Wednesday, 14 August 2019

President approves 132 Gallantry Awards and other decorations to Personnel of Armed and Paramilitary Forces


President also approves eight Tatrakshak medals to Indian Coast Guard Personnel

President Shri Ram Nath Kovind, who is also the Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces, has approved 132 Awards to Armed Forces Personnel and members of Paramilitary Forces. The awards include two Kirti Chakras, one Vir Chakra, 14 Shaurya Chakras, eight Bar to Sena Medals (Gallantry), 90 Sena Medals (Gallantry), five Nao Sena Medals (Gallantry), seven Vayu Sena Medals (Gallantry) and five Yudh Seva Medals.
Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh has approved four Mention-in-Despatches to the Army Personnel for their significant contributions in different military operations which include one posthumous for ‘Operation Anantnag Town’.
           
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RANK AND NAME
Service
KIRTI CHAKRA
  1.  
  1. SAPPER PRAKASH JADHAV
  1. CORPS OF ENGINEERS/FIRST BATTALION THE RASHTRIYA RIFLES
  1.  
ARMY

  1.  
  1. HARSHPAL SINGH, DY COMMANDANT, CRPF
MHA
VIR CHAKRA
  1.  
WING COMMANDER VARTHAMAN ABHINANDAN (27981) FLYING (PILOT)
AIR
FORCE
SHAURYA CHAKRA
  1.  

IC-64585A Lieutenant Colonel AJAY SINGH KUSHWAH
THE JAMMU AND KASHMIR RIFLES/3RD BATTALION THE RASHTRIYA RIFLES
ARMY
  1.  
SS-44986N MAJOR VIBHUTI SHANKAR DHOUNDIYAL
THE CORPS OF ELECTRONIC AND MECHANICAL ENGINEERS/55THBATTALION THE RASHTRIYA RIFLES (POSTHUMOUS)
ARMY
  1.  
IC-79501Y CAPTAIN MAHESHKUMAR BHURE
THE CORPS OF ENGINEERS/34TH BATTALION THE RASHTRIYA RIFLES
ARMY
  1.  
19000555M LANCE NAIK SANDEEP SINGH
4TH BATTALION THE PARACHUTE REGIMENT (SPECIAL FORCES) (POSTHUMOUS)
ARMY
  1.  
2498034F SEPOY BRAJESH KUMAR
THE PUNJAB REGIMENT/22ND BATTALION THE RASHTRIYA RIFLES (POSTHUMOUS)
ARMY
  1.  
  1. SEPOY HARI SINGH
  1. GRENADIERS/55TH BATTALION RASHTRIYA RIFLES (POSTHUMOUS)
ARMY
  1.  
4101010K RIFLEMAN AJVEER SINGH CHAUHAN
6TH BATTALION THE GARHWAL RIFLES
ARMY
  1.  
9112648L RIFLEMAN SHIVE KUMAR
THE JAMMU AND KASHMIR LIGHT INFANTRY/31ST BATTALION THE RASHTRIYA
RIFLES (POSTHUMOUS)
ARMY
  1.  
AMIT SINGH RANA, LME (231243-B)
NAVY
  1.  
SHRI SABLE DNYANESHWAR SHRIRAM, CONSTABLE, 53 Bn CRPF
MHA
  1.  
SHRI ZAKER HUSSAIN, CONSTABLE, CRPF
MHA
  1.  
SHRI ASHIQ HUSSAIN MALIK, SPECIAL POLICE OFFICIAL (POSTHUMOUS)
MHA
  1.  
SHRI SUBASH CHANDER, HEAD CONSTABLE, J&K
MHA
  1.  
SHRI IMRAN HUSSAIN TAK, SUB INSPECTOR (POSTHUMOUS)
MHA
BAR TO SENA MEDAL (GALLANTRY)
  1.  
IC-65402L COLONEL ASHUTOSH SHARMA, SENA MEDAL
BRIGADE OF THE GUARDS/21ST BATTALION THE RASHTRIYA RIFLES
ARMY
  1.  
IC-75775M MAJOR K NAVEEN REDDY, SENA MEDAL
THE CORPS OF ENGINEERS/42ND BATTALION THE RASHTRIYA RIFLES
ARMY
  1.  
IC-75898Y MAJOR SAGAR PRAKASH PARDESHI, SENA MEDAL
THE ARMOURED CORPS/22ND BATTALION THE RASHTRIYA RIFLES
ARMY
  1.  
IC-76440F MAJOR TASOU PRAO, SENA MEDAL
THE JAMMU AND KASHMIR RIFLES/3RDBATTALION THE RASHTRIYA RIFLES
ARMY
  1.  
IC-78870K MAJOR MD SAHWAJ ALAM, SENA MEDAL
THE ASSAM REGIMENT/42ND BATTALION THE RASHTRIYA RIFLES
ARMY
  1.  
SS-44861W MAJOR KAUSTUBH PRAKASHKUMAR RANE, SENA MEDAL
THE GARHWAL RIFLES/36TH BATTALION THE RASHTRIYA RIFLES (POSTHUMOUS)
ARMY
  1.  
SS-45438H MAJOR MANISH KUMAR SINGH, SENA MEDAL
THE ENGINEER REGIMENT/53RD BATTALION THE RASHTRIYA RIFLES
ARMY
  1.  
3206908Y SEPOY SUNIL KUMAR, SENA MEDAL
20TH BATTALION THE JAT REGIMENT                                                                    
ARMY

