Bhubaneswar: The Ministry of Home Affairs has selected 39 policemen from Odisha for the President’s Police Medal for the year 2019.
Of the 39 policemen, two policemen have been selected for Distinguished Service, 26 for Gallantry and 11 for Meritorious Service.
However, no policeman of the state has been selected for the President’s Police Medal For Gallantry.
The selected policemen will be conferred with the medal at the Republic Day celebration in New Delhi on Saturday.
Mentioned below is the list of the awardees
President’s Police Medal For Distinguished Service
Gyanaranjan Mohapatra, Deputy Superintendent Of Police, Special Intelligence Wing, Asim Kumar Panda, Assistant Commissioner Of Police, Bhubaneswar, UPD
Police Medal For Gallantry
Bidyadhar Sethi (Sub-Inspector), Bishal Bomjan (Commando), Dhruba Bahadur Basnet (Havildar), Rajendra Malla (Commando), Deepak Singh Kunwar (Commando), Rajesh Biswakarma (Havildar), Sunil Kumar Nanda (Asi), Kamalendu Sarangi (Havildar), Madan Kishan (Constable), Athnacius Jojo (Constable), Mukesh Kumar Brahma (Constable), Prateek Singh, IPS (SP), Rabindra Sabar (Sub-Inspector), Ashok Kumar Rath (Sub-Inspector), Alok Kumar Sethy (Havildar), Dhananjay Barad (Commando), Krushna Chandra Ping (Commando), Santosh Kumar Dhan (Commando), Jagannath Kanhar (Oapf), Madhusudan Mallick (Constable), Niranjan Sahu (Additional SP), Keshaba Sisa (Havildar), Jitendra Kumar Das (Havildar), Sinaya Sekhar Bepari (Constable), Urdhaba Chalan (Constable) And Kanhu Charan Majhi (Constable)
Police Medal For Meritorious Service
Naba Kishore Das, Commandant, OSAP 1stBattalion, Dhenkanal, Ajaya Kumar Padhi, Deputy Commandant SOG, Ashok Kumar Deo, DSP, Special Intelligence Wing, Prafulla Kumar Singh, ACP Security, Special Security Battalion, Pradyumna Kumar Dwivedy , In-Charge DSP, Vigilance Directorate, Snigdha Bhanja, In-charge DSP, office of the SP, EOW, CID, CB, Bikram Keshari Jena, Inspector, Sadar Police Station , Khurda, Brahmananda Panda, Sub-Inspector, Special Intelligence Wing, Kailash Chandra Pradhan, Assistant Sub-Inspector, Thelkoloi Police Station, Sambalpur, Alexander Kujur, Havildar, RO, Jharsuguda and Bipra Charan Gouda, Constable, Vigilance, Berhampur Division.