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English Release 1-August 2014
Date Month Year
  • President's Secretariat
  • The President inaugurates New Building of Ghani Khan Chowdhury Institute of Engineering and Technology at Narayanpur
  • President congratulates medal winners in Commonwealth Games
  • Prime Minister's Office
  • PM encourages self-certification in place of affidavits and attestations to benefit the common man
  • U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker call on PM
  • Former cricketer Anil Kumble calls on PM
  • Min of Agriculture
  • Kharif Sowing Area Crosses 706 Lakh Hectare
  • Steps to Make Farming More Profitable
  • Setting up of National Fisheries Development Board
  • Encouraging Farmers to Use Improved Technology for Cultivation of Cotton
  • Min of Chemicals and Fertilizers
  • Essential Medicines Prices
  • Min of Commerce & Industry
  • Capital Investment Subsidy under NEIIPP
  • Sick/Closed Industrial Units
  • National Design Policy
  • Export Market for Grapes
  • Ban on Import of Products By EU
  • Export/Import of Gems/Jewellery
  • Tea Export
  • Export Target
  • Setting up of Special Board of Spices
  • Min of Consumer Affairs, Food & Public Distribution
  • About 81.35 Crore People to Get Subsidised Foodgrains Under National Food Security Act
  • Food Subsidy Estimated to be Around Rs. 1,31,086 Crore
  • The Steps to Expedite Payment of Pending Dues to Sugarcane Farmers
  • Transportation of PDS Foodgrains Through Sea Route to Ensure Timely Availability
  • Min of Corporate Affairs
  • Unclaimed Investment Fund with Companies
  • Lacunae in Company Laws
  • Min of Defence
  • Defence Offset Policy
  • Naval Warships and Submarines
  • Tailing of Patrols in Border Areas
  • Encroachment of Defence Land
  • Election for Cantonment Boards
  • Amount Due to IAF
  • Maritime Exercise
  • IAF Jaguar Aircraft Crashes
  • Procurement of Fighter Aircraft
  • Arrest of Somalian Pirates
  • Infrastructural Developments in Border Areas
  • Projects of HAL
  • Naval Exercises
  • Procurement of Helicopters
  • Astra and Akash Missiles
  • Defence Production Units
  • Bird-Hits to Military Aircraft
  • Sale of Tobacco Products in Defence Canteens
  • One Rank One Pension
  • Married Accommodation Project
  • Min of Earth Science
  • India Deploys its First Sub-Surface Ocean Moored Observatory in the Arctic
  • Min of Environment and Forests
  • ‘Clean energy path’ is the mantra for Government - Prakash Javadekar
  • Ministry of Finance
  • Transparency in Lending Loans Under Floating Rate Scheme
  • Corporate Employers Encourage to Join National Pension System for Corporates for Providing Pension Benefits to their Employees
  • Utilisation of Accumulated Pension Wealth on exit from the National Pension System for Corporates
  • Sampoorn Vittiya Samaveshan Mission to be Launched Soon to Provide all Households with Banking Services
  • RBI Issues Guidelines for Opening of Bank Accounts of Children
  • Manufacturing of Debit Cards, Credit Cards and other Cards in India
  • Printing of Currency Notes with Braille Signs to Assist Visibly Challenged Persons
  • Compensation by Insurance Companies
  • SBI Launches Six of Digital Branches
  • BRICS Development Bank to be set up to Support Infrastructure and Sustainable Development Projects among others
  • Sanctioned and Acutal Strength of Employees in Central Government; 30,84,530 Civilian Employees in Position
  • Small Saving Schemes for the benefit of all including Weaker Sections of Society
  • No Foreclosure Charges by NBFCS on all Floating Term Loans to Individual Borrowers
  • Infrastructure Trust Funds to be set up to Spur Investments
  • Min of Food Processing Industries
  • Mega Food Parks
  • Setting up of Food Processing Units
  • Increasing Capacity of Cold Chain Infrastructure
  • Min of Health and Family Welfare
  • Recognition of Ayush Colleges
  • Multimedia Campagins for Awareness and Prevention Regarding HIV/Aids
  • Findings from NFHS-I, II and III

