Padma Awards 2016: The Complete Winners List

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The most prestigious and revered honours in the country, the Padma Awards list for the current year is out on 67th Republic Day. These awards are conferred by the President of India at ceremonial functions which are held at Rashtrapati Bhawan usually around March/ April every year.

Padma Awards 2016: The Complete Winners List

    Padma Awards is 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’ 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.
    This year the President of India has approved conferment of Padma Awards to 112 persons as per the list below. The list comprises of 10 Padma Vibhushan, 19 Padma Bhushan and 83 Padma Shri Awardees. 19 of the awardees are women and the list also includes 10 persons from the category of foreigners, NRIs, PIOs (include one posthumous) and 4 Posthumous awardees.

    Here the complete winners list Padma Awards 2016:

    Padma Vibhushan

    Name
    Field
    State
    Ms. Yamini Krishnamurthi
    Art- Classical dance
    Delhi
    Shri Rajinikanth
    Art-Cinema
    Tamil Nadu
    Smt. Girija Devi
    Art-Classical Vocal
    West Bengal
    Shri Ramoji Rao
    Literature & Education-Journalism
    Andhra Pradesh
    Dr. Viswanathan Shanta
    Medicine- Oncology
    Tamil Nadu
    Shri Shri Ravi Shankar
    Others-Spiritualism
    Karnataka
    Shri Jagmohan
    Public Affairs
    Delhi
    Dr.Vasudev Kalkunte Aatre
    Science & Engineering
    Karnataka
    Shri Avinash Dixit
    (Foreigner)
    Literature & Education
    USA
    Late Shri Dhiru Bhai Ambani
    (Posthumous)
    Trade & Industry
    Maharashtra

    Padma Bhushan


    Name
    Field
    State
    Shri Anupam Kher
    Art-Cinema
    Maharashtra
    Shri Udit Narayan Jha
    Art-Playback Singing
    Maharashtra
    Shri Ram V. Sutar
    Art-Sculpture
    Uttar Pradesh
    Shri Heisnam Kanhailal
    Art-Theatre
    Manipur
    Shri Vinod Rai
    Civil Service
    Kerala
    Dr. Yarlagadda Lakshmi Prasad
    Literature & Education
    Andhra Pradesh
    Prof. N. S. Ramanuja Tatachaya
    Literature & Education
    Maharashtra
    Dr. Barjinder Singh Hamdard
    Literature & Education - Journalism
    Punjab
    Prof. D. Nageshwar Reddy
    Medicine-Gastroenterology
    Telangana
    Swami Tejomayananda
    Other-Spiritualism
    Maharashtra
    Shri Hafeez Contractor
    Others-Architecture
    Maharashtra
    Shri Ravindra Chandra Bhargava

    Public Affairs
    Uttar Pradesh
    Dr.Venkata Rama Rao Alla
    Science & Engineering
    Andhra Pradesh
    Ms. Saina Nehwal
    Sports-Badminton
    Telangana
    Ms. Sania Mirza
    Sports-Tennis
    Telangana
    Ms. Indu Jain
    Trade & Industry
    Delhi
    Late Swami Dayanand Sarawasati (Posthumous)
    Others-Spiritualism
    Uttarakhand
    Shri Robert Blackwill
    (Foreigner)
    Public Affairs
    USA
    Shri Pallonji Shapoorji Mistry
    (NRI/PIO)
    Trade & Industry
    Ireland

