Award for Excellence in Investigation- All Northern States won, except Punjab
Jasbir Kapoor/ royalpatiala.in/ Chandigarh
The ‘Union Home Minister’s Medal for Excellence in Investigation’ for the year 2018 have been awarded to 101 Police personnel belonging to 25 States/UT/ Central Investigating Agencies.
This medal, constituted in 2018, with the objective to promote high professional standards of investigation of crime and to recognize such Excellence in Investigation by Investigating officers.
Among the personnel receiving this Award, 4 are from Haryana, 1 each from Himachal Pradesh, Uttrakhand and Jammu & Kashmir, 8 are from Uttarpradesh, 6 from Delhi.
Besides these 11 are from Madhya Pradesh and Maharashtra Police each, 9 are from CBI, 8 are from Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh police, 7 are from Tamil Nadu police and the remaining from the other States/UT and Central Investigating Agencies. These include twelve (12) women police officers.
Punjab, amongst the Northern states comprising Delhi ,Haryana ,Jammu and Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarpradesh, Uttarakhand misses this award. No one from Punjab Police is going to get this award for Excellence in Investigation.
Officers from the rank of Sub Inspectors to Superintendent of Police are eligible for this award, which was constituted by Ministry of Home Affairs. The awardees will get a get certificate signed by Union Home Minister along with medal and their names will be published in the Gazette of India.
Bureau of Police Research and Development (BP&RD) invite nominations from States/ UT’s / CIAs, based on recommendations from State level Committee headed by ADG rank officer. Then these nominations were processed by screening committee in BP&RD and approved by sanctioning committee in Home Ministry