Maharashtra State BoardSSC (English Medium) 7th Standard
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Name the awards that are conferred by the Government upon people for their distinguished contribution in different fields. - History and Civics

Short Note

Name the awards that are conferred by the Government upon people for their distinguished contribution in different fields.

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Solution

  1. The State confers certain awards to honour the distinguished contributions in different fields. Some of these awards and honours are:
    a. Bharat Ratna
    b. Padmashree
    c. Padmabhushan
    d. Padmavibhushan
    Bharat Ratna is the greatest civilian honour/award of our country.
  2. Special Medals of honour are awarded for remarkable services in the armed forces. Some of these are mentioned as follows:
    a. Paramveer Chakra
    b. Ashok Chakra
    c. Shaurya Chakra
  3. However, it should be noted that such awards and medals do not bestow any special rights or privileges upon the receivers but are only a recognition of their contribution.
Concept: Introduction of Fundamental Rights - Part I
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Balbharati History and Civics 7th Standard Maharashtra State Board
Chapter 2.4 Fundamental Rights – Part 1
Exercise | Q 1.2 | Page 79
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