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PVSM
Param Vishisht Seva Medal
Vishisht Seva Medal
(PVSM) is a military award of India. It was constituted in 1960[2] and since then till date, it is awarded in recognition to peace-time service of the most exceptional order and may be awarded posthumously. All ranks of the Indian Armed Forces including Territorial Army, Auxiliary and Reserve Forces, Nursing officers and other members of the Nursing services and other lawfully constituted Armed Forces are eligible for the award.[3]Contents1 Design 2 See also 3 References 4 External linksDesign[edit] The medal is round in shape, 35 mm in diameter and fitted to a plain horizontal bar with standard fitting. It is made of gold gilt. On its obverse is embossed a five-pointed star and on its reverse is the Indian state emblem and the inscription embossed along the upper rim. The riband is of gold colour with one dark blue stripe down the centre dividing it into two equal parts
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Dadasaheb Phalke Award
The Dadasaheb Phalke
Dadasaheb Phalke
Award is India's highest award in cinema. It is presented annually at the National Film Awards ceremony by the Directorate of Film Festivals, an organisation set up by the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting
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Sarvottam Jeevan Raksha Padak
The Sarvottam Jeevan Raksha Padak is a civilian lifesaving award presented by the Government of India. Established on 30 September 1961, the award was originally called the Jeevan Raksha Padak, Class I.Contents1 Criteria 2 Appearance 3 References 4 External linksCriteria[edit] The Sarvottam Jeevan Raksha Padak is awarded to civilians to reward saving lives from drowning, fire, or mine accidents. It is awarded; "for conspicuous courage under circumstances of very great danger to the life of the rescue."[3] The Sarvottam Jeevan Raksha Padak may be awarded to members of the armed forces, police, or fire services when recognizable acts take place outside beyond the course of their duty. Subsequent awards are recognized by the addition of a medal bar to the ribbon. The medal may be awarded posthumously.[3] Appearance[edit] The Sarvottam Jeevan Raksha Padak is a circular gold medal 58 mm (2.3 in) in diameter
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List Of Sangeet Natak Akademi Fellows
The Sangeet Natak Akademi
Sangeet Natak Akademi
fellowship, officially known as Sangeet Natak Akademi Ratna Sadasya, is an Indian honour for the performing arts presented by Sangeet Natak Akademi. It is "the most prestigious and rare honour" conferred by the Akademi and is restricted to 40 individuals at any given time.Contents1 Background 2 Description 3 List of fellows 4 See also 5 Explanatory notes 6 References 7 External linksBackground[edit] In 1945, The Asiatic Society
The Asiatic Society
of Bengal submitted a proposal to establish a National Cultural Trust consisting of three academies: an Academy of Music, Dance, and Drama, an Academy of Letters, and an Academy of Art and Architecture
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Sangeet Natak Akademi Award
Sangeet Natak Akademi
Sangeet Natak Akademi
Puraskar (Akademi Award) (IPA:Saṅgīta Nāṭaka Akādamī Puraskāra) is an award given by the Sangeet Natak Akademi, India's National Academy of Music, Dance & Drama. It is the highest Indian recognition given to practicing artists.[1] The award consists since 2003 of Rs
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List Of Lalit Kala Akademi Fellows
The Lalit Kala Akademi
Lalit Kala Akademi
Fellowship, also, Lalit Kala Akademi
Lalit Kala Akademi
Ratna ( Sanskrit
Sanskrit
ratna, "gem") is an honour for the fine arts in India, given to eminent artists for their lifetime achievements in the field of visual arts. It is awarded by the Lalit Kala Akademi, India's National Academy of Art, it is the highest honour in the fine arts conferred by the Government of India. The ‘Fellow,’ carries a purse-money of Rs.25,000/-, a citation and a plaque. The Fellow is honoured with a portfolio about their major art works. The first elected fellow, in 1955, was the artist Jamini Roy.Contents1 List of Fellows 2 See also 3 References 4 External linksList of Fellows[edit] No. Name of the Fellow Year Jamini Roy
Jamini Roy
1955 Nandalal Bose
Nandalal Bose
1956 D. P
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Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna
The Rajiv Gandhi
Rajiv Gandhi
Khel Ratna, officially known as Rajiv Gandhi
Rajiv Gandhi
Khel Ratna Award in Sports and Games,[1] is the highest sporting honour of the Republic of India.[2] The award is named after Rajiv Gandhi, former Prime Minister of India
India
who served the office from 1984 to 1989.[3] It is awarded annually by the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports. The recipient(s) is/are selected by a committee constituted by the Ministry and is honoured for their "spectacular and most outstanding performance in the field of sports over a period of four years" at international level. As of 2017[update], the award comprises a medallion, a certificate, and a cash prize of ₹7.5 lakh (US$11,000).[a][1] Instituted in 1991–92, the award was given for the performance by a sportsperson in a year
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Arjuna Award
The Arjuna
Arjuna
Awards are given by the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports, government of India
India
to recognize outstanding achievement in National sports. Instituted in 1961, the award carries a cash prize of ₹ 500,000, a bronze statue of Arjuna
Arjuna
and a scroll.[1][2] Over the years the scope of the award has been expanded and a large number of sports persons who belonged to the pre- Arjuna
Arjuna
Award era were also included in the list
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Dronacharya Award
The Dronacharya Award, officially known as Dronacharya Award
Dronacharya Award
for Outstanding Coaches in Sports and Games,[1] is sports coaching honour of the Republic of India. The award is named after Drona, often referred as "Dronacharya" or "Guru Drona", a character from the Sanskrit
Sanskrit
epic Mahabharata
Mahabharata
