Padma Awards 2012 Announced

28 Jan

President has approved the conferment of 108 Padma Awards. These comprise 04 Padma Vibhushan, 24 Padma Bhushan and 80 Padma Shri Awards. 24 of the awardees are women and the list also includes 11 persons in the category of Foreigners, NRIs, PIOs and Posthumous awardees.

Padma Awards, the country’s highest civilian awards, 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. The awards are conferred by the President of India at a function held at Rashtrapati Bhawan sometime around March/ April.

Padma Vibhushan

Sl No.

Name

Discipline

State/ Domicile

1.

Shri Raghunath
Mohapatra

Art

Orissa

2.

Shri S. Haider
Raza

Art

Delhi

3.

Prof. Yash
Pal

Science and Engineering

Uttar Pradesh

4.

Prof. Roddam
Narasimha

Science and Engineering

Karnataka

Padma Bhushan

Sl No.

Name

Discipline

State/ Domicile

 

Dr. Ramanaidu
Daggubati

Art

Andhra Pradesh

 

Smt. Sreeramamurthy
Janaki

Art

Tamil Nadu

 

Dr. (Smt.) Kanak Rele

Art

Maharashtra

 

Smt. Sharmila
Tagore

Art

Delhi

 

Dr. (Smt.) Saroja Vaidyanathan

Art

Delhi

 

Shri Abdul Rashid Khan

Art

West
Bengal

 

Late Rajesh Khanna

Art

Maharashtra #

 

Late Jaspal
Singh Bhatti

Art

Punjab #

 

Shri Shivajirao
Girdhar Patil

Public Affairs

Maharashtra

 

Dr. Apathukatha
Sivathanu Pillai

Science and Engineering

Delhi

 

Dr. Vijay Kumar Saraswat

Science and Engineering

Delhi

 

Dr. Ashoke
Sen

Science and Engineering

Uttar Pradesh

 

Dr. B.N. Suresh

Science and Engineering

Karnataka

 

Prof. Satya
N. Atluri

Science and Engineering

USA *

 

Prof. Jogesh
Chandra Pati

Science and Engineering

USA *

 

Shri Ramamurthy Thyagarajan

Trade and Industry

Tamil Nadu

 

Shri Adi
Burjor Godrej

Trade and Industry

Maharashtra

 

Dr. Nandkishore
Shamrao Laud

Medicine

Maharashtra

 

Shri Mangesh
Padgaonkar

Literature &
Education

Maharashtra

 

Prof. Gayatri
Chakravorty Spivak

Literature &
Education

USA*

 

Shri Hemendra
Singh Panwar

Civil Service

Madhya Pradesh

 

Dr. Maharaj
Kishan Bhan

Civil Service

Delhi

 

Shri Rahul
Dravid

Sports

Karnataka

 

Ms. H. Mangte Chungneijang Mary Kom

Sports

Manipur

padma shree

Sl No.

Name

Discipline

State/ Domicile

 

Shri Gajam
Anjaiah

Art

Andhra Pradesh

 

Swami G.C.D. Bharti alias Bharati Bandhu

Art

Chhattisgarh

 

Ms. B. Jayashree

Art

Karnataka

 

Smt. Sridevi
Kapoor

Art

Maharashtra

 

Shri Kailash
Chandra Meher

Art

Orissa

 

Shri Brahmdeo
Ram Pandit

Art

Maharashtra

 

Shri Vishwanath
Dinkar Patekar alias Nana
Patekar

Art

Maharashtra

 

Shri Rekandar
Nageswara Rao alias Surabhi Babji

Art

Andhra Pradesh

 

Shri Lakshmi
Narayana Sathiraju

Art

Tamil Nadu

 

Smt. Jaymala
Shiledar

Art

Maharashtra

 

Shri Suresh Dattatray Talwalkar

Art

Maharashtra

 

Shri P. Madhavan Nair alias Madhu

Art

Kerala

 

Shri Apurba
Kishore Bir

Art

Maharashtra

 

Shri Ghanakanta
Bora Borbayan

Art

Assam

 

Smt. Hilda Mit Lepcha

Art

Sikkim

 

Smt. Sudha
Malhotra

Art

Maharashtra

 

Shri Ghulam
Mohammad Saznawaz

Art

Jammu and Kashmir

 

Shri Ramesh
Gopaldas Sippy

Art

Maharashtra

 

Ms. Mahrukh
Tarapor

Art

Maharashtra

 

Shri Balwant
Thakur

Art

Jammu & Kashmir

 

Shri Puran
Das Baul

Art

West
Bengal

 

Shri Rajendra
Tikku

Art

Jammu & Kashmir

 

Shri Pablo Bartholomew

Art

Delhi

 

Shri S. Shakir Ali

Art

Rajasthan

 

