Highest Gallantry Awards of India (Military)

Getting an award during or after your job is matter of great honor for the one. His position in peers as well as society get flourished. Awards not only gives sense of satisfaction but also motivates the others. Title for awards very from organization to organization. But the motive behind the same. Similarly different awards for the different achievement are given in defence also. like wise.

1. Param Vir Chakra
2. Ashok Chakra
3. Mahavir Chakra
4. Vir Chakra
5. Kirti Chakra
6. Shaurya Chakra

Param-Vir-Chakra1. Param Vir Chakra: this award is also known as “Wheel of the Ultimate Brave”, and the award is granted for “most conspicuous bravery in the presence of the enemy” As of January 2018, the medal has been awarded 21 times. Of the 21 awardees, 20 have been from the Indian Army and one has been from the Indian Air Force. The medal is a circular bronze disc 1.375 inches (34.9 mm) in diameter.
Ribbon color: purple ribbon, 32 millimetres (1.3 in) long, holds the Param Vir Chakra.

Ashok-Chakra2. Ashok Chakra: The Ashoka Chakra is a depiction of the dharmachakra represented with 24 spokes. It is so called because it appears on a number of edicts of Ashoka, most prominent among which is the Lion Capital of Ashoka. India’s highest peacetime military decoration awarded for valour, courageous action or self-sacrifice away from the battlefield is also called Ashoka Chakra
Ribbon: Green colour ribbon divided into two equal segments by an orange vertical line.

Mahavir-Chakra3. Mahavir Chakra: The Maha Vir Chakra (MVC) (literally great warrior medal) is the second highest military decoration in India after the Param Vir Chakra and is awarded for acts of conspicuous gallantry in the presence of the enemy, whether on land, at sea or in the air.
Ribbon: The ribbon is of a half-white and half-orange colour

4. Vir Chakra: Vir Chakra is an Indian gallantry award presented for acts of bravery in the battlefield. It replaced the British Veer-ChakraDistinguished Service Cross (DSC), Military Cross (MC) and Distinguished Flying Cross (DFC). Award of the decoration carries with it the right to use Vr.C. as a postnominal abbreviation (note the care to distinguish this abbreviation from that for the Victoria Cross(V.C.).
Ribbon: The ribbon is of half blue and half orange in colour

Kirti-Chakra5. Kirti chakra: The Kirti Chakra is an Indian military decoration awarded for valour, courageous action or self-sacrifice away from the field of battle. It may be awarded to civilians as well as military personnel, including posthumous awards. It is the peacetime equivalent of the Maha Vir Chakra.
Ribbon: Green colour ribbon divided into three equal parts by two orange vertical lines.

Shaurya-Chakra6. 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 third in order of precedence of peacetime gallantry awards and comes after the Ashoka Chakra and the Kirti Chakra
Ribbon: Green colour ribbon divided into four equal parts by three vertical lines.

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