Pooja Sareen, Student, Apeejay Institute of Mass Communication

Like every year, this is year too a large number of people are to rewarded with India’s most highest and honourable award on this wonderful day of 63rd Republic Day.

This year 109 awards are too being presented under 14 categories for Foreigners/NRIs/PIOs/Posthumous. The Awards comprise of 5 Padma Vibhushan, 27 Padma Bhushan and 77 Padma Shri, these Padma awards the country’s highest civilian awards. The awards are given in all disciplines, in all fields i.e. art, social work, science, medicine, trade, education, sports, etc.

  • ‘Padma Vibhushan’ is awarded for exceptional and distinguished service.
  • ‘Padma Bhushan’ for distinguished service of high order.
  •  ‘Padma Shri’ for distinguished service in any field.

                                                    Padma Vibhushan

  • ·         Shri K G Subramanyan – Art-Painting & Sculpture – West Bengal.
  • ·         Late Shri Mario De Miranda – Art-Cartoonist – Goa.
  • ·         Late (Dr.)Bhupen Hazarika – Art- Vocal Music – Assam.
  • ·         Dr. Kantilal Hastimal Sancheti – Medicine – Orthopedics – Maharashtra.
  • ·         Shri T V Rajeswar – Civil Service – Delhi.

 

                                                       Padma Bhushan

  • ·         Smt. Shabana Azmi – Art – Cinema – Maharashtra.
  • ·         Shri Khaled Choudhury – Art – Theatre – West Bengal.
  • ·         Shri Jatin Das – Art – Painting – Delhi.
  • ·         Pandit Buddhadev Das Gupta – Art – Instrumental Music – Sarod – West Bengal.
  • ·         Shri Dharmendra Singh Deol alias Dharmendra – Art – Cinema – Maharashtra.
  • ·         Dr. Trippunithwra Viswanathan Gopalkrishnan – Art – Classical vocal and instrumental music – Tamil Nadu.
  • ·         Ms. Mira Nair – Art – Cinema – Delhi.
  • ·         Shri M.S. Gopalakrishnan – Art – Instrumental Music-Violin – Tamil Nadu.
  • ·         Shri Anish Kapoor – Art – Sculpture – UK.
  • ·         Shri Satya Narayan Goenka – Social Work – Maharashtra.
  • ·         Dr. (Judge) Patibandla Chandrasekhar Rao – Public Affairs – Germany.
  • ·         Shri George Yong-Boon Yeo – Public Affairs – Singapore.
  • ·         Prof. Shashikumar Chitre – Science and Engineering – Maharashtra.
  • ·         Dr. M S Raghunathan – Science and Engineering – Maharashtra.
  • ·         Shri Subbiah Murugappa Vellayan – Trade and Industry – Tamil Nadu.
  • ·         Shri Balasubramanian Muthuraman – Trade and Industry – Maharashtra.
  • ·         Dr. Suresh H. Advani – Medicine – Oncology – Maharashtra.
  • ·         Dr. Noshir H Wadia – Medicine-Neurology – Maharashtra.
  • ·         Dr. Devi Prasad Shetty – Medicine-Cardiology – Karnataka.
  • ·         Prof. (Dr.) Shantaram Balwant Mujumdar – Literature and Education – Maharashtra.
  • ·         Prof. Vidya Dehejia – Literature and Education – USA.
  • ·         Prof. Arvind Panagariya – Literature and Education – USA.
  • ·         Dr. Jose Pereira – Literature and Education – USA.
  • ·         Dr. Homi K. Bhabha – Literature and Education – UK.
  • ·         Shri N Vittal – Civil Service – Kerala.
  • ·         Shri Mata Prasad – Civil Service – Uttar Pradesh.
  • ·         Shri Ronen Sen – Civil Service – West Bengal.
  • ·         Shri Vanraj Bhatia – Art – Music – Maharashtra
  • ·         Shri Zia Fariduddin Dagar – Art – Music – vocal – Maharashtra
  • ·         Smt. Nameirakpam Ibemni Devi – Art – Music- Khongjom Parba – Manipur
  • ·         Shri Ramachandra Subraya Hegde Chittani – Art – Yakshagana dance drama – Karnataka
  • ·         Shri Moti Lal Kemmu – Art – Playwright – Jammu and Kashmir
  • ·         Shri Shahid Parvez Khan – Art – Instrumental Music-Sitar – Maharashtra
  • ·         Shri Mohan Lal Kumhar – Art – Terracotta – Rajasthan
  • ·         Shri Sakar Khan Manganiar – Art – Rajasthani Folk Music – Rajasthan
  • ·         Smt. Joy Michael – Art – Theatre – Delhi
  • ·         Dr. Minati Mishra – Art – Indian Classical Dance-Odissi. – Orissa
  • ·         Shri Natesan Muthuswamy – Art – Theatre. – Tamil Nadu
  • ·         Smt. R. Nagarathnamma – Art – Theatre – Karnataka
  • ·         Shri Kalamandalm Sivan Nambootiri – Art – Indian Classical Dance- Kutiyattam – Kerala
  • ·         Smt. Yamunabai Waikar – Art – Indian Folk Music-Lavani. – Maharashtra
  • ·         Shri Satish Alekar – Art – Playwright – Maharashtra
  • ·         Pandit Gopal Prasad Dubey – Art – Chhau dance and choreography – Jharkhand
