Uttama Seva Padakkama

Uttama Seva Padakkama

Uttama Seva Padakkama Medal & Ribbon.
Awarded by Sri Lanka
Type Service medal
Eligibility Officers and other ranks of the tri services (Regular).
Awarded for ... valuable service and devotion to duty in exceptional ability, merit and exemplary conduct.[1]
Status Currently awarded.
Description Suspended from a plain suspension bar.
Established 1981
Next (higher) Vishista Seva Vibhushanaya
Next (lower) Videsha Seva Padakkama

The Uttama Seva Padakkama (උත්තම සේවා පදක්කම "Meritorious Service Medal") is presented to all ranks of the Regular Forces of the Sri Lankan military for valuable service and dedication to duty with the outstanding ability, merit and excellent conduct, given that they count not less than 15 years continuous and uninterrupted service and possess and perfectly flawless record of moral and military conduct.

Awarding of Medal

The decoration is awarded at the National Day Parade by His/Her Excellency the President, and beneficiary will be permitted to use the post-nominal letters of USP after His/Her name.


  1. http://www.navy.lk/index.php?id=70 Sri Lankan military awards and decorations
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