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Anna Medals for 100 police personnel

Awards are introduced in recognition of excellent devotion to responsibility and in addition to encourage personnel

The State authorities on Tuesday introduced the award of Tamil Nadu Chief Minister’s Medal for excellent devotion to responsibility (Anna Medal) to 100 police personnel, together with 5 SP (Superintendent of Police) stage officers.

In recognition of the excellent devotion to responsibility of the Police, Fire & Rescue Services, Prison Service, Home Guards, Finger Print Science and Forensic Science Officers/Personnel within the State and in addition to encourage them, the Tamil Nadu Chief Minister’s Medals are introduced on the event of former Chief Minister C.N. Annadurai’s delivery anniversary on September 15 yearly.

P. Pakalavan, Deputy Commissioner of Police, Triplicane, M. Sudhakar, Superintendent of Police (SP) Kancheepuram, Saroj Kumar Thakur, SP, Namakkal, and V.R. Srinivasan, SP, Dindigul, and Ok. Meena, Deputy Commissioner of Police, Crime Branch-II are the SP-level officers who will obtain the award.

This 12 months, Chief Minister M.Ok.Stalin has ordered award of the medal to 100 police personnel from the rank of Grade-II police constable to Superintendent of Police, eight personnel of Fire and Rescue Services — from the rank of Fireman to District Officer, 10 personnel in Prison Services — from the rank of Grade I Warder to Superintendent of Prisons, Five Home Guard officers from the rank of Assistant Platoon Commander to Area Commander, two officers from Finger Print Science Unit within the rank of Additional Superintendent of Police and two officers from Forensic Science Department within the rank of Junior Scientific Officer and Deputy Director.

Gallantry award

Moreover, the Chief Minister’s Fire Service Medal for Gallantry and money prize of ₹5,00,000 every is awarded to seven personnel for their gallantry act, together with Ok.Sivarajan and P.Krishnamoorthy, who’ve sacrificed their lives within the line of responsibility — they had been trapped beneath a collapsed constructing, whereas rescuing human lives and property within the fireplace accident at Sanjay Textiles in Madurai on November 14, 2020. These medals might be introduced by the Chief Minister at a ceremonial medal parade to be held in the end, in response to a press launch.

#Note-Author Name – Special Correspondent

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