The mahatma gandhi award is the highest award conferred by the gandhi global family. This award is named in honour of mahatma gandhi, leader of the movement for indian independence. The recipients of the mahatma gandhi award are the indian air force and indian army for their joint work of rehabilitation and resettlement of jammu and kashmir state after the devastating 2005 kashmir earthquake, jainacharyasamratdr shiv muni jimaharaj of sthanakvasi for promoting universal peace and brotherhood and de montfort university in 2013 for initiating square mile project and strengthening community development within one square mile circle of the university.
The mahatma gandhiseva medal is the second highest award. It is awarded to individuals and organizations to recognize outstanding services provided to impoverished segments. Notable recipients of the mahatma gandhiseva medal include his holiness dalai lama, then president of indiashri k r narayanan, president of incsmtsoniagandhi, former speaker loksabhasmtmeirakumar, assam governor janakiballabhpatnaik, former indian army chief and arunachalpradesh governor joginderjaswantsingh, yhai president dr. Harish saxena, thai monk venphrarajabhavanavisudh and santnirankari mission.
The gandhidoot medal is the third highest award. It is awarded to a student or a student’s organization that has demonstrably excelled in youth development and social services.there are other award institutionalised in the name of frontrunner freedom fighters and some prominent personalities related to india like shanti doot award, ambedkar award, samta award, tagore award etc. The purpose of this award is to encourage people’s participation in building better society.