Padma Awards 2016 Full List for Competitive Exams Padma Awards 2016 Full List for Competitive Exams
Padma Awards 2016 Full List for Competitive Exams     Must know Facts about Padma Awards: Padma Awards are one of the highest civilian... Padma Awards 2016 Full List for Competitive Exams

Padma Awards 2016 Full List for Competitive Exams

 

 

Must know Facts about Padma Awards:

  • Padma Awards are one of the highest civilian Awards of India
  • Padma Awards were instituted in the year 1954. Except for brief interruption(s) during the years 1977 and 1980 and 1993 to 1997, these awards have been announced every year onRepublic Day
  • The award is given 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.
  • These awards are conferred by the President of India at ceremonial functions which are held at Rashtrapati Bhawan usually around March/ April every year

 

Padma Awards 2016:

  • This year the President of India has approved conferment of Padma Awards to 112 persons
  • The list comprises of 10 Padma Vibhushan, 19 Padma Bhushan and 83 Padma Shri Awardees
  • 19 of the awardees are women and the list also includes 10 persons from the category of foreigners, NRIs, PIOs (include one posthumous) and 4 Posthumous awardees

 

Winners of Padma Vibhushan Award 2016:

  • ThePadma Vibhushan is the second-highest (after Bharat Ratna) civilian award in the Republic of India
  • Padma Vibhushan is given for the “exceptional and distinguished service”, without distinction of race, occupation, position, or sex
Name Field State
Ms. Yamini Krishnamurthi Art – Classical Dance Delhi
Shri Rajinikanth Art – Cinema Tamil Nadu
Smt. Girija Devi Art – Classical Vocal West Bengal
Shri Ramoji Rao Literature & Education – Journalism Andhra Pradesh
Dr. Viswanathan Santa Medicine – Oncology Tamil Nadu
Shri Shri Ravi Shankar Others – Spiritualism Karnataka
Shri Jagmohan Public Affairs Delhi
Dr. Vasudev Kalkunte Aatre Science & Engineering Karnataka
Shri Avinash Dixit (Foreigner) Literature & Education USA
Late Shri Dhirubhai Ambani (Posthumous) Trade & Industry Maharashtra

 

 

Winners of Padma Bhushan Award 2016:

  • ThePadma Bhushan is the third highest (after Bharat Ratna and Padma Vibhushan_ civilian award in the Republic of India
  • Padma Bhushan is given for distinguished service of high order
Name Field State
Shri Anupam Kher Art – Cinema Maharashtra
Shri Udit Narayan Jha Art – Playback Singing Maharashtra
Shri Ram V Suthar Art – Sculpture Uttar Pradesh
Shri Heisnam Kanhailal Art – Theatre Manipur
Shri Vinod Rai Civil Service Kerala
Dr. Yarlagadda Lakshmi Prasad Literature & Education Andhra Pradesh
Prof. N S Ramanuja Tatacharya Literature & Education Maharashtra
Dr. Barjinder Singh Hamdard Literature & Education – Journalism Punjab
Prof. D Nageshwar Reddy Medicine – Gastroenterology Telangana
Swami Tejomayanananda Other – Spiritualism Maharashtra
Shri Hafeez Contractor Others – Architecture Maharashtra
Shri Ravindra Chandra Bhargava Public Affairs Uttar Pradesh
Dr. Venkata Rama Rao Alla Science & Engineering Andhra Pradesh
Ms. Saina Nehwal Sports – Badminton Telangana
Ms. Sania Mirza Sports – Tennis Telangana
Ms. Indu Jain Trade & Industry Delhi
Late Swami Dayanand Sarswati (Posthumous) Other – Spiritualism Uttarakhand
Shri Robert Blackwill (foreigner) Public Affairs USA
Shri Pallonji Shapoorji Mistry Trade & Industry Ireland

 

 

Winners of Padma Shri Award 2016:

