Twenty Delhi Police personnel were awarded the President’s Police Medal for Distinguished Service and Police Medal for Meritorious Service on the eve of the Republic Day.
Joint Commissioner of Police (Rashtrapati Bhavan) Balaji Srivastava, Additional Commissioner of Police (New Delhi) Keshav Chandra Dwivedi and Sub-Inspector (Supervisor Operations) Baljit Singh have been conferred the President’s Police Medal for Distinguished Service and the remaining 17 have been awarded the Police Medal for Meritorious Services.
An Indian Police Service (IPS) officer of 1988 batch, Srivastava is known for his insights and ability to make in-depth analysis of developments in political, military and economic spheres. He has also handled sensitive assignments in the Northern sector of the country and subsequently overseas.
For his outstanding contribution, Srivastava was also awarded the Indian Police Medal for Meritorious Service in Republic Day, 2005.
Keshav Chandra Dwivedi had joined as an Assistant Commissioner of Police in 1980 and was earlier awarded the Police Medal for Meritorious Service in 2005.
Baljit Singh, who was enlisted as a Constable in September 1972, has been awarded the President’s Police Medal for Meritorious Service in 2001. He has also earned 220 rewards during his service.
Other awardees of the Police Medal for Meritorious Service are: T N Mohan, Arun Kampani, Mohan Singh, Jagpal Kaur, Dinesh Tiwari, Pankaj Sood, Anil Chhatwal, Ganeshan C, Ramesh Chandra, Kushal Pal Singh, Mahinder Singh, Ram Sarup, Rajender Prashad Kaushik, Satya Narain, Shyam Adhar Kaushik, Kanchan and Kanwal Singh.