  • 872 National Nutritional Rehabilitation Centres Functional in the Country
  • Global Instrument for Health Research
  • Ill Effects from Use of Oxytocin Injection
  • Setting Up of Satellite Units of AIIMS

  • Autism and Related Disorders
  • Medical Colleges Can Now be Set up in Two Pieces of Land
  • Use of Antibiotics
  • ICMR: No Conclusive Data on Effects of Mobile Phone/Tower on Health
  • Enforcement of Anti-Tobacco Laws
  • FSSAI Regulations on Packaging and Labelling
  • Pharmacy Colleges in the Country
  • Financial Assistance to Poor
  • Control of Fluorosis
  • Polio Vaccination for Resident Nationals Travelling to India
  • Cancer Care Facilities
  • Min of Home Affairs
  • Text of Home Minister’s Statement on Disaster in Pune
  • Min of Labour & Employment
  • We must judiciously tap into our natural resources and not mindlessly exploit them - Shri Narendra Singh Tomar
  • Min of Minority Affairs
  • Schemes for Upliftment of Minorities
  • Min of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions
  • ACC Appointment
  • Min of Petroleum & Natural Gas
  • Diesel Under-Recovery decreased to Rs 1.33/litre for the fortnight commencing 01.08.2014
  • Ministry of Railways
  • PPP Projects under Railways Running on Profit
  • Railways will Run Six More Trains Connecting Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Katra
  • Railways Take Steps to Promote Religious & Historic Tourism in the Country
  • Railways to Develop 10 Major Railway Stations to International Standards
  • Railways to Provide 400 More Escalators at 172 Stations
  • Min of Statistics & Programme Implementation
  • Survey Regarding Employment in Various Sectors
  • Facilitation Centres under MPLAD Scheme
  • Handpumps under MPLAD Scheme
  • Per Capita Expenditure
  • Min of Textiles
  • Closure of Textile Industries
  • Scheme for Integrated Textile Parks
  • Incentive to Jute Industry
  • Target for Export of Readymade Garments
  • Ministry of Water Resources
  • Storage Status of 85 Important Reservoirs of the Country as on July 31, 2014
  • Min of Women and Child Development
  • Draft Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Bill, 2014 circulated for inter-ministerial consultation
  • Min of Youth Affairs & Sports
  • Minister of Youth Affairs & Sports, Sarbananda Sonowal congratulates Indian medal winners on the 8th day in Commonwealth Games 2014
  • Planning Commission
  • Aadhar Grievances

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Ministry of Home Affairs25-January, 2011 18:27 IST
Padma Awards Announced

The President of India has approved the conferment of Padma Awards-2011. This year the President has approved 128 awards including one duo case (counted as one) and 12 in the category of Foreigners/ NRIs/ PIOs/ Posthumous. These comprise 13 Padma Vibhushan, 31 Padma Bhushan and 84 Padma Shri Awards. There are 31 ladies among the awardees.

Padma Vibhushan

Sl No.

Name

Discipline

State/ Domicile

  1.  

Dr. (Smt.) Kapila Vatsyayan

Art - Art Administration and Promotion.

Delhi

  1.  

Mrs. Homai Vyarawalla

Art - Photography

Gujarat

  1.  

Shri A Nageshwara Rao

Art- Cinema

Andhra Pradesh

  1.  

Shri Parasaran Kesava Iyengar

Public Affairs

Delhi

  1.  

Dr. Akhlaq-ur-Rehman Kidwai

Public Affairs

Delhi

  1.  

Shri Vijay Kelkar

Public Affairs

Delhi

  1.  

Shri Montek Singh Ahluwalia

Public Affairs

Delhi

  1.  

Shri Palle Rama Rao

Science and Engineering 

Andhra Pradesh

  1.  

