.  The Scheme was launched on 21.10.2006 and after its implementation, a total no. of 21 other ranks and one Sub Inspector died due to natural causes like illness and accidents, and their families received the compensation amount ranging from Rs.1.00 lakh to Rs.4.00 lakh.    

 

 PUDUCHERRY POLICE FAMILY WELFARE SOCIETY

 

SELF - EMPLOYMENT TRAINING SCHEME in association with INDIAN BANK

 

     Self employment training is being imported to Police wards in Tailoring, Jewel Making, Painting etc with the assistance of Indian Bank and other NGO. So far 2 batch training is completed on the direct interaction by Mrs Kiren Gautam w/o Sunil Kumar Gautam IPS. 

 

(a) TAILORING UNIT 

Members, mostly the wives and daughters of the Police personnel are rendering their services in the Tailoring Unit of “ Puducherry Police Family Welfare Society”.   The Tailoring Unit undertakes stitching of uniforms of the Police personnel/Home Guards.  Periodical training is also given to them.  

The rates of stitching charges in respect of police and Home Guards uniform are as follows:

 

SN

Item of the uniform

Rate

1

Full shirt Terricot khaki

Rs.60/-

2

Half shirt Terricot khaki

Rs.30/-

3

Terricot pant khaki

Rs.120/-

4

Full shirt cotton khaki

Rs.30/-

5

Half shirt cotton khaki

Rs.26/-

6

Pant khaki cotton

Rs.60/-

7

Half trouser khaki cotton

Rs.40/-

8

Shirt khaki cotton for Home Guards

Rs.30/-

9

Overall khaki (Navy blue of khaki) 

Rs.120/-

10

Blouse cotton khaki

Rs.16/-

11

Aprons blue

Rs.16/-

 

Out of the stitching charges, 70% is given to the ladies attending the stitching work and the remaining 30% is credited to the account of the Tailoring Centre.

 

 

TAILORING CLASSES

The Tailoring Unit of Puducherry Police arranged tailoring classes to the families of police personnel through INDISETI, in two batches of 35 each. In all 70 ladies were trained by INDIESTI and certificates were awarded to them. Mrs. Kiran Gautam Inaugurated the tailoring classes and distributed certificates on completion of 21 days training course.

CRECHE

On 02.09.2016 a Creche styled as "Rainbow House" was inaugurated for the kids of Police personnel at Gorimedu Police complex Puducherry with the assistance of Social Welfare Department. Mrs. Kiran Gautam inaugurated the "Rainbow House". Total 30 children are enrolled in this Play School. The staff of Social Welfare Department, Puducherry are assisting in managing this school.

COMPETITIONS

Puducherry Police Welfare Society conducted Rangoli competition, Drawing Competition, Singing competition and Poetry Competition to the Wards of the Police personnel as apart of Diwali Celebrations from 26th to 28th October 2016. Shri. S. K. Gautam, IPS, Director General of Police, Puducherry and Mrs. Kiran Gautam, distributed prizes to the winners of various competitions.

CULTURAL PROGRAMME

        On 28.12.2016, a cultural programme was organized at Police Training School, Puducherry for the police families, which was attended by Shri: S.K. Gautam, IPS the DGP, Puducherry and Mrs. Kiran Gautam. About 500 family members participated in the cultural programme.

JEWEL MAKING COURSE


         In the month of January 2017 , a course on Jewel Making was conducted for the family members of Police personnel in Police Training School, wherein 40 ladies were trained. The 10 days course was conducted by 1NDISKTI. Shri, A. K. Gawas, IPS, SSP(HQ) inaugurated the course and Mrs. Kiran Gautam distributed the Course Completion  certificates to the trainees.

 

FOOD PROCESSING COURSE

      One Week Course on Food Processing (Pickle, Jam, Juice making) was conducted from 14.04.2017 to 20.04.2017 for the family members of the police personnel. This training was imparted by staff of the Krishi Vithian Kendra, Iyyankuttipalayam, Puducherry, wherein 32 family members attended.

GYMNASIUM
        A well furnished Gymnasium with latest equipments was thrown open to the police personnel. The Gymnasium is open from 06.00 hrs to 21.00 hrs. The slot between 18.00 hrs to 19.00 hrs has been reserved for police families.

YOGA CLASSES
       Regular Yoga classes for police personnel are being organized on the 1st floor of Gymnasium. The Police families are permitted to attend Yoga classes on Saturdays & Sundays.

 

 

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