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President Conferred Gallantry and Distinguished Service Awards

Apr 28, 2013 11:02 IST

President of India and the Supreme Commander of Armed Forces of India Pranab Mukherjee on 27 April 2013 conferred one Kirti Chakra and twelve Shaurya Chakras to Forces Personnel for displaying conspicuous gallantry, indomitable courage and extreme devotion to duty at a solemn ceremony at the Rashtrapati Bhawan. Two of the Shaurya Chakra was given posthumously.

The President also conferred ten Param Vishisht Seva Medal, one Uttam Yudh Seva Medal four Bar to Ati Vishisht Seva Medal and twenty seven Ati Vishisht Seva Medals to senior officers of the Armed

Forces for distinguished service of an exceptional order

 Param Vishisht Seva Medal
1. IC-30016A Lieutenant General Anil Chandra Chait, Ati Vishisht Seva Medal, Vishisht Seva Medal  Armoured Corps / Headquarters Central Command
2. Vice Admiral Satish Soni, Ati Vishisht Seva Medal, Nao Sena Medal, (01683-Z)
3. Air Marshal Arup Raha, Ati Vishisht Seva Medal, Vayu Sena Medal (13910) Flying (Pilot)
4. IC-30516X Lieutenant General Kuldip Singh, Ati Vishisht Seva Medal, Army Air Defence
5. IC-30687K Lieutenant General Sanjiv Langer, Ati Vishisht Seva Medal, Armoured Corps
6. IC-27994W Lieutenant General Palvinder Singh Bhalla, Ati Vishisht Seva Medal, Armoured Corps/ Headquarters National Cadet Corps
7. IC-30722F Lieutenant General Vijai Sharma, Ati Vishisht Seva Medal, Corps of Engineers
8. IC-25839W Lieutenant General Baljeet Singh, Vishisht Seva Medal, Regiment of Artillery (Retired)
9. IC-27265N Lieutenant General Balakrishnan Venugopal Nair, Ati Vishisht Seva Medal, Regiment of Artillery / Defence Services Staff College, Wellington (Retired)
10. Air Marshal Anil Chopra, Ati Vishisht Seva Medal, Vayu Sena Medal, Vishisht Seva Medal (13368) Flying (Pilot) (Retired)

Kirti Chakra
1. IC-67270F MAJOR Anup Joseph Manjali, Bihar Regiment / 24th Battalion the Rashtriya Rifles
UTTAM YUDDH SEVA MEDAL
1. IC-31052X Lieutenant General Shakti Gurung, Ati Vishisht Seva Medal, Vishisht Seva Medal   Infantry / Headquarters 4th Corps

Bar to Ati Vishisht Seva Medal
1. IC-30708P Lieutenant General Ashok Kumar Choudhary, Ati Vishisht Seva Medal, Sena Medal, Vishisht Seva Medal, Infantry / Headquarters Bengal Area
2. IC-27325X Lieutenant General Rajesh Kochhar, Ati Vishisht Seva Medal, Sena Medal, Vishisht Seva Medal, Corps of Electronics and Mechanical Engineers (Retired)
3. IC-27967M Lieutenant General Surinder Pal Singh, Ati Vishisht Seva Medal, Vishisht Seva Medal, Regiment of Artillery (Retired)
4. Vice Admiral Pradeep Chauhan, Ati Vishisht Seva Medal, Vishisht Seva Medal (01610-H)

