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Padma awards - 2017

Wednesday, January 25, 2017
New Delhi


Padma Awards were instituted in the year 1954 and these awards have been announced every year on Republic Day. The award is given in three categories, viz. Padma Vibhushan, Padma Bhushan and Padma Shri, in the decreasing order of importance.

This award seeks to recognize work of any distinction and is given for distinguished and exceptional achievements/service in all fields of activities/disciplines, such as art, literature and education, sports, medicine, social work, science and engineering, public affairs, civil service, trade and industry, etc. All persons without distinction of race, occupation, position or sex are eligible for these awards. Here is the List of Padma Awards – 2016.

This year the President of India has approved conferment of Padma Awards to 89 persons as per the list below. The list comprises of 7 Padma Vibhushan, 7 Padma Bhushan and 75 Padma Shri Awardees. 19 of the awardees are women and the list also includes 5 persons from the category of foreigners, NRIs, PIOs and 6 Posthumous awardees.

PADMA VIBHUSHAN

  • 1.Shri K J Yesudas-
  • 2 Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev
  • 3 Shri Sharad Pawar
  • 4.Shri Murli Manohar Joshi
  • 5.Prof. Udipi Ramachandra Rao
  • 6.Late Shri Sunder Lal Patwa (Posthumous)
  • 7.Late Shri PA Sangma(Posthumous)


Padma Bhushan

  • 8.Shri Vishwa Mohan Bhatt
  • 9.Prof. (Dr.) Devi Prasad Dwivedi
  • 10.Shri Tehemton Udwadia
  • 11.Shri Ratna Sundar Maharaj
  • 12.Swami Niranjana Nanda Saraswati
  • 13.H.R.H. Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn (Foreigner)Thailand
  • 14.Late Shri Cho Ramaswamy (Posthumous)

Padma Shri

  • 15Smt. Basanti Bisht
  • 16.Shri Chemanchery Kunhiraman Nair
  • 17.Smt. Aruna Mohanty
  • 18Smt. Bharathi Vishnuvardhan
  • 19.Shri Sadhu Meher
  • 20.Shri T K Murthy
  • 21.Shri Laishram Birendrakumar Singh
  • 22.Shri Krishna Ram Chaudhary
  • 23.Smt. Baoa Devi
  • 24.Shri Tilak Gitai
  • 25.Dr. Prof. Aekka Yadagiri Rao
  • 26.Shri Jitendra Haripal
  • 27.Shri Kailash Kher
  • 28.Smt. Parassala B Ponnammal
  • 29.Smt. Sukri Bommagowda
  • 30.Shri Mukund Nayak
  • 31.Shri Purushottam Upadhyay
  • 32.Smt. Anuradha Paudwal
  • 33.Shri Wareppa Naba Nil
  • 34.Shri Tripuraneni Hanuman Chowdary
  • 35.Shri T.K. Viswanathan
  • 36.Shri Kanwal Sibal
  • 37.Shri Birkha Bahadur Limboo
  • 38.Smt. Eli Ahmed
  • 39.Dr. Narendra Kohli
  • 40.Prof. G. Venkatasubbiah
  • 41.Shri Akkitham Achyuthan Namboothiri
  • 42.Shri Kashi Nath Pandita
  • 43.Shri Chamu Krishna Shastry
  • 44.Shri Harihar Kripalu Tripathi
  • 45.Shri Michel Danino
  • 46.Shri Punam Suri
  • 47.Shri VG Patel
  • 48.Smt. V Koteswaramma
  • 49.Shri Balbir Dutt
  • 50.Smt. Bhawana Somaaya
  • 51.Shri Vishnu Pandya
  • 52.Dr. Subroto Das
  • 53.Dr. (Smt.) Bhakti Yadav
  • 54.Dr. Mohammed Abdul Waheed
  • 55.Dr. Madan Madhav Godbole
  • 56.Dr. Devendra Dayabhai Patel
  • 57.Prof. Harkishan Singh
  • 58.Dr. Mukut Minz
  • 59.Shri Arun Kumar Sharma
  • 60.Shri Sanjeev Kapoor
  • 61.Smt. Meenakshi Amma
  • 62.Shri Genabhai Dargabhai
  • 63.Shri Chandrakant Pithawa
  • 64.Prof. Ajoy Kumar Ray
  • 65.Shri Chintakindi Mallesham
  • 66.Shri Jitendra Nath Goswami
  • 67.Shri Daripalli Ramaiah
  • 68.Shri Girish Bhardwaj
  • 69.Shri Karimul Hak
  • 70.Shri Bipin Ganatra
  • 61.Smt. Meenakshi Amma
  • 62.Shri Genabhai Dargabhai
  • 63.Shri Chandrakant Pithawa
  • 64.Prof. Ajoy Kumar Ray
  • 65.Shri Chintakindi Mallesham
  • 66.Shri Jitendra Nath Goswami
  • 67.Shri Daripalli Ramaiah
  • 68.Shri Girish Bhardwaj
  • 69.Shri Karimul Hak
  • 70.Shri Bipin Ganatra
  • 71.Smt. Nivedita Raghunath
  • 72.Shri Appasaheb
  • 73.Baba Balbir Singh Seechewal
  • 74.Shri Virat Kohli
  • 75.Shri Shekar Naik
  • 76.Shri Vikasa Gowda
  • 77.Smt. Deepa Malik
  • 78.Shri Mariyappan Thangavelu
  • 79.Smt. Dipa Karmakar
  • 80.Shri P R Shreejesh
  • 81.Smt. Sakshi Malik
  • 82.Shri Mohan Reddy
  • 83.Shri Imrat Khan
  • 84.Shri Anant Agarwal
  • 85.Shri H.R. Shah
  • 86.Late (Smt.) Suniti Solomon (Posthumous)
  • 87.Shri Asoke Kumar Bhattacharyya(Posthumous)
  • 88.Dr. Mapuskar (Posthumous)

89.Smt. Anuradha Koirala (Foreigner)




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