List of Padma Awardees 2021
List of Padma Awardees 2021: Padma Awards are one of the Highest Civilian Awards of India and are conferred in three categories-- Padma Vibhushan, Padma Bhushan and Padma Shri-- in various disciplines/fields of activities such as art, social work, public affairs, science and affairs, and so forth.
119 Padma Awards to be presented by President Ram Nath Kovind this year. The list comprises 7 Padma Vibhushan, 10 Padma Bhushan and 102 Padma Shri Awards. 29 of the awardees are women, 16 Posthumous awardees and 1 transgender awardee.
LIVE: President Kovind presents Padma Awards at 2021 Civil Investiture Ceremony-I at Rashtrapati Bhavan https://t.co/SPUlbRe7xX— President of India (@rashtrapatibhvn) November 9, 2021
Former External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj was conferred Padma Vibhushan posthumously. The award was presented by President Ram Nath Kovind to her daughter Bansuri Swaraj at the ceremony held in Delhi.
Star badminton player PV Sindhu and Women's Hockey team Captain Rani Rampal were conferred Padma Shri Award by President Ram Nath Kovind.
President Ram Nath Kovind also presented the awards to noted Hindustani classical singer Pandit Chhannulal Mishra (Padma Vibhushan), singer Adnan Sami (Padma Shri) and Bollywood actress Kangana Ranaut (Padma Shri).
Former Head Scientist at ICMR Dr. Raman Gangakhedkar and Air Marshal Dr. Padma Bandopadhyay were conferred Padma Shri in the field of medicine.
119 Padma Awards to be presented by President Ram Nath Kovind this year, the ceremony for which will begin shortly.— ANI (@ANI) November 8, 2021
The list comprises 7 Padma Vibhushan, 10 Padma Bhushan and 102 Padma Shri Awards. 29 of the awardees are women, 16 Posthumous awardees and 1 transgender awardee. pic.twitter.com/OlyRT9q4Zz
LIVE: President Kovind presents Padma Awards at 2020 Civil Investiture Ceremony at Rashtrapati Bhavan https://t.co/7dQXx2b1U8— President of India (@rashtrapatibhvn) November 8, 2021
1- Padma Vibhushan- Awarded for exceptional and distinguished service.
2- Padma Bhushan- Awarded for distinguished service of a high order.
3- Padma Shri- Awarded for distinguished service in any field.
List of Padma Awardees 2021
|1.||Shinzo Abe||Public Affairs||Japan|
|2.||S. P. Balasubramaniam (Posthumous)||Art||Tamil Nadu|
|3.||Dr. Belle Monappa Hegde||Medicine||Karnataka|
|4.||Narinder Singh Kapany (Posthumous)||Science and Engineering||The U.S.A.|
|5.||Maulana Wahiduddin Khan||Others- Spiritualism||Delhi|
|6.||B. B. Lal||Others- Archaeology||Delhi|
|1.||Krishna Nair Shantakumari Chithra||Art||Kerala|
|2.||Tarun Gogoi (Posthumous)||Public Affairs||Assam|
|3.||Chandrashekhar Kambara||Literature and Education||Karnataka|
|4.||Sumitra Mahajan||Public Affairs||Madhya Pradesh|
|5.||Nripendra Misra||Civil Service||Uttar Pradesh|
|6.||Ram Vilas Paswan (Posthumous)||Public Affairs||Bihar|
|7.||Keshubhai Patel (Posthumous)||Public Affairs||Gujarat|
|8.||Kalbe Sadiq (Posthumous)||Others- Spiritualism||Uttar Pradesh|
|9.||Rajnikant Devidas Shroff||Trade and Industry||Maharashtra|
|10.||Tarlochan Singh||Public Affairs||Haryana|
|1.||Gulfam Ahmed||Art||Uttar Pradesh|
|2.||P. Anitha||Sports||Tamil Nadu|
|3.||Rama Swamy Annavarapu||Art||Andhra Pradesh|
|4.||Subbu Arumugam||Art||Tamil Nadu|
|5.||Prakasarao Asavadi||Literature and Education||Andhra Pradesh|
|6.||Bhuri Bai||Art||Madhya Pradesh|
|7.||Radhe Shyam Barle||Art||Chhattisgarh|
|8.||Dharma Narayan Barma||Literature and Education||West Bengal|
|9.||Lakhimi Baruah||Social Work||Assam|
|10.||Biren Kumar Basak||Art||West Bengal|
|11.||Rajni Bector||Trade and Industry||Punjab|
|12.||Peter Brook||Art||United Kingdom|
|13.||Sangkhumi Bualchhuak||Social Work||Mizoram|
|14.||Gopiram Bargayn Burabhakat||Art||Assam|
|15.||Bijoya Chakravarty||Public Affairs||Assam|
|16.||Sujit Chattopadhyay||Literature and Education||West Bengal|
|17.||Jagdish Chaudhary (Posthumous)||Social Work||Uttar Pradesh|
|18.||Tsultrim Chonjor||Social Work||Ladakh|
|19.||Mouma Das||Sports||West Bengal|
|20.||Srikant Datar||Literature and Education||The U.S.A.|
|21.||Narayan Debnath||Art||West Bengal|
|22.||Chutni Devi||Social Work||Jharkhand|
|25.||Shanti Devi||Social Work||Odisha|
|27.||Dadudan Gadhavi||Literature and Education||Gujarat|
|28.||Parshuram Atmaram Gangavane||Art||Maharashtra|
|29.||Jai Bhagwan Goyal||Literature and Education||Haryana|
|30.||Jagdish Chandra Halder||Literature and Education||West Bengal|
