President approves President’s Tatrakshak Medal & Tatrakshak Medal to six Indian Coast Guard personnel

On the eve of 75th Republic Day, President Smt Droupadi Murmu has approved President’s Tatrakshak Medal (PTM) and Tatrakshak Medal (TM) to the following outstanding Indian Coast Guard personnel for their act of conspicuous gallantry, exceptional devotion to duty, distinguished/meritorious service: 

President’s Tatrakshak Medal (Distinguished Service)

(a)       IG Bhisham Sharma, TM (0247-L)


Tatrakshak Medal (Gallantry)

(a)       Comdt Sunil Dutt (0662-D)

(b)       Comdt (JG) Saurabh (0735-S)


Tatrakshak Medal (Meritorious Service)

(a)       DIG Anil Kumar Parayil (0265-C)

(b)       DIG Jamal Taha (4085-J)

(c)       Dipak Roy, P/Adh (AR), 01111-Z

These distinguished individuals have played a pivotal role in safeguarding maritime boundaries, responding to  emergencies at sea, and contributing significantly to the nation’s maritime security framework.

Their dedication of duty, even in adverse conditions, reflects the highest standards of service and embodies the spirit of the Indian Coast Guard.

These awards stands as a tribute to the courage and commitment  of the ICG personnel who work tirelessly to provide safe & secure sea to all mariners and uphold the values of the nation.