India has a distinguished award system for both its civilians and military personnel. The award system is divided into various categories depending upon roles & situations. Have a look,
INDIAN AWARD SYSTEM:
- 1st Bharat Ratna: Highest Civilian Honor.
- 2nd Padma Vibhushan awarded for for ‘exceptional and distinguished service’.
- 3rd Padma Bhushan awarded for for ‘distinguished service of a high order’.
- 4th Padma Shri: awarded for ‘distinguished service’.
Wartime gallantry awards
|Param Vir Chakra (PVC)|
|Maha Vir Chakra (MVC)|
|Vir Chakra (VrC)|
Peacetime gallantry awards
|Ashok Chakra (AC)|
|Kirti Chakra (KC)|
|Shaurya Chakra (SrC)|
Distinguished Service & Gallantry medals
|Sena Medal (Army) (SM)|
|Nausena Medal (Navy) (NM)|
|Vayusena Medal (Air Force) (VM)|
Wartime distinguished service medals
|Sarvottam Yudh Seva Medal (SYSM)|
|Uttam Yudh Seva Medal (UYSM)|
|Yudh Seva Medal (YSM)|
Peacetime distinguished service medals
|Param Vishisht Seva Medal (PVSM)|
|Ati Vishisht Seva Medal (AVSM)|
|Vishisht Seva Medal (VSM)|
The 2016 List of Gallantry Awardees include:
The 2016 List of Civilian Awardees Include: