The IMC Chamber of Commerce and Industry presented awards to Mumbai Police for their outstanding work in various spheres from investigation to cybercrime, narcotics to crimes against women and children.
The awards were conferred to 10 policemen, including three women personnel from the Mumbai Police.
Mumbai Police Commissioner, Vivek Phansalkar presented the trophies te policemen for their selfless and courageous deeds while on line of duty.
The award was instituted in the year 2016 in consultation with the then Police Commissioner Dattatray D. Padsalgikar.
The awards were presented under categories such as Best detection of crime, Protection of women and juvenile victims, Innovative work for improving the delivery system, Best conviction of crime, best recovery of property involved in crime, outstanding work done to curb narcotic drug menace under NDPS Act, best investigation to crack a complex cybercrime and Outstanding work done by traffic department.
Ram Gandhi, Governor, IMC, Anant Singhania, President, IMC, Samir Somaiya, Vice President, IMC, Sanjay Mehta, Deputy Director General, IMC, Sheetal Kalro, Deputy Director, IMC along with prominent dignitaries from the Chamber were present at the awards.
The process of inviting nominations and shortlisting is done by the officer designated by the Police Commissioner and for the final selection process from shortlisted nominations for each category is jointly done by IMC and designated officer.
IMC President, Anant Singhania said, “There were quality nominations received for the awards and every submission told a compelling story of exceptional service, care and duty. The nominations demonstrated the many and varied ways of the Mumbai Police Force officers go above and beyond to serve, protect and engage with the community. This awards are an effort by IMC, as a committed Chamber, to recognize and reward the gallant acts of the real life heroes.”
Police Asst. Sub-Inspector, Late Shri Arvind Janardhan Khot for making supreme sacrifice while performing duty
Police Constable, Vikram Jaisingh Desai for most courageous act To safeguard human lives and property to maintain law and order while on duty or otherwise
Inspector Manisha Ajit Shirke for help provided to women and juvenile victims and best investigation done in this regards
Inspector Supriya Patil for innovative work for improving the delivery system or for better homeland security
Inspector Shashikant Babi Padave for best detection of crime
API Ashok Dhamale for best conviction Of crime
Inspector Sadanand Yerekar for best recovery Of property involved in crime
API Amol Kadam for outstanding work done to Curb narcotic drug menace under NDPS Act
API Savita Bhimrao Kadam for best investigation To crack a complex cybercrime
Police Naik Chitrangadh Maruti Bana for outstanding work done by traffic department