Twenty-four personnel of the Manipur Police department are included among the 946 police personnel of the country who will be awarded medals on the occasion of Republic Day of India 2021.
An official source in the state Police department said that, among the 24 personnel, two will be awarded the President’s Medal for Distinguished Service, seven for Police Medal for Meritorious Service, two each for Ati-Utkrisht Seva Padak and Utkrisht Seva Padak.
Nine personnel will be awarded Antrik Suraksha Seva Padak for NE region and two others for Union Home minister’s medal for Excellence in Police Training.
The two President’s Medal for Distinguished Service awardees are IGP E Priyokumar and M Ibobi Singh, a junior commission officer of 6th IRB.
The medals announced on the occasion of the Republic Day celebrations, 2021, would be presented during a medal parade to be held on a later date, police sources said.