  • Padma Shri(also Padmashree) is the fourth highest (after Bharat Ratna, Padma Vibhushan and Padma Bhushan) civilian award in the Republic of India
  • Padma Shri is awarded for distinguished service in any field
Name Field State
Smt. Prathibha Prahlad Art – Classical Dance Delhi
Shri Bhikhudan Gadhvi Art – Folk Music Gujarat
Shri Sribhas Chandra Supakar Art – Textile Designing Uttar Pradesh
Shri Ajay Devgn Art – Cinema Maharashtra
Ms Priyanka Chopra Art – Cinema Maharashtra
Pt. Tulsidas Borkar Art – Classical Music Goa
Dr. Soma Ghosh Art – Classical Vocal Uttar Pradesh
Shri Nila Madhab Panda Art – Film Direction and Production Delhi
Shri S S Rajamouli Art – Film Direction and Production Karnataka
Shri Madhur Bhandarkar Art – Film Direction and Production Maharashtra
Prof. M Venkatesh Kumar Art – Folk Artist Karnataka
Ms Gulabi Sapera Art – Folk Dance Rajasthan
Smt. Mamta Chandrakar Art – Folk Music Chhattisgarh
Ms. Malini Awasthi Art – Folk Music Uttar Pradesh
Shri Jai Prakash Lekhiwal Art – Miniature Painting Delhi
Shri K Laxma Goud Art – Painting Telangana
Shri Bhalchandra Dattatray Mondhe Art – Photography Madhya Pradesh
Shri Naresh Chander Lal Art – Theatre & Cinema Andaman & Nicobar
Shri Dhirendra Nath Bezbaruah Literature & Education Assam
Shri Prahlad Chandra Tasa Literature & Education Assam
Dr. Ravindra Nagar Literature & Education Delhi
Shri Dahyabhai Shastri Literature & Education Gujarat
Dr. Santeshivara Bhyrappa Literature & Education Karnataka
Shri Haldar Nag Literature & Education Odisha
Shri Kameshwaram Brahma Literature & Education – Journalism Assam
Prof. Pushpesh Pant Literature & Education – Journalism Delhi
Shri Jawaharlal Kaul Literature & Education – Journalism Jammu & Kashmir
Shri Ashok Malik Literature & Education Delhi
Dr. Mannam Gopi Chand Medicine – Cardio Thoracic Surgery Telangana
Prof. Ravi Kant Medicine – Surgery Uttar Pradesh
Prof. Ram Harsh Singh Medicine – Ayurveda Uttar Pradesh
Prof. Shiv Narain Kureel Medicine – Paediatric Surgery Uttar Pradesh
Dr. Sabya Sachi Sarkar Medicine – Radiology Uttar Pradesh
Dr. Alla Gopala Krishna Gokhale Medicine – Cardiac Surgery Andhra Pradesh
Prof. T K Lahiri Medicine – Cardio Thoracic Surgery Uttar Pradesh
Dr. Praveen Chandra Medicine – Cardiology Delhi
Prf. (Dr.) Daljeet Singh Gambhir Medicine – Cardiology Uttar Pradesh
Dr. Chandrasekar Shesadri Thoguluva Medicine – Gastroenterology Tamil Nadu
Dr. (Mrs.) Anil Kumari Malhotra Medicine – Homeopathy Delhi
Prof. M V Padma Srivastava Medicine – Neurology Delhi
Dr. Sudhir V Shah Medicine – Neurology Gujarat
Dr. M M Joshi Medicine – Ophthalmology Karnataka
Prof. (Dr) John Ebnezar Medicine – Orthopaedic Surgery Karnataka
Dr. Nayudamma Yarlagadda Medicine – Paediatric Surgery Anshra Pradesh
Shri Simon Oraon Other – Environment Conservation Jharkhand
Shri Imitiaz Qureshi Other – Culinary Delhi
Shri Piyush Pandey Others – Advertising &   Communication Maharashtra
Shri Subhash Palekar Others – Farming Maharashtra
Shri Ravinder Kumar Sinha Others – Wildlife Conservation Bihar
Dr. H R Nagendra Others – Yoga Karnataka
Shri M C Mehta Public Affairs Delhi
Shri M N Krishna Mani Public Affairs Delhi
Shri Ujjwal Nikam Public Affairs Maharashtra
Shri Tokheho Sema Public Affairs Nagaland
Dr. Satish Kumar Science & Engineering Delhi
Dr. Mylswamy Annadurai Science & Engineering Karnataka
Prof. Dipankar Chatterji Science & Engineering Karnataka
Prof. (Dr.) Ganapati Dadasaheb Yadav Science & Engineering Maharashtra
Smt. (Prof) Veena Tandon Science & Engineering Meghalaya
Shri Onkar Nath Srivastava Science & Engineering Uttar Pradesh
Ms. Sunita Krishnan Social Work Andhra Pradesh
Shri Ajoy Kumar Dutta Social Work Assam
Shri M Pandit Dasa Social Work Karnataka
Shri P P Gopinathan Nair Social Work Kerala
Smt. Madeleine Herman de Blic Social Work Puducherry
Shri Srinivasan Damal Kandalai Social Work Tamil Nadu
Shri Sudhakar Olwe Social Work Maharashtra
Dr. T V Narayana Social Work Telangana
Shri Arunachalam Murugantham Social Work Tamil Nadu
Ms. Deepika Kumari Sports – Archery Jharkhand
Shri Sushil Doshi Sports – Commentary Madhya Pradesh
Shri Mahesh Sharma Trade & Industry Delhi
Shri Saurabh Srivastava Trade & Industry Delhi
Shri Dilip Sanghvi Trade & Industry Maharashtra
Dr. Keki Hormusji Gharda Trade & Industry Maharashtra
Late Shri Prakash Chand Surana (Posthumous) Art – Classical Music Rajasthan
Late Shri Saeed Jaffery (NRI/PIO/Posthumous) Art – Cinema UK
Shri Michael Postel (Foreigner) Art – Archaeology France
Shri Salman Amin Sal Khan (NRI/PIO) Literature & Education USA
Smt. Hui Lan Zhang (Foreigner) Others – Yoga China
Shri Predrag K. Nikic Others – Yoga Serbia
Dr. Sundar Aditya Menon (NRI/PIO) Social Work UAE
Shri Ajaypal Singh Banga (NRI/PIO) Trade & Industry USA

 

Source: Press Information Bureau Website

 

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