Chandigarh, 2nd February (Trinew)
Additional Director General of Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) Manoj Rawat was given a fond farewell by former officers and jawans at a dignified function here. At a function organized by the All India Indo-Tibetan Border Police Ex-Serviceman Welfare Association, Chairman of the organization and retired IGMS Bhurjee recalled the time he spent with Rawat and said that he led the force in a difficult time and took it to a new height. Played an important role. It is noteworthy that during the Galwan conflict with China, 21 jawans of the border force in Ladakh were given gallantry awards for their bravery. Rawat was then IG Operations. Rawat is the first officer from the core cadre of the force to reach the post of Additional Director General.
He said on the occasion that being the first person to reach this post from the original cadre, he faced a double challenge. One is that so far only IPS officers have been on this post so to prove themselves and secondly to maintain a balance between the jawans of the force and the officers above. He said that he feels that he is up to the challenge. He along with his team has also given a detailed draft to the Ministry of Home Affairs to change the force as per the changing times. According to officials, Rawat is also a writer and based on his 37 years of experience in the force, he has also written a book of more than 600 pages. His second book is also going to be ready soon.
Retired IG JS Rana, Retired DIG NK Mishra and General Secretary of the organization Retired IG KS Bajwa also addressed the function. The forum was moderated by National Executive Member Vinod Vashisht. Rawat’s wife Mamta Rawat was also honored in the function. IG SK Chaudhary of Western Command, IPS Ashok Tiwari, IG Medical Ashok Rai, DIG Medical Pramod Kumar, Commandant Anand, Commandant Suresh, Joint Secretary of the organization Prem Singh Saini, Rajsingh Chaudhary, Devraj Sharma and other dignitaries were present in the function held at the Western Command of the Force. Officers and soldiers were included in the number.