On January 25,2019 President of India Ram Nath Kovind announced Padma Awards,which is the highest civilian Awards in the country.The Padma Awards are conferred under 3 categorized viz- Padma Vibhushan, Padma Bhushan and Padma Shri.

About Padma Award:

  • For the Year 2019,President Ram Nath Kovind has approved conferment of 112 Padma Awards including one duo which is considered to be one award.The Padma Awards consist of 4 Padma Vibhushan award,14 Padma Bhushan Award and 94 Padma Shri awards.
  • 21 of the awardees are women,11 are from the category of Foreigners/NRI/PIO/OCI, 3 Posthumous awardees and 1 transgender person.

Padma Vibhushan(Second Highest Civilian Award):

The Padma Vibhushan,instituted on 2 January 1954,is given for “exceptional and distinguished service”, without distinction of race, occupation, position, or sex.This year president approved the conferment of Padma Vibhushan to 4 Person.

Padma Vibhushan 2019Winners of Padma Vibhushan 2019:

NameFieldState
Ms. Teejan BaiArt-Vocals-FolkChhattisgarh
Shri Ismail Omar Guelleh (Foreigner)Public AffairsDjibouti
Shri Anilkumar Manibhai Naik

 

Trade & Industry-InfrastructureMaharashtra
Shri Balwant Moreshwar PurandareArt-Acting-TheatreMaharashtra
Padma Bhushan(Third Highest civilian Award):
Padma Bhushan, Instituted on 2 January 1954,is given for “distinguished service of a high order without distinction of race, occupation, position or sex.”This year President approved the conferment of Padma Bhushan to 14 Persons.

Padma Bhushan 2019Winners of Padma Bhushan 2019:

NameFieldState
Shri John Chambers

(Foreigner)

Trade & Industry-TechnologyUSA
Shri Sukhdev Singh Dhindsa

 

Public AffairsPunjab
Shri Pravin Gordhan

(Foreigner)

Public AffairsSouth Africa
Shri Mahashay Dharam Pal GulatiTrade & Industry-Food ProcessingDelhi
Shri Darshan Lal JainSocial WorkHaryana
Shri Ashok Laxmanrao KukadeMedicine-Affordable HealthcareMaharashtra
Shri Kariya MundaPublic AffairsJharkhand
Shri Budhaditya MukherjeeArt-Music-SitarWest Bengal
Shri Mohanlal Viswanathan NairArt-Acting-FilmKerala
Shri S Nambi NarayanScience & Engineering-SpaceKerala
Shri Kuldip Nayar

(Posthumous)

Literature & Education (Journalism)Delhi
Ms. Bachendri PalSports-MountaineeringUttarakhand
Shri V K ShungluCivil ServiceDelhi
Shri Hukumdev Narayan YadavPublic AffairsBihar
Padma Shri
Padma Shri, Instituted on 2 January 1954,is given for “distinguished service of a high order without distinction of race, occupation, position or sex.”This year President approved the conferment of Padma Shri to 94 Persons.

Padma Shri 2019Winners of Padma Shri 2019:

NameFieldState
Shri Rajeshwar Acharya

 

Art-Vocal-HindustaniUttar Pradesh
Shri Bangaru AdigalarOthers-SpiritualismTamil Nadu
Shri Illias AliMedicine-SurgeryAssam
Shri Manoj BajpayeeArt-Acting-FilmsMaharashtra
Shri Uddhab Kumar BharaliScience & Engineering-Grassroots InnovationAssam
Shri Omesh Kumar BhartiMedicine-RabiesHimachal Pradesh
Shri Pritam BhartwanArt-Vocals-FolkUttarakhand
Shri Jyoti BhattArt-PaintingGujarat
Shri Dilip ChakravartyOthers-ArchaeologyDelhi
Shri Mammen ChandyMedicine-HematologyWest Bengal
Shri Swapan ChaudhuriArt-Music-TablaWest Bengal
Shri Kanwal Singh ChauhanOthers-AgricultureHaryana
Shri Sunil ChhetriSports-FootballTelangana
Shri Dinyar ContractorArt-Acting-TheatreMaharashtra
Ms. Muktaben Pankajkumar DagliSocial Work-Divyang WelfareGujarat
Shri Babulal DahiyaOthers-AgricultureMadhya Pradesh
Shri Thanga DarlongArt-Music-FluteTripura
Shri Prabhu Deva

 

Art-DanceKarnataka
Ms. Rajkumari DeviOthers-AgricultureBihar
Ms. Bhagirathi DeviPublic AffairsBihar
Shri Baldev Singh DhillonScience & Engineering-AgriculturePunjab
Ms. Harika DronavalliSports-ChessAndhra Pradesh
Ms. Godawari DuttaArt-PaintingBihar
Shri Gautam Gambhir

 

Sports-CricketDelhi
Ms. Draupadi GhimiraySocial Work-Divyang WelfareSikkim
Ms. Rohini GodboleScience & Engineering-NuclearKarnataka
Shri Sandeep GuleriaMedicine-SurgeryDelhi
Shri Pratap Singh HardiaMedicine- OphthmologyMadhya Pradesh
Shri Bulu ImamSocial Work-CultureJharkhand
Ms. Friederike Irina

