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Medal Particulars
AJk Awards | Medals Particulars | Medal Holders

  1. Presidents Medal for Gallantry

  2. Police Medal for Gallantry

  3. Presidents Medal for Distinguished Service

  4. Police Medal for Meritorious Service

  5. Life Saving Medal

1. President's Medal For Gallantry:- This Medal is awarded for conspicuous gallantry in saving life and property, or in preventing crime or arresting criminals. All police personnel of the country irrespective of rank and length of service are eligible for this award. The Recipients of this Medal are granted an allowance of Rs.200/- per month which continue to be paid to them at the same rate even after retirement. After the death of the recipient of the Medal, this Allowance continue to be paid to his widow at the same rate. The recipients of this award are also eligible to travel free by train in the 2nd Class AC II tier or in the first class with an attendant.

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2. Police Medal for Gallantry:- This Medal is awarded for conspicuous gallantry. All police personnel of the country irrespective of rank and length of service are eligible for this award. The Recipients of this Medal are granted an Allowance of Rs.100/- per month which continue to be paid to them at the same rate even after retirement. After the death of the recipient of the Medal, this Allowance continue to be paid to his widow at the same rate. The recipients of this Medal are also eligible to travel free by train in the 2nd class AC II tier or in the first class with an attendant.

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3. Presidents Medal for Distinguished Service:- Every year about 125 Medals are awarded on the occasion of Independence and Republic Day in recognition of a special distinguished record in Police service or in the Central Police/ Security Organisation. All police personnel in the country with at least 21 years of service are eligible for this award.

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4. Police Medal for Meritorious Service:- This Medal is awarded every year on the occasion of Independence and Republic Day in recognition of the meritorious record in Police service or in the Central Police/ Security Organistaion. All Police personnel in the country with at least 15 years of service are eligible for this award. The number of Medals to be awarded in a year is fixed at 740. The recipients of the award are presented Medals in Ceremonies arranged by the State Government/ Central Police Organisation concerned.

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5. Life Saving Medal:- This Medal was instituted in 1958 to encourage policemen of all ranks to bring help and soccour to the afflicted and is awarded to police personnel within the territory of India who have done outstanding work in saving life. The Recipients of this Medal are presented Medals in the All India Police Duty Meet.

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