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  • Padma Awards are the one of the highest civilian Awards of the country, are conferred in three categories, namely, Padma VibhushanPadma 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. 
  • This year the President of India has approved conferment of 112 Padma Awards including one duo case (in a duo case, the Award is counted as one) as per list below. 
  • The list comprises 4 Padma Vibhushan14 Padma Bhushan and 94 Padma Shri Awards.  
  • 21 of the awardees are women and the list also includes 11 persons from the category of Foreigners/NRI/PIO/OCI, 3 Posthumous awardees and 1 transgender person.

PADMA VIBHUSHAN (4)

Name

Field

State

Ms. Teejan Bai

 

Art-Vocals-Folk

Chhattisgarh

Shri Ismail Omar Guelleh (Foreigner)

Public Affairs

Djibouti

Shri Anilkumar Manibhai Naik

 

Trade & Industry-Infrastructure

Maharashtra

Shri Balwant Moreshwar Purandare

Art-Acting-Theatre

Maharashtra

PADMA BHUSHAN- (14)

Name

Field

State

Shri John Chambers

(Foreigner)

Trade & Industry-Technology

USA

Shri Sukhdev Singh Dhindsa

 

Public Affairs

Punjab

Shri Pravin Gordhan

(Foreigner)

Public Affairs

South Africa

Shri Mahashay Dharam Pal Gulati

Trade & Industry-Food Processing

Delhi

Shri Darshan Lal Jain

Social Work

Haryana

Shri Ashok Laxmanrao Kukade

Medicine-Affordable Healthcare

Maharashtra

Shri Kariya Munda

Public Affairs

Jharkhand

Shri Budhaditya Mukherjee

Art-Music-Sitar

West Bengal

Shri Mohanlal Viswanathan Nair

Art-Acting-Film

Kerala

Shri S Nambi Narayan

Science & Engineering-Space

Kerala

Shri Kuldip Nayar

(Posthumous)

Literature & Education (Journalism)

Delhi

Ms. Bachendri Pal

Sports-Mountaineering

Uttarakhand

Shri V K Shunglu

Civil Service

Delhi

Shri Hukumdev Narayan Yadav

Public Affairs

Bihar