New Delhi: Thirty CISF officials have been awarded the President`s Police medal on the eve of the Independence day.
The awardees include Inspector General (IG) Sanjay Chander, DIG Jai Deep Prasad and DIG Anjani K Singh along with many other senior and junior rank officers.
Prasad, officiating as the DIG (Operations and Intelligence) at the force headquarters here has earlier been awarded with the police medal for gallantry in 2009.
A 1995-batch Madhya Pradesh cadre IPS officer, Prasad has been credited for undertaking active policing works in the Naxal and dacoity affected districts of his cadre state.
The Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) guards country`s major airports, aerospace and nuclear installations apart from guarding vital infrastructure in the government and private domain.