SENA MEDAL(GALLANTRY)
  1.  
IC-63135W LIEUTENANT COLONEL RAJESH CHOUDHARY
3RD BATTALION THE PARACHUTE REGIMENT (SPECIAL FORCES)
ARMY
  1.  

IC-63390H LIEUTENANT COLONEL BHAGWAN SINGH BISHT
THE PARACHUTE REGIMENT/31ST BATTALION THE RASHTRIYA RIFLES
ARMY
  1.  
IC-63780L LIEUTENANT COLONEL PUNYABACHI MOHANTY
9TH BATTALION THE PARACHUTE REGIMENT (SPECIAL FORCES)
ARMY
  1.  
IC-64702A LIEUTENANT COLONEL MOHAMMAD RAZA ISRAIL
9TH BATTALION THE PARACHUTE REGIMENT (SPECIAL FORCES)
ARMY
  1.  

IC-66127H LIEUTENANT COLONEL AMRENDRA PRASAD DWIVEDI
THE ASSAM REGIMENT/42ND BATTALION THE RASHTRIYA RIFLES
ARMY
  1.  
IC-66194N LIEUTENANT THAIBA SIMON
FIRST BATTALION THE PARACHUTE REGIMENT (SPECIAL FORCES)
ARMY
  1.  
IC-67429F MAJOR SANDEEP WASHISHT
THE PARACHUTE REGIMENT/31ST BATTALION THE RASHTRIYA RIFLES
ARMY
  1.  
IC-69616Y MAJOR JASWINDER SINGH
THE PUNJAB REGIMENT/53RD BATTALION THE RASHTRIYA RIFLES
ARMY
  1.  
IC-71076K MAJOR VIKAS KATOCH
THE JAMMU AND KASHMIR RIFLES/52NDBATTALION THE RASHTRIYA RIFLES
ARMY
  1.  
IC-71121L MAJOR REVINDER BHAKHER
9TH BATTALION THE PARACHUTE REGIMENT (SPECIAL FORCES)
ARMY
  1.  
IC-71381W MAJOR UDAYAN THAKUR
THE ARMY SERVICE CORPS/50TH BATTALION THE RASHTRIYA RIFLES
ARMY
  1.  
IC-72222L MAJOR VIJESH KUMAR
THE MAHAR REGIMENT/FIRST BATTALION THE RASHTRIYA RIFLES
ARMY
  1.  
IC-72379L MAJOR SACHIN KUMAR AGARWAL
THE MAHAR REGIMENT/30TH BATTALION THE RASHTRIYA RIFLES
ARMY
  1.  
IC-72667X MAJOR CHITRESH BISHT
THE CORPS OF ENGINEERS/55TH ENGINEER REGIMENT (POSTHUMOUS)
ARMY
  1.  
IC-73715Y MAJOR KH SHEM
THE JAT REGIMENT/5TH BATTALION THE RASHTRIYA RIFLES
ARMY
  1.  
IC-75222W MAJOR ASHISH KUMAR
4TH BATTALION THE PARACHUTE REGIMENT (SPECIAL FORCES)
ARMY
  1.  
IC-75470M MAJOR HAPPY CHARAK
9TH BATTALION THE RAJPUTANA RIFLES
ARMY
  1.  
IC-77566N MAJOR YOGESH PANDEY
THE CORPS OF ENGINEERS/9TH BATTALION THE RASHTRIYA RIFLES
ARMY
  1.  
SS-44375Y MAJOR LAXMAN SINGH
THE MECHANIZED INFANTRY/9TH BATTALION THE RASHTRIYA RIFLES
ARMY
  1.  
SS-45385P MAJOR PATHARKAR ANAND SHARAD