  • ·         Shri Ramakant Gundecha and Shri Umakant Gundecha# – Art – Indian Classical Music- Vocal – Madhya Pradesh
  • ·         Shri Anup Jalota – Art-Indian Classical Music- Vocal – Maharashtra
  • ·         Shri Soman Nair Priyadarsan – Art – Cinema- Direction – Kerala
  • ·         Shri Sunil Janah – Art-Photography – Assam
  • ·         Ms. Laila Tyebji – Art-Handicrafts – Delhi
  • ·         Shri Vijay Sharma – Art-Painting – Himachal Pradesh
  • ·         Smt. Shamshad Begum – Social Work – Chattisgarh
  • ·         Smt. Reeta Devi – Social Work – Delhi
  • ·         Dr. P.K. Gopal – Social Work – Tamil Nadu
  • ·         Smt. Phoolbasan Bai Yadav – Social Work – Chattisgarh
  • ·         Dr. G. Muniratnam – Social Work – Andhra Pradesh
  • ·         Shri Niranjan Pranshankar Pandya – Social Work – Maharashtra
  • ·         Dr. Uma Tuli – Social Work – Delhi
  • ·         Shri Sat Paul Varma – Social Work – Jammu and Kashmir
  • ·         Smt.Binny Yanga – Social Work – Arunachal Pradesh
  • ·         Shri Yezdi Hirji Malegam – Public Affairs – Maharashtra
  • ·         Shri Pravin H. Parekh – Public Affairs – Delhi
  • ·         Dr. V. Adimurthy – Science and Engineering – Kerala
  • ·         Dr. Krishna Lal Chadha – Science and Engineering – Agriculture – Delhi
  • ·         Prof. Virander Singh Chauhan – Science and Engineering – Delhi
  • ·         Prof. Rameshwar Nath Koul Bamezai – Science and Engineering – Jammu and Kashmir
  • ·         Dr. Vijaypal Singh – Science and Engineering – Agricultural Research – Uttar Pradesh
  • ·         Dr. Lokesh Kumar Singhal – Science and Engineering – Punjab
  • ·         Dr. Yagnaswami Sundara Rajan – Science and Engineering – Karnataka
  • ·         Prof. Jagadish Shukla – Science and Engineering – USA*
  • ·         Ms. Priya Paul – Trade and Industry – Delhi
  • ·         Shri Shoji Shiba – Trade and Industry – Japan*
  • ·         Shri Gopinath Pillai – Trade and Industry – Singapore*
  • ·         Shri Arun Hastimal Firodia – Trade and Industry – Maharashtra
  • ·         Dr. Swati A. Piramal – Trade and Industry – Maharashtra
  • ·         Prof. Mahdi Hasan – Medicine-Anatomy – Uttar Pradesh
  • ·         Dr. Viswanathan Mohan – Medicine – Diabetology – Tamil Nadu
  • ·         Dr. J. Hareendran Nair – Medicine – Ayurveda – Kerala
  • ·         Dr. Vallalarpuram Sennimalai Natarajan – Medicine – Geriatrics – Tamil Nadu
  • ·         Dr. Jitendra Kumar Singh – Medicine – Oncology – Bihar
  • ·         Dr. Shrinivas S. Vaishya – Medicine-Healthcare – Daman and Diu
  • ·         Dr. Nitya Anand – Medicine – Drugs Research – Uttar Pradesh
  • ·         Late Dr. Jugal Kishore – Medicine – Homoeopathy – Delhi *
  • ·         Dr. Mukesh Batra – Medicine-Homeopathy – Maharashtra
  • ·         Dr. Eberhard Fischer – Literature and Education – Switzerland*
  • ·         Shri Kedar Gurung – Literature and Education – Sikkim
  • ·         Shri Surjit Singh Patar – Literature and Education – Poetry – Punjab
  • ·         Shri Vijay Dutt Shridhar – Literature and Education – Journalism – Madhya Pradesh
  • ·         Shri Irwin Allan Sealy – Literature and Education – Uttarakhand
  • ·         Ms. Geeta Dharmarajan – Literature and Education – Delhi
  • ·         Prof. Sachchidanand Sahai – Literature and Education – Haryana
  • ·         Smt. Pepita Seth – Literature and Education – Kerala
  • ·         Dr. Ralte L. Thanmawia – Literature and Education – Mizoram
  • ·         Shri Ajeet Bajaj – Sports – Skiing – Delhi
  • ·         Smt. Jhulan Goswami – Sports – Women’s Cricket – West Bengal
  • ·         Shri Zafar Iqbal – Sports-Hockey – Uttar Pradesh
  • ·         Shri Devendra Jhajrija – Sports – Athletics- Paralympics – Rajasthan
  • ·         Shri Limba Ram – Sports – Archery – Rajasthan
  • ·         Shri Syed Mohammed Arif – Sports – Badminton – Andhra Pradesh
  • ·         Prof. Ravi Chaturvedi – Sports- Commentary – Delhi
  • ·         Shri Prabhakar Vaidya – Sports-Physical Education – Maharashtra
  • ·         Shri T. Venkatapathi Reddiar – Others-Horticulture – Puducherry
  • ·         Dr. K. (Kota) Ullas Karanth – Others-Wildlife Conservation and Environment Protection – Karnataka
  • ·         Shri K Paddayya – Others-Archaeology – Maharashtra
  • ·         Shri Swapan Guha – Others-Ceramics – Rajasthan
  • ·         Dr. Kartikeya V. Sarabhai – Others – Environmental Education – Gujarat

