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Jammu- The Union Territory administration on Wednesday handed over appointment letter and ex-gratia relief to the family of Kashmiri Pandit employee Rahul Bhat, who was shot dead in Central Kashmir’s Budgam district.
The Divisional Commissioner Jammu, Ramesh Kumar, along with Additional Director General of Police Jammu, Mukesh Singh on Wednesday handed over appointment letter and ex-gratia amount to Bhat’s family, an official spokesperson said.
Besides it, he said, a financial assistance of Rs 5 Lakh as ex-gratia relief was also handed over to the family.
Deputy Commissioner Jammu, Avny Lavasa also accompanied the Div Com.
The spokesperson said that the government has sanctioned the compassionate appointment of Bhat’s widow Meenakshi Raina under SRO-43 of 1994.
“She has been appointed as Class-IV in the Pay level of SL 1(14800-47100) in the Government Higher Secondary School Nowabad, Jammu (School education department) on compassionate grounds under SRO-43 of 1994, read with SRO-199 of 2008 dated 04.07.2008,” he added.
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