121 policemen awarded Home Minister’s medal for excellence in investigation

New Delhi (NVI): The prestigious “Union Home Minister’s Medal for Excellence in Investigation” for the year 2020 have been awarded to 121 police personnel across the country.

Those awarded includes 15 officials from the Central Bureau of Investigation, 10 each from Madhya Pradesh and Maharashtra Police, eight from Uttar Pradesh Police, seven each from Kerala and West Bengal Police, and the remaining from other states and Union Territories, Ministry of Home Affairs stated.

In addition to this, of the 121 awardees, 21 are women personnel.

The recipients are from Constable to Deputy Commissioner of Police ranks. A total of 96 police personnel from across the country were awarded the medal last year.

This medal was constituted in 2018 with the objective to promote high professional standards of investigation of crime and to recognize such Excellence in Investigation by investigating officers.