Ballari: S. Naveen, the driver in Fire and Emergency Services Department, Hebbal, Bengaluru who was instrumental in rescue efforts during 2019 Dharwad building collapse was honoured with Chief Minister’s medal.
He was honoured at the programme held at Banquet Hall, Vidhana Soudha, Bengaluru on Tuesday July 13. He was responsible for saving many lives during building collapse in Dharwad in 2019.
Naveen has been serving as a driver in the department at Hebbal, Bengaluru for past 14 years. He has also been involving himself in rescue activities during emergencies.
Similarly, 7 home guards from Ballari H. Lakshmi Narayan, B Sudarshan, D Umesh, K Narasimha Reddy, P Kottrappa, Poojar Vagish, Ibrahim also received Chief Minister’s medal.