Padma Awards 2020 list is out here

The Government of India on Saturday conferred the prestigious Padma Shree, Padma Bhushan, and the Padma Vibhushan awards to chosen individuals. This year, the Padma Vibhushan has been awarded to seven people, the Padma Bhushan to 16 individuals and the Padma Shree to 118 people for their “outstanding achievements and distinguished services in their respective fields”.

Former Union Ministers Arun Jaitley, Sushma Swaraj and George Fernandes, Olympian boxer Mary Kom and former Mauritius Prime Minister Anerood Jugnauth were among the seven prominent personalities who were awarded the Padma Vibhushan. The award was also conferred to the famous classical bhajan singer from Varanasi, Channulal Mishra, and Vishveshateertha Swamiji Sri Pejavara Adhokhaja Matha Udupi, who passed away recently. The Padma Vibhushan is awarded for exceptional and distinguished service.

The Padma Bhushan was awarded to, among others, former defence minister Manohar Parrikar, industrialists Anand Mahindra and Venu Shrinivasan, Olympian badminton player PV Sindhu, former Nagaland chief minister SC Jamir and Jammu and Kashmir politician Muzaffar Hussain Baig. The Padma Bhushan for distinguished service of a high order.

Jaitley, Swaraj, Fernandes, Parrikar and Vishwesha Teertha Swami have been awarded posthumously, Home Ministry officials said, since these individuals had unfortunately met their demise last year.

The Padma Shree was awarded to 118 individuals, for distinguished service in any field.

This year, the President has approved conferment of 141 Padma awards including four duo cases (in a duo case, the award is counted as one), a Home Ministry statement said. “Thirty-four of the awardees are women and the list also includes 18 persons from the category of Foreigners/NRI/PIO/OCI and 12 posthumous awardees,” it said.

Here are the names of Padma award winners

Padma Vibhushan  (7

S.No. Name Field State/Country 
1. Shri George Fernandes(Posthumous) Public Affairs Bihar 
2. Shri Arun Jaitley(Posthumous) Public Affairs Delhi 
3. Sir Anerood Jugnauth GCSK Public Affairs Mauritius 
4. Smt. M. C. Mary Kom Sports Manipur 
5. Shri Chhannulal Mishra Art Uttar Pradesh 
6. Smt. Sushma Swaraj(Posthumous) Public Affairs Delhi 
7. Sri Vishveshateertha Swamiji SriPejavaraAdhokhajaMathaUdupi (Posthumous) Others-Spiritualism Karnataka 

Padma Bhushan (16)  

S.No. Name Field State/Country 
8. Shri M. Mumtaz Ali (Sri M) Others-Spiritualism Kerala 
9. Shri Syed Muazzem Ali (Posthumous) Public Affairs Bangladesh 
10. Shri Muzaffar Hussain Baig Public Affairs Jammuand Kashmir

Padma Shree (118) 

11. Shri Ajoy ChakravortyArt  West Bengal 
12. Shri Manoj DasLiteratureandEducationPuducherry  
13. Shri Balkrishna DoshiOthers-Architecture  Gujarat 
14. Ms. Krishnammal JagannathanSocial Work  Tamil Nadu 
15. Shri S. C. Jamir Public Affairs  Nagaland
16. Shri Anil Prakash JoshiSocial Work  Uttarakhand 
17. Dr. Tsering Landol Medicine  Ladakh
18. Shri Anand MahindraTrade and Industry  Maharashtra 
19. Shri Neelakanta RamakrishnaPublic Affairs  Kerala 
  Madhava Menon (Posthumous)     
20. Shri Manohar Gopal krishnaPublic Affairs  Goa 
  Prabhu Parrikar (Posthumous)     
21. Prof. Jagdish Sheth LiteratureandEducationUSA 
22. Ms. P. V. Sindhu Sports  Telangana
23. Shri Venu SrinivasanTrade and Industry  Tamil Nadu 
           
