Special Correspondent

CHENNAI: The Tamil Nadu Chief Minister's Constabulary Medals, announced on the occasion of Pongal, will be presented to 1,500 police personnel in constable, head constable and equivalent ranks.

The Chief Minister's Fire Service Medals will be given to 80 Fire and Rescue Services personnel in the firemen, leading firemen and equivalent ranks and the Prison Medal for good service to 20 personnel in the ranks of Warders Grade - I and Grade - II.

The recipients are eligible to draw a monthly allowance of Rs. 40 or Rs. 50, depending on their ranks from February 1.

The medals will be presented at a ceremonial parade at the district headquarters on a convenient date, according to an official release.