PADMA AWARDS | PADMA VIBHUSHAN | PADMA BHUSHAN | PADMA SHRI

PADMA VIBHUSHAN

Padma Awards were instituted in the year 1954. Except for brief interruption during the years 1977 and 1980 and 1993 to 1997, these awards have been announced every year on Republic Day. The award is given in three categories, namely, Padma Vibhushan, Padma Bhushan and Padma Shri.

Padma Shri is awarded for ‘distinguished service’.

Padma Bhushan for ‘distinguished service of a high order’.

Padma Vibhushan for ‘exceptional and distinguished service’.

The award seeks to recognize work of any distinction and is given for distinguished and exceptional achievements/service in all fields of activities/disciplines, such as Art, Literature and Education, Sports, Medicine, Social Work, Science and Engineering, Public Affairs, Civil Service, Trade and Industry etc. All persons without distinction of race, occupation, position or sex are eligible for these awards.

 

President Pranab Mukherjee on 26th january anounced the winners of Padma awards. It will be given to 112 people this year. The list comprises 10 Padma Vibhushan, 19 Padma Bhushan and 83 Padma Shri awardees. Here’s the complete list.

 

PADMA VIBHUSHAN

  1. Ms. Yamini Krishnamurthi — Art-Classical dance — Delhi
  2. Shri Rajinikanth — Art-Cinema — Tamil Nadu
  3. Smt Girija Devi — Art-Classical Vocal — West Bengal
  4. Shri Ramoji Rao — Literature & Education-Journalism — Andhra Pradesh
  5. Dr Viswanathan Shanta — Medicine-Oncology — Tamil Nadu
  6. Shri Shri Ravi Shankar — Others-Spiritualism — Karnataka
  7. Shri Jagmohan — Public Affairs — Delhi
  8. Dr Vasudev Kalkunte Aatre — Science & Engineering — Karnataka
  9. Shri Avinash Dixit(Foreigner) — Literature & Education — USA

10.Late Shri Dhiru Bhai Ambani (Posthumous) — Trade & Industry — Maharashtra

 

PADMA BHUSHAN

  1. Shri Anupam Kher — Art-Cinema — Maharashtra
  2. Shri Udit Narayan Jha — Art-Playback Singing — Maharashtra
  3. Shri Ram V Sutar — Art-Sculpture — Uttar Pradesh
  4. Shri Heisnam Kanhailal — Art-Theatre — Manipur
  5. Shri Vinod Rai — Civil Service — Kerala
  6. Dr Yarlagadda Lakshmi Prasad — Literature & Education — Andhra Pradesh
  7. Prof NS Ramanuja Tatacharya — Literature & Education — Maharashtra
  8. Dr Barjinder Singh Hamdard — Literature & Education – Journalism — Punjab
  9. Prof D Nageshwar Reddy — Medicine-Gastroenterology — Telangana
  10. Swami Tejomayananda — Other-Spiritualism — Maharashtra
  11. Shri Hafeez Contractor — Others-Architecture — Maharashtra
  12. Shri Ravindra Chandra Bhargava — Public Affairs — Uttar Pradesh
  13. Dr Venkata Rama Rao — Alla Science & Engineering — Andhra Pradesh
  14. Ms Saina Nehwal — Sports-Badminton — Telangana
  15. Ms Sania Mirza — Sports-Tennis — Telangana
  16. Ms Indu Jain — Trade & Industry — Delhi
  17. Late Swami Dayanand Sarawasati (Posthumous) — Others-Spiritualism — Uttarakhand
  18. Shri Robert Blackwill (Foreigner) — Public Affairs — USA
  19. Shri Pallonji Shapoorji Mistry (NRI/PIO) — Trade & Industry — Ireland

 

