Param Vir Chakra

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Param Vir Chakra, Ashoka Chakra, Mahavir Chakra, Kirti Chakra, Vir Chakra and Shaurya Chakra.
Param Vir Chakra, Ashoka Chakra, Mahavir Chakra, Kirti Chakra, Vir Chakra and Shaurya Chakra.

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

Following categories of persons are eligible for the Param Vir Chakra:

a. 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.

b. 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.

Medal: Circular in shape, made of bronze, one and three eighth inches in diameter and shall have embossed on the obverse four replicas of “Indra’s Vajra” with the State Emblem embossed in the centre. On its reverse, it shall have embossed “PARAM VIR CHAKRA” both in Hindi and in English with two lotus flowers between the Hindi and the English inscriptions.

Ribbon: Plain purple coloured ribbon.

Bar: If any recipient of the Chakra shall again perform such an act of bravery as would have made him or her eligible to receive the Chakra, such further act of bravery shall be recorded by a Bar to be attached to the riband by which the Chakra is suspended, and for every such additional act of bravery, an additional Bar shall be added, and any such Bar or Bars may also be awarded posthumously. For every Bar awarded a replica of the “Indra’s Vajra” in miniature shall be added to the riband when worn alone.

List Of Awardees

SN. Name Year Father’s Name Mother’s Name Rank Unit
1. MAJ SOMNATH SHARMA 1950 (Republic Day) MAJ GEN A N SHARMA NA MAJ 4 KUMAON
2. L/NK KARAM SINGH, MM 1950 (Republic Day) Late UTTAM SINGH Late SANTI KAUR L/NK 1 SIKH
3. 2/LT RAMA RAGHOBA RANE 1950 NA NA 2/LT ENGRS
4. NK JADUNATH SINGH 1950 NA NA NK 1 RAJPUT
5. CHM PIRU SINGH 1952 (Republic Day) Lal Singh Smt Jara Bai CHM 6 RAJ RIF
6. CAPT GURBACHAN SINGH SALARIA 1962 MUNSHI RAM NA CAPT 3/1 GR
7. MAJ DHAN SINGH THAPA 1962 NA NA MAJ 8 GR
8. SUB JOGINDER SINGH 1962 Sh Sher Singh Smt Kishan Kaur SUB 1 SIKH
9. MAJ SHAITAN SINGH 1963 HEM SINGH NA MAJ KUMAON
10. CQMH ABDUL HAMID 1965 NA NA CQMH 4 GDRS
11. LT COL ARDESHIR BURZORJI TARAPORE 1965 NA NA LT COL POONA HORSE
12. 2/LT ARUN KHETARPAL 1972 (Republic Day) NA NA 2/LT 17 HORSE
13. MAJ HOSHIAR SINGH 1972 (Republic Day) HIRA SINGH NA MAJ GDRS
14. L/NK ALBERT EKKA 1972 (Republic Day) ZULUIS EKKA MARIAM TIRKEY L/NK GUARDS
15. NIRMAL JIT SINGH SEKHON 1972 S. Tarlok Singh Smt Harbans Kaur FLYING OFFICER Flying Officer
16. NB SUB BANA SINGH 1988 (Republic Day) NA NA NB SUB JAK LI
17. MAJ RAMASWAMY PARAMESWARAN 1988 KS RAMASWAMY NA MAJ MAHAR
18. CAPT VIKRAM BATRA 1999 (Independence Day) GIRDHARI LAL BATRA KAMAL BATRA CAPT 13 JAK RIF
19. LT MANOJ KUMAR PANDEY 1999 (Independence Day) GOPI CHAND PANDEY MOHINI PANDEY LT 1/11 GR
20. RFN SANJAY KUMAR 1999 (Independence Day) Durga Ram Bhag Devi RFN 13 JAK RIF
21. GDR YOGENDER SINGH YADAV 1999 (Independence Day) NA NA GDR 18 GDRS

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