2016 Padma Awards
Posted on: 2016-01-26 Posted by: CLAT Gurukul Category: Archive Blog
President Pranab Mukherjee has announced the names of recipients of year 2016 Padma awards. He approved conferment of 112 Padma Awards. Padma Awards, the country’s highest civilian awards, are conferred in three Categories viz. Padma Vibhushan, Padma Bhushan and Padma Shri. This year’s list comprises 10 Padma Vibhushan, 19 Padma Bhushan and 83 Padma Shri Awardees. Among these awardees 9 are women and 10 persons from the category of foreigners, NRIs, PIOs (include one posthumous) and 4 Posthumous awardees. The Awards are given in various disciplines- art, social work, public affairs, science and engineering, trade and industry, medicine, literature and education, sports, civil service, etc. 2016 Padma Vibhushan Awards It is the second highest civilian award. It is awarded for exceptional and distinguished service. 1 Yamini Krishnamurthi Art-Classical Dance Delhi 2 Rajinikanth Art-Cinema Tamil Nadu 3 Girija Devi Art-Classical Vocal West Bengal 4 Ramoji Rao Literature & Education Andhra Pradesh 5 Dr. Viswanathan Shanta Medicine- Oncology Tamil Nadu 6 Shri Shri Ravi Shankar Spiritualism Karnataka 7 Jagmohan Public Affairs Delhi 8 Dr.Vasudev Kalkunte Aatre Science & Engineering Karnataka 9 Avinash Dixit (Foreigner) Literature & Education United States 10 Dhiru Bhai Ambani (Posthumous) Trade & Industry Maharashtra 2016 Padma Bhushan Awards It is the third highest civilian award. It is awarded for distinguished service of high order. 1 Anupam Kher Art-Cinema Maharashtra 2 Udit Narayan Jha Art-Playback Singing Maharashtra 3 Ram V. Sutar Art-Sculpture Uttar Pradesh 4 Heisnam Kanhailal Art-Theatre Manipur 5 Vinod Rai Civil Service Kerala 6 Dr. Yarlagadda Lakshmi Prasad Literature & Education Andhra Pradesh 7 Prof. N. S. Ramanuja Tatacharya Literature & Education Maharashtra 8 Dr. Barjinder Singh Hamdard Literature & Education Punjab 9 Prof. D. Nageshwar Reddy Medicine-Gastroenterology Andhra Pradesh 10 Swami Tejomayananda Spiritualism Maharashtra 11 Hafeez Contractor Architecture Maharashtra 12 Ravindra Chandra Bhargava Public Affairs Uttar Pradesh 13 Dr.Venkata Rama Rao Alla Science & Engineering Andhra Pradesh 14 Saina Nehwal Sports-Badminton Telangana 15 Sania Mirza Sports-Tennis Telangana 16 Indu Jain Trade & Industry Delhi 17 Swami Dayanand Sarawasati (Posthumous) Spiritualism Utttarakhand 18 Robert Blackwill (Foreigner) Public Affairs United States 19 Pallonji Shapoorji Mistry (NRI/PIO) Trade & Industry Ireland 2016 Padma Shri Awards It is the fourth highest civilian award. It is awarded for distinguished service in any field. 1 Prathibha Prahlad Art- Classical Dance Delhi 2 Bhikhudan Gadhvi Art- Folk Music Gujarat 3 Sribhas Chandra Supakar Art- Textile Designing Uttar Pradesh 4 Ajay Devgn Art-Cinema Maharashtra 5 Priyanka Chopra Art-Cinema Maharashtra 6 Pt. Tulsidas Borkar Art-Classical Music Goa 7 Dr. Soma Ghosh Art-Classical Vocal Uttar Pradesh 8 Nila Madhab Panda Art-Film Direction and Production Delhi 9 S.S. Rajamouli Art-Film Direction and Production Karnataka 10 Madhur Bhandarkar Art-Film Direction and Production Maharashtra 11 Prof. M. Venkatesh Kumar Art-Folk Artist Karnataka 12 Gulabi Sapera Art-Folk Dance Rajasthan 13 Mamta Chandrakar Art-Folk Music Chhattisgarh 14 Malini Awasthi Art-Folk Music Uttar Pradesh 15 Jai Prakash Lekhiwal Art-Miniature Painting Delhi 16 K. Laxma Goud Art-Painting Telangana 17 Bhalchandra Dattatray Mondhe Art-Photography Madhya Pradesh 18 Naresh Chander Lal Art-Theatre & Cinema Andaman & Nicobar 19 Dhirendra Nath Bezbaruah Literature & Education Assam 20 Prahlad Chandra Tasa Literature & Education Assam 21 Dr.Ravindra Nagar Literature & Education Delhi 22 Dahyabhai Shastri Literature & Education Gujarat 23 Dr.Santeshivara Bhyrappa Literature & Education Karnatka 24 Haldar Nag Literature & Education Odisha 25 Kameshwaram Brahma Literature & Education Assam 26 Prof. Pushpesh Pant Literature & Education Delhi 27 Jawaharlal Kaul Literature & Education- Journalism Jammu & Kashmir 28 Ashok Malik Literature & Education Delhi 29 Dr.Mannam Gopi Chand Medicine-Cardio Thoracic Surgery Telangana 30 Ravi Kant Medicine-Surgery Uttar Pradesh 31 Prof. Ram Harsh Singh Medicine- Ayurveda Uttar Pradesh 32 Prof. Shiv Narain Kureel Medicine- Paediatric Surgery Uttar Pradesh 33 Dr.Sabya Sachi Sarkar Medicine -Radiology Uttar Pradesh 34 Dr. Alla Gopala Krishna Gokhale Medicine-Cardiac Surgery Andhra Pradesh 35 Prof. T.K. Lahiri Medicine-Cardio Thoracic Surgery Uttar Pradesh 36 Dr. Praveen Chandra Medicine-Cardiology Delhi 37 Dr Daljeet Singh Gambhir Medicine-Cardiology Uttar Pradesh 38 Dr.Chandrasekar Shesadri Thoguluva Medicine-Gastroenterology Tamil Nadu 39 Dr. (Mrs.) Anil Kumari Malhotra Medicine-Homeopathy Delhi 40 Prof. M.V. Padma Srivastava Medicine-Neurology Delhi 41 Dr. Sudhir V. Shah Medicine-Neurology Gujarat 42 Dr. M. M. Joshi Medicine-Ophthalmology Karnataka 43 Dr John Ebnezar Medicine-Orthopaedic Surgery Karnataka 44 Dr. Nayudamma Yarlagadda Medicine-Paediatric Surgery Andhra Pradesh 45 Simon Oraon Other -Environment Conservation Jharkhand 46 Imitiaz Qureshi Other-Culinary Delhi 47 Piyush Pandey Others-Advertising & Communication Maharashtra 48 Subhash Palekar Others-Farming Maharashtra 49 Ravinder Kumar Sinha Others-Wildlife Conservation Bihar 50 Dr. H.R. Nagendra Others-Yoga Karnataka 51 M. C. Mehta Public Affairs Delhi 52 M. N. Krishna Mani Public Affairs Delhi 53 Ujjwal Nikam Public Affairs Maharashtra 54 Tokheho Sema Public Affairs Nagaland 55 Dr. Satish Kumar Science & Engineering Delhi 56 Dr.Mylswamy Annadurai Science & Engineering Karnataka 57 Prof. Dipankar Chatterji Science & Engineering Karnataka 58 Dr Ganapati Dadasaheb Yadav Science & Engineering Maharashtra 59 Prof. Veena Tandon Science & Engineering Meghalaya 60 Onkar Nath Srivastava Science & Engineering Uttar Pradesh 61 Sunita Krishnan Social Work Andhra Pradesh 62 Ajoy Kumar Dutta Social Work Assam 63 M. Pandit Dasa Social Work Karnataka 64 P. P. Gopinathan Nair Social Work Kerala 65 Madeleine Herman de Blic Social Work Puducherry 66 Srinivasan Damal Kandalai Social work Tamil Nadu 67 Sudhakar Olwe Social Work Maharashtra 68 Dr. T.V. Narayana Social Work Telangana 69 Arunachalam Murugantham Social Work Tamil Nadu 70 Deepika Kumari Sports-Archery Jharkhand 71 Sushil Doshi Sports-commentary Madhya Pradesh 72 Mahesh Sharma Trade & Industry Delhi 73 Saurabh Srivastava Trade & Industry Delhi 74 Dilip Sanghvi Trade & Industry Maharashtra 75 Dr. Keki Hormusji Gharda Trade & Industry Maharashtra 76 Prakash Chand Surana (Posthumous) Art -Classical Music Rajasthan 77 Saeed Jaffrey (NRI/PIO/Posthumous) Art-Cinema UK 78 Michael Postel (Foreigner) Art-Archaeology France 79 Salman Amin Sal Khan (NRI/PIO) Literature & Education US 80 Hui Lan Zhang (Foreigner) Others-Yoga China 81 Predrag K. Nikic (Foreigner) Others-Yoga Serbia 82 Dr.Sundar Aditya Menon (NRI/PIO) Social Work UAE 83 Ajaypal Singh Banga (NRI/PIO) Trade & Industry US Source: The Hindu
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