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What are the benefits of Param Vir Chakra?

What are the benefits of Param Vir Chakra?

The Param Vir Chakra (PVC) is India’s highest military decoration, awarded for displaying distinguished acts of valour during wartime. Param Vir Chakra translates as the “Wheel of the Ultimate Brave”, and the award is granted for “most conspicuous bravery in the presence of the enemy”.

Which is India’s highest military decoration?

Param Vir Chakra
Param Vir Chakra — Highest-military award in India. Awarded for national bravery in the presence of the enemy.

Who designed the PVC medal in India?

The PVC medal was designed by Savitribai Khanolkar, a European lady, who married Vikram Khanolkar, an Indian Army Officer.

Who got first Param Vir Chakra in India?

Major Somnath Sharma
Major Somnath Sharma, heading a detachment of the Kumaon Regiment at Badgam in Jammu & Kashmir, laid down his life saving Srinagar city and airport from a Pakistani attack during the Kashmir operations. He received the award posthumously on 3 November 1947.

What is the prize money for Param Vir Chakra?

Monetary Allowance to Gallantary Awardees

w.e.f. 1-2-99 w.e.f. 01.08.2017 ** Ruppes in per month
Param Vir Chakra 1500/- 20,000
Ashok Chakra 1400/- 12,000
Mahavir Chakra 1200/- 10,000
Kirti Chakra 1050/- 9,000

Who gets Ashok Chakra?

Ashoka Chakra recipients

Year Rank Recipient
2019 Lance Naik Nazir Ahmad Wani *
2018 Corporal Jyoti Prakash Nirala *
2017 Havildar Hangpan Dada *
2016 Lance Naik Mohan Goswami *

Which award is highest in India?

Bharat Ratna
‘Bharat Ratna’, the highest civilian Award of the country, was instituted in the year 1954.

Which is the highest award in world?

The Nobel Prize
The Nobel Prize is considered the most prestigious award in the world in its field.

Which language did savitribai khanolkar speak?

She was a vegetarian, learned to speak fluent Marathi, Sanskrit and Hindi and learned Indian music, dance and painting.

Why is Vikram Batra so famous?

Captain Batra has been recognised across the country for his valour and bravery. Given his role in the capture of Point 4875, the mountain has been named Batra Top. The Service Selection Centre in Allahabad has named a hall as the Vikram Batra Block.

Who helped India in Kargil war?

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Who won Param Vir Chakra 2020?

Major Yogendra Singh Yadav
Subedar Major Yogendra Singh Yadav, Param Vir Chakra, is among India’s bravest of the brave who has featured in the Republic Day parade every year, for 20 years. He is among the handful of living soldiers who have received the nation’s highest honour for gallantry in war or in peace.