J&K officials receive Fire Service Medals for Gallantry

Several officials of Fire and Emergency Services department received Fire Service Medal for Gallantry at a Medal Investiture Ceremony held at National Fire Services College (NFSC) Nagpur, the other day.

The Chief Guest at the ceremony was Union Home Minister, Amit Shah, while other dignitaries present included Union Minister of Transport and Highways, Nitin Gadkari and Minister of State of Home Affairs, Nityanad Rai.

The medals were announced on Republic Day 2018 and the recipients included Late Abdul Majid Wani, leading Fireman, who was awarded Presidents Fire Service Medal for Gallantry, posthumously. The medal conferred on Late Abdul Majid Wani was received by his son, Jan Mohammad Wani.

The other officials awarded Fire service medal for gallantry are Bashir Ahmad Shah, Deputy Director Srinagar, Ghulam Hassan Wani LFM Srinagar, Ghulam Hassan Bhat MD Srinagar, Ghulam Hassan Lone LFM Srinagar & Parvaiz Ahmad Wani LFM Srinagar.

DGP, Prisons and Fire Services J&K, V.K Singh, was also present on the occasion and congratulated the awardees.