Pingat Jasa Gemilang

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Pingat Jasa Gemilang


Pingat Jasa Gemilang ribbon (from 1996).png
Medal and ribbon
Awarded by Singapore
Type Medal
Eligibility any person
Awarded for service of conspicuous merit in Singapore, and in special circumstances elsewhere
Status Currently issued
Statistics
Established 1962
Precedence
Next (higher) Pingat Gagah Perkasa
Equivalent Pingat Jasa Gemilang (Tentera)
Next (lower) Bintang Bakti Masyarakat


Pingat Jasa Gemilang ribbon (1962–1996).png
Medal and ribbon prior to 1996

The Pingat Jasa Gemilang (Meritorious Service Medal), instituted in Singapore in 1962. The Medal may be awarded to any person who has performed service of conspicuous merit characterised by resource and devotion to duty, including long service marked by exceptional ability, merit and exemplary conduct within Singapore. In exceptional circumstances, the Medal may be awarded to any person who has performed, outside Singapore, service of conspicuous merit characterised by resource and devotion of duty, including service marked by exceptional ability, merit and exemplary conduct.

Recipients are entitled to use the post-nominal letters PJG.

The Pingat Jasa Gemilang (Tentera) is the Singapore Armed Forces equivalent award.

Description[edit]

  • The medal is silver-gilt having, on the obverse side, a rhomboid artifice superimposed upon a multi-perforated base. In the centre of the artifice is a shield bearing a crescent and 5 stars and below it a scroll with the inscription "PINGAT JASA GEMILANG".
  • The reverse bears the State Arms.
  • The ribbon is grey with a red centre band flanked on each side by a white stripe and a thin red stripe.

Award recipients[edit]

Adm. Roughead receiving the award

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