Bhopal: Madhya Pradesh government is going to implement Health security scheme for its Police officials and other staffs in near future.

State Home Minister Uma Shankar Gupta has ordered the concerned officials to prepare draft of the proposed scheme at the earliest. He said, “This kind of scheme will surely be helpful in boosting the morale of our police officials and other staffs.”

He further stated that all the procedures in this regard will completed by November and the scheme will be launched on States Foundation Day.

According to the minister, the objective of this initiative is to provide timely treatment to the state police personnel and help them to tackle medical problems.

Director General of Police will be the chairman of the 12-member management committee of a trust which will be set up for proper implementation of the scheme.

“Currently, there are nearly 80,000 staffs in the state police and they are supposed to contribute Rs 50 per month under this scheme,” said Gupta.

As per the proposed norms, every police person and his or her kin will be eligible for treatment upto 8 lakh in a financial year. Treatment facilities for them will be available at recognized hospitals.

About 30 hospitals in state and 31 outside the state have been recognized by the state government to provide medical services to state police personnel under this scheme.

(JPN/Bureau)

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