Gujarat Additional Director General of Police (legislation and order) Narasimha Komar (IPS) Wednesday obtained the award for excellence in safety administration within the Election Commission of India’s nationwide awards for election administration in 2022-23.
Sources mentioned the ECI recognised that his management, planning, coordination with completely different businesses and safety preparations led to the peaceable election in Gujarat.
The Election Commission of India introduced nationwide awards for excellence in election administration and improvements on January 25, the thirteenth National Voters’ Day. Himachal Pradesh was named the best state for election administration 2022-23 for attaining the highest-ever turnout within the state Assembly elections final yr.
Narasimha Komar mentioned, “The modern-day elections pose complex security challenges and we had made meticulous planning, optimum deployment of forces and had to deal with criminal and anti-social elements firmly to facilitate peaceful conduct of elections. The award is a recognition of the capabilities of the leadership and field units of Gujarat Police in making security arrangements for mega events.”