Mumbai, May 24 -- In order to appreciate and honour the exemplary efforts of the men and women in khaki, who are among the frontline workers dealing with the pandemic, the state government has decided to honour the Corona warriors from the police force with emergency service medals.

"The home minister recently approved the idea and directed the home department to proceed further. Following this, the home department in a letter dated May 22 asked the director-general of police (DGP) office to submit a detailed proposal for the same," a police officer said.

Kulwant K Sarangal, additional DG (establishment) confirmed the development and said, "The project is at very premature stage. I will discuss it with my superiors and prepare a detailed ...