Padma Awards 2021: Complete List Of Awardees

The Padma Awards are the highest civilian honors in India announced annually on the occasion of Republic Day every year. The Padma Awards are categorized into three categories i.e. Padma Vibhushan, Padma Bhushan, and Padma Shri. The Awards are given in various fields according to the achievement of the awardees. The award is presented for 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 a high order
  • ‘Padma Shri’ for distinguished service in any field.

The Padma Awards are conferred on the recommendations made by the Padma Awards Committee, which is constituted by the Prime Minister every year. The nomination process is open to the public. Even self-nomination can be made. These awards are presented by the President of India at a ceremonial function held at Rashtrapati Bhawan. This year the President has approved 119 Padma awards, which includes 7 Padma Vibhushan, 10 Padma Bhushan, and 102 Padma Shri Awards. The list includes 29 women, 10 persons from the category of Foreigners and 16 Posthumous awardees, and 1 transgender awardee.

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Padma Vibhushan(7)

SN Name Field State/Country
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 (10)

SN Name Field State
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

Padma Shri (102)

The list of Padma Shri awardees from art, literature and education, social work, sports, medicine, etc. Check out the complete list of Padma Shri awards by downloading the official PDF:

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