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Government of India
Ministry of Defence
22 NOV 2021 8:33PM by PIB Delhi
Defence Investiture Ceremony (Phase-2)

President Shri Ram Nath Kovind, who is the Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces, conferred 13 Shaurya Chakras, including eight posthumous, to the personnel of Armed Forces and Paramilitary Forces during Defence Investiture Ceremony (Phase-2) at Rashtrapati Bhawan, New Delhi in the evening of November 22, 2021. The Gallantry awards were given to the personnel for displaying conspicuous gallantry, indomitable courage and extreme devotion to duty.

The President also conferred 13 Param Vishisht Seva Medals, two Uttam Yudh Seva Medals and 25 Ati Vishisht Seva Medals for distinguished service of exceptional order. Following is the list of awardees in order of presentation:

S No

RANK AND NAME

 

SHAURYA CHAKRA

1

19000555M LANCE NAIK SANDEEP SINGH, 4TH BATTALION THE PARACHUTE REGIMENT (SPECIAL FORCES) (POSTHUMOUS)

 

2

2498034F SEPOY BRAJESH KUMAR, THE PUNJAB REGIMENT, 22ND BATTALION THE RASHTRIYA RIFLES (POSTHUMOUS)

 

3

2706918P SEPOY HARI SINGH, THE GRENADIERS, 55TH BATTALION THE RASHTRIYA RIFLES (POSTHUMOUS)

 

4

SHRI IMRAN HUSSAIN TAK, SUB INSPECTOR, J&K POLICE (POSTHUMOUS)

 

5

SHRI ASHIQ HUSSAIN MALIK, SPECIAL POLICE OFFICIAL JAMMU & KASHMIR (POSTHUMOUS)

 

6

SHRI KAMAL KISHORE (POSTHUMOUS)

 

7

SHRI AMAN KUMAR, DEPUTY SUPERINTENDENT OF POLICE (POSTHUMOUS)

 

8

SHRI CHALLAPILLA NARASIMHA RAO (POSTHUMOUS)

 

 

PARAM VISHISHT SEVA MEDAL

 

1

IC-37882K LIEUTENANT GENERAL DALIP SINGH, VSM, THE ARMY ORDINANCE CORPS (RETIRED)

 

2

IC–39380A LIEUTENANT GENERAL PODALI SHANKAR RAJESHWAR, AVSM, VSM, THE REGIMENT OF ARTILLERY (RETIRED)

 

3

IC-39522M  LIEUTENANT GENERAL JAIVEER SINGH NEGI, AVSM, YSM, VSM**, THE INFANTRY (RETIRED)

 

4

IC-40235P LIEUTENANT GENERAL GOPAL R, UYSM, AVSM, SM, THE INFANTRY (RETIRED)

 

5

IC-40360Y LIEUTENANT GENERAL ASIT BHAILAL MISTRY, AVSM, SM, VSM, THE INFANTRY (RETIRED)

 

6

IC-40382X LIEUTENANT GENERAL ARVIND DUTTA, AVSM, VSM, THE INFANTRY (RETIRED)

 

7

IC-40302P LIEUTENANT GENERAL RAVENDRA PAL SINGH, AVSM, VSM, THE MECHANISED INFANTRY (RETIRED)

 

8

VICE ADMIRAL G ASHOK KUMAR, AVSM, VSM (02470-N) (RETIRED)

 

9

VICE ADMIRAL ATUL KUMAR JAIN, AVSM, VSM (02459-N) (RETIRED)

 

10

AIR MARSHAL SURENDRA KUMAR GHOTIA, VSM (16575) FLYING (PILOT) (RETIRED)

 

11

AIR MARSHAL RAJIV DAYAL MATHUR, AVSM, VSM (16772) FLYING (PILOT) (RETIRED)

 

12

IC-40471W MAJOR GENERAL (Now LIEUTENANT GENERAL) MUKESH KUMAR, SM, THE INFANTRY

 

13

AIR MARSHAL PRADEEP PADMAKAR BAPAT, VSM (17227) ADMINISTRATION/FIGHTER CONTROLLER (RETIRED)

 

 

UTTAM YUDH SEVA MEDAL

 

1

IC-41860H LIEUTENANT GENERAL SHANTANU DAYAL, AVSM, SM, VSM, THE GARHWAL RIFLES, HEADQUARTER 4 CORPS

 

