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English Release 25-January 2015
Date Month Year
  • President's Secretariat
  • Speech by the President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee at the banquet hosted in honour of the President of the United States of America H.E. Mr. Barack Obama
  • Address by the President of India on the eve of the Republic Day of India 2015
  • PRESIDENT OF INDIA’S MESSAGE ON THE EVE OF NATIONAL DAY OF AUSTRALIA

  • PRESIDENT OF INDIA WELCOMES US PRESIDENT AT FORECOURT OF RASHTRAPATI BHAVAN

  • Prime Minister's Office
  • US-India Joint Strategic Vision for the Asia-Pacific and Indian Ocean Region
  • Joint Statement during the visit of President of USA to India– ''Shared Effort; Progress for All''
  • India-U.S. Delhi Declaration of Friendship
  • English rendering of PM's response to questions during Joint Press Interaction with President of United States of America
  • Prime Minister's response to the questions during Joint Press Interaction with President of United States of America
  • Prime Minister's Media Statement during Joint Press Interaction with President of United States of America
  • PM greets the fellow citizens and Election Commission of India on National Voters' Day
  • Min of Defence
  • List of Honours and Awards to Army on Republic Day 2015
  • Nausena Medal (Gallantry) Vishnu P Unni, Sea I RC III, 224696 Z (Posthumous)
  • Nausena Medal (Gallantry) Commander Kuntal Wadhwa (41909-Y) (Posthumous)
  • Shaurya Chakra Commander Gosavi Kaustubh Vijaykumar, NM (03657-K)
  • Honorary Commissions for Army Personnel
  • Gallantry Awards to Army on 26 January 2015
  • 83 Presidential Awards for IAF This Year
  • Ashok Chakra Awarded to NK Neeraj Kumar Singh of 13 Rajputana Rifles (Posthumous) 374 Republic Day Gallantry and Other Defence Decorations Announced
  • Republic Day Parade 2015- A Curtain Raiser
  • President Confers Vayu Sena Medal (Gallantry) to Wing Commander Pankaj Sharma Flying (Pilot)
  • PTM and TM Awards for Coast Guard Personnel Announced
  • President Confers Vayu Sena Medal (Gallantry) Wing Commander Anup Sharma , Flying Pilot
  • President Confers Vayu Sena Medal (Gallantry) to Wing Commander Amit Jain, Flying (Pilot)
  • President Confers Vayu Sena Medal (Gallantry) to Wing Commander Saurabh Sharma Flying (Pilot)
  • President Confers Vayu Sena Medal (Gallantry) to Wing Commander Maneesh Kumar Roy Flying (Pilot)
  • President Confers Vayu Sena Medal (Gallantry) Shri Ravinder Kumar , Leading Hand Fireman (Posthumous)
  • President Confers Vayu Sena Medal (Gallantry) to Corporal Momocha Ningthoujam, IAF (S)
  • President Confers Vayu Sena Medal (Gallantry) Sergeant Ravinder Kumar Jakhar PJI
  • President Confers Vayu Sena Medal (Gallantry) to SQN Ldr Kapil Kareem Flying (Pilot)
  • President Confers Vayu Sena Medal (Gallantry) Squadron Leader Saurabh Raghuvanshi, Flying (Pilot) (Posthumous)
  • President Confers Vayu Sena Medal (Gallantry) to SQN Leader Mantej Singh Somal Flying (Pilot)
  • Min of Home Affairs
  • Padma Awards 2015
  • President’s Home Guards & Civil Defence Medal for Distinguished Service
  • Fire Service Medals Awarded To Fire Service Personnel On The Occasion Of Republic Day, 2015
  • State wise / Force wise Awardees of Republic Day Police Medals 2015
  • Jeevan Raksha Padak Awards – 2014 announced
  • Republic Day Police Medals 2015 Announced
  • Republic Day Correctional Service Medals Announced
  • Min of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions
  • ACC appointments
  • Ministry of Railways
  • Three RPF Personnel Awarded President’s Police Medal for Distinguished Service
  • Min of Urban Development
  • USA to assist in development of smart cities in UP, Rajasthan and Andhra Pradesh

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Ministry of Defence01-July, 2013 17:44 IST
Lt Gen Sanjiv Chachra Takes Over Northern Command at Udhampur

Lt Gen Sanjiv Chachra assumed the appointment of Army Commander of the prestigious Dhruva Command in a simple and solemn ceremony at Udhampur today. Lt Gen Sanjiv Chachra is a second generation Rajput Officer, commissioned in 17 RAJPUT in Jun 1974. An alumnus of the National Defence Academy Khadakvasla and Indian Military Academy, Dehradun, the General Officer has had varied combat, staff and instructional experience. A graduate of the Defence Service Staff College, Wellington, where he later served in the teaching faculty, the officer is also qualified on the Higher Command Course, Mhow and the National Defence College, New Delhi. In his formative years, he groomed young cadets at the National Defence Academy, Khadakvasla.

The General Officer has seen active combat service on the Siachen Glacier, High Altitude border areas of the North & North East, and commanded 16 RAJPUT in a counter insurgency environment. For exceptional service during command of his unit in counter insurgency operations, he was awarded the Vishisht Seva Medal (VSM). He later commanded a brigade on the Western Sector and a frontline Mountain Division deployed along the Northern Borders, wherein, for exceptional service and outstanding leadership shown for maintaining peace and tranquility along the troubled border, he was awarded the prestigious Ati Vishisht Seva Medal (AVSM). The General commanded a pivot corps in the Western' Sector and he was General Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Western Command prior to assuming command of Northern Army.

The General Officer has had varied operational staff experience at each level both in active formations & at the Military Operations Directorate in Army HQ. As Director, Foreign Training and International Cooperation, he successfully initiated and executed military synergy with a number of friendly foreign armies. The General has been a Technical Member (Army) in the Acquisition Wing of Ministry of Defence, wherein he spearheaded modernization for the Army in the Government. Before being promoted as Army Commander, he was Military Secretary as a Principal Staff Officer (PSO) at IHQ of MoD (Army).

His tenure as the Army Commander of Western Command was marked by an upsurge in technological upgradation in warfighting prowess & focused towards infrastructure and capability building in the Western Sector. With a reach out to build cordial relations with Civil Administration in the States of Delhi, Punjab, Haryana, HP, J&K & Union Territory of Chandigarh, he was able to showcase the Army & bring about synergy, resolve long standing issues and initiation of schemes for the welfare of veterans.

Veerendra / Sunil
(Release ID :96929)

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