Urmila Singh, Governor presented 24 medals for distinguished and meritorious services to officers of State Government besides one Jeevanraksha medal on the occasion of Investiture Ceremony held at Rajbhawan here today. Sh Virbhadra Singh, Chief Minister was also present on the occasion. Governor conferred Distinguished Service award upon Shri Sita Ram Mardi IPS.She conferred Meritorious Service Award upon Shri Daljit Thakur IPS, Shri R.S. Negi IPS, Shri Ramesh Kumar HHC, Smt. Puneeta Bhardewaj IPS, Shri Daulat Ram Inspector, 1st Batallion Junga , Shri Kapil Sharma HPS, Shri Anand Kumar Dhiman SP, Shri Mukesh Bakshi Inspector, Shri Babu Ram HC,
Smt Urmila Singh presented Fire Service Medal for Distinguished Service upon Shri Sher Singh Thapa Chief Fire Officer and Fire Service Medal for Meritorious Service upon Shri Devender Dutt Sharma Sub Fire Officer, Shri B.S. Mahal Station Fire Officer, Shri Paras Ram Leading Fireman (Retd), Shri Jagdish Chand Fireman, Shri Madan Lal Sub Fire Officer, Shri Ramesh Chand Sub Fire Officer, Shri Rajinder Kumar, Leading Fireman and Shri Kubaj Singh Fireman.She conferred Home Guards and Civil Defence Medal for Distinguished Service upon Shri Bhupal Singh Chauhan Commandant besides Home Guards and Civil Defence Medal for Meritorious Service upon Shri Rach Pal Nepta Honorary Company Commander, Shri Ram Rattan Sharma Honorary Company Commander, and Smt. Laja Devi Company Commander (Retd).Governor also presented Correctional Service Medal for Meritorious Service upon Shri Deepak Shandil Head Warder, Model Central Jail, Kanda.She conferred Jeevanraksha Padak Award 2010 upon Shri Pardeep Kumar of village Sarain PO Chopal on the occasion. P.Mitra , Additional Chief Secretary Home who is also holding the charge of Chief Secretary conducted the proceedings on the occasion.Thakur Singh Bharmouri, Forest Minister, Sh Mukesh Agnihotri, Industries Minister, Sh Kewal Singh Pathania, Vice Chairman, H.P.Forest Corporation, Sh Sanjay Chauhan, Mayor, Sh Tikender Panwar, Deputy Mayor, Sh Sanjay Kumar DGP and Senior officers of State Government were prominent among others present on the occasion.