New Delhi: President Ramnath Kovid who is the Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces November 23 conferred one Maha Vir Chakra (posthumous), one Kirti Chakra (posthumous), five Vir Chakras, six Shaurya Chakras, 14 Param Vishisht Seva Medals, two Uttam Yudh Seva Medals and 23 Ati Vishisht Seva Medals at Rashtrapati Bhawan.
The Gallantry awards were given to the personnel for displaying conspicuous gallantry, indomitable courage and extreme devotion to duty.
Maha Vir Chakra: Colonel Bikumalla Santosh Babu (posthumous).
Kirti Chakra: Subedar Sanjiv Kumar (posthumous).
Vir Chakra: Naib Subedar Nuduram Soren (posthumous), Havildar Palani (posthumous), Naik Deepak Singh (posthumous), Sepoy Gurtej Singh (posthumous).
Shaurya Chakra: Major Anuj Sood (posthumous)
Param Vishisht Seva Meda: Lieutenant General Raj Shukla, Vice Admiral R Hari Kumar, Air Marshal (Now Air Chief Marshal) Vivek Ram Chaudhari, Air Marshal Navkaranjit Singh Dhillon, Air Marshal (Retd) Rajesh Kumar, Lieutenant General (Retd) Rajeev Chopra, Lieutenant General (Retd) Shashank Tarakant Upasani, Lt General (Retd) Taranjit Singh, Lt General (Retd) Saranjeet Singh, Lt General (Retd) Rajeev Sabherwal , Lt General (Retd)Anil Kumar Bhatt, Maj Gen (Retd) Sandeepan Handa.
President’s Tatrakshak Medal: Director General Krishnaswamy Natarajan, Indian Coast Guard, CE(Civil) (Now ADGBR) (Retd), K.P. Purushothaman.
Uttam Yudh Seva Medal: Lt Gen Harsha Gupta, Lt Gen Rajeev Sirohi.
Ati Vishisht Seva Medal: Lt Gen Amardeep Singh Bhinder, Air Marshal Richard John Duckworth, Lt Gen Milind N. Bhurke, Lt Gen Tirtala Subramanian Anantha Narayanan, Lt Gen Shashank Shekhar Mishra, Lt Gen Ravindra Kumar Singh Kushwaha, Lt Gen Sanjeev Kumar Sharma, Lt Gen S. Harimohan Iyer, Lt Gen Tarun Kumar Aich, Lt Gen Manoj Kumar Katiyar, Lt Gen Dinesh Singh Rana, Rear Admiral (now Vice Admiral) Swaminathan Rajaram, Rear Admiral (now Vice Admiral) Sanjay Jasjit Singh, Rear Admiral (now Vice Admiral) Suraj Berry, Rear Admiral (now Vice Admiral) Srinivas Vennam, Air Marshal Vibhas Pande, Air Vice Marshal (now Air Marshal) Suraj Kumar Jha, Air Marshal (Retd) Indira Padmanabhan, Air Marshal (Retd) Thazhathupulikunnel Devasia Joseph, Air Marshal (Retd) Mahendra Singh Butola, Brigadier Preet Pal Singh, Maj Gen Bipin Bakshi, Maj Gen (Retd) Virendra Singh.
Vir Chakra: Havildar Tejinder Singh.
Shaurya Chakra: Lt Col Krishan Singh Rawat, Major (now Lt Col) Anil Urs, Rifleman Jyoti Das, Paratrooper Sonam Tshering Tamang and Wing Cdr Vishak Nair.