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Padma Awards 2021 announced

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 has approved conferment of 119 Padma Awards including 1 duo case (in a duo case, the Award is counted as one) as per list below. The list comprises 7 Padma Vibhushan, 10 Padma Bhushan and 102 Padma Awards.  29 of the awardees are women and the list also includes 10 persons from the category of Foreigners/NRI/PIO/OCI, 16 Posthumous awardees and 1 transgender awardee.

Padma Vibhushan (7)

SN Name Field State/Country
Shinzo Abe Public Affairs Japan
S P Balasubramaniam

(Posthumous)

Art Tamil Nadu
Dr. Belle Monappa Hegde Medicine Karnataka
Narinder Singh Kapany

(Posthumous)

Science and Engineering United States of America
Maulana Wahiduddin Khan Others- Spiritualism Delhi
B. B. Lal Others- Archaeology Delhi
Sudarshan Sahoo Art Odisha

Padma Bhushan (10)

Ms. Krishnan Nair Shantakumari Chithra Art Kerala
Tarun Gogoi

(Posthumous)

Public Affairs Assam
Chandrashekhar Kambara Literature and Education Karnataka
Ms. Sumitra Mahajan Public Affairs Madhya Pradesh
Nripendra Misra Civil Service Uttar Pradesh
Ram Vilas Paswan

(Posthumous)

Public Affairs Bihar
Keshubhai Patel

(Posthumous)

Public Affairs Gujarat
Kalbe Sadiq

(Posthumous)

Others-Spiritualism Uttar Pradesh
Rajnikant Devidas Shroff Trade and Industry Maharashtra
Tarlochan Singh Public Affairs Haryana

Padma (102)

Gulfam Ahmed Art Uttar Pradesh
Ms. P. Anitha Sports Tamil Nadu
Rama Swamy Annavarapu Art Andhra Pradesh
Subbu Arumugam Art Tamil Nadu
Prakasarao Asavadi Literature and Education Andhra Pradesh
Ms. Bhuri Bai Art Madhya Pradesh
Radhe Shyam Barle Art Chhattisgarh
Dharma Narayan Barma Literature and Education West Bengal
Ms. Lakhimi Baruah Social Work Assam
Biren Kumar Basak Art West Bengal
Ms. Rajni Bector Trade and Industry Punjab
Peter Brook

 

Art United Kingdom
Ms. Sangkhumi Bualchhuak Social Work Mizoram
Gopiram Bargayn Burabhakat Art Assam
Ms. Bijoya Chakravarty Public Affairs Assam
Sujit Chattopadhyay Literature and Education West Bengal
Jagdish Chaudhary (Posthumous) Social Work Uttar Pradesh
Tsultrim Chonjor Social Work Ladakh
Ms. Mouma Das Sports West Bengal
Srikant Datar Literature and Education United States of America
Narayan Debnath Art West Bengal
Ms. Chutni Devi Social Work Jharkhand
Ms. Dulari Devi Art Bihar
Ms. Radhe Devi Art Manipur
Ms. Shanti Devi Social Work Odisha
Wayan Dibia Art Indonesia
Dadudan Gadhavi Literature & Education Gujarat
Parshuram Atmaram Gangavane Art Maharashtra
Jai Bhagwan Goyal Literature and Education Haryana
Jagadish Chandra Halder Literature and Education West Bengal
Mangal Singh Hazowary Literature and Education Assam
Ms. Anshu Jamsenpa Sports Arunachal Pradesh
Ms. Purnamasi Jani Art Odisha
Matha B. Manjamma Jogati Art Karnataka
Damodaran Kaithapram Art Kerala
Namdeo C Kamble Literature and Education Maharashtra
Maheshbhai & Nareshbhai Kanodia (Duo) *

(Posthumous)

