Indian Awards List PDF
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Indian Awards are a token of respect and honour conferred to people with noteworthy achievements. The list of awards in India is vast as people have been marking great achievements in various fields. Indian Awards as classified into two awards i.e Civilian Awards and Gallantry Awards.
Civilian Awards are conferred to people with outstanding achievements in their field of work. These awards are presented to the respective recipients by the President of India on Republic Day. The inception year of these Civilian awards is 1954. Gallantry Awards are presented to the personnel in the forces for bravery and valour.
Indian Awards List PDF
Civilian Awards are categorized according to the degree of honour.
The Civilian awards conferred are:
- Bharat Ratna- 1st degree of honour
- Padma Vibhushan- 2nd degree of honour
- Padma Bhushan- 3rd degree of honour
- Padma Shri- 4th degree of honour
Bharat Ratna is the highest Civilian Award in India. This award is conferred for achievements in the field of Science, Literature, Arts and Public Services. In 2013, sports were also included in this award category.
The award has the shape of Peepal leaf and is bronze-toned. The award has the emblem of Sun in the middle, and the words” Bharat Ratna” are inscribed below the emblem in Devanagari Script. On the reverse side, it has the State Emblem and State Motto.
Padma Vibushan is the second-highest civilian award in India. This is conferred to people with distinguished achievements in the field of Arts, Literature, Science, Public Services.
This award has a circular shape with a geometric pattern superimposed on the circle and is toned bronze. In the centre of the circle, a lotus flower is embossed. The word “Padma” and Vibushan is inscribed above and below the lotus flower in Devnagri Script. On the reverse side, it has the State Emblem and State Motto.
This is the third-highest civilian award in India and is conferred to people with achievements in for service in any field including service rendered by Government servants including doctors and scientists, but exclude those working with the public sector undertakings. This award has a similar design to the Padma Vibhushan. All the embossing is done in gold.
In the order of rank, Padma Shri is the fourth highest civilian award. This award is conferred to people for achievements in any field including the service rendered by the Government employees. The shape of the award is the superimposition of a geometric pattern on the circle. The words “Padma” and “Shri” are embossed above and below the lotus flower in the centre. All the embossing is done in stainless steel and the periphery is furnished in bronze.
Gallantry Awards are presented to the personnel in the forces for bravery and valour.
The Gallantry awards that are conferred in India are as follows(in the order of Precedence):
- Param Vir Chakra
- Mahavir Chakra
- Vir Chakra
- Ashoka Chakra
- Kirti Chakra
- Shaurya Chakra
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