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Padma Awards 2021 winners announced by Ministry of Home Affairs, India

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

S. No.NameFieldState/Country
1Shri Shinzo AbePublic AffairsJapan
2Shri S P Balasubramaniam (Posthumous)ArtTamil Nadu
3Dr. Belle Monappa HegdeMedicineKarnataka
4Shri Narinder Singh Kapany (Posthumous)Science and EngineeringUnited States of America
5Maulana Wahiduddin KhanOthers- SpiritualismDelhi
6Shri B. B. LalOthers- ArchaeologyDelhi
7Shri Sudarshan SahooArtOdisha

Padma Bhushan Awards (10) List:

S. No.NameFieldState/Country
1Ms. Krishnan Nair Shantakumari ChithraArtKerala
2Shri Tarun Gogoi (Posthumous)Public AffairsAssam
3Shri Chandrashekhar KambaraLiterature and EducationKarnataka
4Ms. Sumitra MahajanPublic AffairsMadhya Pradesh
5Shri Nripendra MisraCivil ServiceUttar Pradesh
6Shri Ram Vilas Paswan (Posthumous)Public AffairsBihar
7Shri Keshubhai Patel (Posthumous)Public AffairsGujarat
8Shri Kalbe Sadiq (Posthumous)Others-SpiritualismUttar Pradesh
9Shri Rajnikant Devidas ShroffTrade and IndustryMaharashtra
10Shri Tarlochan SinghPublic AffairsHaryana

For the Padma Shri (102) Awards List Please Download the pdf file.

Source: PIB & padmaawards.gov.in

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