The award comprises of a medal and a commendation certificate.
Deepak Singh was conferred the award for sustained devotion and commitment to duty and promoting excellence in the field of Direct Taxation at the National level.
An IRS officer of the 2002 batch, he is presently posted as Additional Director (Investigation), NER, Guwahati and was the nodal officer of the IT Department during the recent Assembly election.
His role in curbing the use of black money during the Assembly election in Manipur was commended by the Election Commission of India, said a statement.
Source: The Sangai Express