State Government to extend ex-gratia of Rs. 20 lakh to families of martyrs working with Indian Army or Central/other state paramilitary forces but are not residents of UP and have laid their lives in line of duty in the state
SDRF to be constituted by the state government to be trained by the Indian Air Force (IAF)
In case of any calamity or emergency the IAF will extend all cooperation with the state government by establishing coordination
State Government to consider necessary arrangements for the IAF to use Agra-Lucknow Express-way for fighter planes
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mr. Akhilesh Yadav has said that the state government has decided to give an ex-gratia amount to the families of martyrs to such personnel of the Indian Army/of para-military forces of other states, who are non-residents of Uttar Pradesh but died under any circumstances in line of duty in the state.
The Chief Minister gave this information at a meeting with Air Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Headquarter Central Air Command Air Marshal Rajesh Issar, at his official residence. He also said that the State Government held martyrs in highest respect and was ever ready to extend all possible help to the families of martyrs in the times of crisis for their families. At the meeting, it was also decided that the State Disaster Relief Force (SDRF), to be constituted by state government will be trained by the Indian Air Force (IAF). A decision was also arrived at the establish coordination and provide all assistance in situation of a calamity or emergency.
With regards to use of Agra-Lucknow Expressway by the fighter planes of the IAF, the Chief Minister said discussions will be held with concerned stake holders in detail and then take a decision on providing necessary facilities.