2 Fire Service, 5 Home Guards personnel get President's Medal

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Published: January 25,2021 02:17 PM
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January 25, 2021: The Home Ministry on Monday announced the President’s medals to the personnel of Fire Services, Civil Defence & Home Guards on Republic Day.

January 25, 2021: The Home Ministry on Monday announced the President’s medal for Gallantry and President’s medal for distinguished services as well as gallantry medal and meritorious services medals to the personnel of Fire Services, Civil Defence & Home Guards on Republic Day.



Gakul Chandra Das, Sub-Officer and Bipul Kumar Das, Leading Fireman were awarded Fire Service Medal for Meritorious Service.



Hemanga Talukdar, Junior Staff Officer; Paresh Chandra Pathak, Subedar; Atul Chandra Barman, Platoon Commander; Mahadev Sharmah, Platoon Commander and Gopal Chandra Das, Post Warden were awarded Home Guards & Civil Defence Medal for Meritorious Service.



On the occasion of Republic Day, 73 personnel have been awarded Fire Service Medals. Out of these, President’s Fire Service Medal for Gallantry is awarded to 8 personnel and Fire Service Medal for Gallantry is awarded to 2 personnel for their respective acts of valour and gallantry.



President’s Fire Service Medal for Distinguished Service is awarded to 13 personnel and Fire Service Medal for Meritorious Service is awarded to 50 personnel for their respective distinguished and meritorious records of services.



In addition, 54 personnel are also awarded Home Guard & Civil Defence Medals on the occasion of the Republic Day, 2021. Of these, President’s Home Guards and Civil Defence Medal for Gallantry is awarded to 03 personnel.  President’s Home Guards and Civil Defence Medal for Distinguished Service and Home Guards and Civil Defence Medal for Meritorious Service are awarded to 04 personnel and 47 personnel respectively.