 

                                                              Padma Shri

 

  • ·         Shri Vanraj Bhatia – Art – Music – Maharashtra
  • ·         Shri Zia Fariduddin Dagar – Art – Music – vocal – Maharashtra
  • ·         Smt. Nameirakpam Ibemni Devi – Art – Music- Khongjom Parba – Manipur
  • ·         Shri Ramachandra Subraya Hegde Chittani – Art – Yakshagana dance drama – Karnataka
  • ·         Shri Moti Lal Kemmu – Art – Playwright – Jammu and Kashmir
  • ·         Shri Shahid Parvez Khan – Art – Instrumental Music-Sitar – Maharashtra
  • ·         Shri Mohan Lal Kumhar – Art – Terracotta – Rajasthan
  • ·         Shri Sakar Khan Manganiar – Art – Rajasthani Folk Music – Rajasthan
  • ·         Smt. Joy Michael – Art – Theatre – Delhi
  • ·         Dr. Minati Mishra – Art – Indian Classical Dance-Odissi. – Orissa
  • ·         Shri Natesan Muthuswamy – Art – Theatre. – Tamil Nadu
  • ·         Smt. R. Nagarathnamma – Art – Theatre – Karnataka
  • ·         Shri Kalamandalm Sivan Nambootiri – Art – Indian Classical Dance- Kutiyattam – Kerala
  • ·         Smt. Yamunabai Waikar – Art – Indian Folk Music-Lavani. – Maharashtra
  • ·         Shri Satish Alekar – Art – Playwright – Maharashtra
  • ·         Pandit Gopal Prasad Dubey – Art – Chhau dance and choreography – Jharkhand
  • ·         Shri Ramakant Gundecha and Shri Umakant Gundecha# – Art – Indian Classical Music- Vocal – Madhya Pradesh
  • ·         Shri Anup Jalota – Art-Indian Classical Music- Vocal – Maharashtra
  • ·         Shri Soman Nair Priyadarsan – Art – Cinema- Direction – Kerala
  • ·         Shri Sunil Janah – Art-Photography – Assam
  • ·         Ms. Laila Tyebji – Art-Handicrafts – Delhi
  • ·         Shri Vijay Sharma – Art-Painting – Himachal Pradesh
  • ·         Smt. Shamshad Begum – Social Work – Chattisgarh
  • ·         Smt. Reeta Devi – Social Work – Delhi
  • ·         Dr. P.K. Gopal – Social Work – Tamil Nadu
  • ·         Smt. Phoolbasan Bai Yadav – Social Work – Chattisgarh
  • ·         Dr. G. Muniratnam – Social Work – Andhra Pradesh
  • ·         Shri Niranjan Pranshankar Pandya – Social Work – Maharashtra
  • ·         Dr. Uma Tuli – Social Work – Delhi
  • ·         Shri Sat Paul Varma – Social Work – Jammu and Kashmir
  • ·         Smt.Binny Yanga – Social Work – Arunachal Pradesh
  • ·         Shri Yezdi Hirji Malegam – Public Affairs – Maharashtra
  • ·         Shri Pravin H. Parekh – Public Affairs – Delhi
  • ·         Dr. V. Adimurthy – Science and Engineering – Kerala
  • ·         Dr. Krishna Lal Chadha – Science and Engineering – Agriculture – Delhi
  • ·         Prof. Virander Singh Chauhan – Science and Engineering – Delhi
  • ·         Prof. Rameshwar Nath Koul Bamezai – Science and Engineering – Jammu and Kashmir
  • ·         Dr. Vijaypal Singh – Science and Engineering – Agricultural Research – Uttar Pradesh
  • ·         Dr. Lokesh Kumar Singhal – Science and Engineering – Punjab
  • ·         Dr. Yagnaswami Sundara Rajan – Science and Engineering – Karnataka
