Major Awards in India
Military Awards .
Param Vir Chakra: Param Vir Chakra is India\'s highest military decoration awarded for the displaying distinguished acts of valour during wartime. The name of the award translates as the "Wheel of the Ultimate Brave".
Mahavir Chakra: The Maha Vir Chakra is the second highest military decoration in India, and is awarded for acts of conspicuous gallantry in the presence of the enemy.
Vir Chakra: Vir Chakra is the third highest military decoration in India, and presented for acts of bravery in the battlefield.
Ashok Chakra: The Ashoka Chakra is India\'s highest peacetime military decoration awarded for valour, courageous action or self-sacrifice away from the battlefield. The decoration may be awarded either to military or civilian personnel. .
Kirti Chakra: The Kirti Chakra is Second in o...