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List of Padma Awardees 2017 (Padma Vibhushan, Padma Bhushan and Padma Shri)

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 Padma Awards to 89 persons as per the list below. The list comprises of 7 Padma Vibhushan, 7 Padma Bhushan and 75 Padma Shri Awardees. 19 of the awardees are women and the list also includes 5 persons from the category of foreigners, NRIs, PIOs and 6 Posthumous awardees.

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PADMA VIBHUSHAN
Sl.
No
Name
Field
State
1.
Shri K J Yesudas
Art-Music
Kerala
2.
Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev
Others-Spiritualism
Tamil Nadu
3.
Shri Sharad Pawar
Public Affairs
Maharashtra
4.
Shri Murli Manohar Joshi
Public Affairs
Uttar Pradesh
5.
Prof. Udipi Ramachandra Rao
Science & Engineering
Karnataka

6.
Late Shri Sunder Lal Patwa
(Posthumous)

Public Affairs
Madhya
Pradesh

7.
Late Shri PA Sangma
(Posthumous)

Public Affairs

Meghalaya

PADMA BHUSHAN
Sl.
No.
Name
Field
State
8.
Shri Vishwa Mohan Bhatt
Art-Music
Rajasthan
9.
Prof. (Dr.) Devi Prasad
Dwivedi
Literature & Education
Uttar Pradesh
10.
Shri Tehemton Udwadia
Medicine
Maharashtra
11.
Shri Ratna Sundar Maharaj
Others-Spiritualism
Gujarat
12.
Swami Niranjana Nanda
Saraswati
Others-Yoga
Bihar
13.
H.R.H. Princess Maha Chakri
Sirindhorn (Foreigner)
Literature & Education
Thailand
14.
Late Shri Cho Ramaswamy
(Posthumous)
Literature & Education
Journalism
Tamil Nadu

PADMA SHREE
Sl.
No
Name

Field

State
15.
Smt. Basanti Bisht
Art-Music

Uttarakhand
16.
Shri Chemanchery
Kunhiraman Nair

Art-Dance


Kerala
17.
Smt. Aruna Mohanty
Art-Dance

Odisha
18.
Smt. Bharathi Vishnuvardhan
Art-Cinema
Karnataka
19.
Shri Sadhu Meher
Art-Cinema
Odisha
20.
Shri T K Murthy
Art-Music

Tamil Nadu
21.
Shri Laishram Birendrakumar
Singh
Art-Music

Manipur
22.
Shri Krishna Ram Chaudhary
Art-Music

Uttar Pradesh
23.
Smt. Baoa Devi
Art-Painting
Bihar

24.
Shri Tilak Gitai
Art-Painting
Rajasthan
25.
Dr. Prof. Aekka Yadagiri Rao
Art-Sculpture
Telangana
26.
Shri Jitendra Haripal
Art-Music

Odisha
27.
Shri Kailash Kher
Art-Music

Maharashtra
28.
Smt. Parassala B Ponnammal
Art-Music

Kerala
29.
Smt. Sukri Bommagowda
Art-Music

Karnataka
30.
Shri Mukund Nayak
Art-Music

Jharkhand
31.
Shri Purushottam Upadhyay
Art-Music

Gujarat
32.
Smt. Anuradha Paudwal
Art-Music

Maharashtra
33.
Shri Wareppa Naba Nil
Art-Theatre
Manipur
34.
Shri Tripuraneni Hanuman
Chowdary

Civil Service

Telangana
35.
Shri T.K. Viswanathan
Civil Service
Haryana
36.
Shri Kanwal Sibal
Civil Service
Delhi

37.
Shri Birkha Bahadur Limboo
Muringla

Literature & Education

Sikkim
38.
Smt. Eli Ahmed
Literature & Education
Assam
39.
Dr. Narendra Kohli
Literature & Education
Delhi

40.
Prof. G. Venkatasubbiah
Literature & Education
Karnataka
41.
Shri Akkitham Achyuthan
Namboothiri

Literature & Education

Kerala
42.

