President’s Secretariat Notification No. 17-Pres/60 dated 26 Jan 60.
Conditions of Eligibility
Awarded for such individual acts of exceptional devotion to duty or courage as have special significance for the Navy. Awards may be made posthumously.
A bar shall be given for every subsequent award of the medal to a person.
All ranks of the Navy.
Monetary Allowance: Rs 1000/- pm and each bar to the medal Rs 1000/- pm to all Nao Sena Medal (Gallantry) awardees.
Design of the Medal and Riband
Medal Pentagular in shape, with curved sides made of standard silver. The mounting shall be a fixed ring attached to a metal stripe 3mm wide ornamented with Ashoka Leaves. It shall have embossed on its obverse the Naval Crest. On its reverse, it shall have a trident within a circle and rope and the inscription embossed along the upper rim.
Riband Navy blue colour with a white thin silver stripe down the centre.