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- On September 23, 2021, four eminent personalities of the country were honored with the INVC International Award, 2020, including Pawan Jain, a senior IPS officer posted in Madhya Pradesh, at an online international award ceremony.
- In this ceremony, IPS Pawan Jain has been given this award for his distinguished work in public service and commendable work in the field of social service.
- Pawan Jain chose the Hindi language as well as public service as his national campaign during government service as a project of service.
- Many celebrities from America, Europe and Asian countries participated online in this international award ceremony.
- Pawan Kumar Jain was awarded, in 1997, for the remarkable work done in the field of social service, T.P. Jhunjhunwala Social Service Award, in 2003, President's Medal for Meritorious Services and in 2013, President's Police Medal for Distinguished Services.
- Pawan Kumar Jain is the first officer of the Indian Police Service (1987 batch) to be selected in the Civil Services by writing a pure science subject like Physics in Hindi medium.
- On September 6, 2021, Pawan Kumar Jain took over as the Director General, Home Guard Civil Defence and Disaster Management, Madhya Pradesh.
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