Padma Awards Announced: 44 Persons Recognized Under Science & Engineering and Literature & Education

Padma Awards Announced: 44 Persons Recognized Under Science & Engineering and Literature & Education

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The President of India has approved conferment of 127 Padma Awards including one duo case (counted as one) as per the list below. The list comprises two Padma Vibhushan, 24 Padma Bhushan and 101 Padma Shri Awardees. 27 of the Awardees are women and the list also includes 10 persons from the category of foreigners, NRIs, PIOs and Posthumous Awardees.

Among the 2 Padma Vibhushan, 24 Padma Bhushan and 101 Padma Shri awardees, a total of 44 persons belong from the disciplines of 'Science and Engineering' and 'Education and Literature'.

Padma Awards, the country's highest civilian awards, 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. The awards are conferred by the President of India at a function held at Rashtrapati Bhawan sometime around March / April.

Padma Vibhushan

Sl No. Name Discipline State/ Domicile
1. Dr. Raghunath A. Mashelkar Science and Engineering Maharashtra
2. Shri B.K.S. Iyengar Others-Yoga Maharashtra

Padma Bhushan

Sl No. Name Discipline State/ Domicile
1. Prof. Gulam Mohammed Sheikh Art - Painting Gujarat
2. Begum Parveen Sultana Art - Classical Singing Maharashtra
3. Shri T.H. Vinayakram Art - Ghatam Artist Tamil Nadu
4. Shri Kamala Haasan Art-Cinema Tamil Nadu
5. Justice Dalveer Bhandari Public Affairs Delhi
6. Prof. Padmanabhan Balaram Science and Engineering Karnataka
7. Prof. Jyeshtharaj Joshi Science and Engineering Maharashtra
8. Dr. Madappa Mahadevappa Science and Engineering Karnataka
9. Dr. Thirumalachari Ramasami Science and Engineering Delhi
10. Dr. Vinod Prakash Sharma Science and Engineering Delhi
11. Dr. Radhakrishnan Koppillil Science and Engineering Karnataka
12. Dr. Mrityunjay Athreya Literature and Education Delhi
13. Ms. Anita Desai Literature and Education Delhi
14. Dr. Dhirubhai Thaker Literature and Education Gujarat
15. Shri Vairamuthu Ramasamy Thevar Literature and Education Tamil Nadu
16. Shri Ruskin Bond Literature and Education Uttarakhand;
17. Shri Pullela Gopichand Sports - Badminton Andhra Pradesh
18. Shri Leander Paes Sports - Tennis Maharashtra
19. Shri Vijayendra Nath Kaul Civil Service Delhi
20. Late Justice Jagdish Sharan Verma Public Affairs Uttar Pradesh;#
21. Late Dr. Anumolu Ramakrishna Science and Engineering Andhra Pradesh;#
22. Prof. Anisuzzaman Literature and Education Bangladesh*
23. Prof. Lloyd I. Rudolph Literature and Education USA*$
Prof. Susanne H. Rudolph Literature and Education USA*$
24. Dr. (Smt.) Neelam Kler Medicine - Neonatology Delhi

