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2 Fire Service Personnel from J&K awarded President’s Medals to Fire Service on eve of R-Day

SRINAGAR: Two Fire Service Personnel from Jammu and Kashmir have been awarded President’s Medals for Fire Service on eve of Republic Day, 2023.

President’s Medal for Gallantry and President’s Medal for Distinguished Services as well as Gallantry Medal and Meritorious Services Medals are awarded to the personnel of Fire Services, Civil Defence & Home Guards on Republic Day and Independence Day each year.

On the occasion of Republic Day, 2023, 47 personnel have been awarded Fire Service Medals. Out of these, Fire Service Medal for Gallantry is awarded to 02 personnel for their act of valour and gallantry.

President’s Fire Service Medal for Distinguished Service is awarded to 07 personnel and Fire Service Medal for Meritorious Service is awarded to 38 personnel for their respective distinguished and meritorious records of services.

Those who have been awarded the medal from Kashmir include Firdous Ahmad Khan Selection Grade Fireman and Bashir Ahmad Ahanger Fireman.


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