Prestigious Awards of India
India is producing lots of brave heart people in all the sector of the country. We can’t measure their sacrifices for the country but the government of India always try to make an effort to thank these superheroes by giving some prestigious award & honour for their works and love.
We have classified it in different-different categories.
1) BHARAT RATNA
Bharat Ratna is India’s most prestigious civilian honour given for the extraordinary works towards the advancement of arts, Literature and science.This is given to those people who made their country proud.
Bharat Ratna was established in 1954.
Firstly awarded to- C.Rajagopalachari
2) PADMA VIBHUSHAN
Padma Vibhushan is the second highest civilian honour of India.
It is given for the “excellent and distinguished services” without discrimination of races, religious, occupation and sex.
It was established on – 2nd January 1954
It was first awarded to 6 people –
Satyendra Nath Bose
Balasaheb Gangadhar Kher
V. K. Krishna Menon
Jigme Dorji Wangchuck.
3) PADMA BHUSHAN
4) PADMA SHRI
It was Established in 1954. It is total awarded to 658 people.
1) PARAM VIR CHAKRA
Param Vir Chakra is India’s highest military award/honour awarded for showing distinguished acts of valour during wartime. It is awarded for most eye-catching works, bravery or same or self- sacrifice whether on land, sea or air.
2) MAHA VIR CHAKRA
Maha Vir Chakra is the second most important military honour in India after Param Vir chakra and it is awarded for valuable contribution in the presence of enemies whether on land, sea or air.
3) VIR CHAKRA
Vir Chakra is an India’s Gallantry award awarded for acts of bravery in the battlefield.
It was established on 26 January 1950.
4) ASHOKA CHAKRA
It is given to the highest peacetime decoration of India.
Lt. Suhas Biswas was the first Indian Air force officer awarded the Ashoka Chakra.
5) SHAURYA CHAKRA
It is awarded to Civilian and Military personnel or both. It is one of the peacetime Gallantry awards. It is given to courageous action or self – sacrifice while not engaged in direct action with enemies.
6) KIRTI CHAKRA
It is an Indian Military award for bravery action or self- sacrifice away from the field of war/battle.
Report: Navneet Sinha