Padma Awards 2018: Complete List

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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’ 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.

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 of India has approved conferment of 85 Padma Awards including two duo cases (in a duo case, the award is counted as one) as per list below.

The list comprises 3 Padma Vibhushan, 9 Padma Bhushan and 73 Padma Shri Awards. 14 of the awardees are women and the list also includes 16 persons from the category of Foreigners/NRI/PIO/OCI and 3 Posthumous awardees.

Padma Vibhushan

Name

Field

State

Shri Illaiyaraja

Art-Music

Tamil Nadu

Shri Ghulam Mustafa Khan

Art-Music

Maharashtra

Shri Parameswaran Parameswaran

Literature and Education

Kerala

Padma Bhushan

Name

Field

State

Shri Pankaj Advani

Sports- Billiards/Snooker

Karnataka

Shri Philipose Mar Chrysostom

Others-Spiritualism

Kerala

Shri Mahendra Singh Dhoni

Sports-Cricket

Jharkhand

Shri Alexander Kadakin

(Foreigner/Posthumous)

Public Affairs

Russia

 

Shri Ramachandran Nagaswamy

Others-Archaeology

Tamil Nadu

Shri Ved Prakash Nanda

(OCI)

Literature and Education

USA

Shri Laxman Pai

Art-Painting

Goa

Shri Arvind Parikh

Art-Music

Maharashtra

Ms. Sharda Sinha

Art-Music

Bihar

Padma Shri

Name

Field

State

 

Shri Abhay Bang (Duo)

Medicine

Maharashtra

 

Ms. Rani Bang (Duo)

Medicine

Maharashtra

 

Shri Damodar Ganesh Bapat

Social Work

Chhattisgarh

 

Shri Prafulla Govinda Baruah

Literature and Education-Journalism

Assam

 

Shri Mohan Swaroop Bhatia

Art-Folk Music

Uttar Pradesh

 

Shri Sudhanshu Biswas

Social Work

West Bengal

 

Ms. Saikhom Mirabai Chanu

Sports-Weightlifting

Manipur

 

Shri Pandit Shyamlal Chaturvedi

Literature and Education-Journalism

Chhattisgarh

 

Shri Jose Ma Joey Concepcion III (Foreigner)

Trade & Industry

Philippines

 

Ms. Langpoklakpam Subadani Devi

Art-Weaving

Manipur

 

Shri Somdev Devvarman

Sports-Tennis

Tripura

 

Shri Yeshi Dhoden

Medicine

Himachal Pradesh

 

Shri Arup Kumar Dutta

Literature and Education

Assam

 

Shri Doddarange Gowda

Art-Lyrics

Karnataka

 

Shri Arvind Gupta

Literature and Education

Maharashtra

 

Shri Digamber Hansda

Literature and Education

Jharkhand

 

Shri Ramli Bin Ibrahim

(Foreigner)

Art-Dance

Malaysia

 

Shri Anwar Jalalpuri

(Posthumous)

Literature and Education

Uttar Pradesh

 

Shri Piyong Temjen Jamir

Literature and Education

Nagaland

 

Ms. Sitavva Joddati

Social Work

Karnataka

 

Ms. Malti Joshi

Literature and

Madhya Pradesh

 

 

Education

 

 

Shri Manoj Joshi

Art-Acting

Maharashtra

 

Shri Rameshwarlal Kabra

Trade & Industry

Maharashtra

 

Shri Pran Kishore Kaul

Art

Jammu and

 

 

 

Kashmir

 

Shri Bounlap Keokangna

Others-Architecture

Laos

 

(Foreigner)

 

 

 

Shri Vijay Kichlu

Art-Music

West Bengal

 

Shri Tommy Koh

Public Affairs

Singapore

 

(Foreigner)

 

 

 

Ms. Lakshmikutty

Medicine-Traditional

Kerala

 

Ms. Joyshree Goswami

Literature and

Assam

 

Mahanta

Education

 

 

Shri Narayan Das Maharaj

Others-Spiritualism

Rajasthan

 

Shri Pravakara Maharana

Art-Sculpture

Odisha

 