BRIGADE OF THE GUARDS/50TH BATTALION THE RASHTRIYA RIFLES
ARMY
  1.  
SS-45698N MAJOR JAVALKAR VAIBHAV PRAMOD
THE ARMOURED CORPS/55TH BATTALION THE RASHTRIYA RIFLES
ARMY
  1.  
SS-45948K MAJOR SOHAM BHATTACHARJEE
THE CORPS OF ENGINEERS/FIRST BATTALION THE RASHTRIYA RIFLES
ARMY
  1.  
SS-46325M MAJOR SHAKTI SINGH
23RD BATTALION THE PARACHUTE REGIMENT
ARMY
  1.  
SS-46982W MAJOR INDER PREET SINGH
THE ARMOURED CORPS/22ND BATTALION THE RASHTRIYA RIFLES
ARMY
  1.  
IC-78335 CAPTAIN SHIV KUMAR SHARMA
9TH BATTALION THE PARACHUTE REGIMENT (SPECIAL FORCES)
ARMY
  1.  
IC-78363W CAPTAIN KUNAL KUMAR
21ST BATTALION THE PARACHUTE REGIMENT (SPECIAL FORCES)
ARMY
  1.  
IC-78430W CAPTAIN PRATEEK RANJANGAONKAR
THE ASSAM REGIMENT/42ND BATTALION THE RASHTRIYA RIFLES
ARMY
  1.  
IC-79380H CAPTAIN SAURABH PATNI
THE CORPS OF SIGNALS/55TH BATTALION THE RASHTRIYA RIFLES
ARMY
  1.  
SS-47877M CAPTAIN ASHISH GEDION PAUDEL
3RD BATTALION THE PARACHUTE REGIMENT (SPECIAL FORCES)
ARMY
  1.  
JC-581558P SUBEDAR TRILOK SINGH
3RD BATTALION THE JAMMU AND KASHMIR RIFLES
ARMY
  1.  
JC-163472A NAIB SUBEDAR TARA CHAND
16TH BATTALION THE ASSAM RIFLES
ARMY
  1.  
JC-414326P NAIB SUBEDAR RAVINDER SINGH
FIRST BATTALION THE PARACHUTE REGIMENT (SPECIAL FORCES)
ARMY
  1.  
JC-414347P NAIB SUBEDAR JAI DEV
9TH BATTALION THE PARACHUTE REGIMENT (SPECIAL FORCES)
ARMY
  1.  
15135254X BATTERY HAVILDAR MAJOR HANS RAJ
THE COPRS OF ARTILLERY/66TH MEDIUM REGIMENT
ARMY
  1.  
13627211K HAVILDAR SANDEEP MALIK
12TH BATTALION THE PARACHUTE REGIMENT (SPECIAL FORCES)
ARMY
  1.  
  1. HAVILDAR BALINDER SINGH
  1. TH BATTALION THE PARACHUTE REGIMENT (SPECIAL FORCES)
ARMY
  1.  
14930228X HAVILDAR BALJEET
THE MECHANISED INFANTRY/50TH BATTALION THE RASHTRIYA RIFLES
ARMY
  1.  
16011842N HAVILDAR BHUPENDRA SINGH
23RD BATTALION THE PARACHUTE REGIMENT
ARMY
  1.  
2491094N HAVILDAR AJAY KUMAR RANA
THE PUNJAB REGIMENT/53RD BATTALION THE RASHTRIYA RIFLES
ARMY
  1.  
2696528W HAVILDAR SHEO RAM
THE GRENADIERS/55TH BATTALION THE RASHTRIYA RIFLES
 (POSTHUMOUS)
ARMY
  1.  
3193710Y HAVILDAR RAKESH KUMAR
