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Commissionerate police ensures payment of Rs 6 crore to around 30,000 labourers in a single day

Punjab Tribune Bureau | March 28, 2020 09:31 PM

18035 food packets and 3595 packets of dry ration distributed amongst people

 JALANDHAR: In a big reprieve to the labourers in the city, the Jalandhar Commissionerate Police today ensured payment worth Rs 6 crore to around 30,000 labourers working in 395 industries. 

Due to curfew these labourers working in factories at Leather complex, surgical complex and Industrial complex at Ghadaipur were facing trouble in maintaining their livelihood. In a goodwill gesture the Commissioner of Police took up the matter with the industrialists and asked them to pay the due wages of these labourers so they could meet any urgency. Accordingly 30,000 labourers from 395 industries were distributed Rs. 6 crore. Meanwhile, the Commissioner of Police said that these efforts would continue in coming days also so that maximum relief could be provided to the people of needy strata. 

The Commissioner of Police also said that the Commissionerate Police also distributed 18035 food packets to the needy people in the city. Bhullar said that in consonance with the glorious tradition of the Punjab Police, the Commissionerate Police has distributed 3595 packets of dry ration was also delivered to the needy people. He said that the Commissionerate Police was committed to serve the people with full passion and zeal. 

The Commissioner of Police said that the Police officers/ officials were rendering marvellous services to the people during the curfew. Bhullar said that this would continue in the coming days too adding that every step was being taken to facilitate the people in this hour of crisis. He said that the Commissionerate Police was fully geared up and equipped to meet any sort of challenge whether of law and order or for fulfilling the basic requirements of the general public.

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