Cuttack: Odisha police has made remarkable feats in curbing crime and Maoist activities in the State, said Director General of Police (DGP) Abhay.
Addressing a function on the occasion of 86th police foundation day, he said efforts of Odisha police in tackling Maoist violence are admirable.
Odisha police has worked tremendously in the rescue of missing children. Police are working tirelessly to prevent women and child exploitation, he added.
"We have achieved a lot in law and order situation. Police have earned success in Maoist operation at Swabhiman Anchal in Malkangiri in last two years. A number of police stations and outposts have been newly established in State. Similarly, police department has received many sophisticated arms and ammunition," Abhay said.
On the occasion, the DGP paid tributes to the police martyrs and Covid warriors.
Addressing the ceremony, Twin City police Commissioner Soumendra Priyadarshi said that Commissionerate Police is committed to provide better service to the people and ensure safety and security of their lives and properties in Cuttack and Bhubaneswar.
On the occasion, 10 officers were conferred with DGP’s Disc for their outstanding contribution to the society. They include-
- Lopamudra Nayak, Inspector, Mayurbhanj
- Birendra Kumar Senapati, Inspector, Mayurbhanj,
- Kamal Lochan Bhuyan, Inspector, Bhadrak
- Pravat Kumar Tripathy, Inspector, Angul ,
- Ashis Kumar Mishra, Inspector, EOW, CID-Crime Branch
- Suresh Chandra Patra, DSP, Keonjhar,
- Pradeep Kumar Pradhan, DSP, Vigilance, Cuttack,
- Dillip Kumar Tripathy, DSP, EOW, CID-Crime Branch, Bhubaneswar,
- Debendra Narayan Dash, DSP, EOW, CID-CB, Bhubaneswar,
- Ramachandra Thamb, Addl. SP, Crime Branch, Cuttack
Corona martyrs were also conferred with DGP’s Disc posthumously. The martyrs include
- Late Bibhuti Kumar Sahoo, Asst. Driver, Bhadrak,
- Late Tapas Kumar Routray, Asst. Driver, PMT, Cuttack
- Late Ajay Kumar Majhi, Constable, Balasore
- Late Sidhartha Sankar Das, Constable, Puri
- Late Umesha Sethi, Constable, Puri
- Late Subhransu Sekhar Pradhan, Constable, Puri
- Late Bhagaban Bhukta, ASI, Angul
- Late Gangadhar Sethi, ASI, Puri
- Late Madanmohan Karji, ASI, Cuttack
- Late Pravakar Parida, Dy. Subedar, 3rd IR Bn, Jajpur
- Late Ashok Kumar Pattnaik, Addl SP, Mayurbhanj
- Late Nimai Charana Mohapatra, SI, Cuttack
- Late Pranabandhu Sethy, Drill SI, Dhenkanal.