|31.||Mangal Singh Hazowary||Literature and Education||Assam|
|32.||Anshu Jamsenpa||Sports||Arunachal Pradesh|
|34.||Matha B. Manjamma Jogati||Art||Karnataka|
|36.||Namdeo C. Kamble||Literature and Education||Maharashtra|
|37.||Maheshbhai and Nareshbhai Kanodia (Duo) (Posthumous)||Art||Gujarat|
|38.||Rajat Kumar Kar||Literature and Education||Odisha|
|39.||Rangasami Lakshminarayana Kashyap||Literature and Education||Karnataka|
|40.||Prakash Kaur||Social Work||Punjab|
|41.||Nicholas Kazanas||Literature and Education||Greece|
|43.||Ghulam Rasool Khan||Art||Jammu and Kashmir|
|46.||Vinayak Vishnu Khedekar||Art||Goa|
|47.||Niru Kumar||Social Work||Delhi|
|49.||Rattan Lal||Science and Engineering||The U.S.A.|
|50.||Ali Manikfan||Others- Grassroots Innovation||Lakshadweep|
|53.||Nanadro B Marak||Others- Agriculture||Meghalaya|
|55.||Chandrakant Mehta||Literature and Education||Gujarat|
|56.||Rattan Lal Mittal||Medicine||Punjab|
|58.||Shyam Sundar Paliwal||Social Work||Rajasthan|
|59.||Dr. Chandrakant Sambhaji||Medicine||Delhi|
|60.||Dr. J. N. Pande (Posthumous)||Medicine||Delhi|
|61.||Solomon Pappaiah||Literature and Education- Journalism||Tamil Nadu|
|62.||Pappammal||Others- Agriculture||Tamil Nadu|
|63.||Krishna Mohan Pathi||Medicine||Odisha|
|64.||Jaswantiben Jamnadas Popat||Trade and Industry||Maharashtra|
|65.||Girish Prabhune||Social Work||Maharashtra|
|66.||Nanda Prusty||Literature and Education||Odisha|
|67.||K. K. Ramachandra Pulavar||Art||Kerala|
|68.||Balan Putheri||Literature and Education||Kerala|
|69.||Birubala Rabha||Social Work||Assam|
|71.||Bombay Jayashri Ramnath||Art||Tamil Nadu|
|74.||Ashok Kumar Sahu||Medicine||Uttar Pradesh|
|75.||Dr. Bhupendra Kumar Singh Sanjay||Medicine||Uttarakhand|
|76.||Sindhutai Sapkal||Social Work||Maharashtra|
|77.||Chaman Lal Sapru (Posthumous)||Literature and Education||Jammu and Kashmir|
|78.||Roman Sarmah||Literature and Education- Journalism||Assam|
|79.||Imran Shah||Literature and Education||Assam|
|80.||Prem Chandra Sharma||Others- Agriculture||Uttarakhand|
|81.||Arjun Singh Shekhawat||Literature and Education||Rajasthan|
|82.||Ram Yatna Shukla||Literature and Education||Uttar Pradesh|
|83.||Jitender Singh Shunty||Social Work||Delhi|
|84.||Kartar Paras Ram Singh||Art||Himachal Pradesh|
|86.||Dilip Kumar Singh||Medicine||Bihar|
|87.||Chandra Shekhar Singh||Others- Agriculture||Uttar Pradesh|
|88.||Sudha Hari Narayan Singh||Sports||Uttar Pradesh|
|90.||Mridula Sinha (Posthumous)||Literature and Education||Bihar|
|91.||K. C. Sivasankar (Posthumous)||Art||Tamil Nadu|
|92.||Guru Maa Kamali Soren||Social Work||West Bengal|
|93.||Marachi Subburaman||Social Work||Tamil Nadu|
|94.||P. Subramanian (Posthumous)||Trade and Industry||Tamil Nadu|
|95.||Nidumolu Sumathi||Art||Andhra Pradesh|
|96.||Kapil Tiwari||Literature and Education||Madhya Pradesh|
|97.||Father Valles (Posthumous)||Literature and Education||Spain|
|98.||Dr. Thiruvengadam Veeraraghavan (Posthumous)||Medicine||Tamil Nadu|
|99.||Sridhar Vembu||Trade and Industry||Tamil Nadu|
|100.||K. Y. Venkatesh||Sports||Karnataka|
|101.||Usha Yadav||Literature and Education||Uttar Pradesh|
|102.||Col. Quazi Sajjad Ali Zahir||Public Affairs||Bangladesh|
1- President Ram Nath Kovind has approved conferment of 119 Padma Awards, including 1 duo case (in a duo case, the award is counted as one) for the year 2021.
2- The list comprises 7 Padma Vibhushan, 10 Padma Bhushan and 102 Padma Shri Awards.
3- The Padma awardees includes 29 women.
4- 10 persons are from the category of Foreigners/NRI/PIO/OCI.
5- The list includes 16 Posthumous awardees and 1 transgender awardee.
It is to be noted that Padma Awards are announced each year on the occasion of Republic Day (26 January) and the awards are conferred by the President of India in a ceremonial function held at Rashtrapati Bhavan in the month of March/April of the same year.
Kerala State Awards:
On the lines of the Padma Awards that are conferred nationally for exemplary contribution to various fields, the Kerala Cabinet decided to institute the state awards titled Kerala Puraskarangal. The award will be presented in three categories, namely, Kerala Jyothi, Kerala Prabha and Kerala Sree.
Kerala Jyothi award will be conferred to a single person, Kerala Prabha to two individuals and Kerala Sree to five people in a year.
The awards will be announced each year on Kerala Piravi Day, 1 November and the ceremony will be held at Raj Bhavan.