President approves conferment of Jeevan Raksha Padak Series

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News:President has approved the conferment of Jeevan Raksha Padak Series of Awards – 2019 on 54 persons.

Facts:

About Jeevan Raksha Padak:

  • Jeevan Raksha Padak awards are given to a person for meritorious act of human nature in saving the life of a person.
  • The awards are given in three categories namely a) Sarvottam Jeevan Raksha Padak b)Uttam Jeevan Raksha Padak and c)Jeevan Raksha Padak.
  • The Persons of all walks of life are eligible for these awards.It can also be conferred posthumously.

Additional information:

About Tatrakshak Medals:

  • Tatrakshak awards are given by the President to the Indian Coast Guard personnel for their act of conspicuous gallantry and distinguished meritorious service.