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PRESIDENT’S FIRE SERVICE MEDAL TO BE PRESENTED ON   I-DAY

Panaji, August  14, 2018

                                                                                                 Sravana 23, 1940

President’s Fire Service Medal for meritorious service will be presented to Shri Rajendra Anant Haldankar, Divisional Officer  and Shri Anandu Kusta Velip, Leading Fire Fighter  on the occasion of I-day 2018 at the State Level function to be held near Old Secretariat, Panaji on August 15, 2018 at 9.15 a.m.

 

Shri Rajendra Anant Haldankar joined Directorate of Fire and Emergency Services in the year 1991 as Asst. Station Fire Officer. He has put in 27 years of unblemished service in the Department and is presently holding the post of Divisional Officer (Group “A” Gazetted Officer) at Central Zone Ponda.

 

During his service he has attended Hazmat Specialization Course conducted by Singapore Civil Defence Academy at Singapore. He has also undergone Urban Search and Rescue and Medical First Responder Course at United Kingdom.

 

           During his tenure, he has exhibited keen interest in executing difficult task in the operational field and has handed fire stations independently.

 

          He is the recipient of Cash awards on three occasions and Commendatory Note/Merit Certificate on Five occasions. He is also the recipient of Goa Chief Minister’s Fire Service Medal for Meritorious Service on the occasion of Goa Liberation Day, 19th December’2009.

 

          In recognition of his noteworthy performance during his service career, Government of Goa has recommended his case for President’s Fire Service Medal on the occasion of Independence Day 2018 which is approved by President of India.

 

Shri Anandu Kusta Velip joined the Directorate of Fire & Emergency Services on 15.01.1996 as Fire Fighter. He has put in 22 years of unblemished service in the Department and presently holding the post of Leading Fire Fighter.

 

         He was awarded Commendatory Note in appreciation of his Good Discipline and General Behaviour and Certificate of Commendation for his dedication and devotion to duty demonstrated during the Search and Rescue operation at the Major Building collapse incident site of “Ruby Residency” at Chawdi, Canacona.

 

        He is the recipient of Goa Chief Minister’s Fire Service Medal for Meritorious Service on the occasion of Goa Liberation Day, 19th December’ 2017.

        During his tenure, he has exhibited keen interest in executing difficult task in the operational field, disregarding his personal safety.

 

          In recognition of his noteworthy performance during his service career, Government of Goa has recommended his case for President’s Fire Service Medal on the auspicious occasion of Independence Day  2018 which is approved by President of India

DI/NB/TSS/PN/JS/2018/556

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