  • ·         Prof. Jagadish Shukla – Science and Engineering – USA*
  • ·         Ms. Priya Paul – Trade and Industry – Delhi
  • ·         Shri Shoji Shiba – Trade and Industry – Japan*
  • ·         Shri Gopinath Pillai – Trade and Industry – Singapore*
  • ·         Shri Arun Hastimal Firodia – Trade and Industry – Maharashtra
  • ·         Dr. Swati A. Piramal – Trade and Industry – Maharashtra
  • ·         Prof. Mahdi Hasan – Medicine-Anatomy – Uttar Pradesh
  • ·         Dr. Viswanathan Mohan – Medicine – Diabetology – Tamil Nadu
  • ·         Dr. J. Hareendran Nair – Medicine – Ayurveda – Kerala
  • ·         Dr. Vallalarpuram Sennimalai Natarajan – Medicine – Geriatrics – Tamil Nadu
  • ·         Dr. Jitendra Kumar Singh – Medicine – Oncology – Bihar
  • ·         Dr. Shrinivas S. Vaishya – Medicine-Healthcare – Daman and Diu
  • ·         Dr. Nitya Anand – Medicine – Drugs Research – Uttar Pradesh
  • ·         Late Dr. Jugal Kishore – Medicine – Homoeopathy – Delhi *
  • ·         Dr. Mukesh Batra – Medicine-Homeopathy – Maharashtra
  • ·         Dr. Eberhard Fischer – Literature and Education – Switzerland*
  • ·         Shri Kedar Gurung – Literature and Education – Sikkim
  • ·         Shri Surjit Singh Patar – Literature and Education – Poetry – Punjab
  • ·         Shri Vijay Dutt Shridhar – Literature and Education – Journalism – Madhya Pradesh
  • ·         Shri Irwin Allan Sealy – Literature and Education – Uttarakhand
  • ·         Ms. Geeta Dharmarajan – Literature and Education – Delhi
  • ·         Prof. Sachchidanand Sahai – Literature and Education – Haryana
  • ·         Smt. Pepita Seth – Literature and Education – Kerala
  • ·         Dr. Ralte L. Thanmawia – Literature and Education – Mizoram
  • ·         Shri Ajeet Bajaj – Sports – Skiing – Delhi
  • ·         Smt. Jhulan Goswami – Sports – Women’s Cricket – West Bengal
  • ·         Shri Zafar Iqbal – Sports-Hockey – Uttar Pradesh
  • ·         Shri Devendra Jhajrija – Sports – Athletics- Paralympics – Rajasthan
  • ·         Shri Limba Ram – Sports – Archery – Rajasthan
  • ·         Shri Syed Mohammed Arif – Sports – Badminton – Andhra Pradesh
  • ·         Prof. Ravi Chaturvedi – Sports- Commentary – Delhi
  • ·         Shri Prabhakar Vaidya – Sports-Physical Education – Maharashtra
  • ·         Shri T. Venkatapathi Reddiar – Others-Horticulture – Puducherry
  • ·         Dr. K. (Kota) Ullas Karanth – Others-Wildlife Conservation and Environment Protection – Karnataka
  • ·         Shri K Paddayya – Others-Archaeology – Maharashtra
  • ·         Shri Swapan Guha – Others-Ceramics – Rajasthan
  • ·         Dr. Kartikeya V. Sarabhai – Others – Environmental Education – Gujarat

 

The awards are announced on the occasion of Republic Day every year and will be conferred by the President of India at a function held at Rashtrapati Bhawan in March/April.


 

                    

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