Bhubaneswar: Odisha DGP on Monday approved the Antarik Suraksha Padak for 2282 Police personnel for their operational duty of two years in the Left Wing Extremism (LWE) affected districts of the State.
The award has been instituted by the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA).
Odisha DGP congratulated the medal awardees on this occasion. Taking to Twitter the DGP wrote, “Very happy to approve Antarik Suraksha Padak for 2282 Odisha Police Personnel today …. My congrats to each of medal awardee.”
Very happy to approve Antarik Suraksha Padak for 2282 Odisha Police Personnel today .This medal is instituted by MHA for operational duty of 2 years in LWE affected areas . Authority to gran medal is delegated to state https://t.co/o5b5nVkVK2 congrats to each of medal awardee.
— DGP, Odisha (@DGPOdisha) October 18, 2021
Instituted by MHA this medal has been and delegated to DGPs of the respective states/CAPFs for awarding the medal.