1962: Sena Medal for Gallantry and Outstanding Courage, UP-Tibet border against China.

1965 : Chief of Army’s Staff Commendation Card for Gallantry displayed in Action against Pakistan, Sialkot sector.

1971 : Commanded Brigade in Sikkim placed under civilian control of Foreign Secretary and Political Officer to carve Statehood status in Sikkim.

1975 : Ati Vishist Seva Medal for Outstanding performance during his tenure as Director Military Affairs to the Cabinet.

1978 : Member of Military delegation to Indonesia.

1984 : Param Vishisht Seva Medal for Outstanding performance in Planning and Capture of “Siachen Glacier” (J&K) Appointed Director General Military Operations Army HQ handling Top Secret operational plans and briefing for Cabinet Committee on Security.

1985 : Nominated Chef-De-Mission for First Winter Asian games held in Sapparo, Japan.

1985 – 87 : Represented the Armed Forces thrice for talks with Pakistan for reducing tension across LOC in J&K and future strategic plans. Had opportunity to discuss sensitive matters with the President of Pakistan, Gen Zia Ul Haq.

Book presented to  Lt General PN Hoon by General Zia-Ul-Haq, President of Pakistan after the First Round of Talks in Islamabad.

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