Shri Hun Many

Public Affairs

Cambodia

 

(Foreigner)

 

 

 

Ms. Nouf Marwaai

Others- Yoga

Saudi Arabia

 

(Foreigner)

 

 

 

Shri Zaverilal Mehta

Literature and

Gujarat

 

 

Education-Journalism

 

 

Shri Krishna Bihari Mishra

Literature and

West Bengal

 

 

Education

 

 

Shri Sisir Purushottam

Art-Cinema

Maharashtra

 

Mishra

 

 

 

Ms. Subhasini Mistry

Social Work

West Bengal

 

Shri Tomio Mizokami

Literature and

Japan

 

(Foreigner)

Education

 

 

Shri Somdet Phra Maha

Others-Spiritualism

Thailand

 

Muniwong

 

 

 

(Foreigner)

 

 

 

Shri Keshav Rao

Literature and

Madhya Pradesh

 

Musalgaonkar

Education

 

 

Dr Thant Myint – U

Public Affairs

Myanmar

 

(Foreigner)

 

 

 

Ms. V Nanammal

Others-Yoga

Tamil Nadu

 

Ms. Sulagitti Narasamma

Social Work

Karnataka

 

Ms. Vijayalakshmi

Art-Folk Music

Tamil Nadu

 

Navaneethakrishnan

 

 

 

Shri I Nyoman Nuarta

Art- Sculpture

Indonesia

 

(Foreigner)

 

 

 

Shri Malai Haji Abdullah

Social Work

Brunei

 

Bin Malai Haji Othman

 

Darussalam

 

(Foreigner)

 

 

 

Shri Gobaradhan Panika

Art-Weaving

Odisha

 

Shri Bhabani Charan

Public Affairs

Odisha

 

Pattanaik

 

 

 

Shri Murlikant Petkar

Sports-Swimming

Maharashtra

 

Shri Habibullo Rajabov

Literature and

Tajikistan

(Foreigner)

Education

 

Shri M R Rajagopal

Medicine-Palliative

Kerala

 

Care

 

Shri Sampat Ramteke

Social Work

Maharashtra

(Posthumous)

 

 

Shri Chandra Sekhar Rath

Literature and

Odisha

 

Education

 

Shri S S Rathore

Civil Service

Gujarat

Shri Amitava Roy

Science and

West Bengal

 

Engineering

 

Shri Sanduk Ruit

Medicine-

Nepal

(Foreigner)

Ophthalmology

 

Shri R Sathyanarayana

Art-Music

Karnataka

Shri Pankaj M Shah

Medicine-Oncology

Gujarat

Shri Bhajju Shyam

Art-Painting

Madhya Pradesh

Shri Maharao Raghuveer

Literature and

Rajasthan

Singh

Education

 

Shri Kidambi Srikanth

Sports-Badminton

Andhra Pradesh

Shri Ibrahim Sutar

Art-Music

Karnataka

Shri Siddeshwara Swamiji

Others-Spiritualism

Karnataka

Ms. Lentina Ao Thakkar

Social Work

Nagaland

Shri Vikram Chandra

Science and

Uttarakhand

Thakur

Engineering

 

Shri Rudrapatnam

Art-Music

Karnataka

Narayanaswamy

 

 

Tharanathan (Duo)

 

 

Shri Rudrapatnam

Art-Music

Karnataka

Narayanaswamy

 

 

Thyagarajan (Duo)

 

 

Shri Nguyen Tien Thien

Others-Spiritualism

Vietnam

(Foreigner)

 

 

Shri Bhagirath Prasad

Literature and

Uttar Pradesh

Tripathi

Education

 

Shri Rajagopalan Vasudevan

Science and

Tamil Nadu

 

Engineering

 

Shri Manas Bihari Verma

Science and

Bihar

 

Engineering

 

Shri Panatawane Gangadhar

Literature and

Maharashtra

Vithobaji

Education

 

Shri Romulus Whitaker

Others-Wildlife

Tamil Nadu

 

Conservation

 

Shri Baba Yogendra

Art

Madhya Pradesh

Shri A Zakia

Literature and

Mizoram

 

Education

 

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