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About Padma Vibhushan

Padma Vibhushan are a prestigious honor presented in India. The honor is generally presented by the President of India on the Indian Republic Day along with Padma Bhushan and Padma Shri. The President of India has approved the conferment of the award.

Padma Vibhushan 2009

Name - Discipline - State / Domicile
Dr. Chandrika Prasad Srivastava - Civil Service - Maharashtra
Shri Sunderlal Bahuguna - Environment Conservation - Uttarakhand
Prof. D.P. Chattopadhyaya - Literature & Education - West Bengal
Prof. Jasbir Singh Bajaj - Medicine - Punjab
Dr. Purshotam Lal - Medicine - Uttar Pradesh
Shri Govind Narain - Public Affairs - Uttar Pradesh
Dr. Anil Kakodkar - Science & Engineering - Maharashtra
Shri G. Madhavan Nair - Science & Engineering - Karnataka
Sister Nirmala - Social Work - West Bengal
Dr. A.S. Ganguly - Trade & Industry - Maharashtra

Padma Vibhushan in News

Aid to the Frontline: WWF-India and Apollo Hospitals Join Hands for Welfare of Forest Staff
Business Wire IndiaForest guards play an indispensable role in protecting the forest habitats and species that WWF-India strives to conserve. Their job involves patrolling vast swathes of often-inhospitable terrain with bare minimum protection and hardly any access to emergency medical facilities in case of any severe mishaps or illnesses suffered on-job

Apollo Health City, Hyderabad Adjudged the 'Best Medical Tourism Facility' in India
Business Wire IndiaApollo Health City, Hyderabad, has been adjudged as the 'Best Medical Tourism Facility in India by the Government of India, for the year 2013-14. The award was presented by Sri Pranab Mukerjee, H.E., The President of India, today in New Delhi. Ms. Sangita Reddy, Jt. Managing Director and Mr

Apollo Hospitals Leads the Way in High Risk Pregnancy
Business Wire IndiaIn yet another example of clinical excellence by Apollo Hospitals, Apollo Cradle, the premier birthing center, today showcased its expertise in handling high-risk pregnancies by helping a woman with not one but two rheumatological complications deliver a healthy baby boy. Mrs

Apollo Hospitals Salutes Organ Donors - Celebrates ""A second chance to live""
Business Wire IndiaApollo Hospitals, India’s leading healthcare service provider today reiterated its commitment to organ donation and transplantation by felicitating family members of organ donors who gave their recipients “A second chance to live”

Robotics Helped Apollo Children's Hospital Transform the Lives of 65 Children from India and Abroad
Business Wire IndiaApollo Children’s Hospital has once again showcased its expertise and technical know-how on implementing some of the latest technologies for the benefit of patients

Apollo Hospitals Restructures Shattered Pelvic Bone in a Day; Treats Patient who Sustained Multiple Fractures
Business Wire IndiaApollo Hospitals, Asia’s foremost healthcare service provider, has once again showcased its expertise in handling complex surgeries by completely restructuring a shattered pelvic bone in a patient who sustained multiple fractures in an accident. The incident has also highlighted the importance of a quality trauma care for emergency situations

Apollo Children's Hospitals Successfully Treats 12 year Old H1N1 Patient using ECMO; Doctors Call for Early Referrals for More Successful Outcomes
Business Wire IndiaApollo Children’s Hospitals, Chennai’s leading pediatric hospital and the only hospital in Chennai to house an Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO) machine exclusively for children with successful outcomes, has helped a critical H1N1 12 year old Soubashre survive

Apollo Hospitals Harvest 23 Different Organs from Five Brain Dead Donors in a Day; Perhaps a First Ever
Business Wire IndiaIn a unique coincidence and perhaps for the first time ever, five grieving families agreed to donate the organs of their beloved brain dead relatives resulting in a remarkable act of humanity in the toughest situation setting a record for the maximum no. of organs harvested in a day

Apollo Hospitals Celebrates 15 Years of Bridging the Access Gap to Quality Healthcare
Business Wire India  Founded in 1999, Apollo Telemedicine Networking Foundation (ATNF) and Apollo Telehealth Services (ATHS) is the largest and oldest multi-speciality telemedicine network in South Asia. Acknowledging telehealth as the most promising solution to bridge the urban rural health divide, Indian Medical Association (IMA) is declaring March 24th as IMA National Telemedicine Day

Life After Combined Heart and Lung Transplant - Patient's Point of View
Business Wire IndiaIn an attempt to increase awareness on improving timing of referral in patients with end-stage lung disease, doctors at Apollo Hospitals today showcased success rates in the increasing number of combined heart and lung transplant procedures performed in the city

Apollo Hospitals and The Republic of Macedonia Sign Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to Develop Healthcare Services
Business Wire IndiaApollo Hospitals Group and The Republic of Macedonia signed a far-reaching agreement that will raise the standards of healthcare for the reformist Republic and the region. Ms. Anne Marie Moncure, CEO, Southern Region, Apollo Hospitals Group and His Excellency Toni Atanasovski, Ambassador of the Republic of Macedonia in India on behalf of its Ministry of Health signed the MoU

