Bhubaneswar: As many as 26 Odisha police officials including personnel of Fire Services, Prisons, Home Guards and Civil Defence departments, were presented with police medals by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik during the state-level event organised in Bhubaneswar on Wednesday.
13 police officers were awarded President’s Police Medal. 7 personnel from the Fire services department were also felicitated with President’s medal.
The President’s Sanskar Seva Padak was presented to two officials from the Prisons department. Similarly, the President’s medal was conferred on four Home Guard and Civil Defence officials.
Apart from police medals, the Jeevan Raksha Padak and the Uttam Jeevan Raksha Padak were presented to Pankaj Mahanta and Mamata Dalei respectively for their exemplary courage.