Two from Gujarat win Padma award


New Delhi, 25 January 2013

President has approved the conferment of 108 Padma Awards. These comprise 04 Padma Vibhushan, 24 Padma Bhushan and 80 Padma Shri Awards. 24 of the awardees are women and the list also includes 11 persons in the category of Foreigners, NRIs, PIOs and Posthumous 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 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. The awards are conferred by the President of India at a function held at Rashtrapati Bhawan sometime around March/ April.

Two winners this time are from Gujarat. They are Sandesh newspaper’s journalist Devendra Patel and SEWA organization’s Reema Nanavati.

Padma Vibhushan

Sl No. Name Discipline State/ Domicile
Shri Raghunath Mohapatra Art Orissa
Shri S. Haider Raza Art Delhi
Prof. Yash Pal Science and Engineering Uttar Pradesh
Prof. Roddam Narasimha Science and Engineering Karnataka

 

Padma Bhushan

Sl No.

Name

Discipline

State/ Domicile

Dr. Ramanaidu Daggubati Art Andhra Pradesh
Smt. Sreeramamurthy Janaki Art Tamil Nadu
Dr. (Smt.) Kanak Rele Art Maharashtra
Smt. Sharmila Tagore Art Delhi
Dr. (Smt.) Saroja Vaidyanathan Art Delhi
Shri Abdul Rashid Khan Art West Bengal
Late Rajesh Khanna Art Maharashtra #
Late Jaspal Singh Bhatti Art Punjab #
Shri Shivajirao Girdhar Patil Public Affairs Maharashtra
Dr. Apathukatha Sivathanu Pillai Science and Engineering Delhi
Dr. Vijay Kumar Saraswat Science and Engineering Delhi
Dr. Ashoke Sen Science and Engineering Uttar Pradesh
Dr. B.N. Suresh Science and Engineering Karnataka
Prof. Satya N. Atluri Science and Engineering USA *
Prof. Jogesh Chandra Pati Science and Engineering USA *
Shri Ramamurthy Thyagarajan Trade and Industry Tamil Nadu
Shri Adi Burjor Godrej Trade and Industry Maharashtra
Dr. Nandkishore Shamrao Laud Medicine Maharashtra
Shri Mangesh Padgaonkar Literature & Education Maharashtra
Prof. Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak Literature & Education USA*
Shri Hemendra Singh Panwar Civil Service Madhya Pradesh
Dr. Maharaj Kishan Bhan Civil Service Delhi
Shri Rahul Dravid Sports Karnataka
Ms. H. Mangte Chungneijang Mary Kom Sports Manipur

 

Padma Shri

Sl No.