of ancient India.[2] He was master of advanced military warfare and was appointed as the royal preceptor to the Kaurava
Kaurava
and the Pandava
Pandava
princes for their training in military arts and astras (Divine weapons).[3] It is awarded annually by the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports. Recipients are selected by a committee constituted by the Ministry and are honoured to have done "outstanding and meritorious work on a consistent basis and enabled sportspersons to excel in international events" over a period of four years
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Dhyan Chand Award
The Dhyan Chand
Dhyan Chand
Award, officially known as Dhyan Chand
Dhyan Chand
Award for Lifetime Achievement in Sports and Games,[1] is the lifetime achievement sporting honour of the Republic of India. The award is named after Dhyan Chand
Dhyan Chand
(1905–79), an Indian field hockey player who scored more than 1000 goals during a career which spanned over 20 years from 1926 to 1948.[2] It is awarded annually by the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports. Recipients are selected by a committee constituted by the Ministry and are honoured for their contributions to sport both during their active sporting career and after retirement
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Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prize For Science And Technology
The Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prize for Science
Science
and Technology
Technology
(SSB) is a science award in India
India
given annually by the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) for notable and outstanding research, applied or fundamental, in biology, chemistry, environmental science, engineering, mathematics, medicine and Physics. The purpose of the prize is to recognize outstanding Indian work (according to the view of CSIR awarding committee) in science and technology. It is the most coveted award in multidisciplinary science in India.[1][2] The award is named after the founder Director of the Council of Scientific & Industrial Research, Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar.[3] It was first awarded in 1958. Any citizen of India
India
engaged in research in any field of science and technology up to the age of 45 years is eligible for the prize
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Kalinga Prize
The Kalinga Prize
Kalinga Prize
for the Popularization of Science is an award given by UNESCO
UNESCO
for exceptional skill in presenting scientific ideas to lay people. It was created in 1952, following a donation from Biju Patnaik, Founder President of the Kalinga Foundation Trust[1] in India.Contents1 Background 2 Kalinga Prize
Kalinga Prize
laureates 3 Statistics 4 See also 5 References 6 External linksBackground[edit] The recipient of this annual award must have demonstrated – during a brilliant career as writer, editor, lecturer, film producer, radio/television programme director or presenter – talent in interpreting science and technology for the public. The recipient should have striven to emphasize the international importance of science and technology and the contribution they make to improving public welfare, enriching the cultural heritage of nations, and solving problems facing humanity
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Uttam Jeevan Raksha Padak
The Uttam Jeevan Raksha Padak is a civilian lifesaving award presented by the Government of India. Established on 30 September 1961, the award was originally called the Jeevan Raksha Padak, Class II.Contents1 Criteria 2 Appearance 3 References 4 External linksCriteria[edit] The Uttam Jeevan Raksha Padak is awarded to civilians to reward saving lives from drowning, fire, or mine accidents. It is awarded for "courage and promptitude under circumstances of very great danger to the life of the rescue".[2] The Uttam Jeevan Raksha Padak may be awarded to members of the armed forces, police, or fire services when recognizable acts take place outside beyond the course of their duty. Subsequent awards are recognized by the addition of a medal bar to the ribbon. The medal may be awarded posthumously.[2] Appearance[edit] The Uttam Jeevan Raksha Padak is a circular silver medal 58 mm (2.3 in) in diamter
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Maha Vir Chakra
The Maha Vir Chakra
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. It replaced the British Distinguished Service Order (DSO). The medal may be awarded posthumously.Contents1 Appearance 2 History 3 List of recipients 4 References 5 External linksAppearance[edit] The medal is made of standard silver and is circular in shape. Embossed on the obverse is a five pointed heraldic star with circular center-piece bearing the gilded state emblem of India
India
in the center. The words "Mahavira Chakra" are embossed in Devanagari
Devanagari
and English on the reverse with two lotus flowers in the middle
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Jeevan Raksha Padak
The Jeevan Raksha Padak is a civilian lifesaving award presented by the Government of India. Established on 30 September 1961, the award was originally called the Jeevan Raksha Padak, Class III. Criteria[edit] The Jeevan Raksha Padak is awarded to civilians to reward saving lives from drowning, fire, or mine accidents. It is awarded for "courage and promptitude in saving life under circumstances of grave bodily injury to the rescuer".[1] The Jeevan Raksha Padak may be awarded to members of the armed forces, police, or fire services when recognizable acts take place outside beyond the course of their duty. Subsequent awards are recognized by the addition of a medal bar to the ribbon. The medal may be awarded posthumously.[1] References[edit]^ a b "Awards" (PDF). mha.nic.in. Ministry of Home Affairs
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Dr. B. C. Roy Award
Bidhan Chandra Roy Award was instituted in 1962 in memory of B. C. Roy by Medical Council of India. The Award is given annually in each of the following categories: Statesmanship of the Highest Order in India, Medical man-cum-Statesman, Eminent Medical Person, Eminent person in Philosophy, Eminent person in Science and Eminent person in Arts
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