Arunachal Pradesh’s 1st IPS officer wants to empower the youth of Northeast India

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New Delhi, March 2: IGP Robin Hibu, the first IPS officer from the North Eastern state of Arunachal, wants to serve the North East People in distress, and empower them by creating awareness among them and providing to them legal-emergency assistance as well as healthcare–education facilities. Hibu, who was recently honoured with the President of India Distinguish Service Medal for the second time for 2017 – 2018, by Home Minister Rajnath Singh in New Delhi, said,’I feel overwhelmed to be honoured with the President of India Distinguish Service Medal for the second time. Heartfelt gratitude for the countless good wishes and prayers that gives me the strength and inspiration to deliver more.’
Hibu , who has had an extremely challenging journey, so far, says his objective is to serve the North East People in distress, and empowering them by creating awareness, providing legal-emergency assistance as well as healthcare–education facilities.
“It’s been an extremely challenging journey so far, and I have no qualms in saying that I have never shied from taking the less traveled roads. My resolve is to serve the North East People in distress, and empower them by creating awareness, providing legal-emergency assistance as well as healthcare–education facilities,’ ‘he said.
It is indisputably a rare honour for someone to be awarded again for the second time with the President of India Distinguish Service Medal. The First President of India Medal for Meritorious Service was awarded to him in 2009 – 2010. In the past, Hibu was conferred the Police Medal for his meritorious service in 2010, in addition to twice being honoured with the Gold Medal in 2003 and 2009. He was also decorated with the prestigious UN Peace Medals for Service in Kosovo in 2000 and Bosnia in 1999 by the legendary UN Secretary General Kofi Annan for his distinguish service in UN Police as UN Police Commander at Gjilane, Kosovo and Bosnia Herzgovina, Yugoslavia. By getting chosen for a stint in Rashtrapati Bhavan in 2017 last year, Hibu became the first IGP from the NE region to serve as Joint Commissioner in the Rashtrapati Bhavan Secretariat in New Delhi. (Agencies)