Gallantry Awards in India

The Gallantry Awards are the honour which are given to the defence personnel for their bravery and audacity. There are many gallantry awards in India like Param Vir Chakra, Vir Chakra , Mahavir Chakra etc.

Category

Gallantry Awards are generally categorized into 2 types

1. War Time Gallantry Awards

2. Peace Time Gallantry Awards

1. War Time Gallantry Awards

Param Vir Chakra

Param Vir Chakra Award  is India’s highest defence honour awarded for the highest degree of courage and bravery.

Maha Vir Chakra

Maha Vir Chakra Award is the 2nd highest award given to the defence personnel for their brave act in the field.

Vir Chakra

Vir Chakra Award is India’s third highest honour to defence people. This award is for their great act in defending our country against enemy during war.

2. Peace Time Gallantry Awards

Ashok Chakra

Ashok Chakra Award is highest peace time honour awarded to defence people for their great and courageous act and self-sacrifice off the war.

Kirti Chakra

Kirti Chakra Award is the second highest peace time honour awarded to defence people for their great and courageous act and self-sacrifice outside the battle field.

Shaurya Chakra

Kirti Chakra Award is third highest peace time honour awarded to defence people for their great and courageous act and self-sacrifice off the war.

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There are some other Award and Medals given to the Defence personnel for the service and great acts. Few of these are :-

  • Yudh Seva Medal
  • Sarvotam Yudh Seva Medal
  • Param Vishisht Seva Medal
  • Uttam Yudh Seva Medal
  • Ati Vishisht Seva Medal
  • Vishisht Seva Medal
  • Samanya Seva Medal
  • Sainya Seva Medal
  • Videsh Seva Medal
    • Padma Shri
    • Sarvottam Jeevan Raksha Padak
    • Sena Medal
    • Nao Sena Medal
    • Vayu Sena Medal
    • Home Guards and Civil Defense Medal for Gallantry
    • Uttam Jeevan Raksha Padak
    • General Service Medal
    • Special Service Medal
    • Raksha Medal
    • Sangram Medal
    • High Altitude Service Medal
    • Jeevan Raksha Padak
    • Indian Independence Medal
    • 30 Years Long Service Medal
    • 20 Years Long Service Medal
    • 9 Years Long Service Medal
    • Unnat Raksha Suraksha Corps Medal
    • Raksha Suraksha Corps Medal
    • Territorial Army Decoration
    • Territorial Army Medal
      • National Cadet Corps Long Service Medal for 14 Years
      • National Cadet Corps Long Service Medal for 7 Years
      • President’s Police and Fire Services Medal for Gallantry
      • President’s Police Medal for Gallantry
      • President’s Fire Services Medal for Gallantry
      • President’s Home Guards and Civil Defence Medal for Gallantry

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