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President approved conferment of Padma Awards 2015 on 104 persons

Jan 27, 2015 11:32 IST

Padma Awards 2015The President of India Pranab Mukherjee on 26 January 2015 approved the conferment of Padma Awards 2015 on 104 persons from the fields of activities including art, social work, public affairs, science, trade, medicine, literature and education, sports, civil service, etc.

The 2015 list of Padma Awardees comprises of 9 Padma Vibhushan, 20 Padma Bhushan and 75 Padma Shri Awardees.  Out of these 104 awardees, 17 of the awardees are women.

The awards will be given in March/April 2015 at a ceremonial function in Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi.

Padma Vibhushan

Images

S. No.

Name of the Awardee

Discipline

State/Domicile

Lal Krishna Advani

1

Lal Krishna Advani

Public Affairs

Gujarat

Amitabh Bachchan

2

Amitabh Bachchan

Art

Maharashtra

Prakash Singh Badal

3

Prakash Singh Badal

Public Affairs

Punjab

Dr. D Veerendra Heggade

4

Dr. D Veerendra Heggade

Social Work

Karnataka

Mohammad Yusuf Khan alias Dilip Kumar

5

Mohammad Yusuf Khan alias Dilip Kumar

Art

Maharashtra

Jagadguru Ramanandacharya Swami

6

Jagadguru Ramanandacharya Swami Rambhadracharya

Others

Uttar Pradesh

Malur Ramaswamy Srinivasan

7

Malur Ramaswamy Srinivasan

Science and Engineering  

Tamil Nadu

Kottayan K. Venugopal

8

Kottayan K. Venugopal

Public Affairs

Delhi

Karim Al Hussaini Aga Khan

9

Karim Al Hussaini Aga Khan (Foreigner)

Trade and Industry

France/UK

Padma Bhushan

S. No.

Name of the Awardees

Discipline

State/Domicile

1                  

Shri Jahnu Barua

Art

Assam

2                 

Dr. Vijay Bhatkar

Science and Engineering

Maharashtra

3                

Swapan Dasgupta

Literature and Education

Delhi

4              

Swami Satyamitranand Giri

Others

Uttar Pradesh

5              

N. Gopalaswami

Civil Service

Tamil Nadu

6                

Dr. Subhash C. Kashyap

Public Affairs

Delhi

7               

Dr. (Pandit) Gokulotsavji Maharaj   

Art

Madhya Pradesh

8               

Dr. Ambrish  Mithal

Medicine

Delhi

9               

Sudha Ragunathan

Art

Tamil Nadu

10        

Harish Salve

Public Affairs

Delhi

11            

Dr. Ashok Seth

Medicine

Delhi

12           

Rajat Sharma

Literature and Education

Delhi

13           

Satpal

Sports

Delhi

14          

Shivakumara Swami

Others

Karnataka

15            

Dr. Kharag Singh Valdiya 

Science and Engineering

Karnataka

16

Professor Manjul Bhargava

(NRI/PIO)

Science and Engineering

 USA

17

David Frawley (Vamadeva)

(Foreigner)

Others

 USA

18 

Bill Gates (Foreigner)

Social Work

 USA

19 

Melinda Gates (Foreigner)

Social Work

 USA

20

Saichiro Misumi (Foreigner)

