Chennai: A total of 131 personnel from Police and Fire and Rescue Services departments have been selected for this year`s Anna Medals and Tamil Nadu Chief Minister`s Gallantry Medals.
A total of 127 personnel including 100 of those from state police department have been chosen for the "Tamil Nadu Chief Minister`s Anna Medal" in recognition of their outstanding devotion to duty, a government release here said.
"The recipients of the above Medal are eligible for a lumpsum grant according to the ranks as specified in the Medal rules," it said.
Four personnel, including three from Fire and Rescue Services Department, have been chosen for "Tamil Nadu Chief Minister`s Gallantry Medals" for being involved in various rescue operations.
These medals will be presented by Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa in a ceremonial parade to be held later, it added.