The largest Central Armed Police Force of the country has been awarded as many as 55 Police Medals for Gallantry on the eve of Independence Day.
After this award ceremony, the total number of gallantry medals won by the personnel of the force till now has reached to 2036. It is the highest among all the CAPFs in the country. The central government had announced on the eve of the 74th Independence Day that four people have been honoured with the prestigious Police Medal for Gallantry for their courage, dedication and their sense of devotion to the country. Their courage, dedication to duty, devotion for our country and over and above a steely resolve to deliver.
Naresh Kumar, Assistant Commandant, CRPF, has made history by receiving his 7th Police medal for Gallantry in just four years. Naresh Kumar has led the CRPF Valley QAT in Srinagar. It has a glorious and rich history of continued and consistent success marked with numerous Gallantry medals that showcase its valour. The Valley QAT has been adorned with more than 15 Gallantry medals in this year.