140 were awarded Police Medal for Gallantry (PMG), 93 were awarded President’s Police Medal for Distinguished Service (PPM) and 668 were awarded Police Medal for Meritorious Service (PM)
A total of 901 Police personnel have been awarded Police Medals on the occasion of Republic Day, 2023. The police Medal for Gallantry (PMG) has been awarded to 140, President’s Police Medal for Distinguished Service (PPM) to 93 and Police Medal for Meritorious Service (PM) has been awarded to 668.
Among the majority of the 140 Gallantry Awards, 80 personnel from Left Wing Extremism affected areas and 45 personnel from Jammu & Kashmir region are being awarded for their gallant action. Among the personnel receiving Gallantry Awards, 48 are from CRPF, 31 are from Maharashtra, 25 are from J&K Police, 09 are from Jharkhand, 07 are each from Delhi, Chhattisgarh & BSF and the remaining are from the other States/UTs and CAPFs.
Police Medal for Gallantry (PMG) is awarded on the ground of Conspicuous Gallantry in saving life and property, or in preventing crime or arresting criminals. President’s Police Medal for Distinguished Service (PPM) is awarded for a specially distinguished record in Police Service and Police Medal for Meritorious Service (PM) is awarded for valuable service characterized by resource and devotion to duty.
Details of Awardees Lists are enclosed below:
|Sl No.||Subject||Number of persons||Annexure|
|1||Police Medals for Gallantry (PMG)||140||Annexure -I|
|2||President’s Police Medals for Distinguish Service||93||Annexure -II|
|3||Police Medal for Meritorious Service||668||Annexure -III|
|4||State Wise/ Force Wise list of medals awardees to the Police personnel||As per list||Annexure -IV|
Disclaimer: This is an official press release by PIB.