(Foreigner)

Social Work-Animal WelfareGermany
Shri Joravarsinh JadavArt-Dance FolkGujarat
Shri S JaishankarCivil ServiceDelhi
Shri Narsingh Dev JamwalLiterature & EducationJammu & Kashmir
Shri Fayaz Ahmad JanArt-Craft-Papier MacheJammu & Kashmir
Shri K G JayanArt-Music-BhaktiKerala
Shri Subhash Kak

(Foreigner)

Science & Engineering-TechnologyUSA
Shri Sharath KamalSports-Table TennisTamil Nadu
Shri Rajani KantSocial WorkUttar Pradesh
Shri Sudam KateMedicine-Sickle CellMaharashtra
Shri Waman KendreArt-Acting-TheatreMaharashtra
Shri Kader Khan

(Posthumous-Foreigner)

Art-Acting-FilmsCanada
Shri Abdul Gafur KhatriArt-PaintingGujarat
Shri Ravindra Kolhe (Duo)*Medicine-Affordable HealthcareMaharashtra
Ms. Smita Kolhe (Duo)*Medicine-Affordable HealthcareMaharashtra
Ms. Bombayla Devi LaishramSports-ArcheryManipur
Shri Kailash MadbaiyaLiterature & EducationMadhya Pradesh
Shri Ramesh Babaji MaharajSocial Work-Animal WelfareUttar Pradesh
Shri Vallabhbhai Vasrambhai MarvaniyaOthers-AgricultureGujarat
Ms. Gita Mehta

(Foreigner)

Literature & EducationUSA
Shri Shadab MohammadMedicine-DentistryUttar Pradesh
Shri K K MuhammedOthers-ArchaeologyKerala
Shri Shyama Prasad MukherjeeMedicine-Affordable HealthcareJharkhand
Shri Daitari Naik

 

Social WorkOdisha
Shri Shankar Mahadevan NarayanArt-Vocals-FilmsMaharashtra
Shri Shantanu Narayen

(Foreigner)

Trade & Industry-TechnologyUSA
Nartaki NatrajArt-Dance-BharatnatyamTamil Nadu
Shri Tsering NorbooMedicine-SurgeryJammu & Kashmir
Shri Anup Ranjan PandeyArt-MusicChhattisgarh
Shri Jagdish Prasad ParikhOthers-AgricultureRajasthan
Shri Ganpatbhai Patel

(Foreigner)

Literature & EducationUSA
Shri Bimal PatelOthers-ArchitectureGujarat
Shri Hukumchand PatidarOthers-AgricultureRajasthan
Shri Harvinder Singh PhoolkaPublic AffairsPunjab
Ms. Madurai Chinna PillaiSocial Work-MicrofinanceTamil Nadu
Ms. Tao Porchon-Lynch

(Foreigner)

Others-YogaUSA
Ms. Kamala PujhariOthers-AgricultureOdisha
Shri Bajrang Punia

 

Sports-WrestlingHaryana
Shri Jagat RamMedicine-OphthalmologyChandigarh
Shri R V RamaniMedicine-OphthalmologyTamil Nadu
Shri Devarapalli Prakash RaoSocial Work-Affordable EducationOdisha
Shri Anup SahArt-PhotographyUttarakhand
Ms. Milena Salvini

(Foreigner)

Art-Dance-KathakaliFrance
Shri Nagindas SanghaviLiterature & Education-JournalismMaharashtra
Shri Sirivennela Seetharama SastryArt-LyricsTelangana
Shri Shabbir SayyadSocial Work-Animal WelfareMaharashtra
Shri Mahesh SharmaSocial Work-Tribal WelfareMadhya Pradesh
Shri Mohammad Hanif Khan ShastriLiterature & EducationDelhi
Shri Brijesh Kumar ShuklaLiterature & EducationUttar Pradesh
Shri Narendra SinghOthers-Animal HusbandryHaryana
Ms. Prashanti SinghSports-BasketballUttar Pradesh
Shri Sultan SinghOthers-Animal HusbandryHaryana
Shri Jyoti Kumar SinhaSocial Work-Affordable EducationBihar
Shri Anandan SivamaniArt-MusicTamil Nadu
Ms. Sharada SrinivasanOthers-ArchaeologyKarnataka
Shri Devendra Swarup

(Posthumous)

Literature & Education-JournalismUttar Pradesh
Shri Ajay ThakurSports-KabaddiHimachal Pradesh
Shri Rajeev TharanathArt-Music-SarodKarnataka
Ms. Saalumarada ThimmakkaSocial Work-EnvironmentKarnataka
Ms. Jamuna TuduSocial Work-EnvironmentJharkhand
Shri Bharat Bhushan TyagiOthers-AgricultureUttar Pradesh
Shri Ramaswami VenkataswamiMedicine-SurgeryTamil Nadu
Shri Ram Saran VermaOthers-AgricultureUttar Pradesh
Shri Swami VishudhanandaOthers-SpiritualismKerala
Shri Hiralal YadavArt-Vocals-FolkUttar Pradesh
Shri Venkateswara Rao YadlapalliOthers-AgricultureAndhra Pradesh

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