P.S. Sandhu, Inspector-General of Police, Northern Range, has stressed the need for better welfare measures for police personnel, especially after their retirement.
Presiding over a function to celebrate Police Flag and Welfare Day at the district police headquarters here on Saturday, Mr. Sandhu said police personnel served the country, even at the cost of their lives. The Government needed to do more to help them cope with difficulties after retirement, he said.
On the occasion, he felicitated personnel who retired in 2010.
Superintendent of Police Sandeep Patil and other senior police officers were present.
Later, a free health check-up for retired police personnel was conducted by doctors and staff from Lakeview Hospital here.
Earlier in Bangalore, Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa honoured C.G. Kyatan, principal of Khanapur-based Karnataka State Police Training School, with the Chief Minister's Medal in recognition of his service.