Guwahati: At least four police personnel from Assam including two top officials- DIG (border) Devojyoti Mukherjee and SP (CM vigilance ) Rosie Kalita have been awarded the ‘Union Home Minister’s Medal for Excellence in Investigation’ for the year 2020.
The two other state police personnel were sub inspector Abhisek Bodo and inspector Rustam Raj Brahma.
The prestigious award for 2020 has been awarded to 121 police personnel across the country, the Ministry of Home Affairs said on Wednesday. Those awarded include 15 officials from the Central Bureau of Investigation, 10 each from Madhya Pradesh and Maharashtra Police, eight from Uttar Pradesh Police, seven each from Kerala and West Bengal Police.
Of the 121 personnel, twenty-one awardees are women. The recipients are from Constable to Deputy Commissioner of Police ranks.
Last year, at least 96 police personnel from across the country were awarded the medal.
The award of the medal was started in 2018 with an objective to promote high professional standards of investigation of crime and to recognize such excellence.