Delhi cops awarded Prez's medal

Four Delhi Police officers have been conferred with President’s Police Medal for Distinguished Service on the occasion of Republic Day. The Police Medal for Meritorious Service have also been awarded to 17 Delhi Police officers and Police Medals to 21.

Those awarded the prestigious award are Special Commissioner of Police (Legal Cell and Research) Satyendra Garg, Additional Commissioner of Police (Operations) Ranvir Singh, Vice Principal of Delhi Police Training College Ravi Shanker and inspector Ramesh Kumar.

Garg has also served in Goa, Arunachal Pradesh and Mizoram. He was awarded Police Medal for Meritorious Services on the occasion of 2008 Republic Day while serving in Arunachal Pradesh and Mizoram.

He was also awarded Special Duty Medals three times and Governor’s Gold Medal for saving lives on 1993 Republic Day.

In 1997, Garg had led a team which solved the kidnapping, for ransom, case of a businessman.

The gang was responsible for about 100 cases of kidnapping and other heinous crimes.

Singh joined as DANIPS officer in 1985, and handled the incident of Uphaar Cinema fire in 1997.

While posted as Additional Deputy Commissioner of Police (Security), Singh was entrusted to supervise arrangements of President’s tour to Sri Lanka, Vice President’s tour to Seychelles and Malle in 2003 and Deputy Prime Minister’s tour to France and Qatar in 2003.

Since December 2014, Singh officer is posted as Additional Commissioner of Police (Operations) supervising Police Control Room, Communication and IGI Airport Units of Delhi Police.

The Communication unit ensured flawless communication during Republic Day arrangement, Assembly elections and visit of US President Barack Obama in Delhi.
He has taken several innovative measures for the upgradation of Communication system and was instrumental in launch of Himmat mobile phone based application.

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