if you want to remove an article from website contact us from top.

    in which months are the recommendations asked for the gallantry awards?

    Mohammed

    Guys, does anyone know the answer?

    get in which months are the recommendations asked for the gallantry awards? from screen.

    Gallantry Awards

    Ministry of Defence invites recommendations twice in a year from the Armed Forces and Union Ministry of Home Affairs for gallantry awards. Recommendations are invited normally in the month of August for the awards to be announced on the occasion of the Republic Day and in the month of March for the awards to be announced on the occasion of the Independence Day.

    Home

    Selection Guidelines

    Selection Process Selection Criteria

    Statutes/Rules/Regulations

    Selection Process

    Ministry of Defence invites recommendations twice in a year from the Armed Forces and Union Ministry of Home Affairs for gallantry awards. Recommendations are invited normally in the month of August for the awards to be announced on the occasion of the Republic Day and in the month of March for the awards to be announced on the occasion of the Independence Day.

    In respect of the Armed Forces, a case for the gallantry award is initiated by the Unit and if found fit the same is forwarded to respective Services HQrs duly recommended by Commanders in chain, immediately after the act of gallantry is performed. All such proposals are then considered by the Awards Committee at Services HQrs before recommending the proposals to the Ministry of Defence with the approval of the respective Chiefs.

    Recommendations in respect of civilian citizens (other than Defence personnel) are received from the Union Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA). MHA calls for recommendations (in respect of civilians) from all State/UT Governments, Central Ministries/ Departments, Central Armed Police Forces and Railway Protection Force etc. Recommendations received directly from private individuals, including VIP references are not accepted. Recommendations are scrutinized by a Sub-Committee in the MHA and their recommendation is received in the Ministry of Defence with the approval of Union Home Secretary.

    Persons recommended for the award shall not be involved in any adverse report or should not have been conveyed any displeasure or censure or given any punishment in a court martial proceedings or through administrative action.

    Recommendation for gallantry awards is normally required to be sent to the Ministry of Defence as early as possible after the act of gallantry is performed. In any case, the time limit for considering gallantry awards should not be beyond two calendar years from the date on which the act of gallantry is performed.

    Recommendations received from the Armed Forces and MHA are considered by the Central Honours & Awards Committee (CH&AC) comprising of Raksha Mantri, three Service Chiefs & Defence Secretary. Home Secretary is also member for the cases recommended by the Ministry of Home Affairs.

    Thereafter, recommendations of the CH&AC are submitted for approval of the Prime Minister and the President. After approval of the President, awards are announced on the occasion of the Republic Day and Independence Day.

    स्रोत : www.gallantryawards.gov.in

    List of Gallantry Awards in India for Banking, Railways & SSC Exams

    The article is on the Gallantry Awards in India,the selection process, the types of awards and recipients. Know about Gallantry Award recipients of 2019 .

    List of Gallantry Awards in India

    Gallantry Awards are given to honor courage, valour and dignity. In India, the Gallantry Awards are given to the personnel of the forces for their exceptional bravery. This article will help you know and remember the Gallantry Awards, its types and its recipients and prepare well for the competitive Exams.

    Want to clear the NDA exams in first attempt? Get the NDA best online coaching here!

    You can refer the following articles to boost your exam preparation:

    Indian Sports Awards Bharat Ratna Awards Awards and Honours Highest Civilian Awards Padma Awards

    You should know about the key facts before going through the recipients of the Gallantry Awards.

    After Independence, the three Gallantry Awards came into existence namely the Param Vir Chakra, the Maha Vir Chakra and the Vir Chakra.

    These awards were instituted by the Government of India on 26th January 1950.

    These awards were deemed to have effect from the 15th August 1947.

    On 4th January 1952, other three Gallantry Awards i.e. Ashoka Chakra Class-I,  Ashoka Chakra Class-II and Ashoka Chakra Class-III were instituted.

    Later, these awards were renamed as Ashoka Chakra, Kirti Chakra and Shaurya Chakra respectively in January 1967.

    All the Gallantry Awards may be awarded posthumously.