2

IC-42004X LIEUTENANT GENERAL RANA PRATAP KALITA, AVSM, SM, VSM, THE KUMAON REGIMENT, HEADQUARTER 3 CORPS

 

 

ATI VISHISHT SEVA MEDAL

 

1

VICE ADMIRAL KIRAN MANIKRAO DESHMUKH, VSM (41147-R)

 

2

AIR VICE MARSHAL BAVISETTI CHANDRA SEKHAR (17726) FLYING (PILOT)

 

3

IC-39868W LIEUTENANT GENERAL SUNIL SRIVASTAVA, VSM**, THE REGIMENT OF ARTILLERY (RETIRED)

 

4

VICE ADMIRAL KALIDOSS SRINIVAS, NM, VSM (40999-B) (RETIRED)

 

5

IC-43245K MAJOR GENERAL (Now LIEUTENANT GENERAL) NS RAJA SUBRAMANI, SM, VSM, THE INFANTRY

 

6

IC-43285L MAJOR GENERAL (Now LIEUTENANT GENERAL) DEVENDRA PRATAP PANDEY, VSM, THE INFANTRY

 

7

IC-43472K MAJOR GENERAL (Now LIEUTENANT GENERAL) PRADEEP CHANDRAN NAIR, YSM, THE INFANTRY

 

8

IC-44504N MAJOR GENERAL (Now LIEUTENANT GENERAL) GURBIRPAL SINGH, VSM, THE INFANTRY

 

9

IC-43686A MAJOR GENERAL (Now LIEUTENANT GENERAL) SANJIV RAI, SM, VSM, THE INFANTRY

 

10

IC-44498L MAJOR GENERAL (Now LIEUTENANT GENERAL) RAM CHANDER TIWARI, SM, THE INFANTRY

 

11

IC-43216P MAJOR GENERAL BHANU PRATAP SINGH, THE CORPS OF ELECTRONICS AND MECHANICAL ENGINEERS

 

12

IC-43330M MAJOR GENERAL JASBIR SINGH SANDHU, THE INFANTRY

 

13

IC-44036Y MAJOR GENERAL ATUL RAWAT, THE MECHANISED INFANTRY

 

14

AIR COMMODORE MAKARAND RANADE, VM (18586) FLYING (PILOT)

 

15

IC-43407K MAJOR GENERAL SURENDER PAVAMANI, SM, THE REGIMENT OF ARTILLERY (RETIRED)

 

16

IC-45211P MAJOR GENERAL RAJESH KUNDRA, SM, BRIGADE OF THE GUARDS (RETIRED)

 

17

IC-45297Y MAJOR GENERAL SHAMMI RAJ, SM, THE REGIMENT OF ARTILLERY (RETIRED)

 

18

IC-45582X MAJOR GENERAL KALIKA PRASAD SINGH, YSM, THE INFANTRY (RETIRED)

 

19

MR-05005H MAJOR GENERAL SANJAY DARSHAN BEHERA, THE ARMY MEDICAL CORPS (RETIRED)

 

20

MR-04921X MAJOR GENERAL (Now LIEUTENANT GENERAL) VIVEK SHARMA, THE ARMY MEDICAL CORPS (RETIRED)

 

21

REAR ADMIRAL V MOHAN DOSS, VSM (50948-R) (RETIRED)

 

22

AIR VICE MARSHAL AMAR PRASAD BABU GUTTIKONDA, VM (17714) FLYING (PILOT) (RETIRED)

 

23

AIR VICE MARSHAL NIKHIL RAMESH CHITNIS, VSM (17826) AERONAUTICAL ENGINEERING (MECHANICAL) (RETIRED)

 

24

AIR VICE MARSHAL SATTARU BHANOJI RAO, VSM (18243) AERONAUTICAL ENGINEERING (MECHANICAL) (RETIRED)

 

25

AIR VICE MARSHAL LAXMI NARAIN SHARMA (18338) EDUCATION (RETIRED)

 

 

SHAURYA CHAKRA

 

1

4282386X SEPOY KARMDEO ORAON, 8TH BATTALION THE BIHAR REGIMENT

 

2

4101010K RIFLEMAN AJVEER SINGH CHAUHAN, 6TH BATTALION THE GARHWAL RIFLES

 

3

CONSTABLE ZAKER HUSSAIN

 

4

SHRI SUBASH CHANDER, HEAD CONSTABLE, J&K POLICE

 

5

SHRI SABLE DNYANESHWAR SHRIRAM, CONSTABLE, 53 BN, CRPF

 

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