State Awards of the Republic of Tatarstan
 

The state awards of the Republic of Tatarstan are the highest expression of state and social recognition of special merits awarded for big contribution to the state, economic, social, scientific and cultural development of the Republic of Tatarstan, services aimed to advocate the rule of law, encourage protection of life and health, protection of citizen’s rights and freedoms, education, development of sports, charitable activities and other merits for the Republic of Tatarstan and its multiethnic people.

 

Order of "Merits for the Republic of Tatarstan"

The highest state award of the Republic of Tatarstan is the Order of Merits for the Republic of Tatarstan. It is awarded for outstanding achievements in the development of statehood of the Republic of Tatarstan, exercising of civil rights and freedoms, development of economy, culture, science, education, healthcare system, arts and sports, valour and bravery demonstrated when protecting public order. Citizens recommended for awarding an Order of Merits for the Republic of Tatarstan, as a rule, should be awarded the medal of Merits for the Republic of Tatarstan". Order of Merit for the Republic of Tatarstan" is worn on the left side of the chest, and if the nominee has been awarded Orders and Medals of the Russian Federation and USSR, the Order of Merits for the Republic of Tatarstan is set after them.

Order of Merits for the Republic of Tatarstan is awarded to organizations for outstanding accomplishments in the development of economy, culture, science, education, health care, arts, sports and other areas, aimed at strengthening country's defense and law enforcement. The awarded organizations that have a banner could place the Order on the banner subject to their consent. In case of placing the Order on the banner the Order is attached to the front side of the banner, 15 inches from the top edge of the cloth, and 10 inches from the staff, and if the organizations has the USSR Orders it is placed after them.

 

Орден «Дуслык»

Order "Duslyk" (Friendship) is awarded to citizens for special merits in strengthening the international standing of the Republic of Tatarstan, friendship and cooperation between the Republic of Tatarstan and foreign countries, and other entities of the Russian Federation, for significant contribution to the development of economic, trade, scientific, technological, social and cultural relations and building industrial potential, effective investment, charity and social activities that foster prosperity of the Republic of Tatarstan. Those awarded the Order "Duslyk" wear it on the left side of the chest, and set it after the Orders and Medals of the Russian Federation, the USSR, and the Order of Merits for the Republic of Tatarstan, in case they have been awarded any.

 

Медаль ордена «За заслуги перед Республикой Татарстан»

Мedal of the Order of Merits for the Republic of Tatarstan is awarded to citizens for special merits in the development of statehood of the Republic of Tatarstan, safeguarding rights and freedoms of citizens, development of economy, culture, science, education, health, arts and sport, for showing bravery and courage in protecting public order as well as discharge of military, civil or professional duty under conditions involving a risk to life, for active public and charitable activities. Those awarded the medal of the Order of Merits for the Republic of Tatarstan wear it on the left side of the chest, if they have been awarded Orders and medals of the Russian Federation, the USSR, Orders of the Republic of Tatarstan, nominees set them after the above-mentioned decorations.The medal for Valorous Labour is awarded for high working achievements in the fields of the governmental, economic, social and cultural development of the Republic of Tatarstan, the development of the Republic’s economic and scientific potential and active public and charitable work. Those awarded the medal for Valorous Labour wear it on the left side of the chest, if they are have been awarded Orders and medals of the Russian Federation, the USSR, Orders of the Republic of Tatarstan, nominees set them after the above-mentioned decorations.

 

Медаль "За доблестный труд"

The medal for Valorous Labour is awarded for high working achievements in the fields of the governmental, economic, social and cultural development of the Republic of Tatarstan, the development of the Republic’s economic and scientific potential and active public and charitable work. Those awarded the medal for Valorous Labour wear it on the left side of the chest, if they are have been awarded Orders and medals of the Russian Federation, the USSR, Orders of the Republic of Tatarstan, nominees set them after the above-mentioned decorations.

 

Medal for services to the development of local government in the Republic of Tatarstan


The Medal for Merits in the Development of Local Government in the Republic of Tatarstan is awarded to citizens for outstanding services in the formation and development of the local government in the Republic of Tatarstan, raising efficiency of local government, resolution of issues of local importance in the interests of historical and other local customs and traditions. People awarded the medal wear it on the left breast; if they have orders and medals of the Russian Federation, the USSR, the Order of Merits for the Republic of Tatarstan, the Medal for Valorous Labour, they set the Medal for Merits in the Development of Local Government in the Republic of Tatarstan after them.

 

Medal "Ana dani – Mother’ Glory"


The Medal of Ana Dani – Mother’s Glory is the token of the highest distinction in the motherhood. It is awarded to mothers who are citizens of the Russian Federation and live in the Republic of Tatarstan, who gave birth and are bringing up (or brought up) five or more children and have no less than one under-age child. Mothers who take most honestly the bringing up of their children, take proper care of their health, education, their physical, spiritual and moral development, the full and harmonious development of their personality and set an example of how children can be nominated for the award. People awarded with the medal wear it on the left breast; if they have other orders and medals, they set it after the Medal for Merits in the Development of Local Government in the Republic of Tatarstan.