    These Gallantry Awards are announced twice in a year – first on the occasion of the Republic Day and then on the occasion of the Independence Day. The order of precedence of these awards is as follows:

    Param Vir Chakra Ashoka Chakra Mahavir Chakra Kirti Chakra Vir Chakra Shaurya Chakra

    Awards Medals

    Paramvir Chakra Mahavir Chakra Vir Chakra Ashoka Chakra Kirti Chakra Shaurya Chakra

    Selection Process for Gallantry Awards

    The selection process for giving out Gallantry Awards is as follows:

    The Ministry of Defence invites recommendations twice in a year from the Armed Forces and Union Ministry of Home Affairs for Gallantry Awards.

    These recommendations are invited usually  in the month of August for the awards to be announced on the occasion of the Republic Day.

    Moreover, for the awards to be announced on the occasion of the Independence Day, the recommendations are invited in the month of March.

    The main process is as follows:

    In respect of the Armed Forces, a case for the Gallantry Award is initiated by the Unit.

    If the recommendations are found fit then it is forwarded to respective Services HQrs duly recommended by Commanders in the chain immediately after the act of gallantry is performed.

    All these proposals are then considered by the Awards Committee at Services HQs before recommending the proposals to the Ministry of Defence with the approval of the respective Chiefs.

    However, recommendations in respect of civilian citizens other than Defence personnel are received from the Union Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA).

    Selection Criteria for Gallantry Awards

    Param Vir Chakra, Maha Vir Chakra & Vir Chakra

    Param Vir Chakra is awarded for most conspicuous bravery or some daring or pre-eminent act of valor or self-sacrifice, in the presence of the enemy, whether on land, at sea, or in the air.

    Maha Vir Chakra is awarded for acts of conspicuous gallantry in the presence of the enemy whether on land, at sea or in the air.

    Vir Chakra is awarded for acts of gallantry in the presence of the enemy, whether on land or at sea or in the air.

    Ashoka Chakra, Kirti Chakra & Shaurya Chakra

    Ashoka Chakra is awarded for most conspicuous bravery or some act of daring or pre-eminent act of valour or self-sacrifice otherwise than in the face of the enemy.

    Kirti Chakra is awarded for conspicuous gallantry otherwise than in the face of the enemy.

    Shaurya Chakra is awarded for gallantry otherwise than in the face of the enemy.

    List of Gallantry Awards in India

    #1. Paramvir Chakra

    Param Vir Chakra (PVC) is India’s highest military decoration awarded for the displaying distinguished acts of valor during the war. The name of the award means the “Wheel of the Ultimate Brave”. Moreover, PVC is equivalent to the Medal of Honor in the United States and the Victoria Cross in the United Kingdom.Medal:  The medal is circular in shape, made of bronze, one and three-eighth inches in diameter. On its reverse, it shall have embossed “PARAM VIR CHAKRA” both in Hindi and in English with two lotus flowers between the inscriptions.Ribbon: Plain purple colored ribbon.

    Some important Recipients

    Somnath Sharma- 1947

    Jadu Nath Singh- 1948

    Yogendra Singh Yadav- 1999

    Sanjay Kumar- 1999 Vikram Batra-1999

    #2. Mahavir Chakra

    Maha Vir Chakra (MVC) is literally called a great warrior medal. It is the second highest military decoration in India, after the Param Vir Chakra, This is awarded for acts of conspicuous gallantry in the presence of the enemy, whether on land, at sea or in the air. Also, it replaced the British Distinguished Service Order (DSO). The medal may be awarded posthumously.Medal:  The medal is circular in shape and of standard silver, one and three-eighth inches in diameter. On the reverse, it shall have embossed “MAHA VIR CHAKRA” both in Hindi and in English with two lotus flowers between the inscriptions.

    स्रोत : testbook.com

    GK Quiz on Gallantry Awards 2021: Test Your Knowledge Here

    Gallantry Awards are given away every year to those who perform heroic services to the country. They have been recently in news. Check out how much you know about the Gallantry Awards 2021 through this quiz below.

    GK Quiz on Gallantry Awards 2021: Test Your Knowledge Here

    Gallantry Awards are given away every year to those who perform heroic services to the country. They have been recently in news. Check out how much you know about the Gallantry Awards 2021 through this quiz below.

    Tulika Tandon Updated: Nov 22, 2021 17:37 IST

    Gallantry Awards 2021 Quiz

    This is a modal window.

