Outstanding Service Recognized: Republic Day Awards for ’12th Fail’ Fame IPS Officer Manoj Sharma and Dedicated CISF Personnel

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Delhi,  25 january 2023: On the eve of the 75th Republic Day, over 1,000 police personnel, including members of the fire service, home guard, civil defence, and correctional services, will be recognized with various gallantry and service medals. Among the recipients are 1,132 individuals, including CISF personnel, whose names were announced a day before the Republic Day celebrations.

IPS officer Manoj Kumar Sharma, known for his connection to the Hindi film “12th Fail,” is among the CISF personnel honoured with Police and Fire Service Medals. Alongside him is his batchmate Jitendra Rana of the Bihar cadre, both serving on deputation in CISF and holding positions as Chief Airport Security Officers (CASOs) at Mumbai and Delhi airports, respectively.

The following CISF personnel have been honoured with President’s Police Medals on Republic Day:

President’s Police Medal for Distinguished Services:
1. Dinesh Pratap Parihar, Deputy Inspector General, CCL Kargali
2. Manoj Kumar Das, Deputy Commandant, RSP Rourkela
3. Syed Faiz Ahmed, Sr., ASG Surat

Police Medal for Meritorious Services:
1. Jitendra Rana, Bhapuse, Deputy Inspector General, ASG Delhi
2. Dr Manoj Kumar Sharma, IPL, Deputy Inspector General, ASG Mumbai
3. Dheeraj Kumar Shukla, Senior Commandant, ASG Mumbai
4. Pramod Kumar, Assistant Commandant, CGBS New Delhi
5. Rajkamal Vitthalrai Shrimali, Assistant Commandant, RCFL, Mumbai
6. Ram Baran Singh, Assistant Commandant, DAMEL New Delhi
7. Parimal Kumar Ram, Assistant Commandant, AP (R&U) Headquarters Kolkata
8. Surendranath P, Assistant Commandant, ASG Mumbai
9. Ram Pal, Assistant Commandant, ONGC Ahmedabad
10. Vijay Narayan Tiwari, Assistant Commandant, BHEL Haridwar
11. Ram Chander Jalwania, S/o., DMRC New Delhi
12. Ashok Kumar Sharma, SCI/Co., P&HCS Chandigarh
13. Rabinder Kumar Gupta, S/o., BRBCL Nabinagar
14. Amiya Mohan Mohanty, SCI/Co., ASG Bhubaneswar
15. Naresh Kumar, S/o., DMRC New Delhi
16. Shankar Gondi, S/o., IG Mint Hyderabad
17. P. Venugopal Rao, MSc, SDSC Shar
18. B.S. Suresha, S/o., NFC Hyderabad
19. Bir Singh Negi, Sr., 11th A.V. Greater Noida
20. M. Rangaswami, Sr., ASG Coimbatore
21. Santosh Kumar Sharma, S/o., SECL Bilaspur
22. S. Anthony Xavier Rajan, Sr/O, BDL Bhanur
23.B. Keshav Rao, Head Constable (Tailor), NRSC Balanagar
24. Vijay Kumar, Head Constable (Washer), DMRC New Delhi

President’s Fire Service Medal for Distinguished Services:
1. C. Natarajan, Sub Inspector/Fire, NLC Neyveli
2. Virendra Pal, SUNI/AGNI, RGTPP Khedar
3. Halleppa, Suni/Agni, NTPC Kudgi

Fire Service Medal for Meritorious Services:
1. Deepak Sawalkhia, Deputy Commandant/Fire, UPU Section-II HQ Kolkata
2. Manoj Kumar, Assistant Commandant/Fire, ICO Burnpur
3. Tadvi Salim Babu, Assistant Commandant/Fire, MSTPP Mauda
4. Monuj Phukon, SUNI/AGNI, BTPS Bokaro
5. Paramjeet Singh, SUNI/AGNI, RHSTPP Rihand
6. M. Venkata Rao, Head Constable/Fire, NLC Neyveli
7. Rajesh T.M., Head Constable/Fire, FSTI Hyderabad