Shri Azim Premji

Trade and Industry

Karnataka

  1.  

Shri Brajesh Mishra

Civil Services

Madhya Pradesh

  1.  

Prof. (Dr.) Ottaplakkal Neelakandan Velu Kurup

Literature and Education

Kerala

  1.  

Dr. Sitakant Mahapatra

Literature and Education

Orissa

  1.  

Late Shri L. C. Jain

Public Affairs

Delhi *

Padma Bhushan

Sl No.

Name

Discipline

State/ Domicile

  1.  

Shri Satyadev Dubey

Art - Theatre

Maharashtra

  1.  

Shri Mohammed Zahur Khayyam Hashmi alias Khayyam

Art - Cinema - Music

Maharashtra

  1.  

Shri Shashi Kapoor

Art - Cinema

Maharashtra

  1.  

Shri Krishen Khanna

Art - Painting

Haryana

  1.  

Shri Madavur Vasudevan Nair

Art - Dance - Kathakali

Kerala

  1.  

Ms. Waheeda Rehman

Art - Cinema

Maharashtra

  1.  

Shri Rudrapatna Krishna Shastry Srikantan

Art - Music-Vocal

Karnataka

  1.  

Ms. Arpita Singh

Art - Painting

Delhi

  1.  

Dr. Sripathi Panditharadhyula Balasubrahmanyam

Art - Playback Singing, Music Direction & acting

Tamil Nadu

  1.  

Shri C.V. Chandrasekhar

Art - Classical Dance-Bharatanatyam

Tamil Nadu

  1.  

Shri Dwijen Mukherjee

Art

West Bengal

  1.  

Smt. Rajashree Birla

Social work

Maharashtra

  1.  

Mrs. Shobhana Ranade

Social work

Maharashtra

  1.  

Dr. Suryanarayanan Ramachandran

Science and Engineering 

Tamil Nadu

  1.  

Shri S.(Kris) Gopalakrishnan

Trade and Industry

Karnataka

  1.  

Shri Yogesh Chander Deveshwar

Trade and Industry

West Bengal

  1.  

Ms. Chanda Kochhar

Trade and Industry

Maharashtra

  1.  

Dr. K. Anji Reddy

Trade and Industry- Pharmacy

Andhra Pradesh

  1.  

Shri Analjit Singh

Trade and Industry

Delhi

  1.  

Shri Rajendra Singh Pawar

Trade and Industry

Haryana

  1.  

Dr. Gunapati Venkata Krishna Reddy

Trade and Industry

Andhra Pradesh

  1.  

Shri Ajai Chowdhary

Trade and Industry

Delhi

  1.  

Shri Surendra Singh

Civil Services

Delhi

  1.  

Shri M. N .Buch

Civil Services

Madhya Pradesh

  1.  

Shri Shyam Saran

Civil Services

Delhi

  1.  

Shri Thayil Jacob Sony George

Literature and Education

Karnataka

  1.  

Dr. Ramdas Madhava Pai

Literature and Education

Karnataka

  1.  

Shri Sankha Ghosh

Literature and Education

West Bengal

  1.  

Late Shri K. Raghavan Thirumulpad

Medicine - Ayurveda.

Kerala*

  1.  

Late Dr. Keki Byramjee Grant

Medicine - Cardiology

   Maharashtra *

  1.  

Late Shri Dashrath Patel

Art

Gujarat *

Padma Shri

Sl No.

Name

Discipline

State/ Domicile

  1.  

Ms. Neelam Mansingh Chowdhry

Art - Theatre

Chandigarh

  1.  

Shri Makar Dhwaja Darogha

Art- Chhau Dance

Jharkhand

  1.  

Shri Shaji Neelakantan Karun

Art – Film Direction

Kerala

  1.  

Shri Girish Kasaravalli

Art - Film making

Karnataka

  1.  

Ms. Tabassum Hashmi Khan alias Tabu

Art - Cinema

Maharashtra

  1.  

