3 Prison Personnel conferred President’s Medal for Meritorious Service | KNO

Director General’s Prison Medal awarded to 2 Superintendent Jails, 8 others
3 Prison Personnel conferred President’s Medal for Meritorious Service | KNO

Kashmir News Observer (KNO)

Jammu, January 25 (KNO) : On the occasion of Republic Day 2019, three Prison Personnel have been awarded prestigious President’s Correctional Service Medal for Meritorious Service. Abdul Razak Malla, Assistant Superintendent presently Incharge District Jail Leh, Mohinder Singh Assistant Superintendent, Sub Jail Hiranagar and Yog Raj Head Warder, Central Jail Jammu (Kotbhalwal) are among the recipients. All these officials have risen from the rank of warders due to their hard work, dedication and extra ordinary performance in the field and were thus recommended/nominated by the State Government for the said award. Meanwhile 10 officers and officials have also been awarded Director General’s Prison Medal for their consistent and outstanding performance in their duty/job by the J&K Prison Department. They include Superintendent Jails Saba Shawl, presently posted as Principal Institute of Correctional Services Mishriwalla Jammu, Mushtaq Ahmad Malla Superintendent District Jail Kathua, Pharmacist Shuban Lal Bhat, District Jail Jammu, Headwarders Ashok Kumar of Sub Jail Hiranagar and Manjeet Singh District Jail Jammu, SG Warder Pawan Kumar of District Jail Udhampur and Prison Warders Mohd Hussain, Sub Jail Reasi, Bilal Ahmad Khan and Altaf Hussain both from Central Jail Srinagar and Kulbir Singh of Direction Office. The award carries cash reward as well as commendation certificate. Director General of Police, Dilbag Singh, IPS who also holds the charge of Director General Prisons congratulated all the officers/officials for their achievement and hoped that this will boost their morale and will also serve as a beacon light for the others to follow. (KNO)