President Confers Gallantry and Distinguished Service Awards – CONGRATS TO ALL OUR BRAVEHEARTS AND HEROES OF OUR COUNTRY


President of India with Kirti Chakra and other bravery award winners

President Confers Gallantry and Distinguished Service Awards

 

The President and Supreme Commander of the Indian Armed Forces Shri Pranab Mukherjee conferred three Kirti Chakras and nine Shaurya Chakras to Armed Forces Personnel for displaying conspicuous gallantry, indomitable courage and extreme devotion to duty at a solemn ceremony at the Rashtrapati Bhawan here today. 

            The President also conferred thirteen Param Vishisht Seva Medals, three Uttam Yudh Seva Medals, four Bar to Ati Vishisht Seva Medals and twenty three Ati Vishisht Seva Medals to senior officers of the Armed Forces for distinguished service of an exceptional order. The following is the list of awardees in order of presentation:-

 

PARAM VISHISHT SEVA MEDAL

  • IC-30351K LIEUTENANT GENERAL DALBIR SINGH, UYSM, AVSM VSM, INFANTRY
  • IC-30389N LIEUTENANT GENERAL SANJIV CHACHRA, AVSM, VSM, INFANTRY
  • VICE ADMIRAL SURINDER PAL SINGH CHEEMA, AVSM, NM (01704Y)
  • AIR MARSHAL DHANANJAY PARASHURAM JOSHI, AVSM (13905) MEDICAL
  • AIR MARSHAL RAVI KANT SHARMA, AVSM, VM (14088) FLYING (PILOT)
  • IC-30503A LIEUTENANT GENERAL JAI PRAKASH NEHRA, AVSM**  INFANTRY
  • IC-31052X LIEUTENANT GENERAL SHAKTI GURUNG, UYSM, AVSM, VSM, INFANTRY
  • IC-31521P LIEUTENANT GENERAL SURENDRA HARI KULKARNI, AVSM, VSM**, ARMOURED CORPS
  • IC-31505X LIEUTENANT GENERAL SUBROTO MITRA, AVSM, SM, VSM, INFANTRY
  • IC-31351W LIEUTENANT GENERAL RAJ NANDAN SINGH, AVSM, SM, VSM, INFANTRY
  • IC-30089M LIEUTENANT GENERAL NARENDRA SINGH, AVSM, SM, VSM, INFANTRY (RETIRED)
  • IC-30482P LIEUTENANT GENERAL VINOD BHATIA, AVSM, SM  INFANTRY (RETIRED)
  • IC-30708P LIEUTENANT GENERAL ASHOK KUMAR CHOUDHARY, AVSM**, SM, VSM, INFANTRY(RETIRED)

 

KIRTI CHAKRA

  • SHRI BHRIGU NANDAN CHOUDHARY, CONSTABLE/GD, 205 CoBRA BATTALION., CENTRAL RESERVE POLICE FORCE (POSTHUMOUS)
  • SHRI LOHIT SONOWAL, INSPECTOR GOVT. OF ASSAM (POSTHUMOUS)
  • IC-618121L NAIB SUBEDAR BHUPAL SINGH CHHANTEL MAGAR 5/5 GORKHA RIFLES (FRONTIER FORCE)

UTTAM YUDH SEVA MEDAL

  • IC-31633P LIEUTENANT GENERAL ARUN KUMAR SAHNI, SM, VSM, ARTILLERY
  • IC-31638N LIEUTENANT GENERAL OM PRAKASH, AVSM, SM, INFANTRY
  • IC-34019L LIEUTENANT GENERAL DEEPENDRA SINGH HOODA, AVSM, VSM**, INFANTRY

BAR TO ATI VISHISHT SEVA MEDAL

  • IC-30702N LIEUTENANT GENERAL PHILIP CAMPOSE, AVSM, VSM, MECHANISED INFANTRY
  • IC-34356A LIEUTENANT GENERAL NAVKIRAN SINGH GHEI, AVSM, INFANTRY
  • IC-36294K LIEUTENANT GENERAL NAVTEJ SINGH BAWA, AVSM,  ARTILLERY(RETIRED)
  • VICE ADMIRAL ANURAG G THAPLIYAL, AVSM (01773-B)