Sapien Biosciences, Partners with OncoStem Diagnostics to Develop Breast Cancer Recurrence Diagnostic Test
Business Wire IndiaSapien Biosciences, a niche biotech venture backed by Apollo Hospitals, has entered into a collaboration with a Bangalore-based diagnostic start-up, OncoStem Diagnostics, for the development and validation of a novel breast cancer recurrence prediction test. Breast cancer is the most common cancer among women worldwide and accounts for 25% to 31% of all cancers

Chennai's IT Corridor gets its first digital hospital - Apollo Specialty Hospitals, now in OMR
Business Wire India  24 x7 Emergency Care in a multispecialty environment Special focus on Neurosciences, Cardiac Sciences, Orthopedics and Trauma ​ Apollo Hospitals Enterprise Limited today formally launched its 10th hospital in Chennai and it marks the first digital hospital in the IT Corridor, Perungudi region of OMR

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Apollo Hospitals Introduces Teleradiology Remote Consulting and Diagnostic Services
In yet another feat to take world class healthcare to all in India, leading healthcare provider, Apollo Hospitals today launched a superior remote consulting and diagnostic -Teleradiology services at its Flagship Hospital in Chennai. Inaugurated by Dr. A.P

Thoraco Omphalopagus Female Twins from Tanzania Successfully Separated at Apollo Hospitals
In a rare surgery, doctors at Apollo Children’s Hospital Chennai successfully separated Tanzanian twins Abriana and Adriana who were joined at their chest and abdomen

Apollo Hospitals & Fiji National University Agree to Work Together to Develop Healthcare in Fiji
Apollo Hospitals and Fiji National University have signed an MoU for healthcare collaboration. The MoU was signed by Mrs. Sangita Reddy, Joint Managing Director, Apollo Group of Hospitals, India and Vice Chancellor of Fiji National University in Fiji on 19 November, 2014. This MoU was signed on the eve of the visit of Hon’ble Prime Minister of India, Sri

Apollo Organ Transplant Team Successfully Performs Three Liver and a Kidney Transplant across Two Cities in Less than Two Days

Apollo Hospitals and Sanofi Announce Collaboration to Provide an Integrated Care Program in India for People with Diabetes
Jointly striving for ‘disease-free’ diabetes amongst patients in India Plan to set up 50 Sugar clinics in the first wave ​Apollo Hospitals and Sanofi today announced their decision to collaborate on the expansion of Apollo Sugar Clinics, which provide integrated diabetes care programs in India

4th International Congress on Patient Safety and 5th International Conference on Transforming Healthcare with IT 2014 hosted for the First Time in Eastern India by Apollo Gleneagles Hospitals

First Ischiopygopagus Twins' Successful Separation in India and Fifth in the World at Apollo Speciality Hospitals, Vanagaram
Ericana & Eluidi, the famous Pygopagus twins, 5th in the world and 1st to be successfully separated in Chennai India, turned one today amidst a gala celebration hosted by Apollo Specialty Hospitals in Vanagaram where they have been recovering since their separation on 16 December 2013

Apollo Hospitals to Host International Forum on Battling Cancer
Taking the battle against cancer to the next level, Apollo Hospitals, India’s foremost healthcare provider will be hosting Apollo Cancer Conclave 2014, an international conference aimed at improving cancer management not only in India but across the globe, in the City in early February

Apollo Hospitals Successfully Separates Pygopagus Conjoined Twins Ericana and Eluidi
A pair of male Pygopagus twins was successfully separated at the Apollo Speciality Hospitals in Vanagaram on December 16, 2013. Ericana and Eluidi are both declared stable. Second significant milestone for Apollo Hospitals in its 30th year: World No. 1 in Solid Organ transplants. And now, 1st in India and South East Asia to successfully separate male Pygopagus twins

American Megatrends India Successfully Deploys Feedback Management System (FMS) at Apollo Hospitals
American Megatrends India, a high-end technology player focused on computing innovations, and a wholly owned subsidiary of American Megatrends Inc., USA (AMI USA), has successfully deployed its Feedback Management System (FMS) at all Apollo hospitals in Chennai and in select Apollo hospitals in Kolkata, Bhubaneswar and Ahmedabad

Pranab Mukherjee, the quintessential Congressman
Known for his razor sharp intellect and memory and a quintessential Congressman, Pranab Mukherjee will make a huge transformation if he wins the presidential race, capping a 45-year-long run in active politics.

