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  • 01 June, 2020

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Param Vishisht Seva Medal (PVSM)

Param Vishisht Seva Medal (PVSM)

  • Param Vishisht Seva Medal (PVSM) is a military award of India.
  • It was constituted in 1960 and since then till date, it is awarded in recognition to peace-time service of the most exceptional order and may be awarded posthumously.
  • All ranks of the Indian Armed Forces including Territorial Army, Auxiliary and Reserve Forces, Nursing officers and other members of the Nursing services and other lawfully constituted Armed Forces are eligible for the award.

Order of Precedence

  • Next (higher)->Padma Bhushan
  • Equivalent-> Sarvottam Yudh Seva Medal
  • Next (lower)-> Maha Vir Chakra

Source: PIB

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