The Meritorious Service Medal (Pingat Jasa Gemilang)

 
The Meritorious Service Medal was instituted in 1962.
 
The Medal may be awarded to any person who has performed within Singapore, service of conspicuous merit characterised by resource and devotion to duty, including long service marked by exceptional ability, merit and exemplary conduct. In exceptional circumstances, the Medal may be awarded to any person who has performed, outside Singapore, service of conspicuous merit characterised by resource and devotion of duty, including service marked by exceptional ability, merit and exemplary conduct.
 
The Medal is silver-gilt having, on the obverse side, a rhomboid artifice superimposed upon a multi-perforated base. In the centre of the artifice is a shield bearing a crescent and 5 stars and below it a scroll with the inscription "PINGAT JASA GEMILANG". The reverse side of the Medal bears the State Arms.
 
The Medal is to be worn on the left side of the outer garment suspended by a ribbon. The ribbon is grey with a red centre band flanked on each side by a white stripe and a thin red stripe.