Yudh Seva Medal

Yudh Seva Medal
Awarded by President of India
Type Non-Gallantry
Category Wartime Distinguished Service
Instituted June 26, 1980
Award rank
 President's Home Guards and Civil Defence Medal for Gallantry[1] Sena Medal (Army)
Nausena Medal (Navy)
Vayusena Medal (Air Force) 

The Yudh Seva Medal is one of India's military decorations for distinguished service during wartime. It is awarded for a high degree of distinguished service in an operational context, which includes times of war, conflict, or hostilities and may be awarded posthumously.

The award is the wartime equivalent of the Vishisht Seva Medal, which is a peacetime distinguished service decoration.[2]


  1. "Precedence Of Medals". Indian Army. Retrieved 9 September 2014.
  2. "Yuddh Seva Medal | Indian Navy". indiannavy.nic.in. Retrieved 2016-06-07.
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