THE JAT REGIMENT/34TH BATTALION THE RASHTRIYA RIFLES
ARMY
  1.  
9108495 HAVILDAR JAVID AHMAD CHOPAN
9TH BATTALION THE PARACHUTE REGIMENT (SPECIAL FORCES)
ARMY
  1.  
13624481N LANCE HAVILDAR VIJAY KUMAR
23RD BATTALION THE PARACHUTE REGIMENT (POSTHUMOUS)
ARMY
  1.  
16018379A LANCE HAVILDAR SANDEEP KUMAR
23RD BATTALION THE PARACHUTE REGIMENT
ARMY
  1.  
13625785X NAIK ASHWANI KUMAR
9TH BATTALION THE PARACHUTE REGIMENT (SPECIAL FORCES)
ARMY
  1.  
13763245X NAIK JANKAR SINGH
THE JAMMU AND KASHMIR RIFLES/3RDBATTALION THE RASHTRIYA RIFLES
ARMY
  1.  
14936964M NAIK SUNNY THAKUR
THE MECHANIZED INFANTRY/42ND BATTALION MECHANISHED
ARMY
  1.  
3199522N NAIK RAMESH KUMAR
20TH BATTALION THE JAT REGIMENT
ARMY
  1.  
3202050W NAIK NARENDRA KUMAR
THE JAT REGIMENT/5TH BATTALION THE RASHTRIYA RIFLES
ARMY
  1.  
4199767A NAIK SANTOSH SINGH
9TH BATTALION THE PARACHUTE REGIMENT (SPECIAL FORCES)
ARMY
  1.  
16022429X LANCE NAIK SOMBIR
23RD BATTALION THE PARACHUTE REGIMENT
ARMY
  1.  
2498145Y LANCE NAIK JAGTAR SINGH
THE PUNJAB REGIMENT/22ND BATTALION THE RASHTRIYA RIFLES
ARMY
  1.  
4091346N LANCE NAIK SURENDRA SINGH
4TH BATTALION THE PARACHUTE REGIMENT (SPECIAL FORCES)
ARMY
  1.  
4577919 LANCE NAIK ANUJ KUMAR
THE MAHAR REGIMENT/FIRST BATTALION THE RASHTRIYA RIFLES
ARMY
  1.  
14941288M SEPOY KULWINDER SINGH
THE MECHANIZED INFANTRY/42ND BATTALION THE RASHTRIYA RIFLES
ARMY
  1.  
14943136K SEPOY JAGMOHAN SINGH
THE MECHANIZED INFANTRY/42ND BATTALION THE RASHTRIYA RIFLES
ARMY
  1.  
14943610M SEPOY SAMARESH DEY
THE MECHANIZED INFANTRY/50TH BATTALION THE RASHTRIYA RIFLES
ARMY
  1.  
14945629K SEPOY SUHAIL SINGH SAINI
THE MECHANIZED INFANTRY/42ND BATTALION THE RASHTRIYA RIFLES
ARMY
  1.  
2621863 Y SEPOY S VIGI BHASKAR
12TH BATTALION THE MADRAS REGIMENT
ARMY
  1.  
2706086Y GRENADIER TAWSEEF YOUSUF
THE GRENADIERS/55TH BATTALION THE RASHTRIYA RIFLES
ARMY
  1.  
2708496N GRENADIER AJAY KUMAR
THE GRENADIERS/55TH BATTALION THE RASHTRIYA RIFLES
(POSTHUMOUS)
ARMY
  1.  
2817903 SEPOY PENTA NITHIN PAUL
24TH BATTALION THE MARATHA LIGHT INFANTRY
ARMY

