New Delhi, Jan 25: As many five persons from Odisha will be conferred with President’s Home Guards and Civil Defence Medal For Meritorious Service on the occasion of Republic Day.
Jayanta Kumar Patel serving as Company Commander (HG), Rabindra Kumar Mallick and Mayadhar Sutar serving as Home Guards, B. Raj Kisore Singh and Suraj Hemrom serving as Civil Defence Volunteers will be conferred with the medals.
On the occasion of Republic Day as many as 42 personnel have been awarded Fire Service Medals.
Out of these, President’s Fire Service Medal for Gallantry is awarded to one person and Fire Service Medal for Gallantry is awarded to two personnel for their respective acts of valour and gallantry.
President’s Fire Service Medal for Distinguished Service is awarded to 9 personnel and Fire Service Medal for Meritorious Service is awarded to 30 personnel for their respective distinguished and meritorious records of services.
In addition, 25 personnel/ volunteers are also awarded Home Guard & Civil Defence Medals on the occasion of Republic Day, 2022.
Of these, President’s Home Guards and Civil Defence Medal for Distinguished Service and Home Guards and Civil Defence Medal for Meritorious Service are awarded to 2 personnel and 23 personnel respectively.