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New Delhi: Registrar of Jamia Millia Islamia (JMI) and senior IPS officer Mr AP Siddiqui has been awarded President’s Medal for Distinguished Service.
Mr Siddiqui received the medal from the Hon’ble Governor of Himachal Pradesh Bandaru Dattatreya in an Investiture Ceremony at Raj Bhawan Shimla, Himachal Pradesh yesterday.
He was selected for the honour for his instrumental role in breaking the ISI network when he was heading the CID unit of Himachal Pradesh police.
Mr Siddiqui is a 1991 batch IPS officer of Himachal Pradesh cadre and joined as Registrar, JMI on deputation in November 2016. He is also the recipient of President’s Police Medal for Meritorious Service in 2008.
President’s Police Medal is a decoration awarded to members of law enforcement agencies in India for distinguished service in the police or in central police or security organisations.
Before joining JMI, Siddiqui was Additional Director General of Police (Headquarter) in Himachal Pradesh.
Besides serving as district police chief in three districts in Himachal Pradesh, he was also Superintendent of Police (Anti Corruption). In 2001 he was part of the UN’s Mission in Kosovo. He has also served at the Narcotics Control Bureau in Delhi from 2004-09 on deputation.