Jeevan Raksha Padak Awards 2016 | PIB Summary

The President of India has approved the conferment of Jeevan Raksha Padak Series of Awards – 2016 on 36 persons which includes Sarvottam Jeevan Raksha Padak, Uttam Jeevan Raksha Padak and Jeevan Raksha Padak.

About Jeevan Raksha Padak Awards

  • 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 lump sum monetary allowance) is presented to the awardee in due course by the respective State Government to which the awardee belongs.

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