Shri Jivya Soma Mase

Art - Warli Painting

Maharashtra

  1.  

Guru (Ms.) M.K. Saroja

Art - Dance- Bharatnatyam

Tamil Nadu

  1.  

Shri Jayaram Subramaniam

Art - Cinema

Tamil Nadu

  1.  

Pandit Ajoy Chakraborty

Art - Music-Indian Classical Vocal

West Bengal

  1.  

Smt. Mahasundari Devi

Art - Mithilia/ Madhubani Painting.

Bihar

  1.  

Shri Gajam Govardhana

Art - Handloom Weaving

Andhra Pradesh

  1.  

Ms. Sunayana Hazarilal

Art - Dance - Kathak

Maharashtra

  1.  

Shri S.R. Janakiraman

Art - Carnatic Vocal Music

Tamil Nadu

  1.  

Shri Peruvanam Kuttan Marar

Art - Chenda Melam- Drum concert

Kerala

  1.  

Smt. Kalamandalam Kshemavathy Pavithran

Art - Dance - Mohiniattam

Kerala

  1.  

Shri Dadi Dorab Pudumjee

Art - Puppetry

Delhi

  1.  

Shri Khangembam Mangi Singh

Art - Traditional Music of Manipur (Pena)

Manipur

  1.  

Shri Prahlad Singh Tipaniya

Art - Folk Music

Madhya Pradesh

  1.  

Smt. Usha Uthup

Art - Music.

West Bengal

  1.  

Smt. Kajol

Art- Cinema

Maharashtra

  1.  

Shri Irfan Khan

Art- Cinema

Maharashtra

  1.  

Shri Mamraj Agrawal

Social work

West Bengal

  1.  

Shri Jockin Arputham

Social work

Maharashtra

  1.  

Ms. Nomita Chandy

Social work

Karnataka

  1.  

Ms. Sheela Patel

Social work

Maharashtra

  1.  

Ms. Anita Reddy

Social work

Karnataka

  1.  

Shri Kanubhai Hasmukhbhai Tailor

Social work

Gujarat

  1.  

Shri Anant Darshan Shankar

Public Affairs

Karnataka

  1.  

Prof. M. Annamalai

Science and Engineering

Karnataka

  1.  

Dr. Mahesh Haribhai Mehta

Science and Engineering - Agricultural Science

Gujarat

  1.  

Shri Coimbatore Narayana Rao Raghavendran

Science and Engineering

Tamil Nadu

  1.  

Dr. (Mrs.) Suman Sahai

Science and Engineering

Delhi

  1.  

Prof.(Dr.) E.A. Siddiq

Science and Engineering - Agricultural Science

Andhra Pradesh

  1.  

Shri Gopalan Nair Shankar

Science and Engineering - Architecture

Kerala

  1.  

Shri Mecca Rafeeque Ahmed

Trade and Industry

Tamil Nadu

  1.  

Shri Kailasam Raghavendra Rao

Trade and Industry

Tamil Nadu

  1.  

Shri Narayan Singh Bhati

 

Civil Services

Andhra Pradesh

  1.  

Shri P K Sen

Civil Services

Bihar

  1.  

Ms. Shital Mahajan

Sports - Adventure Sports- Para Jumping

Maharashtra

  1.  

Ms. Nameirakpam Kunjarani Devi

Sports - Weightlifting

Manipur

  1.  

Shri Sushil Kumar

Sports - Wrestling

Delhi

  1.  

Shri Vangipurapu Venkata Sai Laxman

Sports - Cricket

Andhra Pradesh

  1.  

Shri Gagan Narang

Sports - Shooting

Andhra Pradesh

  1.  

Smt. Krishna Poonia

Sports - Discus Throw

Rajasthan

  1.  

Shri Harbhajan Singh

Sports - Mountaineering

Punjab

  1.  

Dr. Pukhraj Bafna

Medicine - Padeatrics

Chhattisgarh

  1.  

