NSA Ajit Doval presents President’s Police Medals to 34 CBI officers
New Delhi, Dec 9: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Wednesday organized an ‘Investiture ceremony’ in New Delhi, coinciding with the occasion of ‘International Anti Corruption Day’. Ajit Doval, National Security Advisor presided over the event and was also graced by Ajay Kumar Bhalla, Union Home Secretary.
Speaking on the occasion, Ajit Doval, National Security Advisor emphasized the importance of rooting out corruption as a strategic priority. He highlighted the important role of anti-corruption agencies in doing a larger service to the nation by combating corruption.
He mentioned how in this economically globalized world have given rise to new frontiers in crime, especially economic crimes and the need to tackle them with increased international cooperation. He congratulated the medal winners and urged them to strive for improved professional competence in investigation to face future challenges.
Ajit Doval, National Security Advisor, Ajay Kumar Bhalla, Union Home Secretary and Rishi Kumar Shukla, Director, CBI released a ‘Handbook on Investigation Abroad’, which is meant to aid investigators in effectively utilizing formal and informal assistance channels for collection of foreign located evidence and criminal intelligence.
Speaking on the occasion, Rishi Kumar Shukla, Director, CBI mentioned that credibility of the CBI is a consequence of consistent excellent work done by the organization since its inception. He said apart from its role as a premier investigative agency, the CBI is carrying out key responsibilities with regard to preventive vigilance. He also detailed the coordination role being played by CBI by connecting all law enforcement agencies in India with international police cooperation networks.
Ajit Doval, National Security Advisor presented the President’s Police Medals for Distinguished Service to 34 CBI officers – Rajiv Dwivedi, AIGP(Policy-II), CBI, New Delhi; Suman Kumar, ASP, AC-VI, CBI, New Delhi; Desh Deepak, SP, AC-I, CBI, New Delhi(Now Retired); Ghanshyam Rai, SP, EO-I, CBI, New Delhi (Now Retired ); A.J. Ramalingam, ASP, ACB, CBI, Chennai; N.M. Singh, JD, SC Zone, CBI, New Delhi; Sanjay Kewal Krishan Sareen, SP, ACB, CBI, Gandhinagar; S. Balasubramony, SP, CBI(on attachment with Directorate of Anti-Corruption, Jammu); Harish Chander Sharma, SP, EO-I, CBI, New Delhi (Now Retired ); Vijay Kumar Shukla, ASP, SC-II, CBI, New Delhi; Krishnaswamy Kumaresan, DSP, EOB, CBI, Mumbai; Samir Kumar Karmakar, Constable, BS&FB, CBI, Kolkata; Devendra Singh, SP, SCB, CBI, Lucknow; Kishan Singh Negi, ASP, SC-III, CBI, New Delhi; Nandkumar Nair, SP, SCB, CBI, Mumbai; Partha Mukherjee, AIGP(Policy-I), CBI, New Delhi; Prabhanjan Chakroborty, ASP, AC-V, CBI, New Delhi; Sundaravel Murugavel, ASP, ACB, CBI, Chennai; Joel Sunil Emmanuel, ASP, CBI Academy, Ghaziabad(U.P); Roshan Lal Yadav, DSP, AC-I, CBI, New Delhi; V. Kavidas, SI, CBI(HQ), New Delhi; Harpal Singh Virk, HC, ACB, CBI, New Delhi; Santosh Kumar, ASP, SC-III, CBI, New Delhi; Bijay Kumar Pradhan, ASP, SC-I, CBI, New Delhi; Jaya Narayan Rana, SP, EO-VII, CBI, Bhubaneshwar; Mahesh Kumar Puri, ASP, SCB, CBI, Chandigarh; Mahesh Kumar, ASP, ACB, CBI, Jammu; Pan Singh Bisht, HC, AC-II, CBI, New Delhi; Prashant Kumar Pande, SP, ACB CBI, Jabalpur; Ravi Gambhir, SP, AC-VI/SIT, CBI, New Delhi; Sanjay Kumar, Inspector, AC-II, CBI, New Delhi; B. Satish Prabhu, Inspector, ACB, CBI, Hyderabad; Kusum Pal Singh, SI, ACB, CBI, New Delhi & Krishan Pal Singh, HC, EO-II, CBI, New Delhi.
Praveen Sinha, Additional Director, CBI gave the Vote of Thanks. The event was also joined virtually by all the CBI branches across the country.