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Padma Awards Winners List 2017

Padma Awards 2017 Winners List Official Website: http://padmaawards.gov.in

History and Relevance

The Government of India instituted two civilian awards-Bharat Ratna & Padma Vibhushan in 1954. The latter had three classes namely Pahela Varg, Dusra Varg and Tisra Varg. These were subsequently renamed as Padma Vibhushan, Padma Bhushan and Padma Shri vide Presidential Notification issued on January 8, 1955.

About Bharat Ratna

Bharat Ratna is the highest civilian award of the country. It is awarded in recognition of the exceptional service/performance of the highest order in any field of human endeavour. It is treated on a different footing from Padma Award. The recommendations for Bharat Ratna are made by the Prime Minister to the President of India. No formal recommendations for Bharat Ratna are necessary. The number of Bharat Ratna Awards is restricted to a maximum of three in a particular year. Government has conferred Bharat Ratna Award on 45 persons till date.

About Padma Awards

Padma Awards, which were instituted in the year 1954, is announced every year on the occasion of Republic Day except for brief interruption(s) during the years 1978 and 1979 and 1993 to 1997.

The award is given in three categories, namely, Padma Vibhushan, Padma Bhushan and Padma Shri.

  • Padma Vibhushan for exceptional and distinguished service;
  • Padma Bhushan for distinguished service of a high order; and
  • Padma Shri for distinguished service.

All persons without distinction of race, occupation, position or sex are eligible for these awards. However, Government servants including those working with PSUs, except doctors and scientists, are not eligible for these Awards.

Padma Awards - one of the highest civilian Awards of the country, 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.

These awards are conferred by the President of India at ceremonial functions which are held at Rashtrapati Bhawan usually around March/ April every year. This year the President of India has approved conferment of Padma Awards to 89 persons as per the list below. The list comprises of 7 Padma Vibhushan, 7 Padma Bhushan and 75 Padma Shri Awardees. 19 of the awardees are women and the list also includes 5 persons from the category of foreigners, NRIs, PIOs and 6 Posthumous awardees.

Padma Vibhushan Awards Winners List 2017

NameFieldState
1Shri K J YesudasArt-MusicKerala
2Sadhguru Jaggi VasudevOthers-SpiritualismTamil Nadu
3Shri Sharad PawarPublic AffairsMaharashtra
4Shri Murli Manohar JoshiPublic AffairsUttar Pradesh
5Prof. Udipi Ramachandra RaoScience & EngineeringKarnataka
6Late Shri Sunder Lal Patwa (Posthumous)Public AffairsMadhya Pradesh
7Late Shri PA Sangma(Posthumous)Public AffairsMeghalaya

Padma Bhushan Awards Winners List 2017

NameFieldState
8Shri Vishwa Mohan BhattArt-MusicRajasthan
9Prof. (Dr.) Devi Prasad DwivediLiterature & EducationUttar Pradesh
10Shri Tehemton UdwadiaMedicineMaharashtra
11Shri Ratna Sundar MaharajOthers-SpiritualismGujarat
12Swami Niranjana Nanda SaraswatiOthers-YogaBihar
13H.R.H. Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn (Foreigner)Literature & EducationThailand
14Late Shri Cho Ramaswamy (Posthumous)Literature & Education–JournalismTamil Nadu