Padma Shri

Sl No. Name Discipline State/ Domicile
1. Shri Mohammad Ali Baig Art - Theatre Andhra Pradesh
2. Ms. Nayana Apte Joshi Art - Maharashtra
3. Shri Musafir Ram Bhardwaj Art - Instrumental Music - Pauna Manjha Himachal Pradesh;
4. Ms. Sabitri Chatterjee Art - Film West Bengal
5. Prof. Biman Bihari Das Art - Sculptor Delhi
6. Shri Sunil Das Art - Painting West Bengal
7. Smt. Elam Endira Devi Art - Manipuri Dance Manipur
8. Shri Vijay Ghate Art - Instrumental Music - Tabla Maharashtra
9. Smt Rani Karnaa Art - Kathak West Bengal
10. Shri Bansi Kaul Art - Theatre Jammu & Kashmir
11. Ustad Moinuddin Khan Art - Instrumental Music-Sarangi Player Rajasthan
12. Ms. Geeta Mahalik Art - Odishi Dance Delhi
13. Shri Paresh Maity Art - Painting Delhi
14. Shri Ram Mohan Art - Film Animation Maharashtra
15. Shri Sudarsan Pattnaik Art - Sand Artist Orissa;
16. Shri Paresh Rawal Art - Cinema and Theatre Maharashtra
17. Shri Wendell Augustine Rodricks Art - Fashion Designing Goa
18. Prof. Kalamandalam Sathyabhama Art – Mohini Attam Kerala
19. Shri Anuj (Ramanuj) Sharma Art - Performing Art Chhattisgarh
20. Shri Santosh Sivan Art - Film Tamil Nadu
21. Ms. Supriya Devi Art-Bengali Cinema West Bengal
22. Ms. Sooni Taraporevala Art- Script Writing Maharashtra
23. Ms. Vidya Balan Art-Cinema Maharashtra
24. Smt. Durga Jain Social Work Maharashtra
25. Dr. Rama Rao Anumolu Social Work Andhra Pradesh
26. Dr. Brahm Dutt Social Work Haryana
27. Shri Mukul Chandra Goswami Social Work Assam
28. Shri J.L. Kaul Social Work Delhi
29. Shri Mathurbhai Madhabhai Savani Social Work Gujarat
30. Shri Tashi Tondup Public Affairs Jammu and Kashmir
31. Dr. Hasmukh Chamanlal Shah Public Affairs Gujarat
32. Shri Sekhar Basu Science and Engineering Maharashtra
33. Shri Madhavan Chandradathan Science and Engineering Kerala
34. Prof. Sushanta Kumar Dattagupta Science and Engineering West Bengal
35. Dr. Ravi Bhushan Grover Science and Engineering Maharashtra
36. Prof. Eluvathingal Devassy Jemmis Science and Engineering Karnataka
37. Shri Ramkrishna V. Hosur Science and Engineering Maharashtra
38. Dr. Ajay Kumar Parida Science and Engineering Tamil Nadu
39. Dr. Malapaka Yajneswara Satyanarayana Prasad Science and Engineering Andhra Pradesh
40. Shri Kiran Kumar Alur Seelin Science and Engineering Gujarat
41. Dr. Brahma Singh Science and Engineering Delhi
42. Prof. Vinod Kumar Singh Science and Engineering Madhya Pradesh
43. Dr. Govindan Sundararajan Science and Engineering Andhra Pradesh
44. Ramaswamy R. Iyer Science and Engineering Delhi
45. Dr. Jayanta Kumar Ghosh Science and Engineering West Bengal
46. Shri Ravi Kumar Narra Trade and Industry Andhra Pradesh
47. Shri Rajesh Saraiya Trade and Industry Maharashtra
48. Ms. Mallika Srinivasan Trade and Industry Tamil Nadu
49. Shri Pratap Govindrao Pawar Trade and Industry Maharashtra
50. Dr. Kiritkumar Mansukhlal Acharya Medicine - Dermatology Gujarat
51. Dr. Balram Bhargava Medicine - Cardiology Uttar Pradesh
52. Prof. (Dr.) Indra Chakravarty Medicine - Health & Hygiene West Bengal
53. Dr. Ramakant Krishnaji Deshpande Medicine - Oncology Maharashtra
54. Prof. (Dr.) Pawan Raj Goyal Medicine - Chest Disease Haryana
55. Prof. Amod Gupta Medicine - Opthalmology Haryana
56. Prof. (Dr.) Daya Kishore Hazra Medicine Uttar Pradesh
57. Prof. (Dr.) Thenumgal Poulose Jacob Medicine - Vascular Surgery Tamil Nadu
58. Prof. (Dr.) Shashank R. Joshi Medicine - Endocrinology Maharashtra
59. Prof. Hakim Syed Khaleefathullah Medicine - Unani Medicine Tamil Nadu
60. Dr. Milind Vasant Kirtane Medicine - ENT Surgeory Maharashtra
61. Dr. Lalit Kumar Medicine - oncology Delhi
62. Dr. Mohan Mishra Medicine Bihar;
63. Dr. M. Subhadra Nair Medicine - Gyneacology Kerala
64. Dr. Ashok Panagariya Medicine - Neurology Rajasthan
65. Dr. Narendra Kumar Pandey Medicine - Surgery Haryana
66. Dr. Sunil Pradhan Medicine - Neurology Uttar Pradesh
67. Dr. Ashok Rajgopal Medicine - Orthopaedics Delhi
68. Dr. Kamini A. Rao Medicine - Reproductive Medicine Karnataka
69. Dr. Sarbeswar Sahariah Medicine - Surgery Andhra Pradesh
70. Prof. Om Prakash Upadhyaya Medicine - Punjab
71. Prof. (Dr.) Mahesh Verma Medicine - Dental Science Delhi
72. Dr. J.S. Titiyal Medicine- Opthalmology Delhi
73. Dr. Nitish Naik Medicine- Cardiology Delhi
74. Dr. Surbrat Kumar Acharya Medicine- Gastroentrology Delhi
75. Dr. Rajesh Kumar Grover Medicine-Oncology Delhi
76. Dr. Naheed Abidi Literature and Education Uttar Pradesh
77. Prof. Ashok Chakradhar Literature and Education Delhi
78. Shri Chhakchhuak Chhuanvawra Literature and Education Mizoram
79. Shri Keki N. Daruwalla Literature and Education Delhi
80. Prof. Ganesh Narayandas Devi Literature and Education Gujarat
81. Prof. Kolakaluri Enoch Literature and Education Andhra Pradesh
82. Prof. (Dr.) Ved Kumari Ghai Literature and Education Jammu and Kashmir
83. Smt. Manorama Jafa Literature and Education Delhi
84. Prof. Rehana Khatoon Literature and Education Delhi
85. Dr. Waikhom Gojen Meeitei Literature and Education Manipur
86. Shri Vishnu Narayanan Namboothiri Literature and Education Kerala
87. Prof. Dinesh Singh Literature and Education Delhi
88. Dr. (Mrs.) P. Kilemsungla Literature and Education Nagaland
89. Ms. Anjum Chopra Sports - Cricket Delhi
90. Ms. Sunil Dabas Sports - Kabbadi Haryana
91. Shri Love Raj Singh Dharmshaktu Sports - Mountaineering Delhi
92. Ms. Dipika Rebecca Pallikal Sports - Squash Tamil Nadu
93. Shri H. Boniface Prabhu Sports - Wheelchair Tennis Karnataka
94. Shri Yuvraj Singh Sports - Cricket Haryana
95. Smt. Mamta Sodha Sports - Mountaineering Haryana
96. Ms Parveen Talha Civil Service Uttar Pradesh
97. Late Dr. Narendra Achyut Dabholkar Social Work Maharashtra#
98. Shri Ashok Kumar Mago Trade and Industry USA*
99. Dr. Siddharth Mukherjee Medicine-Oncology USA*
100. Dr. Vamsi Mootha Medicine - Biomedical Research USA*
101. Dr. Sengaku Mayeda Literature and Education Japan*

Note:
* indicates awardees in the category of Foreigners / NRIs/ PIOs.
# indicates awardees in the posthumous category.
$ indicates one duo case. (treated as one award.)

Source: Press Information Bureau


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