Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh has approved the institution of “Home Minister’s Special Operation Medal” for the police personnel of States and Union Territories, Central Police Organisations (CPOs), Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs) and Security Organisations involved in Special Operations.
Mr Singh has also instituted three more Medals,
1. The Antarik Suraksha Medal,
2. Asadharan Aashuchan Padak, and
3. Utkrisht and Ati-Utkrisht Seva Medal
The HM’s Special Operation Medal and Asadharan Aashuchan Padak will be awarded on August 15 and the Antarik Suraksha Medal and Utkrisht and Ati-Utkrisht Seva Medal will be announced on January 26 every year.
Source- The Times of India