Eighty-five padma Awards this year; 3 Padma Vibhushan, 9 Padma Bhushan and 73 Padma Shri

Newsroom24x7 Staff

New Delhi: This year the President of India has approved conferment of 85 Padma Awards including two duo cases (in a duo case, the award is counted as one) as per list below. The list comprises 3 Padma Vibhushan, 9 Padma Bhushan and 73 Padma Shri Awards. 14 of the awardees are women and the list also includes 16 persons from the category of Foreigners/NRI/PIO/OCI and 3 Posthumous awardees.

Padma Awards – one of the highest civilian Awards of the country, are conferred in three categories, namely, Padma Vibhushan, Padma Bhushan and Padma Shri. The Awards are given in various disciplines/ fields of activities, viz.- art, social work, public affairs, science and engineering, trade and industry, medicine, literature and education, sports, civil service, etc. ‘Padma Vibhushan’ is awarded for exceptional and distinguished service; ‘Padma Bhushan’ for distinguished service of high order and ‘Padma Shri’ for distinguished service in any field. The awards are announced on the occasion of Republic Day every year.

These awards are conferred by the President of India at ceremonial functions which are held at Rashtrapati Bhawan usually around March/ April every year.

Padma Vibhushan

 

Sl. No Name Field State
1. Shri Illaiyaraja Art-Music Tamil Nadu
2. Shri Ghulam Mustafa Khan Art-Music Maharashtra
3. Shri Parameswaran Parameswaran Literature and Education Kerala

 

Padma Bhushan

 

Sl. No Name Field State
4. Shri Pankaj Advani Sports- Billiards/Snooker Karnataka
5. Shri Philipose Mar Chrysostom Others-Spiritualism Kerala
6. Shri Mahendra Singh Dhoni Sports-Cricket Jharkhand
7. Shri Alexander Kadakin

(Foreigner/Posthumous)

Public Affairs Russia

 

8. Shri Ramachandran Nagaswamy Others-Archaeology Tamil Nadu
9. Shri Ved Prakash Nanda

(OCI)

Literature and Education USA
10. Shri Laxman Pai Art-Painting Goa
11. Shri Arvind Parikh Art-Music Maharashtra
12. Ms. Sharda Sinha Art-Music Bihar

 

Padma Shri

Sl. No Name Field State
13. Shri Abhay Bang (Duo) Medicine Maharashtra
14. Shri Damodar Ganesh Bapat Social Work Chhattisgarh
15. Shri Prafulla Govinda Baruah Literature and Education-Journalism Assam  
16. Shri Mohan Swaroop Bhatia Art-Folk Music Uttar Pradesh  
17. Shri Sudhanshu Biswas Social Work West Bengal  
18. Ms. Saikhom Mirabai Chanu Sports-Weightlifting Manipur  
19. Shri Pandit Shyamlal Chaturvedi Literature and Education-Journalism Chhattisgarh  
20. Shri Jose Ma Joey Concepcion III (Foreigner) Trade & Industry Philippines  
21. Ms. Langpoklakpam Subadani Devi Art-Weaving Manipur  
22. Shri Somdev Devvarman Sports-Tennis Tripura  
23. Shri Yeshi Dhoden Medicine Himachal Pradesh  
24. Shri Arup Kumar Dutta Literature and Education Assam  
25. Shri Doddarange Gowda Art-Lyrics Karnataka  
26. Shri Arvind Gupta Literature and Education Maharashtra  
27. Shri Digamber Hansda Literature and Education Jharkhand  
28. Shri Ramli Bin Ibrahim

(Foreigner)

Art-Dance Malaysia  
29. Shri Anwar Jalalpuri

(Posthumous)

Literature and Education Uttar Pradesh  
30. Shri Piyong Temjen Jamir Literature and Education Nagaland  
31. Ms. Sitavva Joddati Social Work Karnataka  
32. Ms. Malti Joshi Literature and Education Madhya Pradesh
33. Shri Manoj Joshi Art-Acting Maharashtra
34. Shri Rameshwarlal Kabra Trade & Industry Maharashtra
35. Shri Pran Kishore Kaul Art Jammu and  Kashmir
36. Shri Bounlap Keokangna

