List of First in India

Things Happened For the First Time
India received the first consignment of Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) From US
Dabhol terminal in Maharashtra
Longest Elevated Road of India
Uttar Pradesh
First Indian District with 100% Solar Powered Health Centres
First International Exhibition(Print Biennale)
New Delhi
First Sign Language Dictionary of 3000 Words
New Delhi
India's First National Coasting Policing Academy
India's First Helicopter Taxi Service
India's First Atomic Energy Venture Built in Abroad
India's First Aviation Multi Skill Development Centre
MCX of India Launches First Brass Future Contracts

Personalities With Field
First Indian architect to win prestigious Pritzker Prize
Balkrishna Doshi
Governor General of Independent India
Lord Lewis Mountbatten
Indian Governor General of Independent India
Chakravarti Rajagopalachari
Commander in Chief
General K.M. Cariappa,1949
Field Marshall
General S.H.F.J. Manekshaw
Speaker of Lok Sabha
G.V Mavalankar(1952 to 56)
Dr. Rajendra Prasad(26-Jan-1950)
Vice President
Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan (13-may-1952)
Prime Minister
Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru
Home Minister
Sardar Vallabh bhai Patel
Finance Minister
R.K Shanmukham Chetty
V. Narahari Rao
Director of CBI
DP Kohli
National Security Adviser
Brijesh Mishra
Governor of RBI
Sir Osborne Smith
British Governor General of Bengal
Warren Hastings
Space Traveller
Squadron Leader Mr. Rakesh Sharma
Woman IAS
Anna Ranjan George,1950
Indian Civil Service
Satendra Nath Tagore
Sports Person to receive Bharat Ratna
Sachin Tendulkar
Swimmer who crossed English channel by swimming
Mihir Sen
Woman to swim across English Channel
Arati Saha
Raman-Magsaysay Awardee
Acharya Vinoba Bhave
Nobel Prize winner
Rabindra Nath Tagore
Nobel Prize in Physics
Sir C.V Raman
Woman Chief Minister
Sucheta Kriplani
Woman Speaker of Lok Sabha
Smt. Meira Kumar
Chief Election Commissioner
Sukumar Sen
Indian Chairman in International Court
Justice Dr. Nagendra Singh
Bharat Ratna to Foreigner
Khan Abdul Gaffar Khan
Leader of Indian Antarctica Mission
Dr. Syed Zahuv Quasim
Chief Justice of Supreme Court
Justice Hiralal J. Kaniya
Awarded with Bharat Ratna
Dr. S Radhakrishnan, C Rajagopalachari & Sir C.V Raman
Woman Awarded with Bharat Ratna
Indira Gandhi
Commandeur of the order of Arts & Letters
Mrinal Sen
Chevalier of the order of Arts & Letters
Sivaji Ganeshan
Posthumous Bharat Ratna Awardee
Lal Bahadur Shastri
Bharatiya Gyan Peeth Puraskar
G. Shankar Kurup(Malayalam-1965)
Woman Gyan Peeth Puraskar
Ashapurna Devi,1976
Woman Sahitya Akademi Award winner
Amrita Pritam
Woman Honours Graduate
Kamini Roy
Woman DGP
Kanchan C Bhattacharya
Woman Noble Prize Awardee
Mother Teresa
Woman Governor
Sarojini Naidu
Licensed Pilot
J R D Tata
Woman Air Pilot
Durba Banerjee
Woman Teacher
Savitribai Phule
Grammy Award
Pt. Ravi Shankar
Person delivered lecture in Hindi in U.N.O
Atal Bihari Vajpayee (1977)
Indian Member in British House of Commons
Dada Bhai Naoroji (1892)
Vyas Samman Awardee
Ramvilas Sharma
Indian MD of World Bank
Gautam Kazi
Player awarded ‘Padma Bhushan’
C.K Naidu
Actress to win ‘Padma Shri’ Award
Nargis Dutt
Scientist Elected for Lok Sabha
Dr. Meghnad Saha
Lenin Peace Prize Awardee
Dr. Safuddin Kichlu
Woman Chief Justice of High Court
Leila Seth, Himachal Pradesh, 1991
High Court Judge during British Rule
Ram Prasad Ram
Chairman of Finance Commission
K.C Niogi
Woman IPS
Kiran Bedi
Woman Supreme Court Judge
Kumari Fathima Beevi
Person to reach North Pole
Squadron Leader Sanjay Thapar
Person to reach South Pole
Col. Jatinder Kumar Bajaj
Miss World
Reita Faria, 1966
Miss Asia Pacific
Zeenat Aman, 1970
Miss Universe
Sushmita Sen, 1994
Miss Earth
Nicole Faria, 2010
Place to get Electricity
Darjeeling, 1897
Sound Film
Alam Ara, 1931
Colour Film
Kisan Kanya, 1937
Oscar Winner
Bhanu Athaiya for Best costume design for Gandhi(film) in 1982
Dadasaheb Phalke Award
Devika Rani, 1969
Test Tube Baby
Durga Agarwal, 1978
News Paper
Hickey’s Bengal Gazette,1760
First Lady Doctor
Anandibai Joshi
Aryabhata, 19-Apr-1975
Man to climb Mt. Everest
Tenzing Norgay
Man to climb Mt. Everest without oxygen
Phu Dorjee, 1984
Woman to climb Mt. Everest
Bachendri Pal
Viswanathan Anand
Woman Grandmaster
Koneru Humpy
Fellow of Trinity college, Cambridge
Srinivasa Ramanujan
Fellow of Royal Society
Ardaseer Cursetjee
Woman External Affairs Minister
Smt. Sushma Swaraj
Won gold medal in Olympic games
Abhinav Bindra
Muslim President of India
Dr. Zakir Hussain
British Governor General of India
Lord William Bentinck
PM of India who resigned without completing full term
Morarji Desai
Chief of the Army Staff
Gen. Maharaj Rajendra Singhji
Indian member of the Viceroy’s executive council
S.P. Sinha
PM of India who did not face Parliament
Charan Singh
Indian Air Chief Marshal
S. Mukherjee
Indian Naval Chief
Vice Admiral R.D. Katari
Person to receive Paramveer Chakra
Major Somnath Sharma
Person of Indian origin to receive Nobel Prize in Medicine
Hargovind Khurana
Chinese traveller to visit India
Person to receive Stalin Prize
Saifuddin Kitchlu
Person to resign from the central cabinet
Shyama Prasad Mukherjee
Person to receive Nobel Prize in Economics
Amartya Sen
The first woman Ambassador
Miss C.B. Muthumma
First woman to climb Mount Everest twice
Santosh Yadav
First woman Pilot in Indian Air Force
Harita Kaur Deol
First woman chairman of Union Public Service Commission
Roze Millian Bethew
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