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25-January-2017 17:31 IST
Padma Awards 2017 announced

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 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 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

Sl. No

Name

Field

State

1.                   

Shri K J Yesudas

Art-Music

Kerala

2.                   

Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev

Others-Spiritualism

Tamil Nadu

3.                   

Shri Sharad Pawar

Public Affairs

Maharashtra

4.                   

Shri Murli Manohar Joshi

Public Affairs

Uttar Pradesh

5.                   

Prof. Udipi Ramachandra Rao

Science & Engineering

Karnataka

6.                   

Late Shri Sunder Lal Patwa (Posthumous)

Public Affairs

Madhya Pradesh

7.                   

Late Shri PA Sangma

(Posthumous)

Public Affairs

Meghalaya

 

Padma Bhushan

Sl. No.

Name

Field

State

8.                   

Shri Vishwa Mohan Bhatt

Art-Music

Rajasthan

9.                   

Prof. (Dr.) Devi Prasad Dwivedi

Literature & Education

Uttar Pradesh

10.               

Shri Tehemton Udwadia

Medicine

Maharashtra

11.               

Shri Ratna Sundar Maharaj

Others-Spiritualism

Gujarat

12.               

Swami Niranjana Nanda Saraswati

Others-Yoga

Bihar

13.               

H.R.H. Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn (Foreigner)

Literature & Education

Thailand

14.               

Late Shri Cho Ramaswamy (Posthumous)

Literature & Education –Journalism

Tamil Nadu

           

Padma Shri 

Sl. No

Name

Field

State

15.               

Smt. Basanti Bisht

Art-Music

Uttarakhand

16.               

Shri Chemanchery Kunhiraman Nair

Art-Dance

Kerala

17.               

Smt. Aruna Mohanty

Art-Dance

Odisha

18.               

Smt. Bharathi Vishnuvardhan

Art-Cinema

Karnataka

19.               

Shri Sadhu Meher

Art-Cinema

Odisha

20.               

Shri T K Murthy

Art-Music

Tamil Nadu

21.               

Shri Laishram Birendrakumar Singh

Art-Music

Manipur

22.               

Shri Krishna Ram Chaudhary

Art-Music

Uttar Pradesh

23.               

Smt. Baoa Devi

Art-Painting

Bihar

24.               

Shri Tilak Gitai

Art-Painting

Rajasthan

25.               

Dr. Prof. Aekka Yadagiri Rao

Art-Sculpture

Telangana

26.               

Shri Jitendra Haripal

Art-Music

Odisha

27.               

Shri Kailash Kher

Art-Music

Maharashtra

28.               

Smt. Parassala B Ponnammal

Art-Music

Kerala

29.               

Smt. Sukri Bommagowda

Art-Music

Karnataka

30.               

Shri Mukund Nayak

Art-Music

Jharkhand

31.               

Shri Purushottam Upadhyay

Art-Music

Gujarat

32.               

Smt. Anuradha Paudwal

Art-Music

Maharashtra

33.               

Shri Wareppa Naba Nil

Art-Theatre

Manipur

34.               

Shri Tripuraneni Hanuman Chowdary

Civil Service

Telangana

35.               

Shri T.K. Viswanathan

Civil Service

Haryana

36.               

Shri Kanwal Sibal

Civil Service

Delhi

37.               

Shri Birkha Bahadur Limboo Muringla

Literature & Education

Sikkim

38.               

Smt. Eli Ahmed

Literature & Education

Assam

39.               

Dr. Narendra Kohli

Literature & Education

Delhi

40.               

Prof. G. Venkatasubbiah

Literature & Education 

Karnataka

41.               

Shri Akkitham Achyuthan Namboothiri

Literature & Education

Kerala

42.               

Shri Kashi Nath Pandita

Literature & Education

Jammu & Kashmir

43.               

Shri Chamu Krishna Shastry

Literature & Education

Delhi

44.               

