Your question: Which is the biggest award in India?

Bharat Ratna is the highest civilian award of the country. It is awarded in recognition of exceptional service/performance of the highest order in any field of human endeavour.

Which is the No 1 award in India?

The Bharat Ratna (Hindi pronunciation: [bʰaːɾət̪ rət̪nə]; Jewel of India) is the highest civilian award of the Republic of India. Instituted on 2 January 1954, the award is conferred in recognition of exceptional service/performance of the highest order, without distinction of race, occupation, position, or sex.

Who got Param Vir Chakra?

As of January 2018, Flying Officer Nirmal Jit Singh Sekhon, who was awarded the Param Vir Chakra posthumously in 1971, is the only Indian Air Force officer to have been honoured with the medal.


Name Nirmal Jit Singh Sekhon
Rank** Flying Officer
Unit No. 18 Squadron IAF
Conflict Indo-Pakistani War of 1971

Which award is highest in world?

The Nobel Prize is a celebration of excellence. The Nobel Prize is considered the most prestigious award in the world in its field. It is awarded to ‘those who, during the preceding year, shall have conferred the greatest benefit on mankind’.

Who is the youngest Padma Shri award winner?

The youngest recipient of Padma Shri so far is

  • Sachin Tendulkar.
  • Shobana Chandrakumar.
  • Sania Mirza.
  • Billy Arjan Singh.

Who is eligible for Padma awards?

According to the Padma Awards portal maintained by the Union Home Ministry, any citien of India irrespective of race, occupation, position or sex is eligible for these awards.

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