Gandhi Global Family medals and awards

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[[ File:CM Azad Sabh presenting award to Air Force officer.jpg|280px|thumb|upright| Presenting Mahatma Gandhi Award to Indian Air Force Officer by Shri Ghulam Nabi Azad & Governor Shri Srinivas Kumar Sinha and S P Varma]] The 'Gandhi Global Family medals and awards are awards offered by the Gandhi Global Family for contributions to society.

Gandhi Global Family (GGF) Medals/Awards[edit]

Award Qualifications
Mahatma Gandhi Award Open to all
Mahatma Gandhi Seva Medal Open to all
GGF Brand Ambassador Award Open to all
Gandhi Doot Medal Students only

Mahatma Gandhi Award[edit]

The Mahatma Gandhi Award is the highest award conferred by the Gandhi Global Family. This award is named in honour of Mahatma Gandhi, leader of the movement for Indian independence. The recipients of the Mahatma Gandhi Award are the Indian Air Force and Indian Army for their work of rehabilitation and resettlement of Jammu and Kashmir State after the devastating 2005 Kashmir earthquake and Jain Acharya Samrat Dr Shiv Muni ji Maharaj of Sthanakvasi for promoting universal peace and brotherhood.[1]

Mahatma Gandhi Seva Medal[edit]

The Mahatma Gandhi Seva Medal is the second highest award. It is awarded to individuals and organizations to recognize outstanding services provided to impoverished segments. Notable recipients of the Mahatma Gandhi Seva Medal include His Holiness Dalai Lama, then President of India Shri K R Narayanan, UPA Chairperson & President of INC Smt Sonia Gandhi, Speaker Lok Sabha Smt Meira Kumar, Former Odissa Chief Minister and present Assam Governor Janaki Ballabh Patnaik, Former Indian Army Chief and Arunachal Pradesh Governor Joginder Jaswant Singh, YHAI President Shri Dr. Harish Saxena, Thai Monk Ven Phrarajabhavanavisudh, Secretary General, Saarclaw Hemant Batra.[2][3][4][5]

The latest recipient of this award is Nirankari Baba Hardev Singh Ji representing Sant Nirankari Mission as of 26 November 2013.[6][7]

Brand Ambassador[edit]

Brand Ambassador is the third highest award.

Gandhi Doot Medal[edit]

The Gandhi Doot Medal is the fourth highest award. It is awarded to a student or a student organization that has demonstrably excelled in youth development and social services.[8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Gandhi Global Family decorates His Holiness Dalia Lama with "Mahatma Gandhi Seva Medal" | Adilmohd's Blog". Adilmohdblog.com. 2012-07-15. Retrieved 2013-08-18. 
  2. ^ "Dr. Harish K. Saxena, National President, YHAI was awarded Mahatma Gandhi Seva Medal". Yhaindia.org. 2012-10-17. Retrieved 2013-08-18. 
  3. ^ "Orissa: Gandhi Seva Medal Conferred on KIIT's Dr. Samanta, Odisha Current News, Odisha Latest Headlines". Orissadiary.com. 2010-06-24. Retrieved 2013-11-08. 
  4. ^ "Phrarajabhavanavisudh - FanBox.com". Blogs.fanbox.com. Retrieved 2013-08-18. 
  5. ^ "Port Blair | GGF decorates Lall with Mahatma Gandhi Seva Medal". The Echo of India. 2012-08-13. Retrieved 2013-11-08. 
  6. ^ "GGF presents Mahatma Gandhi Seva Medal to Sant Nirankari Mission". Retrieved 8 December 2013. 
  7. ^ "GGF presents Mahatma Gandhi Seva Medal to SNM". Jammu Kashmir Newspoint. Retrieved 8 December 2013. 
  8. ^ "Daily Excelsior". Daily Excelsior. 2013-05-25. Retrieved 2013-11-08.