What is Gallantry Awards ?
Gallantry Awards for conspicuous bravery in the presence of the enemy fall into two groups -
1. Param Vir Chakra, Mahavir Chakra and in that order.
2. Ashok Chakra, Kirti Chakra and Shaurya Chakra.
These are rewarded to personnel in the Armed Forces for their acts of rare bravery and courage.