“Service and help to the general public is the first priority of the police”- says Madhya Pradesh CM

Bhopal: Governor Shri Mangubhai Patel said that the society always respects service, truth and courage. Individuals honored for their outstanding services create history. His honor is the honor of dedicated service to the country and society. It inspires the future generation to do social service, encourages them to get medals and enroll in history. Maintaining the honor of this medal is the ultimate duty of the decorated officer-employee.

Governor Shri Patel was addressing the officers-employees of Police, Jail and Home Guard with Vishisht Seva Medal, Meritorious Service Medal, Civil Defense Medal and Jeevan Raksha Padak at Raj Bhavan today. On this occasion, Principal Secretary to the Governor, Shri D.P. Ahuja, senior police officers, family members of the embellished medal winners and general public were present.

Governor Shri Patel said that the uniform is respected, the society and the country are respected. This uniform is a symbol of public safety. Instills a sense of pride in people. All of us countrymen feel safe in its shadow. Uniformed soldiers posted on the borders even sacrifice their lives while taking front from the enemies even in adverse conditions. Uniforms protect us in internal security. In the time of natural calamities also these same people come out as life savers. Performs relief and rescue work with a dedicated spirit. We all should have a sense of respect and pride for the uniform.

Governor Shri Patel said that the service and help of the common man should be the first priority for the police officers and employees. Always do your duty with this spirit. He said that anti-social elements and anti-national forces should be repressed with full rigor. It is also the responsibility of the police that no injustice should ever be done to an innocent. People should always feel safe. He said that efforts should be made to improve the identity of the State Police with its excellent work and make its public-friendly image more solid.

Governor Shri Patel said that to improve the law and order situation in the state, one should be constantly alert and alert. Make efforts to increase awareness against women crimes and empower girls and women for self-defense. Today is the time of advanced technology, internet and social media. It has many advantages, but cases of its misuse are also coming to the fore. Due to this cyber crimes are increasing. Police need to pay special attention to modernization. Giving heartfelt congratulations and best wishes for the Amrit Mahotsav of Independence, Governor Shri Patel said that other members of the police force would also take inspiration from the respected police officers and employees. With your excellent services, the name of the state and society will be illuminated.

Director General of Police Shri Vivek Johri said that the State Police has set high ideals of social commitment by doing excellent work of patriotism and public service. Apart from strictly controlling Naxal activities, a state-wide campaign has also been launched to curb crimes. Women’s desks have been set up in seven hundred police stations of the state. He said that the conviction rate in the identified offenses is also around 70 percent, which efforts are being made to improve it further. He said that high level MoU for police training would be done. have been done. By giving charge to the police officers-employees on 11 thousand 835 high posts of police in the state, opportunities have been given to work in higher posts.

Shri Johri informed that on August 15, 2021, 9 officers-employees of police have been honored with Distinguished and 35 Meritorious Service Medals in the medal decoration program. Similarly, 11 have been honored with the Vishisht Seva Medal of the Jail Department and one for meritorious service. Three have been honored with President’s Home Guard and Civil Defense Medal and four for Meritorious Service. A total of 6 people along with 4 police personnel have been honored with Jeevan Raksha Padak on this occasion.