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Press Release

President Conferred Police Medals For Distinguished and Meritorious Services to SSB Personnel on Independence Day


New Delhi, 25.01.17 – On the occasion of 70TH Independence Day, Hon’ble President of India has conferred, two President’s Police Medal for Distinguished Services and 12  Police Medals for Meritorious Services to the Officers and Personnel of Sashastra Seema Bal(SSB).

          Sh. Rajinder Kumar Bhumbla, DIG, and Sh. Raj Singh Shekhawat, DIG  have been awarded with President’s Police Medal for distinguish services. Shri R S Bhumbla rendered his services at GC Falakata and performed Internal Security related duties at Gurdaspur from 1991 to 1993. He was awarded Police special duty medal for his praise worthy performance in Punjab. He is very passionate about games and sports and won silver medal in 50 plus category in all india badminton championship 2015. He is presently posted in SHQ Spl Ops, Srinagar and is instrumental in formation of special strike group in every SSB unit deployed in J& K.

          Sh. Raj Singh Shekhawat DIG  served along Indo-Bangladesh, Indo-Myanmmar, Indo-Bhutan,Indo- China, Indo- Pak and Indo-Nepal Borders. His dynamic leadership lead to the apprehension of many smugglers and anti national elements and seizure of huge quantity of Narcotics and other contraband items. He is presently posted at CTC Sapri and has developed it as technical training institute. 

12 Officers and personnel of SSB were conferred Police Medal for Meritorious Services as under:-


1.       Shri Bishwajeet Kumar Pal, Dy. Inspector General, SHQ Ranidanga.


2.       Shri Sudhanshu Nautiyal, Dy. Inspector General,FHQ.

3.       Shri, Lham Thrinley, Dy. Inspector General, FTR Hqr. Guwahati.

4.       Dr. Ranvir Singh Gahlawat, Commandant (Vety) DTC Dera Alwar.

5.       Sh. Divya Ranjan Singh, Dy. Comdt., TC Kumarsain (Now 23 Bn).

6.       Sh. Anil Kumar Singh, Dy. Comdt., 57 BN Amritpur (UK).

7.       Sh. Laipubam Bijoy Kumar Sharma, Asstt. Comdt., 54 BN Bijni.

8.       Sh. Santosh Kumar Dhar, Area Organiser, FTR Hqr. Ranidanga.

9.       Sh. Krishan Lal Puri, Jt. Area Organiser, TC Sarahan.

10.  Sh. Virender Singh Beniwal, SAO, SHQ Spl. Ops., Bhilai.

11.  SI (GD) Vimal Kumar, 24 BN Rangia.

12.  ASI (GD) Uttam Chowdhury, 37 BN Mangaldoi.

Smt Archana Ramasundaram, Director General SSB congratulated all the medal winners. 

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