The highest gallantry wards in India are:
1. Param Vir Chakra (PVC)
2. Maha Vir Chakra (MVC)
3. Vir Chakra (VrC)
1. Param Vir Chakra (PVC):
It is India's highest military decoration similar to the British Victoria Cross, US Medal of Honor, or French Legion of Honor or Russian Cross of St. George. It can be awarded to officers or enlisted personnel from all branches of the Indian military. It is the also the second highest award of the government of India after Bharat Ratna.