HIGHEST MILITARY AWARDS OF
India ☞ Param Vir Chakra. Britain ☞ Victoria Cross. Germany ☞ Iron Cross. USA ☞Victory Medal. Japan☞ Order of Rising Sun. Pakistan ☞Nishan-i-Haider. USSR☞ Order of Honour and Banner. Russia ☞ Order of the Patriotic War. Denmark ☞ Order of the Elephant.
India’s 6 Gallantry Awards
Indian Gallantry awards are further divided into three categories.
War Time Awards:Param Vir Chakra, Mahavir Chakra, Vir Chakra.
Peace Time Awards:Ashoka Chakra, Kirti Chakra, Shaurya Chakra.
Distinguished Service Medals: sena Medal (Army), Nausena Medal (Navy), Vayusena med al
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1.Param Vir Chakra Award: Param Vir Chakra Award is the highest first degree award to honour for valour or self-sacrifice in the presence of the enemy.This award was established on 26th January 1950 by the President of India.
2.Ashoka Chakra Award: The Ashoka Chakra is awarded for valor, courageous action or self-sacrifice away from the battlefield. This precious award was established in 1952 by the Government of India. Lt. Suhas Biswas was the first to be awarded the Ashoka Chakra; he was an Indian Air Force officer.
3.Maha Vir Chakra Award: This award is the second highest prestigious award in India which was established on 26th January 1950. The medal is circular in shape and is made up of silver. This award has a five pointed heraldic star with circular center piece and state emblem of India in the centre.
4.Vir Chakra Award: This award is presented to Military Personnel for acts of bravery in the battlefield and it was established by the President of India on 26h January 1950. The medal having a five pointed star with the chakra in the centre and a gilded state emblem. The medal is no 3/8 inch silver medal which is circular in shape.
5.Shaurya Chakra Award: This is one of the most prestigious awards presented to the military personnel for valour, action, courageous self sacrifice while not engaged in direct action with the enemy. Shaurya Chakra Award is awarded for counter-insurgency operations and actions against the enemy during peace time.
6.Kirti Chakra Award: It is one of the greatest award presented to military personnel for courageous action or self-sacrifice away from the field of war and it is the second degree of peacetime gallantry awards. This award was established by the President of India on 4th January 1952.
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