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Ministry of Home Affairs25-January, 2012 14:17 IST
Padma Awards Announced
The President of India has approved the conferment of Padma Awards-2012

 

The President of India has approved the conferment of Padma Awards-2012. This year the President has approved 109 awards including one duo case (counted as one) and 14 in the category of Foreigners/ NRIs/ PIOs/ Posthumous. These comprise 5 Padma Vibhushan, 27 Padma Bhushan and 77 Padma Shri Awards. There are 19 ladies among the awardees.

 

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.

 

Padma Vibhushan

 

Sl No.

Name

Discipline

State/ Domicile

1.    

Shri K G Subramanyan

Art-Painting & Sculpture

West Bengal

2.    

Late Shri Mario De Miranda

Art-Cartoonist

Goa*

3.    

Late (Dr.)Bhupen Hazarika

Art- Vocal Music

Assam*

4.    

Dr. Kantilal Hastimal Sancheti

Medicine - Orthopedics

Maharashtra

5.    

Shri T V Rajeswar

Civil Service

Delhi

 

Padma Bhushan

 

Sl No.

Name

Discipline

State/ Domicile

  1.  

Smt. Shabana Azmi

Art - Cinema

Maharashtra

  1.  

Shri Khaled Choudhury

Art - Theatre

West Bengal

  1.  

Shri Jatin Das

Art - Painting

Delhi

  1.  

Pandit Buddhadev Das Gupta

Art - Instrumental Music - Sarod

West Bengal

  1.  

Shri Dharmendra Singh Deol alias Dharmendra

Art - Cinema

Maharashtra

  1.  

Dr. Trippunithwra Viswanathan Gopalkrishnan

Art - Classical vocal and instrumental music

Tamil Nadu

  1.  

Ms. Mira Nair

Art - Cinema

Delhi

  1.  

Shri M.S. Gopalakrishnan

Art - Instrumental Music-Violin

Tamil Nadu

  1.  

Shri Anish Kapoor

Art - Sculpture

UK*

  1.  

Shri Satya Narayan Goenka

Social Work

Maharashtra

  1.  

Dr. (Judge) Patibandla Chandrasekhar Rao

Public Affairs

Germany*

  1.  

Shri George Yong-Boon Yeo

Public Affairs

Singapore*

  1.  

Prof. Shashikumar Chitre

Science and Engineering

Maharashtra

  1.  

Dr. M S Raghunathan

Science and Engineering

Maharashtra

  1.  

Shri Subbiah Murugappa Vellayan

Trade and Industry

Tamil Nadu

  1.  

Shri Balasubramanian Muthuraman

Trade and Industry

Maharashtra

  1.  

Dr. Suresh H. Advani

Medicine - Oncology

Maharashtra

  1.  

Dr. Noshir H Wadia

Medicine-Neurology

Maharashtra

  1.  

Dr. Devi Prasad Shetty

Medicine-Cardiology

Karnataka

  1.  

Prof. (Dr.) Shantaram Balwant Mujumdar

Literature and Education

Maharashtra

  1.  

Prof. Vidya Dehejia

Literature and Education

USA*

  1.  

Prof. Arvind Panagariya

Literature and Education

USA*

  1.  

Dr. Jose Pereira

Literature and Education

USA*

  1.  

Dr. Homi K. Bhabha

Literature and Education

UK *

  1.  

Shri N Vittal

Civil Service

Kerala

  1.  

Shri Mata Prasad

Civil Service

Uttar Pradesh

  1.  

Shri Ronen Sen

Civil Service

West Bengal

 

Padma Shri

 

Sl No.

Name

Discipline

State/ Domicile

  1.  

Shri Vanraj Bhatia

Art - Music

Maharashtra

  1.  

Shri Zia Fariduddin Dagar

Art - Music - vocal

Maharashtra

  1.  

Smt. Nameirakpam Ibemni Devi

Art - Music- Khongjom Parba

Manipur

  1.  

Shri Ramachandra Subraya Hegde Chittani

Art - Yakshagana dance drama

Karnataka

  1.  

Shri Moti Lal Kemmu

Art - Playwright

Jammu and Kashmir

  1.  

Shri Shahid Parvez Khan

Art - Instrumental Music-Sitar

Maharashtra

  1.  

Shri Mohan Lal Kumhar

Art - Terracotta

Rajasthan

  1.  

Shri Sakar Khan Manganiar

Art - Rajasthani Folk Music

Rajasthan

  1.  

Smt. Joy Michael

Art - Theatre

Delhi

  1.  

Dr. Minati Mishra

Art - Indian Classical Dance-Odissi.

Orissa

  1.  

Shri Natesan Muthuswamy

Art - Theatre.

Tamil Nadu

  1.  

Smt. R. Nagarathnamma

Art - Theatre

Karnataka

  1.  

Shri Kalamandalm Sivan Nambootiri

Art - Indian Classical Dance- Kutiyattam

Kerala

  1.  

Smt. Yamunabai Waikar

Art - Indian Folk Music-Lavani.

Maharashtra

  1.  

Shri Satish Alekar

Art - Playwright

Maharashtra

  1.  

Pandit Gopal Prasad Dubey

Art - Chhau dance and choreography

Jharkhand

  1.  

Shri Ramakant Gundecha #

Art - Indian Classical Music- Vocal

Madhya Pradesh

Shri Umakant Gundecha #

Art - Indian Classical Music- Vocal

Madhya Pradesh

  1.  

