Jammu : As many as 213 BSF officers were awarded ‘Police Antrik Suraksha Seva Padak’ during investiture ceremony here on Tuesday at BSF Frontier HQ Jammu.
The ceremony was organized for personnel of BSF Frontier Headquarter Jammu, in which 27 officers, 59 subordinate officers and 127 personnel of other ranks (Total 213) were awarded the ‘Police Antrik Suraksha Seva Padak’ by N S Jamwal, IG BSF Jammu Frontier, said a senior official.
He said that a total of 8111 BSF personnel from the whole of Jammu Frontier have been conferred the ‘Police Antrik Suraksha Seva Padak’.
The ‘Police Antrik Suraksha Seva Padak for J&K state/Left Wing Extremism(LWE)/North East (NE) Regions” was instituted by Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) for the force personnel who have rendered service in these regions since July 2018 for a minimum of 2 years. These medals are awarded twice in a year.
Mr N S Jamwal, IG was also conferred upon ‘Police Antrik Suraksha Seva Padak’ and BSF ‘Director General Commendation Roll’ on this occasion.
Mr Jamwal said that BSF has shown utmost dedication towards safe guarding of International Border of India with professional acumen and lot of sacrifices of its men.
These awards are recognition of exceptional contribution made by BSF personnel in the service of nation.