President of India Shri. Ram Nath Kovind Presented Ati Vishisht Seva Medal to Winners

AWARDS AND SPORTS

The Gallantry Awards and Distinguished Service DecorationsAti Vishisht Seva Medal were presented to the winners by the President of India. The awards were presented during the Defence Investiture Ceremony, 2022 (Phase II) at Rashtrapati Bhavan.

The ceremony was attended by the Indian Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi and Defence Minister Rajnath Singh among others. 

President Shri. Ram Nath Kovind presented the Ati Vishisht Seva Medal to the winners - Brigadier Arvinder Singh, Air Vice Marshal Kalvakuntla Shekhar Reddy, Air Vice Marshal Tejinder Singh, Rear Admiral UI Belliappa, Major General U Suresh Kumar, YSM, VSM, etc.

The Indian Armed Forces were eligible for many military decorations awarded for extraordinary bravery and distinguished service during times of war and peace. It is a mark of honor for military heroism, meritorious or outstanding service or achievement. The Decoration is often a medal consisting of a ribbon and a medallion.

Along with the Indian Armed Forces, other lawfully constituted forces and civilians will be honoured with the Gallantry Awards to honour the acts of bravery and sacrifice of the officers/personnel. These gallantry awards are announced twice a year - first on the occasion of Republic Day and then on the occasion of Independence Day. Some of the gallantry awards are Vir Chakra, the Maha Vir Chakra and the Vir Chakra.

 

   Important points for the exam:

  • The Gallantry Awards and Distinguished Service Decorations were presented to the winners during the Defence Investiture Ceremony, 2022 (Phase II) at Rashtrapati Bhavan.
  • During the ceremony, Ati Vishisht Seva Medal was presented to the winners by the President of India.
  • Ati Vishisht Seva Medal is a military award of India given to recognize "distinguished service of an exceptional order" to all ranks of the armed forces.
  • Ati Vishisht Seva Medal was awarded to Brigadier Arvinder Singh, Air Vice Marshal Kalvakuntla Shekhar Reddy, Air Vice Marshal Tejinder Singh, Rear Admiral UI Belliappa, Major General U Suresh Kumar, YSM, VSM, etc.
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