PADMA SHRI

  1. Smt Prathibha Prahlad — Art- Classical Dance — Delhi
  2. Shri Bhikhudan Gadhvi — Art- Folk Music — Gujarat
  3. Shri Sribhas Chandra Supakar — Art- Textile Designing — Uttar Pradesh
  4. Shri Ajay Devgn — Art-Cinema — Maharashtra
  5. Ms Priyanka Chopra — Art-Cinema — Maharashtra
  6. Pt Tulsidas Borkar — Art-Classical Music — Goa
  7. Dr Soma Ghosh — Art-Classical Vocal — Uttar Pradesh
  8. Shri Nila Madhab Panda — Art-Film Direction and Production — Delhi
  9. Shri SS Rajamouli — Art-Film Direction and Production — Karnataka
  10. Shri Madhur Bhandarkar — Art-Film Direction and Production — Maharashtra
  11. Prof M Venkatesh Kumar — Art-Folk Artist — Karnataka
  12. Ms Gulabi Sapera — Art-Folk Dance — Rajasthan
  13. Smt Mamta Chandrakar — Art-Folk Music — Chhattisgarh
  14. Ms Malini Awasthi — Art-Folk Music — Uttar Pradesh
  15. Shri Jai Prakash Lekhiwal — Art-Miniature Painting — Delhi
  16. Shri K Laxma Goud — Art-Painting — Telangana
  17. Shri Bhalchandra Dattatray Mondhe — Art-Photography — Madhya Pradesh
  18. Shri Naresh Chander Lal — Art-Theatre & Cinema — Andaman & Nicobar
  19. Shri Dhirendra Nath Bezbaruah — Literature & Education — Assam
  20. Shri Prahlad Chandra Tasa — Literature & Education — Assam
  21. Dr Ravindra Nagar — Literature & Education — Delhi
  22. Shri Dahyabhai Shastri — Literature & Education — Gujarat
  23. Dr Santeshivara Bhyrappa — Literature & Education — Karnataka
  24. Shri Haldar Nag — Literature & Education — Odisha
  25. Shri Kameshwaram Brahma — Literature & Education -Journalism — Assam
  26. Prof Pushpesh Pant — Literature & Education-Journalism — Delhi
  27. Shri Jawaharlal Kaul — Literature & Education-Journalism — Jammu & Kashmir
  28. Shri Ashok Malik — Literature & Education — Delhi
  29. Dr Mannam Gopi Chand — Medicine-Cardio Thoracic Surgery — Telangana
  30. Prof Ravi Kant — Medicine-Surgery — Uttar Pradesh
  31. Prof Ram Harsh Singh — Medicine- Ayurveda — Uttar Pradesh
  32. Prof Shiv Narain Kureel — Medicine- Paediatric Surgery — Uttar Pradesh
  33. Dr Sabya Sachi Sarkar — Medicine -Radiology — Uttar Pradesh
  34. Dr Alla Gopala Krishna Gokhale — Medicine-Cardiac Surgery — Andhra Pradesh
  35. Prof TK Lahiri — Medicine-Cardio Thoracic Surgery — Uttar Pradesh
  36. Dr Praveen Chandra — Medicine-Cardiology — Delhi
  37. Prof (Dr) Daljeet Singh Gambhir — Medicine-Cardiology — Uttar Pradesh
  38. Dr Chandrasekar Shesadri Thoguluva — Medicine-Gastroenterology — Tamil Nadu
  39. Dr (Mrs) Anil Kumari Malhotra — Medicine-Homeopathy — Delhi
  40. Prof MV Padma Srivastava — Medicine-Neurology — Delhi
  41. Dr Sudhir V Shah — Medicine-Neurology — Gujarat
  42. Dr MM Joshi — Medicine-Ophthalmology — Karnataka
  43. Prof (Dr) John Ebnezar — Medicine-Orthopaedic Surgery — Karnataka
  44. Dr Nayudamma Yarlagadda — Medicine-Paediatric Surgery — Andhra Pradesh
  45. Shri Simon Oraon — Other -Environment Conservation — Jharkhand
  46. Shri Imitiaz Qureshi — Other-Culinary — Delhi
  47. Shri Piyush Pandey — Others-Advertising & Communication — Maharashtra
  48. Shri Subhash Palekar — Others-Farming — Maharashtra
  49. Shri Ravinder Kumar Sinha — Others-Wildlife Conservation — Bihar
  50. Dr HR Nagendra — Others-Yoga — Karnataka
  51. Shri MC Mehta — Public Affairs — Delhi
  52. Shri MN Krishna Mani — Public Affairs — Delhi
  53. Shri Ujjwal Nikam — Public Affairs — Maharashtra
  54. Shri Tokheho Sema — Public Affairs — Nagaland
  55. Dr Satish Kumar — Science & Engineering — Delhi
  56. Dr Mylswamy Annadurai — Science & Engineering — Karnataka
  57. Prof Dipankar Chatterji — Science & Engineering — Karnataka
  58. Prof(Dr) Ganapati Dadasaheb Yadav — Science & Engineering — Maharashtra
  59. Smt (Prof) Veena Tandon — Science & Engineering — Meghalaya
  60. Shri Onkar Nath Srivastava — Science and Engineering — Uttar Pradesh
  61. Ms Sunita Krishnan — Social Work — Andhra Pradesh
  62. Shri Ajoy Kumar Dutta — Social Work — Assam
  63. Shri M Pandit Dasa — Social Work — Karnataka
  64. Shri PP Gopinathan Nair — Social Work — Kerala
  65. Smt Madeleine Herman de Blic — Social Work — Puducherry
  66. Shri Srinivasan Damal Kandalai — Social work — Tamil Nadu
  67. Shri Sudhakar Olwe — Social Work — Maharashtra
  68. Dr TV Narayana — Social Work — Telangana
  69. Shri Arunachalam Murugantham — Social Work — Tamil Nadu
  70. Ms Deepika Kumari — Sports-Archery — Jharkhand
  71. S Shri Sushil Doshi — Sports-commentary — Madhya Pradesh
  72. Shri Mahesh Sharma — Trade & Industry — Delhi
  73. Shri Saurabh Srivastava — Trade & Industry — Delhi
  74. Sh Dilip Sanghvi — Trade & Industry — Maharashtra
  75. Dr Keki Hormusji Gharda — Trade & Industry — Maharashtra
  76. Late Shri Prakash Chand Surana (Posthumous) — Art -Classical Music — Rajasthan
  77. Late Shri Saeed Jaffrey (NRI/PIO/Posthumous) — Art-Cinema — UK
  78. Shri Michael Postel (Foreigner) — Art-Archaeology — France
  79. Shri Salman Amin Sal Khan (NRI/PIO) — Literature & Education — USA
  80. Smt Hui Lan Zhang (Foreigner) — Others-Yoga — China
  81. Shri Predrag K Nikic (Foreigner) — Others-Yoga — Serbia
  82. Dr Sundar Aditya Menon (NRI/PIO) — Social Work — UAE
  83. Shri Ajaypal Singh Banga (NRI/PIO) — Trade & Industry — US.

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