List of Padma Award Winners 2021

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List of Padma Award Winners 2021

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

Padma Vibhushan‘ is awarded for exceptional and distinguished service;

S NoNameFieldState/Country
1Shri Shinzo AbePublic AffairsJapan
2Shri S P Balasubramaniam (Posthumous)ArtTamil Nadu
3Dr. Belle Monappa HegdeMedicineKarnataka
4Shri Narinder Singh Kapany (Posthumous)Science and EngineeringUSA
5Maulana Wahiduddin KhanOthers- SpiritualismDelhi
6Shri B. B. LalOthers- ArchaeologyDelhi
7Shri Sudarshan SahooArtOdisha

Padma Bhushan

Padma Vibhushan‘ is awarded for distinguished service of a high order

S NoNameFieldState/Country
1Ms. Krishnan Nair Shantakumari ChithraArtKerala
2Shri Tarun Gogoi (Posthumous)Public AffairsAssam
3Shri Chandrashekhar KambaraLiterature and EducationKarnataka
4Ms. Sumitra MahajanPublic AffairsMadhya Pradesh
5Shri Nripendra MisraCivil ServiceUttar Pradesh
6Shri Ram Vilas Paswan (Posthumous)Public AffairsBihar
7Shri Keshubhai Patel (Posthumous)Public AffairsGujarat
8Shri Kalbe Sadiq (Posthumous)Others- SpiritualismUttar Pradesh
9Shri Rajnikant Devidas ShroffTrade and IndustryMaharashtra
10Shri Tarlochan SinghPublic AffairsHaryana

Padma Shri’ is awarded for distinguished service in any field.

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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 the conferment of 119 Padma Awards including 1 duo case (in a duo case, the award is counted as one) as per the list below. The list comprises 7 Padma Vibhushan, 10 Padma Bhushan, and 102 Padma Shri 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.

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