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
  • ‘Padma Shri’ for distinguished service in any field.

 – The awards are announced on the occasion of Republic Day every year.
– Conferred by the President of India at ceremonial functions which are held at Rashtrapati Bhawan every year.
14 of the awardees are women
16 persons from the category of Foreigners/NRI/PIO/OCI
3 Posthumous awardees

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.

Padma Vibhushan

It is the second highest civilian award

Sl. NoNameDisciplineState/Domicile
1Shri IllaiyarajaArt-MusicTamil Nadu
2Shri Ghulam Mustafa KhanArt-MusicMaharashtra
3Shri Parameswaran ParameswaranLiterature and EducationKerala

Padma bhushan

It is the third highest civilian award

Sl. NoNameDiscipilineState / Domicile
1Shri Pankaj AdvaniSports- Billiards/SnookerKarnataka
2Shri Philipose Mar ChrysostomOthers-SpiritualismKerala
3Shri Mahendra Singh DhoniSports-CricketJharkhand
4Shri Alexander Kadakin
Foreigner/Posthumous
Public AffairsRussia
5Shri Ramachandran NagaswamyOthers-ArchaeologyTamil Nadu
6Shri Ved Prakash Nanda
OCI
Literature and EducationUSA
7Shri Laxman PaiArt-PaintingGoa
8Shri Arvind ParikhArt-MusicMaharashtra
9Ms. Sharda SinhaArt-MusicBihar

Padma shri

It is the fourth highest civilian award

Sl. NoNameFieldState
1Shri Abhay Bang  (Duo)MedicineMaharashtra
Ms. Rani Bang  (Duo)MedicineMaharashtra
2Shri Damodar Ganesh BapatSocial WorkChhattisgarh
3Shri Prafulla Govinda BaruahLiterature and Education-JournalismAssam
4Shri Mohan Swaroop BhatiaArt-Folk MusicUttar Pradesh
5Shri Sudhanshu BiswasSocial WorkWest Bengal
6Ms. Saikhom Mirabai ChanuSports-WeightliftingManipur
7Shri Pandit Shyamlal ChaturvediLiterature and Education-JournalismChhattisgarh
8Shri Jose Ma Joey Concepcion III  (Foreigner)Trade & IndustryPhilippines
9Ms. Langpoklakpam Subadani DeviArt-WeavingManipur
10Shri Somdev DevvarmanSports-TennisTripura
11Shri Yeshi DhodenMedicineHimachal Pradesh
12Shri Arup Kumar DuttaLiterature and EducationAssam
13Shri Doddarange GowdaArt-LyricsKarnataka
14Shri Arvind GuptaLiterature and EducationMaharashtra
15Shri Digamber HansdaLiterature and EducationJharkhand
16Shri Ramli Bin Ibrahim
(Foreigner)
Art-DanceMalaysia
17Shri Anwar Jalalpuri
(Posthumous)
Literature and Education Uttar Pradesh
18Shri Piyong Temjen JamirLiterature and EducationNagaland
19Ms. Sitavva JoddatiSocial WorkKarnataka
20Ms. Malti JoshiLiterature and EducationMadhya Pradesh
21Shri Manoj JoshiArt-ActingMaharashtra
22Shri Rameshwarlal KabraTrade & IndustryMaharashtra
23Shri Pran Kishore KaulArtJammu and Kashmir
24Shri Bounlap Keokangna
(Foreigner)
Others-ArchitectureLaos
25Shri Vijay KichluArt-MusicWest Bengal
26Shri Tommy Koh
(Foreigner)
Public AffairsSingapore
27Ms. LakshmikuttyMedicine-TraditionalKerala
28Ms. Joyshree Goswami MahantaLiterature and
Education
Assam
29Shri Narayan Das MaharajOthers-SpiritualismRajasthan
30Shri Pravakara MaharanaArt-SculptureOdisha
31Shri Hun Many
(Foreigner)
Public AffairsCambodia
32Ms. Nouf Marwaai
(Foreigner)
Others- YogaSaudi Arabia
33Shri Zaverilal MehtaLiterature and Education-JournalismGujarat
34Shri Krishna Bihari MishraLiterature and EducationWest Bengal
35Shri Sisir Purushottam MishraArt-CinemaMaharashtra
36Ms. Subhasini MistrySocial WorkWest Bengal
37Shri Tomio Mizokami
(Foreigner)
Literature and EducationJapan
38Shri Somdet Phra Maha Muniwong (Foreigner)Others-SpiritualismThailand
39Shri Keshav Rao MusalgaonkarLiterature and EducationMadhya Pradesh
40Dr Thant Myint – U
(Foreigner)
Public AffairsMyanmar
41Ms. V NanammalOthers-YogaTamil Nadu
42Ms. Sulagitti NarasammaSocial WorkKarnataka
43Ms. Vijayalakshmi NavaneethakrishnanArt-Folk MusicTamil Nadu
44Shri I Nyoman Nuarta
(Foreigner)
Art- SculptureIndonesia
45Shri Malai Haji Abdullah (Duo)
(Foreigner)
Social WorkBrunei
Bin Malai Haji Othman (Duo)
(Foreigner)
Social WorkDarussalam
46Shri Gobaradhan PanikaArt-WeavingOdisha
47Shri Bhabani Charan PattanaikPublic AffairsOdisha
48Shri Murlikant PetkarSports-SwimmingMaharashtra
49Shri Habibullo Rajabov
(Foreigner)
Literature and EducationTajikistan
50Shri M R RajagopalMedicine-Palliative CareKerala
51Shri Sampat Ramteke
(Posthumous)
Social WorkMaharashtra
52Shri Chandra Sekhar RathLiterature and EducationOdisha
53Shri S S RathoreCivil ServiceGujarat
54Shri Amitava RoyScience and EngineeringWest Bengal
55Shri Sanduk Ruit
(Foreigner)
Medicine-OphthalmologyNepal
56Shri R SathyanarayanaArt-MusicKarnataka
57Shri Pankaj M ShahMedicine-OncologyGujarat
58Shri Bhajju ShyamArt-PaintingMadhya Pradesh
59Shri Maharao Raghuveer SinghLiterature and EducationRajasthan
60Shri Kidambi SrikanthSports-BadmintonAndhra Pradesh
61Shri Ibrahim SutarArt-MusicKarnataka
62Shri Siddeshwara SwamijiOthers-SpiritualismKarnataka
63Ms. Lentina Ao ThakkarSocial WorkNagaland
64Shri Vikram Chandra
Thakur
Science and EngineeringUttarakhand
65Shri Rudrapatnam
Narayanaswamy
Tharanathan  (Duo)
Art-MusicKarnataka
Shri Rudrapatnam Narayanaswamy
Thyagarajan  (Duo)
Art-MusicKarnataka
66Shri Nguyen Tien Thien
(Foreigner)
Others-SpiritualismVietnam
67Shri Bhagirath Prasad
Tripathi
Literature and EducationUttar Pradesh
68Shri Rajagopalan VasudevanScience and EngineeringTamil Nadu
69Shri Manas Bihari VermaScience and
Engineering
Bihar
70Shri Panatawane Gangadhar VithobajiLiterature and EducationMaharashtra
71Shri Romulus WhitakerOthers-Wildlife ConservationTamil Nadu
72Shri Baba YogendraArtMadhya Pradesh
73Shri A ZakiaLiterature and EducationMizoram

 


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