Prof. Mansoor Hasan

Medicine- Cardiology

Uttar Pradesh

  1.  

Dr. Shyama Prasad Mandal

Medicine - Orthopaedic

Delhi

  1.  

Prof. (Dr.) Sivapatham Vittal

Medicine - Endocrinology

Tamil Nadu

  1.  

Prof. (Dr.) Madanur Ahmed Ali

Medicine - Gastroenterology

Tamil Nadu

  1.  

Dr. Indira Hinduja

Medicine - Obstetrics and Gynaecology.

Maharashtra

  1.  

Dr. Jose Chacko Periappuram

Medicine - Cardio-Thoracic Surgery.

Kerala

  1.  

Prof. (Dr.) A. Marthanda Pillai

Medicine - Neurosurgery

Kerala

  1.  

Shri Mahim Bora

Literature and Education

Assam

  1.  

Prof. (Dr.) Pullella Srirama Chandrudu

Literature and Education- Sanskrit

Andhra Pradesh

  1.  

Dr. Pravin Darji

Literature and Education

Gujarat

  1.  

Dr. Chandra Prakash Deval

Literature and Education

Rajasthan

  1.  

Shri Balraj Komal

Literature and Education

Delhi

  1.  

Mrs. Rajni Kumar

Literature and Education

Delhi

  1.  

Dr. Devanooru Mahadeva

Literature and Education

Karnataka

  1.  

Shri Barun Mazumder

Literature and Education

West Bengal

  1.  

Dr. Avvai Natarajan

Literature and Education

Tamil Nadu

  1.  

Shri Bhalchandra Nemade

Literature and Education

Himachal Pradesh

  1.  

Prof. Riyaz Punjabi

Literature and Education

Jammu and Kashmir

  1.  

Prof. Koneru Ramakrishna Rao

Literature and Education

Andhra Pradesh

  1.  

Ms. Buangi Sailo

Literature and Education

Mizoram

  1.  

Prof. Devi Dutt Sharma

Literature and Education

Uttarakhand

  1.  

Shri Nilamber Dev Sharma

Literature and Education

Jammu and Kashmir

  1.  

 

Ms. Urvashi Butalia #

Literature and Education

Delhi

Ms. Ritu Menon #

Literature and Education

Delhi

  1.  

Prof. Krishna Kumar

Literature and Education

Delhi

  1.  

Shri Deviprasad Dwivedi

Literature and Education

Uttar Pradesh

  1.  

Ms. Mamang Dai

Literature and Education

Arunachal Pradesh

  1.  

Dr. Om Prakash Agrawal

Others - Heritage Conservation

Uttar Pradesh

  1.  

Prof. Madhukar Keshav Dhavalikar

Others - Archeology

Maharashtra

  1.  

Ms. Shanti Teresa Lakra

Others-Nursing

Andaman & Nicobar

  1.  

Smt. Gulshan Nanda

Others - Handicrafts promotion

Delhi

  1.  

Dr. Azad Moopen

Social work

UAE *

  1.  

Prof. Upendra Baxi

Public Affairs -Legal Affairs

United Kingdom *

  1.  

Dr. Mani Lal Bhaumik

Science and Engineering

USA *

  1.  

Dr. Subra Suresh

Science and Engineering 

USA *

  1.  

Prof. Karl Harrington Potter

Literature and Education

USA *

  1.  

Prof. Martha Chen

Social work

USA *

  1.  

Shri Satpal Khattar

Trade and Industry

Singapore *

  1.  

Shri Granville Austin

Literature and Education

USA *

Note: * indicates awardees in the category of Foreigners / NRIs/ PIOs/ Posthumous.

            # indicates duo case.

Padma Awards, the country’s highest civilian awards, are conferred in three categories, namely, Padma Vibhushan, Padma Bhushan and Padma Shri. The Awards are given in all 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. The awards are conferred by the President of India at a function held at Rashtrapati Bhawan sometime around March/ April.

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