Amaravati: A total of 50 senior police officers will be felicitated on the eve of 75th Independence Day by Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy at Indira Gandhi Municipal Corporation (IGMC) stadium in Amaravati. Director General of Police (DGP) K.V. Rajendranath Reddy will be receiving President's Police Medal (PPM) for the year 2020. Due to Covid 19, the awards were delayed and they will be carried out this year.
President Police Medals are also to be given to Dr A Ravi Shankar, Additional DGP (Law&Order), Kumar Viswajeet, Additional DGP, Railways, K Sudhakar, DSP, Intelligence, and M Srinivasa Rao, ARSI, ACB Vijayawada.
Retired Additional Superintendent of Police (ASP) N. Venkat Reddy has been selected for Indian Police Medal (IPM). He retired from service in the Vigilance and Enforcement Department. G Girish Kumar, Assistant Commando Greyhounds will be awarded Police Medal for Gallantry.
Awards for 2022:
On the eve of the 75th Independence Day, the President of India announced the medals for police officers for their remarkable service. Six police officers from AP got medals for 2022 which was announced by President today. P Venkatarami Reddy, Inspector General of Police training received President's Police Medal (PPM) for distinguished service for the year 2022.
Three police officers Mandal Hari Kumar, Murrey Surya Teja, and Puvvala Satishu have been awarded Police Medal for Gallantry.
Two police officers namely J Santa Rao, Reserve Inspector of Police, SSG, ISW, Vijayawada, and V Narayana Murthy, Sub-inspector of Police, SIB Vijayawada have been awarded police medal for meritorious service. Also, five officers of Andhra Pradesh have been awarded Union Home Minister's medal for excellence in the investigation for the year 2022.