    Padma Shri


    Name
    Field
    State
    Smt. Prathibha Prahlad
    Art- Classical Dance
    Delhi
    Shri Bhikhudan Gadhvi
    Art- Folk Music
    Gujarat
    Shri Sribhas Chandra Supakar
    Art- Textile Designing
    Uttar Pradesh
    Shri Ajay Devgn
    Art-Cinema
    Maharashtra
    Ms. Priyanka Chopra
    Art-Cinema
    Maharashtra
    Pt. Tulsidas Borkar
    Art-Classical Music
    Goa
    Dr. Soma Ghosh
    Art-Classical Vocal
    Uttar Pradesh
    Shri Nila Madhab Panda
    Art-Film Direction and Production
    Delhi
    Shri S.S. Rajamouli
    Art-Film Direction and Production
    Karnataka
    Shri Madhur Bhandarkar
    Art-Film Direction and Production
    Maharashtra
    Prof. M. Venkatesh Kumar
    Art-Folk Artist
    Karnataka
    Ms. Gulabi Sapera
    Art-Folk Dance
    Rajasthan
    Smt. Mamta Chandrakar
    Art-Folk Music
    Chhattisgarh
    Ms. Malini Awasthi
    Art-Folk Music
    Uttar Pradesh
    Shri Jai Prakash Lekhiwal
    Art-Miniature Painting
    Delhi
    Shri K. Laxma Goud
    Art-Painting
    Telangana
    Shri Bhalchandra Dattatray Mondhe
    Art-Photography
    Madhya Pradesh
    Shri Naresh Chander Lal
    Art-Theatre & Cinema
    Andaman & Nicobar
    Shri Dhirendra Nath Bezbaruah
    Literature & Education
    Assam
    Shri Prahlad Chandra Tasa
    Literature & Education
    Assam
    Dr.Ravindra Nagar
    Literature & Education
    Delhi
    Shri Dahyabhai Shastri
    Literature & Education
    Gujarat
    Dr.Santeshivara Bhyrappa
    Literature & Education
    Karnataka
    Shri Haldar Nag
    Literature & Education
    Odisha
    Shri Kameshwaram Brahma
    Literature & Education - Journalism
    Assam
    Prof. Pushpesh Pant
    Literature & Education- Journalism
    Delhi
    Shri Jawaharlal Kaul
    Literature & Education- Journalism
    Jammu & Kashmir
    Shri Ashok Malik
    Literature &Education
    Delhi
    Dr.Mannam Gopi Chand
    Medicine-Cardio Thoracic Surgery
    Telangana
    Prof. Ravi Kant
    Medicine-Surgery
    Uttar Pradesh
    Prof. Ram Harsh Singh
    Medicine- Ayurveda
    Uttar Pradesh
    Prof. Shiv Narain Kureel
    Medicine- Paediatric Surgery
    Uttar Pradesh
    Dr.Sabya Sachi Sarkar
    Medicine –Radiology
    Uttar Pradesh
    Dr. Alla Gopala Krishna Gokhale
    Medicine-Cardiac Surgery
    Andhra Pradesh
    Prof. T.K. Lahiri
    Medicine-Cardio Thoracic Surgery
    Uttar Pradesh
    Dr. Praveen Chandra
    Medicine-Cardiology
    Delhi
    Prof. (Dr) Daljeet Singh Gambhir
    Medicine-Cardiology
    Uttar Pradesh
    Dr.Chandrasekar Shesadri Thoguluva
    Medicine- Gastroenterology
    Tamil Nadu
    Dr. (Mrs.) Anil Kumari Malhotra
    Medicine-Homeopathy
    Delhi
    Prof. M.V. Padma Srivastava
    Medicine-Neurology
    Delhi
    Dr. Sudhir V. Shah
    Medicine-Neurology
    Gujarat
    Dr. M. M. Joshi
    Medicine-Ophthalmology
    Karnataka
    Prof. (Dr) John Ebnezar
    Medicine-Orthopaedic Surgery
    Karnataka
    Dr. Nayudamma Yarlagadda
    Medicine-Paediatric Surgery
    Andhra Pradesh
    Shri Simon Oraon
    Other –Environment Conservation
    Jharkhand
    Shri Imitiaz Qureshi
    Other-Culinary
    Delhi
    Shri Piyush Pandey
    Others-Advertising & Communication
    Maharashtra
    Shri Subhash Palekar
    Others-Farming
    Maharashtra
    Shri Ravinder Kumar Sinha
    Others-Wildlife Conservation
    Bihar
    Dr. H.R. Nagendra
    Others-Yoga
    Karnataka
    Shri M. C. Mehta
    Public Affairs
    Delhi
    Shri M. N. Krishna Mani
    Public Affairs
    Delhi
    Shri Ujjwal Nikam
    Public Affairs
    Maharashtra
    Shri Tokheho Sema
    Public Affairs
    Nagaland
    Dr. Satish Kumar
    Science & Engineering
    Delhi
    Dr.Mylswamy Annadurai
    Science & Engineering
    Karnataka
    Prof. Dipankar Chatterji
    Science & Engineering
    Karnataka
    Prof.(Dr.) Ganapati Dadasaheb Yadav
    Science & Engineering
    Maharashtra
    Smt. (Prof.) Veena Tandon
    Science & Engineering
    Meghalaya
    Shri Onkar Nath Srivastava
    Science and Engineering
    Uttar Pradesh
    Ms. Sunita Krishnan
    Social Work
    Andhra Pradesh
    Shri Ajoy Kumar Dutta
    Social Work
    Assam
    Shri  M. Pandit Dasa
    Social Work
    Karnataka
    Shri P. P. Gopinathan Nair
    Social Work
    Kerala
    Smt. Madeleine Herman de Blic
    Social Work
    Puducherry
    Shri Srinivasan Damal Kandalai
    Social work
    Tamil Nadu
    Shri Sudhakar Olwe
    Social Work
    Maharashtra
    Dr. T.V. Narayana
    Social Work
    Telangana
    Shri  Arunachalam Murugantham
    Social Work
    Tamil Nadu
    Ms. Deepika Kumari
    Sports-Archery
    Jharkhand
    Shri Sushil Doshi
    Sports-commentary
    Madhya Pradesh
    Shri Mahesh Sharma
    Trade & Industry
    Delhi
    Shri Saurabh Srivastava
    Trade & Industry
    Delhi
    Sh Dilip Sanghvi
    Trade & Industry
    Maharashtra
    Dr. Keki Hormusji Gharda
    Trade & Industry
    Maharashtra
    Late Shri Prakash Chand Surana
    (Posthumous)
    Art  -Classical Music
    Rajasthan
    Late Shri Saeed Jaffrey
    (NRI/PIO/Posthumous)
    Art-Cinema
    UK
    Shri Michael Postel
    (Foreigner)
    Art-Archaeology
    France
    Shri Salman Amin Sal Khan
    (NRI/PIO)
    Literature & Education
    USA
    Smt. Hui Lan Zhang
    (Foreigner)
    Others-Yoga
    China
    Shri Predrag K. Nikic
    (Foreigner)
    Others-Yoga
    Serbia
    Dr.Sundar Aditya Menon
    (NRI/PIO)
    Social Work
    UAE
    Shri  Ajaypal Singh Banga
    (NRI/PIO)
    Trade & Industry
    USA

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