Need for Agriculture Innovations to Achieve Sustainable Agriculture Practices for Food and Nutritional Security
The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) organized a Brainstorming Session on Sustainable Agriculture Practices to Meet Challenges in Indian Agriculture today commemorating the birth anniversary of the Late Dr. B P Pal, revered for his outstanding contributions in the field of agricultural and horticultural research

Zohra Sehgal: A hundred magical years (Part -2)
"If there is one tragedy in my life today, it is that I can't read and write (due to a problem with her vision). I used to do crossword puzzles night and day. I used read books, one after the other, especially detective novels with a lot of sex in them (winks), my daughter-in-law Seema (grand daughter of Munshi Premchand) used to bring them for me...but now I can't read. I accept it. Its ok..

President Patil confers civilian awards to eminent personalities in Delhi
President Pratibha Devisingh Patil presented civilian awards to eminent personalities at a ceremony here on Wednesday.

Antony, army chief pay tribute to Field Marshal Maneckshaw on his 98th birth anniversary
Defence Minister A. K. Antony and Chief of Army Staff General V. K. Singh paid tribute and laid wreaths at the cemetery of Field Marshal Sam Manekshaw on his 98th birth anniversary on Tuesday.

Bhupen Hazarika awarded Padma Vibhushan
The President of India today approved the conferment of Padma Awards for 2012 with veteran Assamese singer, poet and musician Late (Dr.) Bhupen Hazarika, receiving the Padma Vibhushan along with Cartoonist Late Mario De Miranda from Goa, Orthopedic and close aide of Anna Hazare, Dr

Penguin India Turns 25
2012 is a very special year for Penguin India—for this is the year that everyone’s favourite publisher turns 25! Penguin India will celebrate its 25th year with a series of exciting events, activities and initiatives throughout the year and a Penguin 25th Year Logo. The theme behind all of these is a celebration of the joy of reading

Three from Andhra gets Padma awards
Three from Andhra Pradesh conferred with Padma awards - Patibandla Chandrasekhara Rao honored with Padma Bhushan, Muniratnam Naidu and Mohd Arifuddin with Padma Sri

Praj Announces Winners of Maha-Intrapreneur Award 2011
Praj Industries, global biofuels technology and engineering Company announced the names of winners of the ‘Maha-Intrapreneur Awards 2011’. This award honors and recognizes the efforts of ‘Intrapreneurs’ or ‘Corporate Entrepreneurs’ who put in their hard-work and efforts in accelerate the growth and profit of their companies

Suneeta Reddy extends her Support to Breast Cancer Awareness Campaign
Suneeta Reddy, Joint Managing Director, Apollo Hospitals, has been actively working towards spreading Breast Cancer Awareness and contributing to the Breast Cancer Awareness Campaign initiated by Apollo Hospitals in association with the Times of India

Awareness is the key to curb Breast Cancer - Suneeta Reddy, Apollo Hospitals
October is the breast cancer awareness month and is dedicated to increasing awareness about breast cancer issues, especially the importance of early detection. Commemorating the Breast Cancer Awareness month, Ms Suneeta Reddy, Joint Managing Director, Apollo Hospitals, feels that every woman should contribute to the cause and spread awareness among women of all age groups

“Guru Swara”Tanla Launches first of its kind Online Classical Music Solution for Vocal Excellence
First Time in the world, an innovative & cutting edge technology created to assist budding classical vocal artists/students that simplifies the way they practice, is launched by the renowned classical musician Padma Vibhushan Dr. Mangalampally Bala Murali Krishna. This solution has been a result of the collaboration between Tanla Solutions Limited and Muzigle India Pvt. Ltd

Leadstart Publishing and Landmark Bookstore Host the Launch of Jayanta Ray’s Latest Book ‘Withered Leaves’, Released by the Hands of Prof. Dr. Y. V. Reddy, Padma Vibhushan Awardee and Former Governor of RBI

Ajai Chowdhry Awarded Padma Bhushan
Ajai Chowdhry, Founder, HCL and Chairman, HCL Infosystems, India’s premier Hardware, Services and ICT System Integration, was today awarded the Padma Bhushan, one of the highest civilian recognition in the country, by The Hon’ble President of India, Smt. Pratibha Devisingh Patil at the official ceremony held at the Rashtrapati Bhavan

Pandit Jasraj supports demand to confer 'Bharat Ratna' to Tendulkar
Renowned classical singer Pandit Jasraj on Saturday supported the demand to confer 'Bharat Ratna' to batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar in view of his outstanding contribution to the game of cricket.

Sachin deserves 'Bharat Ratna': Dhoni
Indian skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni on Wednesday advocated the idea of conferring 'Bharat Ratna' to batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar, saying no cricketer deserves it more than him.

BJP supports demand to confer 'Bharat Ratna' to Sachin
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Tuesday supported the demand to confer 'Bharat Ratna' to batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar in view of his outstanding contribution to the game of cricket.

Maharashtra Govt. to recommend Sachin's name for 'Bharat Ratna'
Following Team India's historic win in the 2011 World Cup, the Maharashtra Government is going to recommend to the Centre that batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar should be given the 'Bharat Ratna' in view of his outstanding contribution to the game of cricket.

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