Police will forward a proposal to the Government recommending the inclusion of
senior police officers as well for awarding Chief Minister’s police medal. This
was informed by Loknath Behera, State Police Chief, while speaking at a
function organized at the Police Headquarters in Thiruvananthapuram for honoring
Police Officials who have excelled in various fields.
Honor Awards for the year 2019 was distributed to 262 police officers who have
excelled in various fields in a function held at five different centers in the
State. Loknath Behera, State Police Chief, has also presented awards at Police
Headquarters in Thiruvananthapuram. Dr. B Sandhya, ADGP presented awards at Kerala
Police Academy in Thrissur and K Padmakumar, ADGP, Battalion, distributed
awards at the District Police Headquarters in Kochi City.
Darvesh Saheb, ADGP, Law and Order and Ashok Yadav, IGP, North Zone has
presented awards at Police Training College in Thiruvananthapuram and North
Zone Headquarters in Kozhikode respectively. Commendation Discs were also
distributed to 60 police personnel in Armed Police Forces. 19 persons were from
the Ministerial Category were selected for the commendation certificates of the
Police Chief. State Police Chief has also presented the awards for best ministerial
Staff in Police Headquarters. Manoj Abraham, ADGP, Police Headquarters, Nagaraju
Chakilam, DIG, Police Headquarters and other senior police officers have
attended the function.
Honor Awards were presented to 103 Personnel for excellence in criminal
investigation, 12 for their achievements in the field of law and order, 21 for their
expertise in intelligence and 17 for their excellence in providing
training. Badge of Honor Awards were presented
to 10 in Tele Communications category, 5 in Anti-human trafficking category and
26 in Social Policing, Cybercrime Investigation and Women's Safety
categories. 3 in Traffic, 2 in Women
Police, 12 in Mounted Police, Dog squad, Police Band and Orchestra and 18 in
the Public Relations, Photography, Coastal and Railway categories received
badge of honor awards. 5 personnel from
forensic and 28 from other categories were also presented Badge of Honor Awards.
S Sakhare, IGP, DIGs P Prakash, S Surendran, Kori Sanjay Kumar Gurudin, Kaliraj
Mahesh Kumar, SPs Rahul R Nair, K G Simon, Dr Divya V Gopinath, T Narayanan,
Karthik K, Harishankar, G Poonkuzhali, Elango G, T F Xavier, V Ajith, B Krishnakumar,
Rajesh N, Sunil M L and K L Johnkutty have received Badge of Honor Awards. SPs R. Nishantini and Chaitra Theresa John have
received the Commendation Discs.