Name

Discipline

State/ Domicile

Shri Gajam Anjaiah Art Andhra Pradesh
Swami G.C.D. Bharti alias Bharati Bandhu Art Chhattisgarh
Ms. B. Jayashree Art Karnataka
Smt. Sridevi Kapoor Art Maharashtra
Shri Kailash Chandra Meher Art Orissa
Shri Brahmdeo Ram Pandit Art Maharashtra
Shri Vishwanath Dinkar Patekar alias Nana Patekar Art Maharashtra
Shri Rekandar Nageswara Rao alias Surabhi Babji Art Andhra Pradesh
Shri Lakshmi Narayana Sathiraju Art Tamil Nadu
Smt. Jaymala Shiledar Art Maharashtra
Shri Suresh Dattatray Talwalkar Art Maharashtra
Shri P. Madhavan Nair alias Madhu Art Kerala
Shri Apurba Kishore Bir Art Maharashtra
Shri Ghanakanta Bora Borbayan Art Assam
Smt. Hilda Mit Lepcha Art Sikkim
Smt. Sudha Malhotra Art Maharashtra
Shri Ghulam Mohammad Saznawaz Art Jammu and Kashmir
Shri Ramesh Gopaldas Sippy Art Maharashtra
Ms. Mahrukh Tarapor Art Maharashtra
Shri Balwant Thakur Art Jammu & Kashmir
Shri Puran Das Baul Art West Bengal
Shri Rajendra Tikku Art Jammu & Kashmir
Shri Pablo Bartholomew Art Delhi
Shri S. Shakir Ali Art Rajasthan
Sh. S.K.M Maeilanandhan Social Work Tamil Nadu
Ms. Nileema Mishra Social Work Maharashtra
Ms. Reema Nanavati Social Work Gujarat
Ms. Jharna Dhara Chowdhury Social Work Bangladesh *
Late Dr. Ram Krishan Social Work Uttar Pradesh #
Late Manju Bharat Ram Social Work Delhi #
Prof. Mustansir Barma Science and Engineering Maharashtra
Shri Avinash Chander Science and Engineering Delhi
Prof. Sanjay Govind Dhande Science and Engineering Uttar Pradesh
Prof. (Dr.) Sankar Kumar Pal Science and Engineering West Bengal
Prof. Deepak B. Phatak Science and Engineering Maharashtra
Dr. Mudundi Ramakrishna Raju Science and Engineering Andhra Pradesh
Prof. Ajay K. Sood Science and Engineering Karnataka
Prof. Krishnaswamy Vijayraghavan Science and Engineering Karnataka
Dr. Manindra Agrawal Science and Engineering Uttar Pradesh
Dr. Jayaraman Gowrishankar Science and Engineering Andhra Pradesh
Prof. Sharad Pandurang Kale Science and Engineering Maharashtra
Smt. Vandana Luthra Trade and Industry Delhi
Ms. Rajshree Pathy Trade and Industry Tamil Nadu
Shri Hemendra Prasad Barooah Trade and Industry Assam
Shri Milind Kamble Trade and Industry Maharashtra
Ms. Kalpana Saroj Trade and Industry Maharashtra
Dr. Sudarshan K. Aggarwal Medicine Delhi
Dr. C. Venkata S. Ram alias Chitta Venkata Sundara Ram Medicine Andhra Pradesh
Dr. Rajendra Achyut Badwe Medicine Maharashtra
Dr. Taraprasad Das Medicine Orissa
Prof. (Dr.) T.V. Devarajan Medicine Tamil Nadu
Prof. (Dr.) Saroj Chooramani Gopal Medicine Uttar Pradesh
Dr. Pramod Kumar Julka Medicine Delhi
Dr. Gulshan Rai Khatri Medicine Delhi
Dr. Ganesh Kumar Mani Medicine Delhi
Dr. Amit Prabhakar Maydeo Medicine Maharashtra
Dr. Sundaram Natarajan Medicine Maharashtra
Prof. Krishna Chandra Chunekar Medicine Uttar Pradesh
Dr. Vishwa Kumar Gupta Medicine Delhi

Prof. (Capt.) Dr. Mohammad Sharaf-e-Alam Literature & Education Bihar
Dr. Radhika Herzberger Literature & Education Andhra Pradesh
Shri J. Malsawma Literature & Education Mizoram
Shri Devendra Patel Literature & Education Gujarat
Dr. Rama Kant Shukla Literature & Education Delhi
Prof. Akhtarul Wasey Literature & Education Delhi
Prof. Anvita Abbi Literature & Education Delhi
Shri Nida Fazli Literature & Education Madhya Pradesh
Shri Surender Kumar Sharma Literature & Education Delhi
Dr. Jagdish Prasad Singh Literature & Education Bihar
Late Shaukat Riaz Kapoor Alias Salik Lakhnawi Literature & Education West Bengal #
Prof. Noboru Karashima Literature & Education Japan *
Shri Christopher Pinney Literature & Education UK *
Smt. Premlata Agrawal Sports Jharkhand
Shri Yogeshwar Dutt Sports Haryana
Shri Hosanagara Nagarajegowda Girisha Sports Karnataka
Subedar Major Vijay Kumar Sports Himachal Pradesh
Shri Ngangom Dingko Singh Sports Maharashtra
Naib Subedar Bajrang Lal Takhar Sports Rajasthan
Ms. Ritu Kumar Fashion Designing Delhi
Dr. Ravindra Singh Bisht Archaeology Uttar Pradesh

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

# indicates awardees in the posthumous category.


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