Art Gujarat
Rajat Kumar Kar Literature and Education Odisha
Rangasami Lakshminarayana Kashyap Literature and Education Karnataka
Ms. Prakash Kaur Social Work Punjab
Nicholas Kazanas Literature and Education Greece
K Kesavasamy

 

Art Puducherry
Ghulam Rasool Khan Art Jammu and Kashmir
Lakha Khan Art Rajasthan
Ms. Sanjida Khatun Art Bangladesh
Vinayak Vishnu Khedekar Art Goa
Ms. Niru Kumar Social Work Delhi
Ms. Lajwanti

 

Art Punjab
Rattan Lal Science and Engineering United States of America
Ali Manikfan Others-Grassroots Innovation Lakshadweep
Ramachandra Manjhi Art Bihar
Dulal Manki Art Assam
Nanadro B Marak Others- Agriculture Meghalaya
Rewben Mashangva Art Manipur
Chandrakant Mehta Literature and Education Gujarat
Dr. Rattan Lal Mittal Medicine Punjab
Madhavan Nambiar Sports Kerala
Shyam Sundar Paliwal Social Work Rajasthan
Dr. Chandrakant Sambhaji Pandav Medicine Delhi
Dr. J N Pande

(Posthumous)

Medicine Delhi
Solomon Pappaiah Literature and Education- Journalism Tamil Nadu
Ms. Pappammal Others- Agriculture Tamil Nadu
Dr. Krishna Mohan Pathi Medicine Odisha
Ms. Jaswantiben Jamnadas Popat Trade and Industry Maharashtra
Girish Prabhune Social Work Maharashtra
Nanda Prusty Literature and Education Odisha
K K Ramachandra Pulavar Art Kerala
Balan Putheri Literature and Education Kerala
Ms. Birubala Rabha Social Work Assam
Kanaka Raju Art Telangana
Ms. Bombay Jayashri Ramnath Art Tamil Nadu
Satyaram Reang Art Tripura
Dr. Dhananjay Diwakar

Sagdeo

Medicine Kerala
Ashok Kumar Sahu Medicine Uttar Pradesh
Dr. Bhupendra Kumar Singh Sanjay Medicine Uttarakhand
Ms. Sindhutai Sapkal Social Work Maharashtra
Chaman Lal Sapru

(Posthumous)

Literature and Education Jammu and Kashmir
Roman Sarmah Literature and Education- Journalism Assam
Imran Shah Literature and Education Assam
Prem Chand Sharma Others- Agriculture

 

Uttarakhand
Arjun Singh Shekhawat Literature and Education Rajasthan
Ram Yatna Shukla Literature and Education Uttar Pradesh
Jitender Singh Shunty Social Work Delhi
Kartar Paras Ram Singh Art Himachal Pradesh
Kartar Singh Art Punjab
Dr. Dilip Kumar Singh Medicine Bihar
Chandra Shekhar Singh Others-Agriculture Uttar Pradesh
Ms. Sudha Hari Narayan Singh Sports Uttar Pradesh
Virender Singh Sports Haryana
Ms. Mridula Sinha

(Posthumous)

Literature and Education Bihar
K C Sivasankar

(Posthumous)

Art Tamil Nadu
Guru Maa Kamali Soren Social Work West Bengal
Marachi Subburaman Social Work Tamil Nadu
P Subramanian

(Posthumous)

Trade and Industry Tamil Nadu
Ms. Nidumolu Sumathi

 

Art Andhra Pradesh
Kapil Tiwari Literature and Education Madhya Pradesh
Father Vallés

(Posthumous)

Literature and Education Spain
Dr. Thiruvengadam Veeraraghavan

(Posthumous)

Medicine Tamil Nadu
Sridhar Vembu Trade and Industry Tamil Nadu
K Y Venkatesh

 

Sports Karnataka
Ms. Usha Yadav Literature and Education Uttar Pradesh
Col Quazi Sajjad Ali Zahir Public Affairs Bangladesh

Note:  * In duo case, the award is counted as one.

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