Monday, January 25th, 2016

Jeevan Raksha Padak Awards have been announced

Narada Desk | January 25, 2016 4:11 pm Print

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The Jeevan Raksha Padak Awards for the year 2015 has been announced. The President of India has approved the conferment of Jeevan Raksha Padak Series of Awards – 2015 on 50 persons which includes Sarvottam Jeevan Raksha Padak to 03, Uttam Jeevan Raksha Padak to 09 and Jeevan Raksha Padak to 38 persons; 09 awards are posthumous.

Jeevan Raksha Padak series of awards are given to a person for meritorious act of humane nature in saving the life of a person. The award is given in three categories, namely, Sarvottam Jeevan Raksha Padak, Uttam Jeevan Raksha Padak, and Jeevan Raksha Padak.  Persons of either sex in all walks of life are eligible for these awards.  The award can also be conferred posthumously.

The decoration of the award (medal, certificate signed by the Home Minister and demand draft for monetary allowance) is presented to the awardee in due course by the respective State Government to which the awardee belongs.