Jammu and Kashmir announces L-G's gold medal for public servants; over 200 cops get police medals

J&K Police Medals were awarded to six officers in the force while 202 police officers and officials received the Jammu and Kashmir Police Medals for Gallantry

Press Trust of India August 15, 2020 18:18:00 IST
Jammu and Kashmir announces L-G's gold medal for public servants; over 200 cops get police medals

The Jammu and Kashmir administration on Saturday announced the Lieutenant Governor's gold medal for honesty, integrity and meritorious public service for the year 2020.

The officers who have been awarded for the medal include Principal Chief Conservator of Forests Mohit Gera, Anti Corruption Bureau director Anand Jain, Finance Department special secretary Shamim Ahmad Wani, Geology and Mining director Vikas Sharma, Reasi Deputy Commissioner Indu Kanwal Chib, Director Sheep Husbandry, Kashmir, Abdul Salam Mir, and Director Horticulture, Jammu, Ram Savak.

MY Itoo, director-general Budget, Finance Department; Rajeshwar Singh, senior superintendent of police; Dr Shashi Sudhan Sharma, HoD Department of Micro Biology, GMC, Jammu and Dr Anjum Farhana, HoD Department of Microbiology, GMC, Srinagar are the other nominees.

The award carries a Gold Medal, Rs 51,000 cash, a citation and a certificate, an official spokesperson said.

Earlier, the Jammu and Kashmir administration also awarded J&K Police Medals for meritorious services to six police officers on the eve of Independence Day.

The officers who have been awarded are Inspector General of Police (IGP) T Namgiyal, Senior Superintendents of Police Haseeb-ur-Rahman, Swarn Singh Kotwal, Showkat Ahmad Dar, DySP Surinder Kumar Sharma and Inspector Ashiq Hussain Malik, an official spokesman said.

The administration has also awarded Jammu and Kashmir Police Medals for Gallantry to 202 police officers and officials, the spokesman said.

Meanwhile, Director General of Police Dilbagh Singh congratulated Jammu and Kashmir police officers and personnel who have been awarded medals by Ministry of Defence and Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India.

He expressed his happiness and pleasure on this feat of the officers and personnel.

"Untiring and relentless efforts of the officers and jawans of J&K police have been recognized," the DGP said, adding that recognition will go a long way in boosting the morale of personnel and officers of police force.

The DGP also congratulated families of martyrs and awardees.

Among the 94 awardees, 12 have been awarded President's Police medal for meritorious service, one officer has been awarded President's Police medal for distinguished service and 81 officers and jawans have been awarded Police Medal for Gallantry.

The Ministry of Defence has honoured Head Constable Abdul Rashid Kalas with Kirti Chakra (posthumously) and DIG Amit Kumar with Shaurya Chakra.

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