Indian Army Chief Bipin Rawat will be awarded Param Vishisht Seva Medal (PVSM) on Republic Day this time. He is being given this award for the service of the nation. He has played an important role in strengthening the Indian Army. Apart from this, the Commandant of 12 Corps, Lieutenant General Anil Bhatt will be honored with the Atti Vishisht Seva Medal. He has successfully carried out several operations against the militants in his leadership. Indian Army managed to kill more than 300 terrorists this year.
Army Chief General Bipin Rawat is set to receive Param Vishisht Sewa Medal this Republic Day https://t.co/z8hRKXssXO— India Today (@IndiaToday) January 24, 2019
Defence Ministry sources suggest that normally it’s the Army Chief himself who awards the medal, but in this case, the nomination has come from the Defence Ministry. Defence Minstry wants to give PVSM to general Bipin Rawat.
Apart from this, besides the Indian Army, the officers and soldiers of Air Force and Navy will be awarded the Gallantry Award on 26 January . These rewards will be given to save the citizens during the floods in Kerala and to bring them safely. Lance Naik Nazir Wani, who martyred while fighting with terrorists last year, will be posthumously given the Ashok Chakra.
Army Chief Bipin Rawat with other military awards, including Uttam Yudh Seva Medal (UYSM), Atti Vishisht Seva Medal (AVSM), Yudh Seva Medal (YSM), Seva Medal (SM) and Vishisht Seva Medal (VSM). Army Chief General Bipin Rawat was awarded with the honorary title of ‘General of Nepalese Army’ by President Bidya Devi Bhandari of Nepal in year 2017. General Bipin Rawat. Rawat took over as Chief of the Indian Army in 2016, after retiring General Dalbir Singh Suhag.