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President presents Padma Awards

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Monday, March 28, 2016
New Delhi


President Pranab Mukherjee presented Padma Awards at the Civil Investitute Ceremony at Rashtrapati Bhavan today. He will honour 56 eminent personalities with five Padma Vibhushan, eight Padma Bhushan and 43 Padma Shri awards.


The list of recipients are

Padma Vibhushan

  • Founder of Reliance Industries late Dhirubhai Hirachand Ambani (posthumous)
  • Former Governor of Jammu and Kashmir Jagmohan
  • Art of Living founder Sri Sri Ravi Shankar
  • Indian-American economist Avinash Kamalakar Dixit
  • Renowned dancer Yamini Krishnamurti

Padma Bhushan

  • Actor Anupam Pushkarnath Kher
  • Badminton star Saina Nehwal
  • Former CAG Vinod Rai
  • Pallonji Shapoorji Mistry
  • Hafeez Sorab Contractor
  • Barjinder Singh Hamdard
  • Alla Venkata Rama Rao
  • Duvvur Nageshwar Reddy

Padma Shri

  • Ajay Devgn
  • Bhikhudan Gadhvi
  • Shri Sribhas Chandra Supakar
  • Prathibha Prahlad
  • Priyanka Chopra
  • Tulsidas Borkar
  • Soma Ghosh
  • Nila Madhab Panda
  • S.S. Rajamouli
  • Madhur Bhandarkar
  • M. Venkatesh Kumar
  • Barjinder Singh Hamdard
  • Gulabi Sapera
  • Mamta Chandrakar
  • Malini Awasthi
  • Jai Prakash Lekhiwal
  • K. Laxma Goud
  • Bhalchandra Dattatray Mondhe
  • Naresh Chander Lal
  • Dhirendra Nath Bezbaruah
  • Prahlad Chandra Tasa
  • Ravindra Nagar
  • Dahyabhai Shastri
  • Santeshivara Bhyrappa
  • Haldar Nag
  • Kameshwaram Brahma
  • Prof. Pushpesh Pant
  • Jawaharlal Kaul
  • Ashok Malik
  • Mannam Gopi Chand
  • Ravi Kant
  • Ram Harsh Singh
  • Shiv Narain Kureel
  • Dr.Sabya Sachi Sarkar
  • Dr. Alla Gopala Krishna Gokhale
  • T.K. Lahiri
  • Praveen Chandra
  • Daljeet Singh Gambhir
  • Dr.Chandrasekar Shesadri Thoguluva
  • Anil Kumari Malhotra
  • M.V. Padma Srivastava
  • Sudhir V. Shah
  • M. M. Joshi
  • John Ebnezar
  • Dr. Nayudamma Yarlagadda
  • Simon Oraon
  • Imitiaz Qureshi
  • Piyush Pandey
  • Subhash Palekar
  • Ravinder Kumar Sinha
  • H.R. Nagendra
  • M. C. Mehta
  • M. N. Krishna Mani
  • Ujjwal Nikam
  • Tokheho Sema
  • Satish Kumar
  • Dr.Mylswamy Annadurai
  • Dipankar Chatterji
  • Ganapati Dadasaheb Yadav
  • Veena Tandon
  • Onkar Nath Srivastava
  • Sunita Krishnan
  • Ajoy Kumar Dutta
  • M. Pandit Dasa
  • P. P. Gopinathan Nair
  • Madeleine Herman de Blic
  • Srinivasan Damal Kandalai
  • Sudhakar Olwe
  • T.V. Narayana
  • Arunachalam Murugantham
  • Deepika Kumari
  • Sushil Doshi
  • Mahesh Sharma
  • Saurabh Srivastava
  • Dilip Sanghvi
  • Dr. Keki Hormusji Gharda

The government had announced Padma awards for 112 eminent persons on the eve of Republic Day. The rest of the awardees, including superstar Rajinikanth, actor Priyanka Chopra and tennis star Sania Mirza, will be given the honour at a separate function to be held next month.


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