Shri Kashi Nath Pandita

Literature & Education
Jammu & Kashmir
43.
Shri Chamu Krishna Shastry
Literature & Education
Delhi

44.
Shri Harihar Kripalu Tripathi
Literature & Education
Uttar Pradesh
45.
Shri Michel Danino
Literature & Education
Tamil Nadu
46.
Shri Punam Suri
Literature & Education
Delhi

47.
Shri VG Patel
Literature & Education
Gujarat
48.
Smt. V Koteswaramma
Literature & Education
Andhra Pradesh
49.
Shri Balbir Dutt
Literature & Education-
Journalism
Jharkhand
50.

Smt. Bhawana Somaaya
Literature & Education-
Journalism

Maharashtra
51.

Shri Vishnu Pandya
Literature & Education-
Journalism

Gujarat
52.
Dr. Subroto Das
Medicine
Gujarat
53.
Dr. (Smt.) Bhakti Yadav
Medicine
Madhya
Pradesh
54.
Dr. Mohammed Abdul
Waheed

Medicine

Telangana
55.
Dr. Madan Madhav Godbole
Medicine
Uttar Pradesh
56.
Dr. Devendra Dayabhai Patel
Medicine
Gujarat
57.
Prof. Harkishan Singh
Medicine
Chandigarh
58.
Dr. Mukut Minz
Medicine
Chandigarh
59.
Shri Arun Kumar Sharma
Others-Archaeology
Chhattisgarh
60.
Shri Sanjeev Kapoor
Others-Culinary
Maharashtra
61.
Smt. Meenakshi Amma
Others-Martial Art
Kerala
62.
Shri Genabhai Dargabhai
Patel
Others-Agriculture
Gujarat
63.
Shri Chandrakant Pithawa
Science & Engineering
Telangana
64.
Prof. Ajoy Kumar Ray
Science & Engineering
West Bengal
65.
Shri Chintakindi Mallesham
Science & Engineering
Andhra Pradesh
66.
Shri Jitendra Nath Goswami
Science & Engineering
Assam
67.
Shri Daripalli Ramaiah
Social Work
Telangana
68.
Shri Girish Bhardwaj
Social Work
Karnataka
69.
Shri Karimul Hak
Social Work
West Bengal
70.
Shri Bipin Ganatra
Social Work
West Bengal
71.
Smt. Nivedita Raghunath
Bhide

Social work

Tamil Nadu
72.
Shri Appasaheb
Dharmadhikari

Social Work

Maharashtra
73.
Baba Balbir Singh Seechewal
Social Work
Punjab
74.
Shri Virat Kohli
Sports-Cricket
Delhi
75.
Shri Shekar Naik
Sports-Cricket
Karnataka
76.
Shri Vikasa Gowda
Sports-Discus Throw
Karnataka
77.
Smt. Deepa Malik
Sports-Athletics
Haryana
78.
Shri Mariyappan Thangavelu
Sports-Athletics
Tamil Nadu
79.
Smt. Dipa Karmakar
Sports-Gymnastics
Tripura
80.
Shri P R Shreejesh
Sports-Hockey
Kerala
81.
Smt. Sakshi Malik
Sports-Wrestling
Haryana

82.
Shri Mohan Reddy
Venkatrama Bodanapu

Trade & Industry

Telangana

83.
Shri Imrat Khan
(NRI/PIO)

Art-Music

USA

84.
Shri Anant Agarwal
(NRI/PIO)

Literature & Education

USA

85.
Shri H.R. Shah
(NRI/PIO)
Literature & Education- Journalism
USA

86.
Late (Smt.) Suniti Solomon
(Posthumous)

Medicine

Tamil Nadu


87.
Shri Asoke Kumar
Bhattacharyya
(Posthumous)
Others-Archaeology
West Bengal

88.
Dr. Mapuskar
(Posthumous)

Social Work

Maharashtra

89.
Smt. Anuradha Koirala
(Foreigner)
Social Work
Nepal

Special thanks to Chatur Otaradi for this update.

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