Gallantry Awards portal is the foremost online platform in India that honors the indomitable spirit of our Brave hearts. It aims to serve as a one-stop virtual platform to holistically showcase and celebrate the bravery of the Gallantry Awardees of India. The Gallantry Awards portal is repository of awardees since independence for honoring their sacrifices to protect our national sovereignty and to narrate their valiant acts of bravery. It has nearly 34 lakh visitors in last 4 months and nearly 3 lakh registered users. This number is expected to continuously increase in coming months.
The portal aims at providing its users comprehensive information about the Gallantry Award Winners including archives, photos and literature on the Awardees including information about the avenues through which these Bravehearts have been honoured throughout the years.
In order to instil a sense of patriotism, devotion and dedication towards the nation among the citizens, all the efforts are being made to transform the portal into a dynamic, engaging & participative platform honouring the indomitable spirit of Gallantry Awardees of the country. This portal aims to develop a robust socio-cultural ecosystem that respects and regards the indomitable spirit and strength of the security forces personnel and their families
The aim is to encourage the visitors/users to participate in the Gallantry Portal towards enrichment of the page of Awardees by contributing the authentic information available with them and to create Gallantrypedia of the awardees. The content may be posted in form of image, video, stories, memorials, stamps, etc, under the following categories: -
Early life (childhood, academic, Service life)
Content related to awards won.
Stories of life after retirement.
No comments will be posted in this section. Comments, if any, may be posted in “Tribute” module.
A user friendly search option will be available for the users to search for the Awardees by using keywords of information like battle operation, year of award, award, name of awardee, etc.
After selecting a particular awardee, user will get an option in form of a textbox with provision to upload content about the awardee.
A Self-explanatory brief write up about the Content has to be posted by the user along with the Content/ Contribution..
While posting, the users shall have to select the category of information, he/she wants to contribute and then proceed.
Before posting their contribution, the users shall have to agree in providing an undertaking regarding originality of the content and source of information/ audio/ video content, if borrowed, has to be mentioned at the end of the content..
After posting the information, the page will display “thanks for your contribution and we are working on it”.
Every piece of information contributed by user will undergo moderation. On the basis of approval of moderation Committee, the contribution of the user will be uploaded on the crowdsourcing page. This information will also be reflected automatically on the Awardees page of particular awardee.
Proper attribution will be given to the users for content posted by them while hosting the same on the gallantry awards portal