Padma Awards 2021 (Padma Vibhushan, Padma Bhushan and Padma Shri)
Padma Vibhushan, Padma Bhushan and Padma Shri are one of the highest civilian Awards of the country.
The Awards are given in various disciplines/ fields of activities, which include 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’ is awarded for distinguished service of high order. ‘Padma Shri’ is awarded for distinguished service in any field.
Padma Awards 2021:
The Ministry of Home Affairs has announced the Padma Awards for the year 2021 on the occasion of Republic Day, the President of India has approved conferment of 119 Padma Awards including 1 duo case (in a duo case, the Award is counted as one).
Padma Awards list comprises 7 Padma Vibhushan, 10 Padma Bhushan and 102 Padma Shri Awards.
In the awardees list 29 are women, one is transgender, 10 Foreigners/NRI/PIO/OCI, & 16 posthumous awardees.
These awards are conferred by the President of India, at the Rashtrapati Bhawan usually around March/ April every year.
Padma Vibhushan Awards (7) List
|1||Shri Shinzo Abe||Public Affairs||Japan|
|2||Shri S P Balasubramaniam (Posthumous)||Art||Tamil Nadu|
|3||Dr. Belle Monappa Hegde||Medicine||Karnataka|
|4||Shri Narinder Singh Kapany (Posthumous)||Science and Engineering||United States of America|
|5||Maulana Wahiduddin Khan||Others- Spiritualism||Delhi|
|6||Shri B. B. Lal||Others- Archaeology||Delhi|
|7||Shri Sudarshan Sahoo||Art||Odisha|
Padma Bhushan Awards (10) List:
|1||Ms. Krishnan Nair Shantakumari Chithra||Art||Kerala|
|2||Shri Tarun Gogoi (Posthumous)||Public Affairs||Assam|
|3||Shri Chandrashekhar Kambara||Literature and Education||Karnataka|
|4||Ms. Sumitra Mahajan||Public Affairs||Madhya Pradesh|
|5||Shri Nripendra Misra||Civil Service||Uttar Pradesh|
|6||Shri Ram Vilas Paswan (Posthumous)||Public Affairs||Bihar|
|7||Shri Keshubhai Patel (Posthumous)||Public Affairs||Gujarat|
|8||Shri Kalbe Sadiq (Posthumous)||Others-Spiritualism||Uttar Pradesh|
|9||Shri Rajnikant Devidas Shroff||Trade and Industry||Maharashtra|
|10||Shri Tarlochan Singh||Public Affairs||Haryana|