 

Medal in commemoration of extraction of the three billionth tonne of oil


The Medal in Commemoration of Extraction of the Three Billionth Ton of Oil is awarded to citizens who are occupied in oil production in the Republic of Tatarstan and represented considerable achievements in their work, including heads of oil companies and organizations of the Republic of Tatarstan who together with their teams achieved considerable results, along with workers of other branches of national economy of the Republic of Tatarstan, public agencies and organizations who made a considerable contribution to the formation and development of the oil industry of the Republic of Tatarstan. People awarded the Medal in Commemoration of Extraction of the Three Billionth Ton of Oil wear it on the left breast; if they have other orders and medals it should be set after the Medal of Ana Dani – Mother’s Glory.

 


The following titles of honour are established in the Republic of Tatarstan: People’s Actor of the Republic of Tatarstan, People’s Writer of the Republic of Tatarstan, People’s Poet of the Republic of Tatarstan, People’s Teacher of the Republic of Tatarstan, People’s Artist of the Republic of Tatarstan, Honored Agriculturist of the Republic of Tatarstan, Honored Actor of the Republic of Tatarstan, Honored Architect of the Republic of Tatarstan, Honored Veterinarian of the Republic of Tatarstan, Honored Doctor of the Republic of Tatarstan, Deserved Gas Industry Worker of the Republic of Tatarstan, Honored Geologist of the Republic of Tatarstan, Honored Art Worker of the Republic of Tatarstan, Honored Science Worker of the Republic of Tatarstan, Honored Stock-breeder of the Republic of Tatarstan, Honored Land Surveyor of the Republic of Tatarstan, Honored Zootechnician of the Republic of Tatarstan, Honored Inventor of the Republic of Tatarstan, Honored Forester of the Republic of Tatarstan, Honored Machine Engineer of the Republic of Tatarstan, Honored Ameliorator of the Republic of Tatarstan, Honored Machine operator of the Republic of Tatarstan, Honored Oilman of the Republic of Tatarstan, Honored Worker of Higher Educational Institution of the Republic of Tatarstan, Honored Worker of housing services of the Republic of Tatarstan, Honored Healthcare Worker of the Republic of Tatarstan, Honored Worker of Culture of the Republic of Tatarstan, Honored Light Industry Worker of the Republic of Tatarstan, Deserved Worker of the Press and Mass Media of the Republic of Tatarstan, Honored Food Industry Worker of the Republic of Tatarstan, Honored Information Technologies and Communication Systems Worker of the Republic of Tatarstan, Honored Agriculture Worker of the Republic of Tatarstan, Honored Social Protection Worker of the Republic of Tatarstan, Honored Community Services Worker of the Republic of Tatarstan, Honored Transportation System Worker of the Republic of Tatarstan, Honored Physical Culture Worker of the Republic of Tatarstan, Honored Rationalizer of the Republic of Tatarstan, Honored Internal Affairs Officer of the Republic of Tatarstan, Honored Rescuer of the Republic of Tatarstan, Honored Civil Engineer of the Republic of Tatarstan, Honored Teacher of the Republic of Tatarstan, Honored Chemist of the Republic of Tatarstan, Honored Environmentalist of the Republic of Tatarstan, Honored Economist of the Republic of Tatarstan, Honored Power Engineering Worker of the Republic of Tatarstan, Honored Lawyer of the Republic of Tatarstan.

People honored with titles of honour People’s Actor of the Republic of Tatarstan, People’s Writer of the Republic of Tatarstan, People’s Poet of the Republic of Tatarstan, People’s Teacher of the Republic of Tatarstan, People’s Artist of the Republic of Tatarstan receive a corresponding breastplate.

People honored with other titles of honour receive a unified breastplate of the Honoured Worker of the Republic of Tatarstan.

Breastplates are set on the right breast. If awarded people have other breastplates, breastplates of titles of honour are set after breastplates of the Russian Federation, the USSR, before breastplates of the TASSR, the TSSR.

States awards of the Republic of Tatarstan are conferred through edicts of the President of the Republic of Tatarstan that are published in the official mass media of the Republic of Tatarstan.

The legal status of state awards and the order of rewarding is determined by the Law of the Republic of Tatarstan on State Awards of the Republic of Tatarstan of October 10, 2011 No 74-3РТ (with amendments of June 11, 2012).

Consideration of applications to state awards of the Republic of Tatarstan regulated by Executive Orders of the President of the Republic of Tatarstan "On consideration of applications to state awards of the Republic of Tatarstan" of December 27, 2011 No УП-875 and "On consideration of applications to state awards of the Republic of Tatarstan "On the order of consideration and discovery of documents for the award of the Medal of Ana Dani – Mother’s Glory of the Republic of Tatarstan of November 2, 2000 No УП-828 (with amendments of July 23, 2004; February 27, 2009; June 22, 2010; December 27, 2011).