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President’s medal for 80 state cops

A senior IPS officer helps adjust his colleague’s medals during the ceremony at Raj Bhavan on Monday—Photo: Vijay Bate  

Maharashtra Governor C Vidyasdagar Rao on Monday presented President’s Police Medals for distinguished and meritorious service to 80 police officers and personnel.

The medals were given for their services from 2013-14 at Raj Bhavan here in the presence of Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis.

Six police officers and personnel were conferred with the President’s Police Medals for distinguished Service, while 74 were decorated with police medals for meritorious service, a release from Raj Bhavan said.

Additional DG (Prisons, Pune) BK Upadhyaya, Additional DG in the Office of DGP Rajendra Singh, Additional DG (CID Pune) Sanjay Kumar, Special IG (CRPF, Raipur) Sadanand Date, ACP (Mumbai City) Sunil Laxman Deshmukh, and retired PI (Police Training Centre, Nagpur) Motiram Mahadeo Pakhre were presented President’s Police Medals for distinguished service, it added.

Joint CP (Nagpur city) Rajvardhan, was among those presented with the medal for meritorious service.

Maharashtra Minister of State for Home Ram Shinde, state Additional Chief Secretary (Home) K P Bakshi and state Director General of Police Praveen Dixit among others present at the occasion. —PTI


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