Awaord in India - Shaurya Chakra

The Shaurya Chakra is an Indian military decoration awarded for valour, courageous action or self-sacrifice while not engaged in direct action with the enemy. It may be awarded to civilians as well as military personnel, sometimes posthumously. It is the peacetime equivalent of the Vir Chakra. It is generally awarded for Counter-Insurgency operations and actions against the enemy during peace-time.
The Shaurya Chakra is an Indian military decoration awarded for valour, courageous action or self-sacrifice while not engaged in direct action with the enemy. It may be awarded to civilians as well as military personnel, sometimes posthumously. It is the peacetime equivalent of the Vir Chakra. It is generally awarded for Counter-Insurgency operations and actions against the enemy during peace-time. It is third in order of precedence of peacetime gallantry awards and comes after the Ashoka Chakra and the Kirti Chakra. It precedes the Sena Medal. Before 1967, the award was known as the Ashoka Chakra, Class III.
This is circular bronze, 1-3/8 inches in diameter. In the centre, the chakra (wheel) of Ashoka, surrounded by a lotus wreath and with an ornate edge. Suspended by a straight bar suspender. The medal is named on the edge.

Since July, 1999, it also being given to Civilians of either gender in all walks of life, other than members of Police Forces and of recognized Fire Services. From 1 February 1999, the central government set a monthly stipend of Rs. 750 for recipients of the award. Jammu and Kashmir awards a cash award of Rs. 700 (ca. 1960) for recipients of the Shaurya Chakra.

SHAURYA CHAKRA has been awarded to the following:

  • MAJOR AKASH SINGH
  • MAJOR JUGMAL SINGH VAGHELA
  • CAPTAIN TUSHAR DHASMANA
  • LIEUTENANT SATBIR SINGH
  • COLONEL SANJAY KAUSHIK
  • RIFLEMAN SURAJ PRAKASH
  • PETTY OFFICER CHANDRASHEKAR

Salutes Winners of Gallantry Service Awards 15 August 2014

  1. No.
Awardee’s Name and Detail
1 Maj Abhishek Kumar, 22 RR (Indian Army)
2 Maj Manohar Singh Bhati, SM, 31 RR (Indian Army)
3 Maj Satnam Singh, 15 AR (Indian Army)
4 Maj Vishal Singh Raghav, 18 RR (Indian Army)
5 SUB Prakash Chand (POSTHUMOUS), 8 KUMAON (Indian Army)
6 NK Ansaigra Basumatary, 5 ASSAM (Indian Army)
7 L/NK Bharat Kumar Chhetri, 3/1 GR (Indian Army)
8 SEP Vikram (POSTHUMOUS), 44 RR (Indian Army)
9 RFN Prem Bahadur Roka Magar, 2/4 GR (Indian Army)
10 WG CDR Huvey Upadhyaya (Indian Air Force)
11 Lieutenant Commander Manoranjan Kumar (POSTHUMOUS) (Indian Navy)
12 Lieutenant Commander Kapish Singh Muwal (POSTHUMOUS) (Indian Navy)

 

Defence Investiture Ceremony (2nd May. 2014)

  1. No.
Awardee’s Name and Detail
1 Maj Mandeep Singh Ghumman (Indian Army)
2 Maj Swagat Kumar Das (Indian Army)
3 Maj Amarjeet Singh (Indian Army)
4 Capt Sandeep Bhartiya (Indian Army)
5 Capt Rampreet Singh (Indian Army)
6 Capt Mahabir Singh (Indian Army)
7 Nk Balwinder Singh, SM (Indian Army)
8 Gnr Lallawmzuala (Indian Army)
9 Aadesh Kumar Sea I CD III (Indian Navy)

 

Defence Investiture Ceremony (22nd March. 2014)

  1. No.
Awardee’s Name and Detail
1 Lt Col Bikram Jit Singh (POSTHUMOUS)(Indian Army)
2 Maj Gaurav Thakur (Indian Army)
3 Maj Sanjeev Kumar (Indian Army)
4 Maj Mohan Chandra, SM (Indian Army)
5 RFN Ran Bahadur Gurung (POSTHUMOUS)(Indian Army)