President’s Colour Award

The PresidentÂ’s Colour Award it the highest honour given to a military unit in India for its exceptional services. The personnel of the unit that receives this award will wear an emblem known as ?Nishaan? on the left-hand sleeve of their uniform.
Indian President Kovind will be awarding the PresidentÂ’s Colour to Indian Naval Aviation at the ceremonial parade that will be held at INS Hansa, Goa on September 6, 2021. Indian Naval Aviation came into existence following the acquisition of the first Sealand aircraft on January 13, 1951 and the commissioning of the INS Garuda, IndiaÂ’s first Naval Station on May 11, 1953.


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