What is Kirti Chakra: Benefits of Getting Kirti Chakra Award
In our country, there are many types of awards that are given to the civilians as well as the defence personals also when they do some better or something extraordinary work in the favour of the nation. Here in this article, I am going to share with you the complete details about the Kirti Chakra Awards and how many people have got awarded with this award yet. To get complete details about this, check the complete article below. I have shared all the information regarding this Awards, benefits of getting Kirti Chakra Award and Name of Kirti Chakra Awardees etc.
What is Kirti Chakra: Benefits of Getting Kirti Chakra Award:
The Kirti Chakra awards are awarded to the Military Personals as well as the Civilians as bravery awards and self-sacrifices. Many Military personal have got awarded with this Awards yet. It is the peacetime equivalent to the Mahavir chakra. The design of the medal is circular in shape and made up of Standard silver. The ribbon of the medal is dark green with two saffron stripes.
What is the eligibility to get the Kirti chakra awards:
Only Indian Citizens can get these awards. All the officers of the Indian Air force, Indian Army, Indian Navy and Territorial Army India are eligible to apply for this post. This award is given to the individual as a sign of bravery for the service before self.
Benefits of getting Kirti Chakra Awards:
First of all getting national awards can be major in words. It all about feeling. This award is only given to the person who has done extraordinary work in favour of the nation and for the bravery and courageous effort. A person who gets awarded with the Kirti Chakra Awards. They or their family gets some allowances and benefits like:
- 1050/- rupees per month as Dearness Allowance
- 9,000/- per month rupees.
- Travel Allowance
- Medical facilities and many more others.
Complete List and Name of Kirti Chakra Awardees:
|Rank||Name of Awardees||Name of Regiments||Year|
|Major||Vijayant Bisht||4 Jak LI||2018|
|Sawar||Vijay Kumar||Indian Army||2019|
|Major||Rohit Suri||4 Para (SF)||2017|
|Havaldar||Prem Bahadur Resmi Magar||3/1 Gorkha Rifles||2016|
|BSF Officer||Narendra Nath Dhar Dubey||2012|
|MAJ||JS Tanwar||32 RR|
|LT||Vikas Sharma||6 PARA||2011|
|Captain||Vishal Bhandral||Garhwal Rifles, 14 RR||2007|
|Havaldar||Premnath Rai||EME, 833 ARMD WKSP, 618 EME BN||1989|
|Major||Manish Hiraji Pitambare||3 Para (SF)||2007|
|COL||Gurbir Singh Sarna||GDRS, 29 RR (Indian Army)||2007|
|Maj||James Thomas||10 Sikh Light Infantry||2006|
|Captain||R Subramanian||1 Para (SF)||2001|
|N Kelman||Indian Navy||1962|
|ORD S/M||Bachan Singh||Indian Navy||1962|
|ORD S/M||VPS Tomar||Indian Navy||1962|
|PO TAS I||GUR IQBAL SINGH (P)||Indian Navy||1974|
|LT CDR||Abhilash Tomy||Indian Navy||2013|
|Wing Commander||Ravish Malhotra||Indian Air Force||1984|
|SP||Vinod Kumar Choubey||Indian Police Service||2009|
|Major||Ajay Kothiyal||4 Garhwal Rifles||2004|
|Lt. Col.||Saurabh Singh Shekhawat||21 SF Para||2009|
|IPS||Ajit Doval||Indian Police Service||1988|
|Inspector||Lohit Sonowal||Assam Police Commando Battalion||2013|
|IFS Officer||Pandillapalli Srinivas||The special task force – Veerappan||1992|
|Lieutenant||Bharani Prakash||5 Jak LI||2000|
|Major||Anup Joseph Manjali||Bihar Regiment/24th Battalion, The Rashtriya Rifles||2012|
|Captain||Vikrant Ajit Deshmukh||8 Madras||2011|
|Major||Mahesh Kumar||(SM, PUNJAB, 22 RR )Indian Army||2013|
|Major||David Manlun||THE NAGA REGIMENT, 164 INFANTRY BATTALION (TERRITORIAL ARMY) (HOME & HEARTH) NAGA||2017|
|Major||Avinash Singh Bhadauria||( MADRAS, 8 RR ) Indian Army||2002|
|Wing Commander||Darryl Castelino||Indian Air Force||2013|
|Havildar||Badri Lal Lunawat||10 Para (SF)||1998|
|Wing Commander||Balakrishna Pillai Sreebhavan Krishnakumar||Indian Airforce||2005|
These are the name of the people who have got awarded with the Kirti chakra awards. Now let’s know about the gallantry Awards that are also given to the Indian Armed forces officers and Soldiers. There are total fives gallantry Awards:
- Param Vir Chakra: India’s highest Award for Bravery.
- Mahavir Chakra: it is the 2nd Highest Award gallantry Award.
- Vir Chakra: It is the 3rd highest gallantry award.
- Ashok Chakra: It is the highest time peace-time Gallantry Award.
To get more details about these awards, you can check the article by clicking on the links below. You will get complete details about these awards:
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