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GALANTRY AWARDS

Param Vir Chakra

1.The highest decoration for valour is the Param Vir Chakra whcih is the awarded for the most conspicuous bravery or some daring or pre-eminent act of valour or self-sacrifice in the presence of the enemy, whether on land, at sea or in the air. 2.The decoration is made of bronze and is circular in shape. It has ,on the obverse, four replicas of “Indra’s Vajra” embossed round the state emblem in the centre. On the reverse the word “Param Vir Chakra” are embossed both in Hindi and English with two lotus flowers in the middle. 3.The decoration is worn on the left breast with a plain purple colored riband about 3.2 cm in width. Mahavir Chakra

4.Mahavir Chakra is the second highest decoration and is awarded for acts of conspicuous gallantry in the presence of enemy. whether on land, at sea or in the air. 5.It is made of standard silver and is circular in shape. Embossed on the obverse is a five pointed heraldic star with domed centre-piece bearing the gilded state emblem. In the words “Mahavir Vir Chakra” are embossed both in Hindi and English on the reverse with two lotous fiowers in the middle. The decoration is worn on the left breast with a half-white and half-orange riband about 3.2 cm in width, the orange being near the left shoulder. Vir Chakra

6.Vir Chakra is third in the order of awards given for act of gallantry in the presence of the enemy, whether on land, at sea or in the air. 7.The decoration is made of standard silver and is circular in shape. Embossed on the obverse is a five pointed heraldic star which has an Ashoka in the center. Within this Chakra is a domed centre-piece bearing gilded state emblem. On the reverse, words “Vir Chakra” are embossed, both in Hindi and English, with two lotus flower in the middle. The Chakra is worn on the left breast with a half-blue and half-Orange riband, about 3.2cm in width, the orange being nearer the left shoulder. Ashok Chakra :

8.The model is awarded for the most conspicuous bravery or some daring or prominent act of valour or self-sacrifice on land, at sea or in the air. 9.The Chakra is made of gilt gold and is circular in shape. Embossed on the obverse is a replica of Ashok Chakra surrounded by a lotus wreath. Along the edge is pattern of lotus leaves, flower and buds. On the reverse the word “Ashok Chakra” are embossed both in the Hindi and English, with lotus flowers in the intervening space. 10.The Chakra is worn on the left breast with a green silk riband, about 3.2 cm in width and divided into two equal segments by orange vertical line. Kirti Chakra

11.The decoration is awarded for conspicuous gallantry. It is made of standard silver and circular in shape. The reverse are exactly the same as in Ashok Chakra .

12.The Chakra is worn on the left breast with a green silk riband ,about 3.2cm in width and divided in to equal segment by two orange vertical lines. Shaurya Chakra
13.The decoration is awarded for an act of gallantry. It is made of bronze. 14.The Chakra is worn on the left breast with a green silk riband,3.2 cm in width and divided into four equal segments by three orange vertical lines. Param Vishisht Seva Medal, Ati Vishisht Seva Medal, Vishisht Seva Medal 15. Vishisht Seva (Distinguished Service) Medals are awarded to personnel of all the three services in recognition of distinguished service of the “most exceptional”. “exceptional “ and “high” order respectively. Param Vishisht Seva medal is made of gold ,Ati Vishisht Seva medal of standard silver and Vishisht Seva Medal of bronze, all circular in shape and 3.5 cm in diameter. Each medal has on its obverse five pointed stars. Its ribbon is golden with one dark-blue stripes dividing into three equal parts for Ati Vishisht Seva Medal and three dark-blue stripes dividing it into four equal parts for Vishisht Seva Medal.

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