Kannur District Police has commenced a new beneficial scheme by name ‘Aathuramithram’ with an intention to render financial assistance to poor people suffering from serious illness . Preferences will be given for those who are suffering from Cancer, Kidney, Liver, Lungs deceases. District Police Chief, Kannur and Dy Supdt. Of Police, Special Branch are the Chairman and Vice Chairman respectively of this scheme. The fund for this is accumulated by way of contributions collected from entire staff of Kannur district police including District Police Chief. The scheme was formally inaugurated by Sri. Ramesh Chennithala, Hon’ble Minister for Home & Vigilance, Government of Kerala on 15-02-2015. The request for financial assistance may be sent to District Police Chief, Kannur. All the applications received will be scrutinized and publish a list every month. The subcommittee formed under Dy Supdt. Of Police, Special Branch, Kannur is authorized to conduct enquiry on the applications and to find out the deserving persons. The application once rejected will not be entertained again. The scheme is only for the persons from Kannur district.