Bangalore: The state police’s 25 personnel have been conferred with President’s Police Medal for Gallantry, Distinguished Service and Police Medal for Meritorious Service by the President of India on Republic Day.
Circle Inspector of Karkala T R Puttaswamy Gowda and Armed Police Constable (APC) of Udupi District Armed Reserve (DAR) K Rajesh have been conferred with President’s Police Medal for Gallantry.
Home Secretary R H Auradkar, ADGP and former IGP of Western Range Alok Mohan, SP of Special Task Force of SEC N R Chandiram Singh and ACP of Devanahalli Sub-division of Bangalore city P S Gachinakatti have been conferred with President’s Police Medal for Distinguished Service. Those who have been conferred with President’s Medal for Meritorious Service are:
■ B K Singh, DIG & Director, S & V, BMTC, Bangalore
■ N Shivaprasad, SP, State Intelligence, Bangalore
■ B Bisnalli, SP, Ramanagar District
■ M B Naidu, SP.& PRO, Police HQ, Bangalore
■ B S Marturkar, Addl. SP, Bidar District
■ Muniratnam Naidu, ACP, J C Nagar Dn, Bangalore
■ S N Gangadhar,ACP, Malleshwaram Dn, Bangalore
■ Vishwanath, Dy.SP, Excise & Lottery, Mangalore
■ V M Jyothi, DySP, Bidar Sub Dn, Bidar
■ A K Suresh, ACP, Narasimraja Sub Dn, Mysore
■ H Veerabhadre Gowda, ACP, Banashankarai Sub Dn, Bangalore
■ B S Angadi, PI, Siddapur Police Station, Bangalore
■ Vithal Das Pai, PI, Railway Police, Mangalore
■ N A Ramesh Kumar, PI (W), State Intelligence
■ Arun R Naik, PI, IGP Office, Belgaum
■ N Mahadev, ASI, K R Puram Police Station
■ M S Nataraju, ASI, Town Police Station, Hassan
■ C R Honnaiah, HC, Magadi Road Police Station
Commandant of R A Mundkur Fire and Emergency Services Academy, I F Badebade, was awarded President’s Fire Service Medal for Distinguished Service. Commandant of Kolar B Mariswamy and Deputy Commandant of Mandya A Suresh have been awarded President’s Home Guards and Civil Defence Medal for Distinguished Service.