Padma Awards 2016 List
We all heard that Padma Awards 2016 had declared and distributed among 112 persons. Before getting into the list of Padma Awards 2016, firstly we should be well aware that what kind of Awards is this and why only 112 persons deserve out of so much population.
Padma Awards is one of the highest Civilian awards given by the country. These awards further divided into 3 different categories which are Padma Vibhushan, Padma Bhushan and Padma Shri. All 3 awards are for 3 different types of special field activities. If anyone is awarded by the Padma Vibhushan, It means he had done something exceptional and extra-ordinary service. If anyone is awarded by the Padma Bhushan, It means He had done distinguished service of higher order and Padma Shri for exceptional service in any type of filed.
Padma Awards is distributed by the President of India.
Padma Awards 2016
This year 2016, there is total 112 Padma Awards and these awards distributed by the President ‘Pranab Mukharjee’ on the occasion of 67th Republic day. Out of 112 Padma Awards, 10 awards are for Padma Vibhushan, 19 for Padma Vibhushan and 83 for Padma Shri Awards. Let’s check out the list individually;
Padma Vibhusan 2016
Total 10 awards in different fields
- Ms. Yamini Krishnamurthi , Delhi for Art- Classical dance
- Shri Rajinikanth, Tamil Nadu for Art-Cinema
- Smt. Girija Devi, West Bengal for Art-Classical Vocal
- Shri Ramoji Rao, Andhra Pradesh for Literature & Education-Journalism
- Dr. Viswanathan Shanta, Tamil Naduv For Medicine- Oncology
- Shri Shri Ravi Shankar, Karnataka for Others-Spiritualism Art of Living Founder
- Shri Jagmohan, Delhi for Public Affairs
- Dr.Vasudev Kalkunte Aatre, Karnataka for Science & Engineering
- Shri Avinash Dixit (Foreigner) USA for Literature & Education
- Late Shri Dhiru Bhai Ambani (Posthumous) Maharashtra for Trade & Industry-Founder of Reliance Empire
Padma Bhushan 2016
Total 19 awards in different fields
- Shri Anupam Kher, Maharashtra for Art-Cinema
- Shri Udit Narayan Jha, Maharashtra for Art-Playback Singing
- Shri Ram V. Sutar, Uttar Pradesh for Art-Sculpture
- Shri Heisnam Kanhailal, Manipur for Art-Theatre
- Shri Vinod Rai, Kerala for Civil Service
- Dr. Yarlagadda Lakshmi Prasad, Andhra Pradesh for Literature & Education
- Prof. N. S. Ramanuja Tatacharya, Maharashtra for Literature & Education
- Dr. Barjinder Singh Hamdard, Punjab for Literature & Education – Journalism
- Prof. D. Nageshwar Reddy, Telangana for Medicine-Gastroenterology
- Swami Tejomayananda, Maharashtra for Other-Spiritualism
- Shri Hafeez Contractor, Maharashtra for Others-Architecture
- Shri Ravindra Chandra Bhargava, Uttar Pradesh for Public Affairs
- Dr.Venkata Rama Rao Alla, Andhra Pradesh for Science & Engineering
- Ms. Saina Nehwal, Telangana for Sports-Badminton
- Ms. Sania Mirza, Telangana for Sports-Tennis
- Ms. Indu Jain, Delhi for Trade & Industry
- Late Swami Dayanand Sarawasati (Posthumous), Uttarakhand for Others-Spiritualism
- Shri Robert Blackwill (Foreigner), USA for Public Affairs
- Shri Pallonji Shapoorji Mistry (NRI/PIO), Ireland for Trade & Industry.
We individually told you about Padam ViBhushan and Padam Bhushan. Padam Shri is not so important from exam point of view.