Shri Anup Jalota

Art-Indian Classical Music- Vocal

Maharashtra

  1.  

Shri Soman Nair Priyadarsan

Art - Cinema- Direction

Kerala 

  1.  

Shri Sunil Janah

Art-Photography

Assam

 

  1.  

Ms. Laila Tyebji

Art-Handicrafts

Delhi

  1.  

Shri Vijay Sharma

Art-Painting

Himachal Pradesh

  1.  

Smt. Shamshad Begum

Social Work

Chattisgarh

  1.  

Smt. Reeta Devi

Social Work

Delhi

  1.  

Dr. P.K. Gopal

Social Work

Tamil Nadu

  1.  

Smt. Phoolbasan Bai Yadav

Social Work

Chattisgarh

  1.  

Dr. G. Muniratnam

Social Work

Andhra Pradesh

  1.  

Shri Niranjan Pranshankar Pandya

Social Work

Maharashtra

  1.  

Dr. Uma Tuli

Social Work

Delhi

  1.  

Shri Sat Paul Varma

Social Work

Jammu and Kashmir

  1.  

Smt.Binny Yanga

Social Work

Arunachal Pradesh

  1.  

Shri Yezdi Hirji Malegam

Public Affairs

Maharashtra

  1.  

 

Shri Pravin H. Parekh

Pubic Affairs

Delhi

  1.  

Dr. V. Adimurthy

Science and Engineering

Kerala

  1.  

Dr. Krishna Lal Chadha

Science and Engineering - Agriculture

Delhi

  1.  

Prof. Virander Singh Chauhan

Science and Engineering

Delhi

  1.  

Prof. Rameshwar Nath Koul Bamezai

Science and Engineering

Jammu and Kashmir

  1.  

Dr. Vijaypal Singh

Science and Engineering - Agricultural Research

Uttar Pradesh

  1.  

Dr. Lokesh Kumar Singhal

Science and Engineering

Punjab

  1.  

Dr. Yagnaswami Sundara Rajan

Science and Engineering

Karnataka

  1.  

Prof. Jagadish Shukla

Science and Engineering

USA*

  1.  

Ms. Priya Paul

Trade and Industry

Delhi

  1.  

Shri Shoji Shiba

Trade and Industry

Japan*

  1.  

Shri Gopinath Pillai

Trade and Industry

Singapore*

  1.  

Shri Arun Hastimal Firodia

Trade and Industry

Maharashtra

  1.  

Dr. Swati A. Piramal

Trade and Industry

Maharashtra

  1.  

Prof. Mahdi Hasan

Medicine-Anatomy

Uttar Pradesh

  1.  

Dr. Viswanathan Mohan

Medicine - Diabetology

Tamil Nadu

  1.  

Dr. J. Hareendran Nair

Medicine - Ayurveda

Kerala

  1.  

Dr. Vallalarpuram Sennimalai Natarajan

Medicine - Geriatrics

Tamil Nadu

  1.  

Dr. Jitendra Kumar Singh

Medicine - Oncology

Bihar

  1.  

Dr. Shrinivas S. Vaishya

Medicine-Healthcare

Daman and Diu

  1.  

Dr. Nitya Anand

Medicine - Drugs Research

Uttar Pradesh

  1.  

Late Dr. Jugal Kishore

Medicine - Homoeopathy

Delhi *

  1.  

Dr. Mukesh Batra

Medicine-Homeopathy

Maharashtra

  1.  

Dr. Eberhard Fischer

Literature and Education

Switzerland*

  1.  

Shri Kedar Gurung

Literature and Education

Sikkim

  1.  

Shri Surjit Singh Patar

Literature and Education - Poetry

Punjab

  1.  

Shri Vijay Dutt Shridhar

Literature and Education - Journalism

Madhya Pradesh

  1.  

Shri Irwin Allan Sealy

Literature and Education

Uttarakhand

  1.  

Ms. Geeta Dharmarajan

Literature and Education

Delhi

  1.  

Prof. Sachchidanand Sahai

Literature and Education

Haryana

  1.  

Smt. Pepita Seth

Literature and Education

Kerala

  1.  

Dr. Ralte L. Thanmawia

Literature and Education

Mizoram

  1.  

Shri Ajeet Bajaj

Sports - Skiing

Delhi

  1.  

Smt. Jhulan Goswami

Sports - Women's Cricket

West Bengal

  1.  

Shri Zafar Iqbal

Sports-Hockey

Uttar Pradesh

  1.  

Shri Devendra Jhajrija

Sports - Athletics- Paralympics

Rajasthan

  1.  

Shri Limba Ram

Sports - Archery

Rajasthan

  1.  

Shri Syed Mohammed Arif

Sports - Badminton

Andhra Pradesh

  1.  

Prof. Ravi Chaturvedi

Sports- Commentary

Delhi

  1.  

Shri Prabhakar Vaidya

Sports-Physical Education

Maharashtra

  1.  

Shri T. Venkatapathi Reddiar

Others-Horticulture

Puducherry

  1.  

Dr. K. (Kota) Ullas Karanth

Others-Wildlife Conservation and Environment Protection

Karnataka

  1.  

Shri K Paddayya

Others-Archaeology

Maharashtra

  1.  

Shri Swapan Guha

Others-Ceramics

Rajasthan

  1.  

Dr. Kartikeya V. Sarabhai

Others - Environmental Education

Gujarat

 

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

            # indicates duo case.

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