New Delhi, Jan 25 : As many as 54 persons will be honoured, five of them posthumously, with Jeevan Raksha awards for meritorious act of human nature in saving the life of a person, the Home Ministry announced here on Saturday.
President Ram Nath Kovind has approved the conferment of Jeevan Raksha Padak Series of Awards – 2019 on 54 persons which include Sarvottam Jeevan Raksha Padak to seven persons Uttam Jeevan Raksha Padak to eight and Jeevan Raksha Padak to 39 persons, a Union Home Ministry release said here. According to the Home Ministry release, Master Firoos EP of Kerala, Spainlinos L Gadew of Meghalaya, Lalrempuia of Mizoram, Manjeet Singh of Haryana and Jagbir Singh of Haryana have been awarded with Sarvottam Jeevan Raksha Padak posthumously.
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 consists of a medal, a certificate signed by the Union Home Minister and lump sum monetary allowance. (UNI)