ATI VISHISHT SEVA MEDAL

  • IC-31323K LIEUTENANT GENERAL SANJEEV MADHOK, VSM, MECHANISED INFANTRY
  • IC-30997P LIEUTENANT GENERAL ASHWINI KUMAR BAKSHI, SM, VSM, INFANTRY
  • IC-31908X LIEUTENANT GENERAL SUNIT KUMAR, CORPS OF SIGNALS
  • IC-31336F LIEUTENANT GENERAL SUNIL SADANAND JOG, SM, VSM, INFANTRY
  • IC-31012W LIEUTENANT GENERAL YOHANNAN CHACKO THARAKAN, VSM, CORPS OF SIGNALS
  • IC-31653H LIEUTENANT GENERAL ANIL KUMAR BHALLA, VSM, CORPS OF SIGNALS
  • IC-35036X LIEUTENANT GENERAL NITIN KUMAR KOHLI, VSM, CORPS OF SIGNALS
  • DR-10298H LIEUTENANT GENERAL VIMAL ARORA, VSM**, ARMY DENTAL CORPS
  • VICE ADMIRAL AJIT KUMAR P,  VSM (02275-W)
  • SURGEON VICE ADMIRAL SUSHIL KUMAR, NM, VSM (75216-W)
  • AIR MARSHAL DEVINDER SINGH KHAJURIA, SC (15073) AERONAUTICAL ENGINEERING (MECHANICAL)
  • IC-35904Y MAJOR GENERAL SARATH CHAND, VSM, INFANTRY
  • IC-35919F MAJOR GENERAL AMARJEET SINGH, SM, INFANTRY
  • IC-35965W MAJOR GENERAL RAJENDRA RAMRAOJI NIMBHORKAR, SM**, VSM, INFANTRY
  • IC-38654N MAJOR GENERAL DEVRAJ ANBU, YSM, SM, INFANTRY
  • IC-39083M MAJOR GENERAL SANJAY KUMAR JHA, YSM, SM, INFANTRY
  • REAR ADMIRAL GURTEJ SINGH PABBY, VSM (40869-H)
  • AIR VICE MARSHAL MAHESH KUMAR MALIK, VSM (15743) ADMINISTRATION
  • AIR VICE MARSHAL RAJ KARAN SINGH SHERA, VSM (16315) AERONAUTICAL ENGINEERING (ELECTRONICS)
  • AIR VICE MARSHAL NAVKARAN JIT SINGH DHILLON (16580) FLYING (PILOT)
  • AIR VICE MARSHAL NALIN KUMAR TANDON, VM (16030) FLYING (PILOT)
  • AIR VICE MARSHAL KULDEEP SHARMA, VSM (16541)  AERONAUTICAL ENGINEERING (MECHANICAL)
  • AIR COMMODORE SUJEET PUSHPAKAR DHARKAR (17841) FLYING (PILOT)

SHAURYA CHAKRA

  • SS-41220Y MAJOR AMARJEET SINGH, MECHANISED INFANTRY/ 44 ASSAM RIFLES
  • IC-69663W MAJOR SWAGAT KUMAR DAS, 9 SIKH LIGHT INFANTRY
  • SHRI P.R. MISHRA, DY. COMMANDANT, CENTRAL RESERVE POLICE FORCE
  • AADESH KUMAR SEA I CD III (220165-A) MARCOS (E)
  • 2489218Y NAIK BALWINDER SINGH, SM, PUNJAB/22 RASHTRIYA RIFLES
  • IC-61469M MAJOR MANDEEP SINGH GHUMMAN, ARTILLERY/1 ASSAM RIFLES
  • IC-70847F CAPTAIN SANDEEP BHARTIYA, 17 JAT REGIMENT
  • 15223301M GUNNER LALLAWMZUALA, ARTILLERY/18 RASHTRIYA RIFLES
  • IC-72419F CAPTAIN MAHABIR SINGH, PARA/9 PARACHUTE REGIMENT (SPECIAL FORCES)

 

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