(Foreigner)

Others-Architecture Laos
37. Shri Vijay Kichlu Art-Music West Bengal
38. Shri Tommy Koh (Foreigner) Public Affairs Singapore
39. Ms. Lakshmikutty Medicine-Traditional Kerala
40. Ms. Joyshree Goswami Mahanta Literature and Education Assam
41. Shri Narayan Das Maharaj Others-Spiritualism Rajasthan
42. Shri Pravakara Maharana Art-Sculpture Odisha
43. Shri Hun Many (Foreigner) Public Affairs Cambodia
44. Ms. Nouf Marwaai(Foreigner) Others- Yoga Saudi Arabia
45. Shri Zaverilal Mehta Literature and Education-Journalism Gujarat
46. Shri Krishna Bihari Mishra Literature and Education West Bengal
47. Shri Sisir Purushottam Mishra Art-Cinema Maharashtra
48. Ms. Subhasini Mistry Social Work West Bengal
49. Shri Tomio Mizokami(Foreigner) Literature and Education Japan
50. Shri Somdet Phra Maha Muniwong (Foreigner) Others-Spiritualism Thailand
51. Shri Keshav Rao Musalgaonkar Literature and Education Madhya Pradesh
52. Dr Thant Myint – U (Foreigner) Public Affairs Myanmar
53. Ms. V Nanammal Others-Yoga Tamil Nadu
54. Ms. Sulagitti Narasamma Social Work Karnataka
55. Ms. Vijayalakshmi Navaneethakrishnan Art-Folk Music Tamil Nadu
56. Shri I Nyoman Nuarta (Foreigner) Art- Sculpture Indonesia
57. Shri Malai Haji Abdullah Bin Malai Haji Othman(Foreigner) Social Work Brunei Darussalam
58. Shri Gobaradhan Panika Art-Weaving Odisha
59. Shri Bhabani Charan Pattanaik Public Affairs Odisha
60. Shri Murlikant Petkar Sports-Swimming Maharashtra
61. Shri Habibullo Rajabov (Foreigner) Literature and Education Tajikistan
62. Shri M R Rajagopal Medicine-Palliative Care Kerala
63. Shri Sampat Ramteke(Posthumous) Social Work Maharashtra
64. Shri Chandra Sekhar Rath Literature and Education Odisha
65. Shri S S Rathore Civil Service Gujarat
66. Shri Amitava Roy Science and Engineering West Bengal
67. Shri Sanduk Ruit (Foreigner) Medicine- Ophthalmology Nepal
68. Shri R Sathyanarayana Art-Music Karnataka
69. Shri Pankaj M Shah Medicine-Oncology Gujarat
70. Shri Bhajju Shyam Art-Painting Madhya Pradesh
71. Shri Maharao Raghuveer Singh Literature and Education Rajasthan
72. Shri Kidambi Srikanth Sports-Badminton Andhra Pradesh
73. Shri Ibrahim Sutar Art-Music Karnataka
74. Shri Siddeshwara Swamiji Others-Spiritualism Karnataka
75. Ms. Lentina Ao Thakkar Social Work Nagaland
76. Shri Vikram Chandra Thakur Science and Engineering Uttarakhand
77. Shri Rudrapatnam Narayanaswamy Tharanathan (Duo) Art-Music Karnataka
78. Shri Nguyen Tien Thien (Foreigner) Others-Spiritualism Vietnam
79. Shri Bhagirath Prasad Tripathi Literature and Education Uttar Pradesh
80. Shri Rajagopalan Vasudevan Science and Engineering Tamil Nadu
81. Shri Manas Bihari Verma Science and Engineering Bihar
82. Shri Panatawane Gangadhar Vithobaji Literature and Education Maharashtra
83. Shri Romulus Whitaker Others-Wildlife Conservation Tamil Nadu
84. Shri Baba Yogendra Art Madhya Pradesh
85. Shri A Zakia Literature and Education Mizoram

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