President Pranab Mukherjee Confers Standard & Colours Award to 125 Helicopter Squadron and MIT
President Pranab Mukherjee awarded the prestigious(प्रतिष्ठित) President’s ‘Standard’ to 125Helicopter Squadron(सवारों का समूह) and “Colours” to Mechanical Training Institute (MTI) at the Tambaram air base, near Chennai on March 3, 2017. President Pranab Mukherjee Confers Standard & Colours Award to 125 Helicopter Squadron and MIT. The President’s ‘Standard’ and ‘Colours’ recognizes the meritorious service rendered(प्रस्तुत करना) during war and peace. The 125 Helicopter Squadron also known as Gladiators of the Indian Air Force (IAF) was recognized( पहचान लिया) for the outstanding role played during the Pathankot terror attacks, in confining the terrorists to a restricted area and reducing the casualties(हताहतों की संख्या).
About 125 Helicopter Squadron
The 125 Helicopter Squadron was the first gunship squadron of the Indian Air Force formed in November 1983. Since its formation, it has enhanced its operational capability over the years and earned accolades for its valour and strike capabilities when deployed internally as well as abroad.
About Mechanical Training Institute (MTI)
i.The MTI is the oldest technical training institute of the force formed in 1935.
ii.The institute has undergone changes in locations as well as in nomenclature over the years and was rechristened as Mechanical Training Institute in 1980.
Definitions of recognize पहचान लिया
identify (someone or something) from having encountered them before; know again.
I recognized her when her wig fell off
acknowledge the existence, validity, or legality of.
the defense is recognized in Mexican law
synonyms: acknowledge, accept, admit, realize, be aware of, be conscious of, perceive, discern, appreciate, be cognizant of; officially approve, certify, accredit, endorse, sanction, validate
Definitions of meritorious सराहनीय
deserving reward or praise.
a medal for meritorious conduct
synonyms: praiseworthy, laudable, commendable, admirable, estimable, creditable, worthy, deserving, excellent, exemplary, good