At Hikvision Expo in Gujarat
Honours 9 Policemen for Exemplary Service and Courage
Prama Hikvision, India’s leading provider of innovative video surveillance products and solutions, successfully launched their first edition of ‘Bravery Awards’ on 24 July 2019 at the Hikvision Expo, Rajkot, Gujarat. The Bravery Awards aim to recognize and honour the exemplary, exceptionally meritorious and heroic acts of police professionals in extraordinary circumstances. The awards were conferred by Manoj Agarwal, Police Commissioner and Ajay Chaudhary, Assistant Police Commissioner, Rajkot; and AK Jadeja, DGP, Gujarat.
“We are extremely pleased to launch the first of its kind awards, the ‘Bravery Awards,’ given to recognize and felicitate police professionals who have set an example in demonstrating exceptional courage to protect the lives and property of the citizens of India. Committed to our vision of making citizen’s security a top priority, the awards are a step forward in inspiring the police professionals to go beyond their call of duty and enable a secure environment for the citizens across the country. The ‘Bravery Awards’ truly reiterate our ambition of pursuing excellence in security technology implementation in India and encourage us to further set higher standards in security and surveillance industry through breakthrough solutions,” Commented Ashish P. Dhakan, MD and CEO, Prama Hikvision India Pvt. Ltd., “Hikvision’s team of experts presented the best-in-class technologies and product innovations through technical sessions during the Hikvision Expo in Gujarat. We also unveiled the latest products applications and innovative solutions, including artificial intelligence, AI cloud, big data and IoT. We got overwhelming response to our latest range of IP cameras, PIR cameras, access control products, video door phones, Ezviz cameras, face recognition terminals and swing gates, smart pole, ECS (emergency call switch) etc., at the event.”
In his keynote address, Manoj Agarwal, Commissioner of Police, Rajkot, encouraged Hikvision to bring in more technology that can assist in investigation of incidents and also to build more analytics. He further said that innovative technology like Face Recognition will help in curbing crime. He thanked Hikvision for taking initiative in recognising police personnel and awarding them with Bravery Awards.
The ‘Bravery Awards’ were given to total 9 police personnel for their exemplary service and bravery on the line of duty. The Awards were presented to three Policemen – Sub Inspector D.P. Unadkat, Sub Inspector H.B. Dhandhalya, and PC Sanjaykumar Babubhai Rupapara, and a team of six cyber police professionals including PSI D. B. Gadhavi, PSI S. S. Nair, PSI K. J. Rana, ASI C. M. Chavda, HC Jaydevbhai Bosiya and PC Chhanubhai Gohil.
Hikvision Expo was organized with the core objective of promoting security technology awareness among the security professionals, citizens and channel partners. As a part of the first leg of their pan India initiative, Hikvision Expo was organized in three major cities of Gujarat – Surat (19 July), Ahmedabad (22 July) and Rajkot (24 July) by inviting all the key stakeholders of security ecosystem partners. The expo provided the latest security and surveillance technology updates by experts in special interactive sessions and live demonstrations.