Union Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India has instituted a scheme for the awarding of the "Union Home Minister's Medal for Excellence in Police Training" to the trainers and other support staff working in Police Training Institutions of State and Central Police Forces.
The "Union Home Minister's Medal for Excellence in Police Training" for the year 2017-2018 has been declared for the Police Officers and personnel who have made an outstanding contribution in the field of Police training at various Training Institutions of States/ UTs and CPOs/ CAPFs.
The objective of the institution of the "Union Home Minister's Medal for Excellence in Police Training" is to accord due recognition to the work of trainers in enhancing the quality and standard of training in Police Training Institutions in the States/ UTs and CPOs/CAPFs.
The nominations are received from States/ UTs and CPOs/ CAPFs after having been scrutinized by the Institution Level Committee and the Headquarters Level Committee of each Nominating Organisation. The final recommendation is made by the BPR&D Committee, which is then approved by the MHA.
For the year 2017-2018, a total number of 560 nominations were received out of which 245 nominees were recommended as eligible for the awarding of the "Union Home Minister's Medal for Excellence in Police Training".
The list of awardees of the medals has been uploaded on the BPR&D website.
(With Inputs from PIB)