Shri Harihar Kripalu Tripathi

Literature & Education

Uttar Pradesh

45.               

Shri Michel Danino

Literature & Education

Tamil Nadu

46.               

Shri Punam Suri

Literature & Education

Delhi

47.               

Shri VG Patel

Literature & Education

Gujarat

48.               

Smt. V Koteswaramma

Literature & Education

Andhra Pradesh

49.               

Shri Balbir Dutt

Literature & Education-Journalism

Jharkhand

50.               

Smt. Bhawana Somaaya

Literature & Education-Journalism

Maharashtra

51.               

Shri Vishnu Pandya

Literature & Education-Journalism

Gujarat

52.               

Dr. Subroto Das

Medicine

Gujarat

53.               

Dr. (Smt.) Bhakti Yadav

Medicine

Madhya Pradesh

54.               

Dr. Mohammed Abdul Waheed

Medicine

Telangana

55.               

Dr. Madan Madhav Godbole

Medicine

Uttar Pradesh

56.               

Dr. Devendra Dayabhai Patel

Medicine

Gujarat

57.               

Prof. Harkishan Singh

Medicine

Chandigarh

58.               

Dr. Mukut Minz

Medicine

Chandigarh

59.               

Shri Arun Kumar Sharma

Others-Archaeology

Chhattisgarh

60.               

Shri Sanjeev Kapoor

Others-Culinary

Maharashtra

61.               

Smt. Meenakshi Amma

Others-Martial Art

Kerala

62.               

Shri Genabhai Dargabhai Patel

Others-Agriculture

Gujarat

63.               

Shri Chandrakant Pithawa

Science & Engineering

Telangana

64.               

Prof. Ajoy Kumar Ray

Science & Engineering

West Bengal

65.               

Shri Chintakindi Mallesham

Science & Engineering

Andhra Pradesh

66.               

Shri Jitendra Nath Goswami

Science & Engineering

Assam

67.               

Shri Daripalli Ramaiah

Social Work

Telangana

68.               

Shri Girish Bhardwaj

Social Work

Karnataka

69.               

Shri Karimul Hak

Social Work

West Bengal

70.               

Shri Bipin Ganatra

Social Work

West Bengal

71.               

Smt. Nivedita Raghunath Bhide

Social work

Tamil Nadu

72.               

Shri Appasaheb Dharmadhikari

Social Work

Maharashtra

73.               

Baba Balbir Singh Seechewal

Social Work

Punjab

74.               

Shri Virat Kohli

Sports-Cricket

Delhi

75.               

Shri Shekar Naik

Sports-Cricket

Karnataka

76.               

Shri Vikasa Gowda

Sports-Discus Throw

Karnataka

77.               

Smt. Deepa Malik

Sports-Athletics

Haryana

78.               

Shri Mariyappan Thangavelu

Sports-Athletics

Tamil Nadu

79.               

Smt. Dipa Karmakar

Sports-Gymnastics

Tripura

80.               

Shri P R Shreejesh

Sports-Hockey

Kerala

81.               

Smt. Sakshi Malik

Sports-Wrestling

Haryana

82.               

Shri Mohan Reddy Venkatrama Bodanapu

Trade & Industry

Telangana

83.               

Shri Imrat Khan

 (NRI/PIO)

Art-Music

USA

84.               

Shri Anant Agarwal

(NRI/PIO)

Literature & Education

USA

85.               

Shri H.R. Shah

(NRI/PIO)

Literature & Education-Journalism

USA

86.               

Late (Smt.) Suniti Solomon

(Posthumous)

Medicine

Tamil Nadu

87.               

Shri Asoke Kumar Bhattacharyya

(Posthumous)

Others-Archaeology

West Bengal

88.               

Dr. Mapuskar

(Posthumous)

Social Work

Maharashtra

89.               

Smt. Anuradha Koirala (Foreigner)

Social Work

Nepal

 

            The above details are also available on MHA website, mha.nic.in, and padmaawards.gov.in

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