As a mark of appreciation, the Maharashtra government has decided to give 5 crore rupees reward to police personnel who worked untiringly during the deluge of August 29 to ensure safety of citizens and for the good work done in the last few months.
The government has also lauded the work done by the police for maintaining communal harmony during the recently concluded Ganeshotsav (from August 25 to September 5) and Bakri Id (September 2) festivals.
The reward amount will be distributed amongst the personnel belonging to the ranks of police constables and assistant police sub inspectors. While giving the reward to these police personnel, the work performed by them between the period of August 25 to September 5 will be taken into consideration.
In the last week of August, flood like situation occurred due to the torrential rains in the city and suburbs.
Several people were stuck on the roads due to water logging in many places. Mumbai Police, who were on the road during the rains helped people reach their destinations safely.