By Our Reporter, TNT News | Shillong, Jan 25, 2018:
Three Officers and one Naik (English equivalent is corporal) of the Meghalaya Civil Defence & Home Guards organisation have been named as the recipients for the President’s Home Guards & Civil Defence Medal for Distinguished Service and Home Guards & Civil Defence Medal for Meritorious Service today on the eve of the Republic Day 2018.
SniawbhalangRangad, Commandant of the Central Training Institute of Civil Defence & Home Guards, Mawdiangdiang and Omar Thomson Shangpliang, Commandant of the Border Wing Home Guards Battalion, Mawdiangdiang were declared as recipients of the prestigious President’s Home Guards & Civil Defence Medal for Distinguished Service. They are the two sole HG &CD personnel from Northeast India to be awarded this medal apart from seven others from the rest of the Country.
Merinpole K Sangma, Joint Director of Civil Defence & Joint Commandant General of Home Guards and Bransley Sohphoh, Naik of the Civil Defence, Nongstoin were named as the recipients of the President’s Home Guards & Civil Defence Medal for Meritorious Service. They are two amongst 24 HG & CD personnel from all over India, who were conferred with this medal on the occasion of Republic Day.