Pingat Bakti Masyarakat
|Pingat Bakti Masyarakat|
Medal and ribbon
|Awarded by Singapore|
|Awarded for||commendable service or achievement in Singapore|
|Next (higher)||Pingat Kepujian|
|Next (lower)||Pingat Berkebolehan|
Medal and ribbon prior to 1996
The Pingat Bakti Masyarakat (Public Service Medal) was instituted in 1973. The medal may be awarded to any person who has rendered commendable public service in Singapore or for his achievement in the field of arts and letters, sports, the sciences, business, the professions and the labour movement.
Recipients are entitled to use the post-nominal letters PBM.
- The medal, in silver, is in the form of a stylised rosette of undulating folds having, on the obverse side, a disc with a bar to each side upon which a circular shield bearing a crescent and 5 stars is embossed. Below it is a scroll with the inscription "PINGAT BAKTI MASYARAKAT" and 2 laurels.
- The reverse bears the State Arms.
- The ribbon is grey with a white centre band and a red stripe to each side.