Ati Vishisht Seva Medal
1. IC-30462F Lieutenant General Amarjeet Singh Chabbewal, Yuddh Seva Medal, Armoured Corps / Headquarters 2nd Corps
2. IC-30702N Lieutenant General Philip Campose, Vishisht Seva Medal, Mechanised Infantry / Headquarters 12th Corps
3. IC-31341M Lieutenant General Sanjeev Anand, Vishisht Seva Medal, Mechanised Infantry / Headquarters 10TH Corps
4. IC-31521P Lieutenant general Surendra Hari Kulkarni, Vishisht Seva Medal and Bar, Armoured Corps / Headquarters 21st Corps
5. IC-31505X Lieutenant General Subroto Mitra, Sena Medal, Vishisht Seva Medal, Infantry/Headquarters Atnk & K Area
6. MR-04125P Lieutenant General Surendra Singh Panwar, Sena Medal, Army Medical Corps/Command Hospital Headquarters Southern Command
7. IC-27269K Lieutenant General Sisir Subhra Sengupta, Vishisht Seva Medal, Corps Of Engineers (Retired)
8. Air Marshal Herikudru Babu Rajaram, Vishisht Seva Medal (14939) Administration/Air Traffic Controller
9. IC-34350Y Major General (now Lt Gen) Kamal Jit Singh, Armoured Corps
10. IC-34385P Major General Anil Kumar Ahuja, Sena Medal, Vishisht Seva Medal and Bar, Regiment of Artillery
11. IC-34396F Major General Ravindran Narayan Nair, Sena Medal, Infantry/Headquarters 21st Mountain Division
12. IC-34829N Major General Sanjiv Talwar, Corps of Engineers
13. IC-37022W Major General Sanjay Kulkarni, Shaurya Chakra, Sena Medal, Vishisht Seva Medal, Infantry / Headquarters 56th Infantry Division
14. IC-35173W Major General Raymond Joseph Noronha, Sena Medal, Infantry/Headquarters, 8th Mountain Division
15. IC-35626W Major General Umesh Kumar Gurung, Yudh Seva Medal, Infantry/ eadquarters Inspector General Assam Rifles (South)
16. IC-30817F Major General Ajay Kumar Chaturvedi, Vishisht Seva Medal, Corps of Engineers (Retired)
17. Rear Admiral Abhay Raghunath Karve (02118-N)                     
18. Rear Admiral Karambir Singh (02151-N)
19. Air Vice Marshal (Now Air Marshal) Bipin Bihari Prasad Sinha (15748) Administration
20. Air Vice Marshal Dattatray Keshao Pande, Vishisht Seva Medal (15081), Aeronautical Engineering (Electronics)
21. Air Vice Marshal Rakesh Kumar Singh Bhadauria, Vayu Sena Medal (16026) Flying (Pilot)
22. Air Vice Marshal Sardar Harpal Singh, Vayu Sena Medal (16071) Flying (Pilot)
23. Air Commodore Manavendra Singh, VRC, Vishisht Seva Medal (16983) Flying (Pilot)
24. Air Commodore Ashwani Kumar Nabh, Vayu Sena Medal (16608) Flying (Pilot)
25. Air Commodore Rajendra Nalsinghrao Gaekwad, Vishisht Seva Medal (17845) Flying (Pilot)
26. Air Commodore Radhakrishnan Radhish, Vayu Sena Medal (17853) Flying (Pilot)
27. JC-520361A Subedar Major Vijay Kumar, Sena Medal, Dogra Regiment / Infantry School, Mhow

Shaurya Chakra

1. IC-56887X Lieutenant Colonel Dhruvjyoti Chanda, 13th Battalion the Sikh Regiment
2. IC-72377A Lieutenant (Now Captain) Satya Jeet Ahlawat, Army Ordnance Corps/ 9th Battalion the Sikh Light Infantry
3. SS-40921H Major Pradeep Mishra, JAT regiment / 5th Battalion the Rashtriya Rifles
4. IC-60369P MAJOR HIMANSHU PANWAR, 26th Maratha Light Infantry Battalion
5. IC-65554M Major Sandeep Kumar, 13th battalion the Sikh Regiment
6. 15126119H Havildar Charanjit Singh, regiment of artillery/ 30th battalion the Rashtriya Rifles
7. IC-58687A Major (Now Lieutenant Colonel) Amit Mohindra, 666 Army Aviation Squadron (Reconnaissance and Observation)
8. 13698975M Naik Krishan Kumar, Brigade of the Guards/13TH Sikh Light Infantry Battalion Group (posthumous)
9. JC-559638M Subedar Pradeep Beck, Bihar Regiment/24th Battalion the Rashtriya Rifles
10. IC-68806Y Captain A Rahul Ramesh, Corps of Engineers/72nd Road Construction Company (posthumous)
11. Lieutenant Commander Inderjeet Singh (05871-T)
12. IC-74882F Lieutenant (Now Captain) Manish Singh, 9th Battalion the Parachute Regiment (Special Forces)

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