Amravati: Commissioner of Police (CP) of Amravati, Dr. Aarti Singh IPS, on Sunday was honored with â€˜Covid Women Warriors: The Real Heroesâ€™ award.
The award was presented by National Commission for
Women. She was felicitated at the hands of Prakash Javdekar, Union Minister, in a programme organized at Vidnyan Bhavan, New Delhi.
The event was organized to mark the 29th Foundation Day of the National Commission for Women. The award was presented to Dr. Singh, taking cognizance of her works done at Malegaon during the coronavirus pandemic when she was working as the Superintendent of Police
Coronavirus pandemic had created a panic situation at Malegaon town in Nashik district at the initial phase and later and Malegaon emerged as Corona hotspot. Dr. Aarti Singh led the police department to tackle the situation. She stayed at Malegaon for about 2 months and provided mental
support to the police officers. She also stood as firm support for the citizens to prevent the spread of coronavirus.
Amidst this, her 2 daughters aged 2 and 8 and other family members were away from her for 2 months when she stayed at Malegaon. Taking cognizance of her excellent work, The Director of General of Police, Subodh Jaiswal IPS, had earlier honored her with a special certificate, and also her name was specially mentioned in the coffee table book released by the Police Department.
State Government also took note of her excellent work. National Commission for Women, taking note of her commendable service at the time of the Coronavirus pandemic honored her with â€˜Covid Women warriors: The real heroesâ€™ award.