The “Union Home Minister’s Medal for Excellence in Investigation” for the year 2021 has been awarded to 152 Police personnel out of which six officers belong to Gujarat. The medal was constituted in 2018 with the aim to promote high professional standards of investigation of crime and to recognize such Excellence in Investigation.
Among the personnel receiving these awards, include 28 women Police officials. While 15 are from CBI, 11 each from Madhya Pradesh and Maharashtra Police, 10 from Uttar Pradesh, 9 are from Kerala and Rajasthan Police, 8 are from Tamil Nadu Police, 7 are from Bihar, 6 each are from Gujarat, Karnataka and Delhi Police and the remaining from the other States/UTs.
Here is a list of officers awarded for excellence in investigation for the year 2021 from Gujarat
- Shri Nitesh Pandey, ASP
- Shri Vidhi Somdutt Choudhary, DCP
- Shri Mahendra Laxman Bhai Salunke, PI
- Shri Mangubhai Vithalbhai Tadvi, PI
- Shri Darshansinh Bhagavatsinh Barad, PI
- Shri A Y Baloch, PI