    The media could not be loaded, either because the server or network failed or because the format is not supported.

    This is a modal window. This modal can be closed by pressing the Escape key or activating the close button.

    Reloading Source..

    Recently Gallantry Awards have been given away by the President of India, Ram Nath Kovind. Take the quiz here to test your knowledge of the awards.

    Which of the following Gallantry Awards belong to the category of Gallantry in the face of the enemy?

    Ashok Chakra Shaurya Chakra Vir Chakra None of the above

    Ans. cExplanation: There are two categories of the Gallantry Awards.

    Gallantry in the Face of Enemy

    Gallantry Other than in the Face of Enemy

    The first category consists of three awards

    Param Vir Chakra (PVC)

    Mahavir Chakra (MVC)

    Vir Chakra

    Also Read| Who is Abhinandan Varthaman & Why Is He Being Awarded The Gallantry Award 2021? Which of the following awards were not among the first ones to be introduced after Independence?

    Param Vir Chakra Maha Vir Chakra Vir Chakra Shaurya Chakra

    Ans. dExplanation: Post-independence, the first three gallantry awards namely the Param Vir Chakra, the Maha Vir Chakra and the Vir Chakra were instituted by the Government of India on 26th January 1950 which were deemed to have effect from the 15th August 1947. Which of the following is true about the Param Vir Chakra?

    i) The medal is circular in shape with a star in between

    ii) There are two lotuses between Param Vir Chakra in English and Hindi at the back of the medal

    Only i Only ii Both i and ii None of the above

    Ans. bExplanation: Param Vir Chakra is circular in shape, made of bronze and has four vajras of India embossed in the centre and not a star. What happens if any recipient of Param Vir Chakra performs a deed that again makes him eligible to receive the award?

    He may get another medal

    An additional bar may be added to the medal received

    A certificate would be issued in the awardees name

    He may be given a promotion at the earliest

    Ans. bExplanation: If anyone performs an act of bravery that makes him or her eligible to receive the Chakra again, it shall be recorded by a Bar to be attached to the riband by which the Chakra is suspended. For every such additional act of bravery, an additional Bar shall be added, and any such Bar or Bars may also be awarded posthumously.Also Read| 5 Women Who Became IAS At The Age Of 22 Who was the first recipient of the Param Vir Chakra?

    Major Somnath Sharma

    Naik Jadunath Singh

    2nd Lt Rama Raghoba Rane

    All of the above

    Ans. aExplanation: Major Somnath Sharma was the first person to receive the Param Vir Chakra Award. He received it posthumously. Which of the following award medals ribbon colour is not matched with the award?

    Medal- Color

    Param Vir Chakra- Purple

    Mahavir Chakra- Half white, half orange

    Vir Chakra- Half blue and half orange

    Ashok Chakra- Blue and orange

    Ans. dExplanation: The Ashok Chakra Medal Ribbon is a Green colour ribbon divided into two equal segments by an orange vertical line. Which of the following persons are eligible for the Param Vir Chakra?

    Only officers and men of all ranks in Naval and Air Forces

    Men and women employed in Naval, Military and Air Forces above the rank of Captain

    Female Matrons and Sisters of the staff of three wings of the army

    None of the above

    Ans. dExplanation: As per the rule, here’s the eligibility for Param Vir Chakra:

    Officers and men and women of all ranks of the Naval, Military and Air Forces, of any of the Reserve Forces, of the Territorial Army, Militia and of any other lawfully constituted Armed Forces.

    Matrons, Sisters, Nurses and the Staff of the Nursing Services and other Services pertaining to Hospitals and Nursing, and Civilians of either sex serving regularly or temporarily under the orders, directions or supervision of any of the above-mentioned Forces.

    8. Which of the following statements is true about the selection process of the gallantry awards?

    i) Ministry of Defence invites recommendations twice a year

    ii) The Armed Forces and Union Ministry of Home Affairs recommends gallantry awards.

    Only i Only ii Both i and ii None of the above

    Ans. cExplanation: Ministry of Defence invites recommendations twice a year from the Armed Forces and Union Ministry of Home Affairs for gallantry awards.

    स्रोत : www.jagranjosh.com

    Do you want to see answer or more ?
    Mohammed 14 day ago
    4

    Guys, does anyone know the answer?

    Click For Answer