S.No. Name   Field  State/Country 
24. Guru Shashadhar Acharya Art  Jharkhand   
25. Dr. Yogi Aeron Medicine  Uttarakhand   
26. Shri Jai Prakash Agarwal Trade and Industry  Delhi   
27. Shri Jagdish Lal Ahuja Social Work  Punjab   
28. Kazi Masum Akhtar Literature and Education West Bengal    
29. Ms. Gloria Arieira Literature and Education Brazil    
30. Khan Zaheerkhan Bakhtiyarkhan Sports  Maharashtra   
31. Dr. Padmavathy Bandopadhyay Medicine  Uttar Pradesh   
32. Dr. Sushovan Banerjee Medicine  West Bengal   
33. Dr. Digambar Behera Medicine  Chandigarh   
34. Dr. Damayanti Beshra Literature and Education Odisha    
35. Shri Pawar Popatrao Bhaguji Social Work  Maharashtra   
36.Shri Himmata Ram BhambhuSocial WorkRajasthan       
37.Shri Sanjeev BikhchandaniTrade and IndustryUttar Pradesh       
38.Shri Gafurbhai M. BilakhiaTrade and IndustryGujarat       
39.Shri Bob BlackmanPublic AffairsUnited Kingdom       
40.Ms. Indira P. P. BoraArtAssam       
41.Shri Madan Singh ChauhanArtChhattisgarh       
42.Ms. Usha ChaumarSocial WorkRajasthan       
43.Shri Lil Bahadur ChettriLiterature and EducationAssam       
44.Ms.Lalitha & Ms. Saroja Chidambaram (Duo)*ArtTamil Nadu       
45.Dr. Vajira ChitrasenaArtSri Lanka       
46.Dr. Purushottam DadheechArtMadhya Pradesh       
47.Shri Utsav Charan DasArtOdisha       
48.Prof. Indra Dassanayake (Posthumous)Literature and EducationSri Lanka       
49.Shri H. M. DesaiLiterature and EducationGujarat       
50.Shri Manohar DevadossArtTamil Nadu       
51.Ms. Oinam Bembem DeviSportsManipur       
52.Ms. Lia DiskinSocial WorkBrazil       
53.Shri M. P. GaneshSportsKarnataka       
54.Dr. Bangalore GangadharMedicineKarnataka       
55.Dr. Raman GangakhedkarScience and EngineeringMaharashtra       
56.Shri Barry GardinerPublic AffairsUnited Kingdom       
57.Shri Chewang Motup GobaTrade and IndustryLadakh       
58.Shri Bharat GoenkaTrade and IndustryKarnataka       
59.Shri Yadla GopalaraoArtAndhra Pradesh       
60.Shri Mitrabhanu GountiaArtOdisha       
61.Ms. Tulasi GowdaSocial WorkKarnataka       
62.Shri Sujoy K. GuhaScience and EngineeringBihar       
63.Shri. Harekala HajabbaSocial WorkKarnataka       
64.Shri Enamul HaqueOthers-Archaeology Bangladesh      
65.Shri Madhu Mansuri HasmukhArt Jharkhand      
66.Shri Abdul Jabbar (Posthumous)Social Work Madhya Pradesh      
67.Shri Bimal Kumar JainSocial Work Bihar      
68.Ms. Meenakshi JainLiterature and EducationDelhi       
69.Shri Nemnath JainTrade and Industry Madhya Pradesh      
70.Ms. Shanti JainArt Bihar      
71.Shri Sudhir JainScience and EngineeringGujarat       
72.Shri Benichandra JamatiaLiterature and EducationTripura       
73.Shri K. V. Sampath Kumar &LiteratureandKarnataka      
 Ms. Vidushi Jayalakshmi K.S.(Duo)*Education-Journalism        
           
