2016 Spring Imperial Decorations

29 April 2016

The Government of Japan announced the foreign recipients of the 2016 Spring Imperial Decorations on 29th April 2016. Among 91 foreign recipients is the following Indian national. Please refer to the attachment for further details.

The Orders of the Rising Sun are conferred in recognition of distinguished accomplishments of an individual. The Presentation Ceremony, Investiture of the Order of the Rising Sun, Gold and Silver Star will be held at the Imperial Palace in Tokyo on 10th May 2016, when the foreign recipients will be given an audience with His Majesty The Emperor of Japan. Mr. Nand Kishore Singh, Former Member of Parliament(Raja Sabha), will attend the presentation ceremony.

Decoration Name (Age) Services Major Titles
The Order of Rising Sun, Gold and Silver Star Nand Kishore Singh (75) Contributed to strengthening relations and promoting mutual understanding between Japan and India *Former Secretary, Expenditure, Ministry of Finance
*Former Secretary, Revenue, Ministry of Finance
*Former Member, Planning Commission
*Former Member of Parliament(Rajya Sabha)
Member, Senior Advisory Board, International High-Speed Rail Association