  1.  
3206464A SEPOY SUNIL
THE JAT REGIMENT/34TH BATTALION THE RASHTRIYA RIFLES
ARMY
  1.  
3207037W SEPOY RINKU
THE JAT REGIMENT/34TH BATTALION THE RASHTRIYA RIFLES
ARMY
  1.  
4201892L SEPOY SUSHIL SINGH KALAKOTI
THE KUMAON REGIMENT/50TH BATTALION THE RASHTRIYA RIFLES
ARMY
  1.  
4204572F SEPOY RAJVEER SINGH YADAV
THE KUMAON REGIMENT/50TH BATTALION THE RASHTRIYA RIFLES
ARMY
  1.  
4381857H SEPOY PANKAJ BORO
THE ASSAM REGIMENT/42ND BATTALION THE RASHTRIYA RIFLES
ARMY
  1.  
4381860H SEPOY RAHUL DAS
THE ASSAM REGIMENT/42ND BATTALION THE RASHTRIYA RIFLES
ARMY
  1.  
4487854A SEPOY GULSHAN SINGH
THE SIKH LIGHT INFANTRY/19TH BATTALION THE RASHTRIYA RIFLES
ARMY
  1.  
4491112X SEPOY HAPPY SINGH
THE SIKH LIGHT INFANTRY/19TH BATTALION THE RASHTRIYA RIFLES (POSTHUMOUS)
ARMY
  1.  
4582015N SEPOY YOGENDRA KUMAR
THE MAHAR REGIMENT/FIRST BATTALION THE RASHTRIYA RIFLES
ARMY
  1.  
13775303H RIFLEMAN RAMESH SINGH DHAMI
3RD BATTALION THE JAMMU AND KASHMIR RIFLES
ARMY
  1.  
13776050L RIFLEMAN RUPEN PRADHAN
3RD BATTALION THE JAMMU AND KASHMIR RIFLES
ARMY
  1.  
13776291L RIFLEMAN SURINDER KUMAR
THE JAMMU AND KASHMIR RIFLES/3RDBATTALION THE RASHTRIYA RIFLES
ARMY
  1.  
16021892M RIFLEMAN PRADEEP KUMAR
THE RAJPUTANA RIFLES/9TH BATTALION THE RASHTRIYA RIFLES
ARMY
  1.  
4094438L RIFLEMAN MANDEEP SINGH RAWAT
THE GARHWAL RIFLES/36TH BATTALION THE RASHTRIYA RIFLES (POSTHUMOUS)
ARMY
  1.  
4101212L RIFLEMAN PREETAM SINGH
6TH BATTALION THE GARHWAL RIFLES
ARMY