Padma Shri Awards Winners List 2017

NameFieldState
15Smt. Basanti BishtArt-MusicUttarakhand
16Shri Chemanchery Kunhiraman NairArt-DanceKerala
17Smt. Aruna MohantyArt-DanceOdisha
18Smt. Bharathi VishnuvardhanArt-CinemaKarnataka
19Shri Sadhu MeherArt-CinemaOdisha
20Shri T K MurthyArt-MusicTamil Nadu
21Shri Laishram Birendrakumar SinghArt-MusicManipur
22Shri Krishna Ram ChaudharyArt-MusicUttar Pradesh
23Smt. Baoa DeviArt-PaintingBihar
24Shri Tilak GitaiArt-PaintingRajasthan
25Dr. Prof. Aekka Yadagiri RaoArt-SculptureTelangana
26Shri Jitendra HaripalArt-MusicOdisha
27Shri Kailash KherArt-MusicMaharashtra
28Smt. Parassala B PonnammalArt-MusicKerala
29Smt. Sukri BommagowdaArt-MusicKarnataka
30Shri Mukund NayakArt-MusicJharkhand
31Shri Purushottam UpadhyayArt-MusicGujarat
32Smt. Anuradha PaudwalArt-MusicMaharashtra
33Shri Wareppa Naba NilArt-TheatreManipur
34Shri Tripuraneni Hanuman ChowdaryCivil ServiceTelangana
35Shri T.K. ViswanathanCivil ServiceHaryana
36Shri Kanwal SibalCivil ServiceDelhi
37Shri Birkha Bahadur Limboo MuringlaLiterature & EducationSikkim
38Smt. Eli AhmedLiterature & EducationAssam
39Dr. Narendra KohliLiterature & EducationDelhi
40Prof. G. VenkatasubbiahLiterature & EducationKarnataka
41Shri Akkitham Achyuthan NamboothiriLiterature & EducationKerala
42Shri Kashi Nath PanditaLiterature & EducationJammu & Kashmir
43Shri Chamu Krishna ShastryLiterature & EducationDelhi
44Shri Harihar Kripalu TripathiLiterature & EducationUttar Pradesh
45Shri Michel DaninoLiterature & EducationTamil Nadu
46Shri Punam SuriLiterature & EducationDelhi
47Shri VG PatelLiterature & EducationGujarat
48Smt. V KoteswarammaLiterature & EducationAndhra Pradesh
49Shri Balbir DuttLiterature & Education - JournalismJharkhand

 

50Smt. Bhawana SomaayaLiterature & Education - JournalismMaharashtra
51Shri Vishnu PandyaLiterature & Education - JournalismGujarat

 

52Dr. Subroto DasMedicineGujarat
53Dr. (Smt.) Bhakti YadavMedicineMadhya Pradesh
54Dr. Mohammed Abdul WaheedMedicineTelangana
55Dr. Madan Madhav GodboleMedicineUttar Pradesh
56Dr. Devendra Dayabhai PatelMedicineGujarat
57Prof. Harkishan SinghMedicineChandigarh
58Dr. Mukut MinzMedicineChandigarh
59Shri Arun Kumar SharmaOthers-ArchaeologyChhattisgarh
60Shri Sanjeev KapoorOthers-CulinaryMaharashtra
61Smt. Meenakshi AmmaOthers-Martial ArtKerala
62Shri Genabhai Dargabhai PatelOthers-AgricultureGujarat
63Shri Chandrakant PithawaScience & EngineeringTelangana
64Prof. Ajoy Kumar RayScience & EngineeringWest Bengal
65Shri Chintakindi MalleshamScience & EngineeringAndhra Pradesh
66Shri Jitendra Nath GoswamiScience & EngineeringAssam
67Shri Daripalli RamaiahSocial WorkTelangana
68Shri Girish BhardwajSocial WorkKarnataka
69Shri Karimul HakSocial WorkWest Bengal
70Shri Bipin GanatraSocial WorkWest Bengal
71Smt. Nivedita Raghunath BhideSocial WorkTamil Nadu
72Shri Appasaheb DharmadhikariSocial WorkMaharashtra
73Baba Balbir Singh SeechewalSocial WorkPunjab
74Shri Virat KohliSports-CricketDelhi
75Shri Shekar NaikSports-CricketKarnataka
76Shri Vikasa GowdaSports-Discus ThrowKarnataka
77Smt. Deepa MalikSports-AthleticsHaryana
78Shri Mariyappan ThangaveluSports-AthleticsTamil Nadu
79Smt. Dipa KarmakarSports-GymnasticsTripura
80Shri P R ShreejeshSports-HockeyKerala
81Smt. Sakshi MalikSports-WrestlingHaryana
82Shri Mohan Reddy Venkatrama BodanapuTrade & IndustryTelangana
83Shri Imrat Khan (NRI/PIO)Art-MusicUSA
84Shri Anant Agarwal (NRI/PIO)Literature & EducationUSA
85Shri H.R. Shah (NRI/PIO)Literature & Education - JournalismUSA

 

86Late (Smt.) Suniti Solomon (Posthumous)MedicineTamil Nadu
87Shri Asoke Kumar Bhattacharyya (Posthumous)Others-ArchaeologyWest Bengal
88Dr. Mapuskar (Posthumous)Social WorkMaharashtra
89Smt. Anuradha Koirala (Foreigner)Social WorkNepal

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Who decides?

The Padma Awards are conferred on the recommendations made by the Padma Awards Committee, which is constituted by the Prime Minister every year. The Padma Awards Committee is headed by the Cabinet Secretary and includes Home Secretary, Secretary to the President and four to six eminent persons as members. The recommendations of the committee are submitted to the Prime Minister and the President of India for approval.

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