Indian honours Awards

Classification of awards in India in various categories like Civilian awards,Military awards,National awards,Literature awards etc

 


                                                            Civilian Awards                                                 


Bharat Ratana

The Bharat Ratna, The Highest Civilian Award of The Country, was  instituted in the Year 1954. Any Person without Distinction of race,Occuption,Position,or Gender is eligible for this Award.

Padma Awards

Padma Awards were instituted in the year 1954. Except for brief interruptions during  the years 1977 to 1980 and 1993 to 1997, these Awards have been announced every year on Republic Day. The Award is given in three categories, viz. Padma Vibhushan, Padma  Bhushan and Padma Shri, in the decreasing order of importance.

  • Padma vibhushan for “exceptional and distinguished service”. Padma Vibhushan is second highest civilian Award in India.
  • Padma Bhushan  for “distinguished service of a high order”. Padma  Bhushan is third highest civilian Award in India.
  • Padma Shir is awarded for “distinguished service”. Padma Shri is last and fourth highest civilian Award in India.

    Military Awarda       


Wartime gallantry Awards

  • Param Vir Chakra: Highest military award
  • Maha Vir Chakra: Second Highest military award
  • Vir Chakra: Third in precedence in the awards for wartime gallantry

Peacetime gallantry Awards

  • Ashok Chakra Award
  • Kirti Chakra
  • Shaurya Chakra

Wartimg/Peacetime Service Awards

  • Sena Medal/ Nao  Sena  Medal/ Vayusena  Medal

Wartime Distinguished Service

  • Sarvottam Yudh Seva Medal
  • Uttam Yudh Seva Medal
  • Yudh Seva Medal

Peacetime Distinguished Service

  • Param Vishisht Seva  Medal
  • Ati Vishisht Seva Medal
  • Vishisht Seva Medal

     National Awarda       


Women

  • Stree Shakti Puraskar

Children

  • National Bravery Award given for BTS

     Literature Awards      


  • Jnanpith Award is the highest literary honour Awad in Literature of India
  • Sahitya Akademi Award
  • Sahitya Akademi Fellowship
  • Saraswati Samman
  • bhasha Samman
  • Translation Awards
  •  Anand  Coomarswamy Fellowships
  • Premchand Fellowship

        Particular Awards           


National Sports Awards

  • Rajiv Gandhi  Khel  Ratna
  • Dronacharya Award
  • Arjuna Award
  • Dhyan Chand Award
  • C.K. Nayudu Award

Police Awards

  • president’s Police medal For Gallantry
  • President’s Fire Services Medal For Gallantry
  • President’s Correctional Service Medal For Gallantry
  • President’s Home Guards And Civil Defence Medal For Gallantry
  • Police Medal For Gallantry
  • Fire Services Medal For Gallantry
  • Correctional Service Medal For Gallantry
  • Home Guards And Civil Defence Medal For Gallantry
  • President’s Police Medal For Distinguished Service
  • President’s Fire Service Medal For Distinguished Service
  • President’s Correctional Service Medal For Distinguished Service
  • President’s Home Guards And Civil Defence For Distinguished Service
  • Police Medal For Meritorious Service
  • Fire Services Medal For Meritorious Service
  • Correction Service Medal For Meritorious Service
  • Home Guards And Civil Defence Medal For Meritorious Service
  • President Tat Rakshak Medal

Bravery Awards

  • National Bravery Award
  • Bharat Award
  • Sanjay Chopra Award
  • Geeta Chopra Award
  • Kritin Bhardwaj
  • Jeevan Raksha Padak Series of Awards
  • Sarvottam Jeevan Raksha Padak
  • Uttam Jeevan Raksha Padak
  • Jeevan Raksha Padak

 

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