|Active||1945 - Present|
|Type||Airborne infantry, Special forces|
|Regimental Centre||Bangalore, Karnataka|
|Nicknames||The Paras & Red Devils|
|Motto||Shatrujeet (The Conqueror)|
|Colors||Maroon and sky blue|
|Battle honours||Shelatang, Naushera, Poonch, Jhanger, Hajipir, Poongli Bridge, Mandhol, and Chachro|
|Colonel of the Regiment||Lt. Gen. Paramjit Singh Sangha|
|Regimental Insignia||An open parachute with wings spread out and a dagger placed upright, between the wings.|
|Decorations||Maha Vir Chakra 11, Kirti Chakra 13, Param Vishisht Seva Medal 07, Uttam Yudh Seva Medal 06, Ati Vishisht Seva Medal 13, Vir Chakras 61, Shaurya Chakras 53, Yudh Seva Medal 10, Vishisht Seva Medal 28, Sena Medal 246, Bar to Sena Medal 05, Mentioned in dispatches 265|
|Slogan||MEN APART EVERY MAN AN EMPEROR|
The parachute regiment is the most fearless regiment in the Indian Army. The PARA SPECIAL FORCES are involved in special operations like counter terrorism,unconventional warfare,surgical strikes,hostage resque etc.
THE WEAR THE MAROON BERET AND BALIDAN BADGE.