Sh. S.K.M Maeilanandhan

Social Work

Tamil Nadu

 

Ms. Nileema
Mishra

Social Work

Maharashtra

 

Ms. Reema
Nanavati

Social Work

Gujarat

 

Ms. Jharna
Dhara Chowdhury

Social Work

Bangladesh
*

 

Late Dr. Ram Krishan

Social Work

Uttar Pradesh #

 

Late Manju
Bharat Ram

Social Work

Delhi
#

 

Prof. Mustansir
Barma

Science and Engineering

Maharashtra

 

Shri Avinash
Chander

Science and Engineering

Delhi

 

Prof. Sanjay Govind Dhande

Science and Engineering

Uttar Pradesh

 

Prof. (Dr.) Sankar Kumar Pal

Science and Engineering

West
Bengal

 

Prof. Deepak B. Phatak

Science and Engineering

Maharashtra

 

Dr. Mudundi
Ramakrishna Raju

Science and Engineering

Andhra Pradesh

 

Prof. Ajay K. Sood

Science and Engineering

Karnataka

 

Prof. Krishnaswamy
Vijayraghavan

Science and Engineering

Karnataka

 

Dr. Manindra
Agrawal

Science and Engineering

Uttar Pradesh

 

Dr. Jayaraman
Gowrishankar

Science and Engineering

Andhra Pradesh

 

Prof. Sharad
Pandurang Kale

Science and Engineering

Maharashtra

 

Smt. Vandana
Luthra

Trade and Industry

Delhi

 

Ms. Rajshree
Pathy

Trade and Industry

Tamil Nadu

 

Shri Hemendra
Prasad Barooah

Trade and Industry

Assam

 

Shri Milind
Kamble

Trade and Industry

Maharashtra

 

Ms. Kalpana
Saroj

Trade and Industry

Maharashtra

 

Dr. Sudarshan
K. Aggarwal

Medicine

Delhi

 

Dr. C. Venkata S. Ram alias Chitta Venkata Sundara Ram

Medicine

Andhra Pradesh

 

Dr. Rajendra
Achyut Badwe

Medicine

Maharashtra

 

Dr. Taraprasad
Das

Medicine

Orissa

 

Prof. (Dr.) T.V. Devarajan

Medicine

Tamil Nadu

 

Prof. (Dr.) Saroj Chooramani Gopal

Medicine

Uttar Pradesh

 

Dr. Pramod
Kumar Julka

Medicine

Delhi

 

Dr. Gulshan
Rai Khatri

Medicine

Delhi

 

Dr. Ganesh
Kumar Mani

Medicine

Delhi

 

Dr. Amit
Prabhakar Maydeo

Medicine

Maharashtra

 

Dr. Sundaram
Natarajan

Medicine

Maharashtra

 

Prof. Krishna
Chandra Chunekar

Medicine

Uttar Pradesh

 

Dr. Vishwa
Kumar Gupta

Medicine

Delhi

 

Prof. (Capt.) Dr.
Mohammad Sharaf-e-Alam

Literature & Education

Bihar

 

Dr. Radhika
Herzberger

Literature & Education

Andhra Pradesh

 

Shri J. Malsawma

Literature & Education

Mizoram

 

Shri Devendra
Patel

Literature & Education

Gujarat

 

Dr. Rama Kant Shukla

Literature & Education

Delhi

 

Prof. Akhtarul
Wasey

Literature & Education

Delhi

 

Prof. Anvita
Abbi

Literature &
Education

Delhi

 

Shri Nida
Fazli

Literature &
Education

Madhya Pradesh

 

Shri Surender
Kumar Sharma

Literature & Education

Delhi

 

Dr. Jagdish
Prasad Singh

Literature & Education

Bihar

 

Late Shaukat
Riaz Kapoor Alias Salik Lakhnawi

Literature & Education

West Bengal #

 

Prof. Noboru Karashima

Literature & Education

Japan
*

 

Shri Christopher Pinney

Literature & Education

UK
*

 

Smt. Premlata
Agrawal

Sports

Jharkhand

 

Shri Yogeshwar
Dutt

Sports

Haryana

 

Shri Hosanagara
Nagarajegowda Girisha

Sports

Karnataka

 

Subedar Major Vijay Kumar

Sports

Himachal Pradesh

 

Shri Ngangom
Dingko Singh

Sports

Maharashtra

 

Naib Subedar Bajrang Lal Takhar

Sports

Rajasthan

 

Ms. Ritu
Kumar

Fashion Designing

Delhi

 

Dr. Ravindra
Singh Bisht

Archaeology

Uttar Pradesh

Note: * indicates awardees in the category of Foreigners / NRIs/ PIO
# indicates awardees in the posthumous category.

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