74.Shri Karan JoharArt Maharashtra      
75.Dr. Leela JoshiMedicine Madhya Pradesh      
76.Ms. Sarita JoshiArt Maharashtra      
77.Shri C. KamlovaLiterature and EducationMizoram       
78.Dr. Ravi Kannan R.Medicine Assam      
79.Ms. Ekta KapoorArt Maharashtra      
80.Shri Yazdi Naoshirwan KaranjiaArt Gujarat      
81.Shri Narayan J. Joshi KarayalLiterature and EducationGujarat       
82.Dr. Narindar Nath KhannaMedicine Uttar Pradesh      
83.Shri Naveen KhannaScience and EngineeringDelhi       
84.Shri S. P. KothariLiterature and EducationUSA       
85.Shri V.K.Munusamy KrishnapaktharArt Puducherry      
86.Shri M. K. Kunjol Social Work Kerala     
87.Shri Manmohan Mahapatra (Posthumous)Art Odisha      
88.Ustad Anwar Khan MangniyarArt Rajasthan      
89.Shri Kattungal Subramaniam ManilalScience and EngineeringKerala       
90.Shri Munna Master Art Rajasthan     
91.Prof. Abhiraj Rajendra MishraLiterature and EducationHimachal Pradesh       
92.Ms. Binapani MohantyLiterature and EducationOdisha       
93.Dr. Arunoday MondalMedicine West Bengal      
94.Dr. Prithwindra MukherjeeLiterature and EducationFrance       
95.Shri Sathyanarayan MundayoorSocial Work Arunachal Pradesh      
96.Shri Manilal NagArt West Bengal      
97.Shri N. Chandrasekharan NairLiterature and EducationKerala       
98.Dr. Tetsu Nakamura (Posthumous)Social Work Afghanistan      
99.Shri Shiv Datt NirmohiLiterature and EducationJammu and Kashmir       
100.Shri Pu Lalbiakthanga PachuauLiteratureand Education-JournalismMizoram      
101.Ms. Moozhikkal PankajakshiArt Kerala      
102.Dr. Prasanta Kumar PattanaikLiterature and EducationUSA       
103.Shri Jogendra Nath PhukanLiterature and EducationAssam       
104.Ms. Rahibai Soma PopereOthers-Agriculture Maharashtra      
105.Shri Yogesh PraveenLiterature and EducationUttar Pradesh       
106.Shri Jitu RaiSports Uttar Pradesh      
107.Shri Tarundeep RaiSports Sikkim      
108.Shri S. RamakrishnanSocial Work Tamil Nadu      
109.Ms. Rani RampalSports Haryana      
110.Ms. Kangana RanautArt Maharashtra      
111.Shri Dalavai Chalapathi RaoArt Andhra Pradesh      
112.Shri Shahbuddin RathodLiterature and EducationGujarat       
113.Shri Kalyan Singh RawatSocial Work Uttarakhand      
114.Shri Chintala Venkat ReddyOthers-Agriculture Telangana      
115.Smt. (Dr.) Shanti RoyMedicine Bihar      
116.Shri Radhammohan & Ms.Sabarmatee (Duo)*Others-Agriculture Odisha      
117.Shri Batakrushna SahooOthers-Animal Husbandry Odisha      
118.Ms. Trinity SaiooOthers-Agriculture Meghalaya      
119.Shri Adnan SamiArtMaharashtra       
120.Shri Vijay SankeshwarTrade and IndustryKarnataka       
121.Dr. Kushal Konwar SarmaMedicineAssam       
122.Shri Sayed Mehboob Shah Qadri alias SayedbhaiSocial WorkMaharashtra       
123.Shri Mohammed SharifSocial WorkUttar Pradesh       
124.Shri Shyam Sunder SharmaArtBihar       
125.Dr. Gurdip SinghMedicineGujarat       
126.Shri Ramjee SinghSocial WorkBihar       
127.Shri Vashishtha Narayan Singh(Posthumous)Science and EngineeringBihar       
128.Shri Daya Prakash SinhaArtUttar Pradesh       
129.Dr. Sandra Desa SouzaMedicineMaharashtra       
130.Shri Vijayasarathi SribhashyamLiterature and EducationTelangana       
131.Smt. Kalee Shabi Mahaboob &ArtTamil Nadu       
 Shri Sheik Mahaboob Subani (Duo)*         
132.Shri Javed Ahmad TakSocial WorkJammu and Kashmir       
133.Shri Pradeep ThalappilScience and EngineeringTamil Nadu       
134.Shri Yeshe Dorjee ThongchiLiterature and EducationArunachal Pradesh       
135.Shri Robert ThurmanLiterature and EducationUSA       
136.Shri Agus Indra UdayanaSocial WorkIndonesia       
137.Shri Harish Chandra VermaScience and EngineeringUttar Pradesh       
138.Shri Sundaram VermaSocial WorkRajasthan       
139.Dr.Romesh Wadhwani TekchandTrade and IndustryUSA       
140.Shri Suresh WadkarArtMaharashtra       
141.Shri Prem WatsaTrade and IndustryCanada

Courtesy : DNA

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