Bhubaneswar: As many as 14 police officials from Odisha have been nominated to be conferred with prestigious police medals on the auspicious occasion of 74th Independence Day.
While two have been selected for President’s Police Medal (PPM) for Distinguished Service, 12 police personnel will be awarded the Police Medal (PM) for Meritorious Service.
The officials will receive the medals on the occasion of Independence Day tomorrow.
List of President’s Police Medal (PPM) for Distinguished Service Awardees from Odisha:
1. K. Benugopal Acharya, In-charge Deputy SP, Vigilance Division, Bhubaneswar
2. Biranchi Narayan Sahoo, Constable, Biju Patnaik State Police Academy, Bhubaneswar
List of Police Medal (PM) for Meritorious Service Awardees from Odisha:
1. Abhiram Kar, Additional SP, In-charge A.I, Vigilance Directorate, Cuttack
2. Tapas Ranjan Mohapatra, Assistant Commandant, SOG, Bhubaneswar
3. Anil Kumar Mishra, Assistant Commissioner of Police, Zone-V, Bhubaneswar
4. Anupama Mohapatra, In-charge Deputy SP, Vigilance, Bhubaneswar Division
5. Raj Kishore Paikray, Additional DCP, Bhubaneswar
6. Ajaya Kumar Das, Inspector, UPD, Cuttack
7. Atul Krishna Das, Inspector of Police, SIW, Bhubaneswar
8. Saroj Kumar Patel, Inspector of Police, SIW, Bhubaneswar
9. Nirmal Kumar Mohapatra, Inspector of Police, Bargarh
10. Kishore Chandra Balabantaray, Subedar, 5th IR Batallion, Boudh
11. Ratha Lakra, Sepoy, OSAP, 4th Batallion, Rourkela
12. Mohammad Zazal Umar, APR Havildar, Vigilance, Koraput Division