Bhubaneswar: On the august occasion of 72nd Republic Day today, the prestigious Governor’s Medal for the year 2020 honours 20 Odisha Police personnel, including two senior IPS officers.
The Governor’s Medal-2020 is a mark of honour in seven categories for outstanding contributions to the society in policing and vigilance.
As per the list released, the Senior IPS officers are: Jay Narayan Pankaj (DIG, STF, CID CB) and Anirudha Kumar Singh (DIG, SW).
Ganjam SP Brigesh Kumar Rai and Keonjhar SP Mitrabhanu Mohapatra are also the recipients.
The other police personnel are:
Ashwini Kumar Patnaik (Additional SP, Vigilance Directorate, Cuttack)
Ashiwini Kumar Sahoo (I/C SDPO, Angul)
Santosh Kumar Sahoo (Inspector, SIW, Bhubaneswar)
Dil Bahadur Chhetry (Subedar, 2nd Bn, Jharsuguda)
Sadananda Pani (Inspector, Vigilance, Sambalpur Division)
Tirtharaj Sahu (Dy. Subedar, 4th Bn, Rourkela)
Md Sabir (Drill Sub-Inspector of Police, Cuttack)
Binod Bihari Sethi (SI of Police, Jonk PS, Nuapada)
Bharat Bhusan Pattnaik (ASI, Vigilance Directorate, Cuttack)
Pabitra Mohan Nayak (Havildar, RO, Malkangiri)
Siva Sankar Nayak (Havildar, RO, Malkangiri)
Pitabas Mishra (Sepoy, STE, CID, CB, Bhubaneswar)
Manmathnath Barada (Constable, SIW, Bhubaneswar)
Sunil Tripathy (Constable, SIW, Bhubaneswar)
Duka Devi Kumar (Constable, DCRB, Malkangiri)
Manjulata Mishra (Constable, Vigilance Directorate, Cuttack)