Thursday, December 03, 2009

Rehabilitation of families of Jawans killed in naxl attacks


According to available information, the number of Security Forces (Police and Paramilitary force) that had to lose their lives in naxalite attacks during the last six months is as below:-

States Policemen killed (15the May to 23rd Nov. 2009)

Bihar 7

Chhattisgarh 74

Jharkhand 32

Maharashtra 34

Orissa 20

West Bengal 9

Total 176

Central, Government under the Security Related Expenditure Scheme provides ex-gratia payment of Rs. 3 lakhs to the family of security personnel killed during naxalite attack.

The Central Government assists efforts of the State Governments to deal with naxalites in the States. These include deployment of Central paramilitary forces (CPMFs); sanction of India Reserve (IR) battalions, modernization and uprgadation of the State Police and their intelligence apparatus under the Scheme for Modernization of State Police Forces (MPF Scheme); re-imbursement of security Related Expenditure under the Security Related Expenditure (SRE) Scheme; assistance in training of State Police through Ministry of Defence, Central Police Organizations and Bureau of Police Research and Development; sharing of intelligence and assistance in development works through a range of schemes of different Central Ministries.

This was stated by Shri Ajay Maken, Minister of State in the Ministry of Home Affairs , in written reply to a question in the Rajya Sabha today.

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