New Delhi: Twenty-six CISF officers have been decorated with President's Police Medal and other similar awards on the eve of the Independence day.
Those awarded the President's Medal include senior Commandant V K Sharma (distinguished service), Assistant Commandants R K Singh and Y R Yadav for rendering meritorious service.
Yadav, at present posted in the western sector unit of the force in Mumbai, has earlier worked in the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) where he cracked important drug cases as the investigating officer.
Out of these 26, five are being awarded the Fire Service Medal.
The 1.47 lakh personnel strong Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) is tasked to secure 59 major civil airports in the country apart from securing vital installations in the aerospace and nuclear domain.