Our  Honours and Awards

Param Vir Chakra

PARAM VIR CHAKRA Design of the Medal and Ribbon Instituted on 26 Jan 1950, to recognize the most conspicuous bravery or some daring or pre-eminent act of valour or self-sacrifice in the presence of the enemy. Medal: Circular in shape, made of bronze, one and three eighth inches in diameter and on obverse, four replicas of "Indra's […]

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Maha Vir Chakra

MAHAVIR CHAKRA Design of the Medal and Ribbon Instituted on 26 Jan 1950 to recognise the act of  gallantry in the presence of the enemy. Medal: Circular in shape and is made of standard silver, and is embossed on the obverse a five pointed heraldic star with the points of the star just touching the rim.  […]

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Ashoka Chakra

ASHOKA CHAKRA Design of the Medal and Ribbon Instituted on 04 Jan 1952 and renamed on 27 Jan 1967 to recognize the most conspicuous bravery or some act of daring or pre-eminent act of valor or self-sacrifice otherwise than in the face of the enemy.  Medal: Circular in shape, one and three eighth inches in diameter […]

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Kirti Chakra

KIRTI CHAKRA Design of the Medal and Ribbon The Kirti Chakra award for gallantry was first instituted on 04 Jan1952 as Ashoka Chakra class -II.  It was redesingated as Kirti Chakra on 27 Jan 1967. Medal: Circular in shape and is made of standard silver, one and three eight inches in diameter.  On the obverse of […]

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Vir Chakra

VIR CHAKRA Design of the Medal and Ribbon Instituted on 26 Jan 1950 and awarded for acts of Gallantry in the presence of the enemy. Medal:  Circular in shape and is made of standard silver, and is embossed on the obverse a five pointed heraldic star with the points of the star just touching the […]

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Shaurya Chakra

SHAURYA CHAKRA Design of the Medal and Ribbon Instituted on 4 Jan 1952 as Ashoka Chakra Class-III and renamed on 27 Jan 1967 as Shaurya Chakra and awarded for gallantry, otherwise than in the face of the enemy. Medal: Circular in shape and of bronze, one and three-eighth inches in diameter. On the obverse of the […]

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Saravottam Yudh Seva Medal

SARVOTTAM YUDH SEVA MEDAL Design of the Medal and Ribbon Instituted on 26 Jun 1980 to recognize the distinguished service of the most exceptional order during war/conflict/hostilities. Medal: Circular in shape, 35 mm in diameter and fitted to a plain horizontal bar with standard fittings. The medal shall be of gold gilt. The medal shall have […]

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Yuddh Seva Medal

YUDDH SEVA MEDAL Design of the Medal and Ribbon Instituted on 26 Jun 1980 to recognise distinguished service of a high order during war/conflict/hostilities. Medal: Circular in shape, 35 mm in diameter and fitted to a plain horizontal bar with standard fittings. The medal is made of gold gilt. The medal shall have on its obverse […]

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Param Vishisht Seva Medal

PARAM VISHISHT SEVA MEDAL Design of the Medal and Ribbon Instituted on 26 Jan 1960 as VSM Class-I to recognise the distinguished service of the most exceptional order. It was renamed on 27.01.1967 as PVSM. Medal: Round in shape, 35 mm in diameter and fitted to a plain horizontal bar with standard fittings. It is made […]

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Ati Vishisht Seva Medal

ATI VISHISHT SEVA MEDAL Design of the Medal and Ribbon Instituted on 26 Jan 1960 as VSM Class-II for distinguished Service of an exceptional order. It was renamed on 27.01.1967 as AVSM. Medal: Circular in shape, 35 mm in diameter and fitted to a plain horizontal bar with standard fitting. The medal is made of standard […]

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Vishisht Seva Medal

VISHISHT SEVA MEDAL Design of the Medal and Ribbon Instituted on 26 Jan 1960 and as VSM Class-III to recognise the distinguished service of a high order. It was renamed on 27.01.1967 as VSM. Medal: Circular in shape, 35 mm in diameter and fitted to a plain horizontal bar with standard fitting. The medal is made […]

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Vayu Sena Medal

VAYU SENA MEDAL Design of the Medal and Ribbon Instituted on 26 Jan 1960 to recognise exceptional devotion to duty or acts of courage by Air Force personnel. In 1994, the award was spilt into VM (Devotion to duty) and VM (Gallantry). Medal: The medal is five-pointed star, made of standard silver 35 mm in diameter. […]

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Uttam Yudh Seva Medal

UTTAM YUDH SEVA MEDAL Design of the Medal and Ribbon Instituted on 26 Jun 1980 to recognize the distinguished service of an exceptional order during war/conflict/hostilities. Medal: Circular in shape, 35 mm in diameter and fitted to a plain horizontal bar with standard fittings and is made of gold gilt. The medal have on its obverse […]

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Mention-in-Despatches

MENTION-IN-DESPATCHES Design of the Medal Instituted on 25 Nov 1950 for distinguished and meritorious service in operational areas and acts of gallantry which are not of a sufficiently high order to warrant the grant of gallantry awards. Medal: A recipient of a Mention-in-Despatches shall be entitled to wear an emblem, which shall be a lotus leaf […]

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