Guwahati: Amidst the ongoing covid pandemic, here is some good news for the people of Assam to lift up their spirits amidst news of pain and sorrow. Four personnel of Assam Police have been decorated with Union Home Minister’s Medal for Excellence in investigation for 2020.
The awardees are –
- DIG Debojyoti Mukherjee, IPS
- SP Rosie Kalita, APS
- Inspector Rustam Raj Brahma, AP
- Sub Inspector Abhishek Bodo, AP
An elated Rosie Kalita said, “It was a very sudden announcement but I am deeply humbled to have received this award.”
A total of 121 police personnel, including 21 women police officers have been selected for the prestigious award. Out of these, 15 awardees are from the Central Bureau of Investigation *CBI), 10 each are from Madhya Pradesh and Maharashtra Police, eight from Uttar Pradesh Police and seven each from Kerala and West Bengal Police.
This medal was constituted in 2018 with the objective to promote high professional standards of investigation of crime and to recognize excellence in investigation by officers.