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29 Odisha Cops Chosen For Prestigious Police Medals

New Delhi/Bhubaneswar: A total of 29 police personnel of Odisha have been selected to receive prestigious Police Medals of different categories on Independence Day 2018, informed an official release of the Union Home Ministry on Tuesday.While only four officers have been selected for President's Police Medal for Distinguished Service (PPMDS), 11 officers will get Police Medal for Gallantry (PMG) and 14 names were announced for Police Medal for Meritorious Service (PMMS).
List of President's Police Medal for Distinguished Service
1. Saroj Kumar Rath, Additional Superintendent of Police, EOW, CB, Bhubaneswar
2. Gyana Ranjan Mohanty, Additional Superintendent of Police, EOW,CB, Bhubaneswar
3. M Radha Krishna, Additional Superintendent of Police, Vigilance, Cuttack
4. Ramesh Chandra Nayak, SI, Vigilance, Cuttack
List of Police Medal for Gallantry
1. Niranjan Sahu (addl. superintendent of police)
2. Umesh Kumar Singh (sub inspector)
3. Haribandhu Kirsani (constable)
4. Bhisma Karuan (constable)
5. Samanta Majhi (constable)
6. Rakesh kumar Swain (constable)
7. Ajay Behera (constable)
8. Jyoti Kumar Kiro (sergeant)
9. Soumya Ranjan Dash (dy. Subedar)
10. Dhaneswar Majhi (constable)
11. Bhakta Priya Sahoo (havildar)
List of Police Medal for Meritorious Service
1. Udaya Kumar Rath, Commandant, OSAP 8th BN, Chhatrapur)
2. Jawahar Mohan Patel, commandant, 7th special IRBN, Kandhamal and deputed to CM's security wing Bhubaneswar
3. Chandra Sekhar Patra, Commandant, 8th special IRBN, Bhanjanagar.
4. Tankadhar Pradhan, Commandant, SP SIW Bhubaneswar
5. Bijay Kumar Sahu, deputy commissioner of police training, TTI, Bhubaneswar
6. Radha Binod Panigrahi, additional superintendent of police, CID
7. Udayabhanu Mishra, Deputy superintendent of police, Biju Pattnaik State Police Academy, Bhubaneswar
8. Brundaban Ghadei, deputy superintendent of police, special intelligence wing Bhubaneswar
9. Saroj Kumar Samal, deputy superintendent of police, Vigilance
10. Rabindra Kumar Panda, In-charge DSP, Vigilance
11. Mohit kumar Mallick, ASI, CID
12. Rabindra Kumar Acharya, ASI, Vigilance
13.Amiya Kumar Routray, havildar major, Odisha State Armed Police, 6th Batallion, Cuttack
14. Satyabadi Mallick, constable, up and TTI, Bhubaneswar

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