  1.  
9112892L RIFLEMAN RAYEES AH LONE
THE JAMMU AND KASHMIR LIGHT INFANTRY/50TH BATTALION THE RASHTRIYA RIFLES
ARMY
  1.  
G/3101952K RIFLEMAN NINGTHOUJAM SUBHACHANDRA SINGH
31ST BATTALION THE ASSAM RIFLES (POSTHUMOUS)
ARMY
  1.  
2707701X GRENADIER KARAM CHAND
5TH BATTALION THE GRENADIERS
ARMY
  1.  
13631345A PARATROOPER VIKRAM SINGH MEHTA
3RD BATTALION THE PARACHUTE REGIMENT (SPECIAL FORCES)
ARMY
  1.  
14705438H PARATROOPER RAJENDRA SINGH
9TH BATTALION THE PARACHUTE REGIUMENT (SPECIAL FORCES)
ARMY
  1.  
14940756P PARATROOPER NASEEB KUMAR
10TH BATTALION THE PARACHUTE REGIMENT (SPECIAL FORCES)
ARMY
  1.  
4091609F PARATROOPER GOPAL SINGH
10TH BATTALION THE PARACHUTE REGIMENT (SPECIAL FORCES)
ARMY
  1.  
4377529X PARATROOPER TARUNG SITANG
9TH BATTALION THE PARACHUTE REGIMENT (SPECIAL FORCES)
ARMY
  1.  
15505841F SOWAR KISHAN SINGH
THE ARMOURED CORPS/55TH BATTALION THE RASHTRIYA RIFLES (POSTHUMOUS)
ARMY
  1.  
15715720X SIGNALMAN MANVENDRA SINGH
THE CORPS OF SIGNALS/3RD BATTALION THE RASHTRIYA RIFLES
ARMY
  1.  
15332020M SAPPER P MADHU
THE CORPS OF ENGINEERS/FIRST BATTALION THE RASHTRIYA RIFLES
ARMY
  1.  
16119562K SAPPER P BABU
THE MAHAR REGIMENT/FIRST BATTALION THE RASHTRIYA RIFLES
ARMY
  1.  
16123299F SAPPER RAHUL CHAVAN
THE ENGINEER REGIMENT/FIRST BATTALION THE RASHTRIYA RIFLES
ARMY
NAO SENA MEDAL (GALLANTRY)
  1.  
CAPTAIN NAVEEN THAPA, (03644-F)
NAVY
  1.  
LT CDR RUCHIR RAKESH KHAJURIA (06279-W)
NAVY
  1.  
SHRI NIWASH, SEA I (UW) (234830-F)
NAVY
  1.  
SHAMINDER SINGH, PO PT (222345F)
NAVY
  1.  
TAKHELLAMBAM RAKHESH SINGH, POCD (215876-B)
NAVY
VAYU SENA MEDAL (GALLANTRY)
  1.  
GROUP CAPTAIN SAUMITRA TAMASKAR (25297) FLYING (PILOT)
AIR FORCE
  1.  
WING COMMANDER PRANAV RAJ (27193)
FLYING (PILOT)
AIR FORCE
  1.  
WING COMMANDER AMIT RANJAN (28005)
FLYING (PILOT)
AIR FORCE
  1.  
SQUADRON LEADER RAHUL BASOYA (29178)
FLYING (PILOT)
AIR FORCE
  1.  
SQUADRON LEADER PANKAJ ARVIND BHUJADE (29682) FLYING (PILOT)
AIR FORCE
  1.  
SQUADRON LEADER B KARTHIK NARAYAN REDDY (30202) FLYING (PILOT)
AIR FORCE
  1.  
SQUADRON LEADER SHASHANK SINGH (32108)
FLYING (PILOT)
AIR FORCE
YUDH SEVA MEDAL
  1.  
AIR COMMODORE SUNIL KASHINATH VIDHATE AVSM VM (18825) FLYING (PILOT)
AIR FORCE
  1.  
GROUP CAPTAIN YESHPAL SINGH NEGI VM VSM (23735) FLYING (PILOT)
AIR FORCE
  1.  
GROUP CAPTAIN HEMANT KUMAR (25615) FLYING (PILOT)
AIR FORCE
  1.  
GROUP CAPTAIN HANSEL JOSEPH SEQUEIRA (26081) FLYING (PILOT)
AIR FORCE
  1.  
SQUADRON LEADER MINTY AGGARWAL (31874)
ADMINISTRATION/FIGHTER CONTROLLER
AIR FORCE









In addition, President Shri Ram Nath Kovind has also awarded one President's Tatrakshak Medal (Distinguished Service), five Tatrakshak Medals (Gallantry) and two Tatrakshak Medal (Meritorious Service) to the following Indian Coast Guard personnel for their act of conspicuous gallantry and distinguished/meritorious service. The detailed list of the awardees are as follows:

(a)        President's Tatrakshak Medal (Distinguished Service)
(i)         IG Thekkumpurath Prabhakaran Sadanandan, TM (4017-D)

(b)       Tatrakshak Medal (Gallantry)
(i)         DIG Yoginder Dhaka (0420-D)
(ii)        Comdt Anurup Singh (0620-J)
(iii)       Dy Comdt Utkersh Sharma (1189-C)
(iv)       Satish, P/Adh(RP), 2816-Z
(v)       Trinatha Behera, U/Adh(R), 03608-Z

(c)        Tatrakshak Medal (Meritorious Service)
(i)         IG Maneesh Vishal Pathak (0241-V)
(ii)        DIG Neeraj Tiwari (0269-L)

These awards are being given to the personnel of Indian Coast Guard on Republic Day and Independence Day every year, since January 26, 1990 onwards.

Courtesy: pib.gov.in

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