As many as 46 officers of the Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs (CBIC) have been chosen for Presidential Awards on the eve of Republic Day, 2019.
The officers include three who have been selected for grant of Presidential Awards of Appreciation Certificate for ‘Exceptionally Meritorious Service at the Risk of Life’ and 43 who have been selected for grant of Presidential Awards of Appreciation Certificate for ‘Specially Distinguished Record of Service’.
The awards are announced every year on the eve of Republic Day for officers achieving and maintaining excellence in the discharge of their duties.
This year, the awardees include the officers at the rank of Principal Chief Commissioner (1), Principal Commissioners (2), Commissioner (2), Additional Commissioners (8), Deputy/Assistant Commissioners (6), Superintendents (17) and others (10), an official press release said.
The following is the list of awardees:
Exceptionally Meritorious Service rendered at the Risk of Life
Afaq Ahmad Giri, Assistant Director, Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) Regional Unit, Jammu;
Lalthanliana, Senior Intelligence Officer, DRI Regional Unit, Aizawl;
Ranjeet Singh, Senior Intelligence Officer, DRI Regional Unit, Jammu;
Specially Distinguished Record of Service
Bankey Behari Agrawal, Principal Chief Commissioner, Central Goods and Services Tax & Central Excise (CGST & CEX) and Customs Zone, Hyderabad;
Pramod Kumar Singh, Principal Commissioner, CGST & CEX Zone, Jaipur;
Ashish Varma, Principal Additional Director General, DRI Zonal Unit, Ahmedabad;
Vimal Kumar Srivastava, Additional Director General, National Academy of Customs, Indirect Taxes & Narcotics (NACIN), Faridabad;
Subhash Agrawal, Commissioner of Customs, Mumbai –II Customs Zone, Mumbai;
Satish S. Dhavale, Additional Director, Risk Management Centre for Customs, Directorate General of Analytics and Risk Management, Mumbai;