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President Kovind Awards Police Medals To 30 CBI Officials For Meritorious Service

New Delhi: As many as 30 CBI officials have been awarded the President’s Police Medals for Distinguished and Meritorious Service by President Ram Nath Kovind on the occasion of Republic Day.

Six CBI officers bagged the President’s Police Medals for Distinguished Service, while 24 others got the Police Medals for Meritorious Service.

Those awarded for distinguished service included Sampat Meena, currently posted as CBI Joint Director in Uttar Pradesh’s Lucknow; Vineet Vinayak, currently posted as Joint Director (Chandigarh) in New Delhi; Saraladas Mishra, posted as ASP in CBI’s Economic Offence (EO)-III in New Delhi; Vivek Dhir, posted as Deputy Superintendent (DSP) in CBI’s ACB Jammu; Surender Kumar Rohilla, posted as DSP in CBI’s ACU-V in New Delhi; and Basant Singh Bisht, Head Constable, posted at the CBI headquarters here.

Police Medals for Meritorious Service have been awarded to one DIG, two SPs, three Assistant Superintendent of Police), three DSPs, one Inspector, one Sub-Inspector, two Assistant Sub-Inspectors, seven Head Constables, three Constables and one office Superintendent.

Police Medals for Meritorious Service have been given to Abhay Singh, posted as DIG in CBI’s EO-III in New Delhi; Manish Viresh Surti, posted as SP in CBI’s AC-IV Bhopal; Prasanna Kumar Panigrahi, posted as SP in CBI’s ACB Dehradun; Prahlad Kishore Jha, posted as ASP in CBI’s ACB in Dhanbad; Richhpal Singh, posted as ASP in CBI’s ACB Jaipur; Letkholam Hangshing, posted as ASP in CBI’s ACB in Imphal; Ismail Babalal Pendhari, posted as DSP in CBI’s SU Mumbai; Rama Raman Tripathi, posted as DSP in CBI’s AC-II in New Delhi; Devraj Vakkada, posted as DSP in CBI’s ACB in Cochin; and Rajender Singh Gosain, posted as Inspector in CBI’s ACB in Mumbai.

Others include Naresh Kumar, an SI posted in CBI’s AC-V in New Delhi; Srigopal Sharma, posted as ASI at CBI HQ in New Delhi; Samshar Singh Dalal, posted as ASI in CBI’s AC-II in New Delhi; KK Sasi, posted as HC in CBI’s BS&FB in Bengaluru; Shiv Dutt Sharma, posted as HC in CBI Academy at Ghaziabad; A Damodharan, posted as Head Constable in CBI’s ACB in Madurai; Tapan Kumar Barua, posted as HC at CBI HQ in New Delhi; Prasad Thankappan, posted as HC at CBI’s ACB in Cochin; Ramesh Chand, posted as HC at CBI’s SU in New Delhi; Naran Meramanbhai Bhochiya, posted as HC in CBI’s ACB in Gandhinagar; Anand Rajaram Pandhare, posted as Constable in CBI’s SU in Mumbai; Avinash Kumar, posted as Constable at CBI HQ in New Delhi; Prasad G, posted as Constable in CBI’s IPCU in New Delhi; and Ranjini Subramanian, posted as Office Superintendent in CBI’s ACB in Chennai.

946 Personnel Selected For Police Medals On Republic Day

A total of 946 personnel have been selected for Police Medals on the Republic Day, with an ASI from CRPF and another from Jharkhand Police getting the President’s Police Medal for Gallantry (PPMG) posthumously.

Jharkhand Police’s Assistant Sub-Inspector (ASI) Banua Oraon and Central Reserve Police Force’s (CRPF) ASI Mohan Lal have been selected for the PPMG posthumously.

President Ram Nath Kovind has approved the conferment of these awards on the occasion of 72nd Republic Day on Tuesday.

Besides two PPMG awards, Police Medal for Gallantry will be awarded to 205 personnel, President’s Police Medal for Distinguished Service to 89 and Police Medal for Meritorious Service to 650 others.

Of the gallantry award winners, 137 are getting awarded for their braver in Jammu and Kashmir, 24 personnel for their gallant actions in Left Wing Extremism-affected areas and one for gallant actions in North-East region.

Of the gallantry award winners, 68 are from CRPF, 52 from Jammu and Kashmir Police, 20 from Border Security Force, 17 from Delhi Police, 13 from Maharashtra, eight each from Chhattisgarh and Uttar Pradesh, and the remaining from other states or UTs and Central Armed Police Forces.

(With IANS Inputs)

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