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Prez Kovind approves conferment of Jeevan Raksha Padak Series of Awards to 51 people

  • Integrity Education, Delhi
  • 26, Jan 2022
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President Ram Nath Kovind has approved the conferment of Jeevan Raksha Padak Series of Awards 2021 to 51 persons. These  Awards include Sarvottam Jeevan Raksha Padak to six persons, Uttam Jeevan Raksha Padak to 16, and Jeevan Raksha Padak to 29 persons. Five awardees are  posthumous. Sarath R. R from Kerala, Jatin Kumar of Uttar Pradesh,  Ramavtar Godara from Rajasthan, Gyan Chand from Ministry of Railways, and Amit Kumar Bhowal from  West Bengal have been awarded Sarvottam Jeevan Raksha Padak posthumously.

The Jeevan Raksha Padak series of awards are given to a person for meritorious act of human 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 all walks of life are eligible for these awards.  The decoration of the award - medal, certificate signed by the Union Home Minister, and lump sum monetary allowance is presented to the awardee in due course by the respective Union Ministries, Organizations, and State Government to which the awardee belongs.

Sources : News on AIR