Others

 Japan

Padma Shri

S. No.

Names of the Awardees

Discipline

State/Domicile

1       

Dr. Manjula Anagani

Medicine

Telangana

2                

S. Arunan

Science and Engineering

Karnataka

3               

Kanyakumari Avasarala

Art

Tamil Nadu

4     

Dr. Bettina Sharada Baumer

Literature and Education

Jammu and Kashmir

5               

Naresh Bedi

Art

Delhi

6                

Ashok Bhagat

Social Work

Jharkhand

7               

Sanjay Leela Bhansali

Art

Maharashtra

8               

Dr. Lakshmi Nandan Bora

Literature and Education 

Assam

9                

Dr. Gyan  Chaturvedi

Literature and Education 

Madhya Pradesh

10            

Professor Yogesh Kumar Chawla

Medicine

Chandigarh

11         

Jayakumari Chikkala

Medicine

Delhi

12           

Bibek Debroy

Literature and Education 

Delhi

13          

Dr. Sarungbam Bimola  Kumari Devi

Medicine

Manipur

14          

Dr. Ashok Gulati

 Public Affairs

Delhi

15         

Dr.  Randeep  Guleria

Medicine

Delhi

16           

Dr. K. P. Haridas

Medicine

Kerala

17            

Rahul Jain

Art

Delhi

18          

Ravindra Jain

Art

Maharashtra

19            

Dr. Sunil Jogi

Literature and Education

Delhi

20            

Prasoon Joshi

Art

Maharashtra

21           

Dr. Prafulla Kar

Art

Odisha

22            

Saba Anjum  

Sports

Chhattisgarh

23           

Ushakiran Khan

Literature and Education 

Bihar

24       

Dr. Rajesh Kotecha

Medicine

Rajasthan

25            

Professor Alka Kriplani

Medicine

Delhi

26            

Dr. Harsh Kumar

Medicine

Delhi

27        

Narayana Purushothama Mallaya

Literature and Education

Kerala

28          

Lambert Mascarenhas

Literature and Education

Goa

29          

Dr. Janak Palta McGilligan

Social Work

Madhya Pradesh

30           

Veerendra Raj Mehta

Social Work

Delhi

31           

Tarak Mehta

Art

Gujarat

32            

Neil Herbert Nongkynrih

Art

Meghalaya

33           

Chewang Norphel

Others

Jammu and Kashmir

34       

T. V. Mohandas Pai

Trade and Industry

Karnataka

35              

Dr.Tejas Patel

Medicine

Gujarat

36            

Jadav Molai Peyang

Others

Assam

37             

Bimla Poddar

Other

Uttar Pradesh

38              

Dr. N. Prabhakar

Science and Engineering

Delhi

39            

Dr. Prahalada

Science and Engineering

Maharashtra

40            

Dr. Narendra Prasad

Medicine

Bihar

41              

Ram Bahadur Rai

Literature and Education

Delhi

42            

Mithali Raj

Sports

Telangana

43            

P. V.  Rajaraman

Civil Service 

Tamil Nadu

44          

J. S. Rajput

Literature and Education 

Uttar Pradesh

45          

Kota Srinivasa Rao

Art

Andhra Pradesh

46              

Bimal Roy

Literature and Education

West Bengal

47              

Shekhar Sen

Art

Maharashtra

48            

Gunvant Shah

Literature and Education 

Gujarat

49          

Brahmdev Sharma (Bhaiji)

Literature and Education 

Delhi

50            

Manu Sharma

Literature and Education 

Uttar Pradesh

51          

Yog Raj Sharma

Medicine 

Delhi

52             

Vasant Shastri

Science and Engineering

Karnataka

53           

S. K. Shivkumar

Science and Engineering

Karnataka

54          

P. V. Sindhu

Sports

Telangana

55            

Sardara Singh

Sports

Haryana

56           

Arunima Sinha

Sports   

Uttar Pradesh

57        

Mahesh Raj Soni

Art

Rajasthan

58       

Dr.Nikhil Tandon

Medicine

Delhi

59          

H. Thegtse Rinpoche

Social Work

Arunachal Pradesh

60         

Dr.Hargovind Laxmishanker Trivedi

Medicine

Gujarat

61

Huang Baosheng (Foreigner)

Others

China

62

Professor Jacques Blamont

(Foreigner)

Science and Engineering

France

63

Late Syedna Mohammad Burhanuddin (Posthumous)

Others

Maharashtra

64

Jean-Claude Carriere (Foreigner)

Literature and Education

France

65

Dr. Nandrajan Raj Chetty

(NRI/PIO)

Trade and Industry

USA

66

George L. Hart (Foreigner)

Others

USA

67

Jagat Guru Amrta Suryananda Maha Raja(NRI/PIO)

Others

Portugal

68

Late Meetha Lal Mehta (Posthumous)

Social Work

Rajasthan

69

Tripti Mukherjee (NRI/PIO)

Art

USA

70  

Dr. Dattatreyudu Nori (NRI/PIO)

Medicine

USA

71

Dr. Raghu Rama Pillarisetti (NRI/PIO)

Medicine

USA

72  

Dr. Saumitra Rawat (NRI/PIO)

Medicine

UK

73

Annette Schmiedchen (Foreigner)

Literature and Education

Germany

74

Late Pran Kumar Sharma (Posthumous)

Art

Delhi

75   

Late R. Vasudevan (Posthumous)

Civil Service

Tamil Nadu

Padma Awards
• Padma Awards are one of the highest civilian Awards of the country that are conferred in three categories Padma Vibhushan, Padma Bhushan and Padma Shri.
• The awards are announced on the occasion of Republic Day every year. The Awards are given in various fields of activities including art, social work, public affairs, science, trade, medicine, literature and education, sports, civil service, etc.
• Padma Vibhushan is awarded for exceptional and distinguished service; Padma Bhushan is awarded for distinguished service of high order and Padma Shri is awarded for distinguished service in any field.

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