Minister for Home and Jail Shri Bala Bachchan informed that budget provision of Rs. 100 crore has been made in the second supplementary budget to solve problem being faced by the employees of Home Guards and SDERF in getting salary since the last two months.
He further mentioned that keeping in view the need, provision of surplus amount will be made in the main budget in future. Shri Bachchan was addressing the Sainik Sammelan of Home Guards and SDERF here today.
Shri Bachchan stated that remarkable services have been given by the Home Guards and SEDRF in the state and other states.
They have saved lives by putting their life in danger. He appreciated Jawans of the Home Guards and SDERF for providing excellent services. Shri Bachchan mentioned that they should always do result oriented work. The State Government will make special efforts for their welfare, he added.
Principal Secretary, Home, Shri Malay Shrivastava said that these Jawans of Home Guards and SDERF have rendered their services in adverse conditions, whenever it was needed by the state.
Their work is praiseworthy. Director General of Home Guards Shri Mahan Sagar mentioned that regular training always prove useful.
Minister Shri Bachchan presented appreciation letters to the Jawans who have rendered remarkable services during the catastrophe.
He obtained information about the equipments displayed at the exhibition organized at the programme site. At the beginning, Shri Bachchan also reviewed activities of the department through presentation at the Camp Office. Additional Director Generals, Shri Manish Shankar Sharma and Shri Rajesh Chawla were present on this occasion.