New Delhi: On the eve of Republic Day, 29 officers and staff of the apex indirect tax body CBIC were given Presidential awards for their exemplary performance in their respective fields of duty.
Every year, officers and staff of the Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs (CBIC) are considered for Presidential Award of Appreciation Certificates and Medals for "exceptionally meritorious service rendered at the risk of life" and for "a particularly distinguished record of service" in the performance of their duties.
According to a statement from the finance ministry, 29 officers and staff have been selected for the Presidential Award of Appreciation Certificates and Medals this year for their "exceptionally excellent record of service" in their particular fields of service over the years.
Principal Additional Director General, Additional Director, Director, Assistant Commissioner, Superintendents/Senior Intelligence Officers, Intelligence Officers, senior translator, administrator officer, and head havaldar are among the awardees.
Rajesh Pandey, Principal Additional Director General, Directorate of Revenue Intelligence, Mumbai Zonal Unit; Bipin Kumar Upadhyay, Additional Director, Directorate of Revenue Intelligence, Bengaluru Zonal Unit; and V B Prabhakar, Director, Cabinet Secretariat, New Delhi are among the officers named on the list.