Pingat Bakti Masyarakat

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Pingat Bakti Masyarakat

Pingat Bakti Masyarakat ribbon (from 1996).png
Medal and ribbon
Awarded by Singapore
EligibilityAll persons
Awarded forcommendable service or achievement in Singapore
StatusCurrently issued
Next (higher)Pingat Kepujian
Next (lower)Pingat Berkebolehan

Pingat Bakti Masyarakat ribbon (1973–1996).png
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/her 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.

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