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AWARDS OF PRESIDENT FIRE SERVICE MEDAL FOR MERITORIOUS SERVICE DECLARED

Panaji. January 25, 2019

                                                                               Magha 5, 1940

         

 

          Two Officers of Directorate of Fire and Emergency Services Shri Ajit K. Kamat, Asstt. Divisional Officer and Shri Marveyn Bosco Ferrao, Station Fire Officer, will be awarded with President Fire Service Medal For Meritorious Service declared by the Government of India, Ministry of Home Affairs on the occasion of Republic Day.

 

Shri Ajit K. Kamat joined Fire Service Department in the year 1985 as  Fireman. He was appointed to the post of Sub-Officer in the year 1993. Thereafter he was promoted to the post of Station Fire Officer in the year 2002 and presently he is holding the charge of Asst. Divisional Officer. He has completed 33 years of Service in the Department. During his tenure, he has worked at various Fire Stations and has exhibited keen interest in executing difficult task in the operational field. He is the recipient of Gold Medal of the National Fire Service College, Nagpur, Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India for securing first  position in the Station Officers and Instructors Course in the year 2004. In appreciation of his commendable service he was awarded the Goa Chief Minister’s Fire Service Medal for Meritorious Service the occasion of Goa Liberation Day,  December 19, 2008. He was awarded Cash Award on two occasions and Commendatory Note on Six occasion.

 

Shri Marveyn Bosco Ferrao joined Fire Service Department in the year 1990 as a Fireman. He was appointed to the post of Sub-Officer in the year 2000 and thereafter he was promoted to the post of Station Fire Officer in the year 2007. He has completed 28 years of Service in the Department. During his tenure, he has exhibited keen interest in executing difficult tasks in the operational field. He was the recipient of Home Minister’s Fire Service Medal for gallantry for showing exemplary courage by tackling a rampaging bull at the Campal Parade Ground on December 12, 2008 and thus saving school children and other participants who had gathered for rehearsal parade for Goa Liberation Day 2008. He was also awarded the 17 th Godfrey Philips Bravery Award under the category of physical Bravery on June 18, 2009 and also felicitated by the Rotary Club of Panaji Mid-Town on September 28, 2010. In appreciation of his commendable service he was awarded the Goa Chief Minister’s Fire Service Medal for Meritorious Service on the occasion of Goa Liberation Day, December 19, 2010. He was also awarded Cash award on two occasions and Commendatory Note on one occasion.

 

DI/NB/NSN/JA/AF/AN/2019/1327

 

 

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