President Ram Nath Kovind on Tuesday conferred a Kirti Chakra (posthumous) and 14 Shaurya Chakras (including eight posthumous) during a Defence Investiture Ceremony at the Rashtrapati Bhavan here.
A total of 42 personnel have been awarded Fire Service Medals and out of these, President's Fire Service Medal for Gallantry has been given to one personnel; Fire Service Medal for Gallantry to two personnel for their respective acts of valour and gallantry.
President of India Ram Nath Kovind conferred gallantry awards to the personnel of Armed Forces, including Galwan Valley heroes, those who fought off Chinese troops, during Defence Investiture Ceremony at Rashtrapati Bhavan.
Of the two, one Kirti Chakra, and of the 10, two Shaurya Chakras were awarded posthumously. Apart from the Kirti Chakras, Vir Chakra and the Shaurya Chakras, the President also awarded 13 Param Vishisht Seva Medals, two Uttam Yudh Seva Medals and 24 Ati Vishisht Seva Medals, it said.
New Delhi: President Ram Nath Kovind on Tuesday conferred gallantry awards — two Kirti Chakras and 15 Shaurya Chakras — to the armed forces personnel for displaying conspicuous gallantry, indomitable courage and extreme devotion to the duty. Two Kirti Chakras and two Shaurya Chakras were given posthumously. The President, who is also the Supreme Commander […]
New Delhi: President Ram Nath Kovind today conferred gallantry awards on several army personnel including Odisha’s Pradip Kumar Panda (Posthumous). Pradip’s wife, Minati Panda, received the Kirti Chakra from the President today. Pradip, a constable in 130 Battalion of CRPF was honoured with the gallantry award for his supreme sacrifice for the country and his […]
Bhubaneswar: Two senior police officers today received the President’s Medal while 26 others were decorated with police medals for gallantry on the occasion of 73rd Independence Day today. Besides, 10 police officials also received medals for meritorious service from Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik at an Investiture Ceremony at Jayadev Bhawan in Bhubaneswar today. Asim […]
New Delhi: A total of 1040 police personnel will be conferred President’s police medal for gallantry award and distinguished service on Republic Day on Sunday. Jammu and Kashmir Police will receive the maximum number of gallantry honours with 108 medals followed by the Central Reserve Police Force (76). Total four police personnel will receive President’s […]