Padma Awardees 2021 Full List

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 has approved conferment of 119 Padma Awards including 1 duo case (in a duo case, the Award is counted as one) as per list below. The list comprises 7 Padma Vibhushan, 10 Padma Bhushan and 102 Padma Shri Awards.  29 of the awardees are women and the list also includes 10 persons from the category of Foreigners/NRI/PIO/OCI, 16 Posthumous awardees and 1 transgender awardee.

Padma Vibhushan (7)

NameFieldState/Country
Shri Shinzo AbePublic AffairsJapan
Shri S P Balasubramaniam(Posthumous)ArtTamil Nadu
Dr. Belle Monappa HegdeMedicineKarnataka
Shri Narinder Singh Kapany(Posthumous)Science and EngineeringUnited States of America
Maulana Wahiduddin KhanOthers- SpiritualismDelhi
Shri B. B. LalOthers- ArchaeologyDelhi
Shri Sudarshan SahooArtOdisha

Padma Bhushan (10)

Ms. Krishnan Nair Shantakumari ChithraArtKerala
Shri Tarun Gogoi(Posthumous)Public AffairsAssam
Shri Chandrashekhar KambaraLiterature and EducationKarnataka
Ms. Sumitra MahajanPublic AffairsMadhya Pradesh
Shri Nripendra MisraCivil ServiceUttar Pradesh
Shri Ram Vilas Paswan(Posthumous)Public AffairsBihar
Shri Keshubhai Patel(Posthumous)Public AffairsGujarat
Shri Kalbe Sadiq(Posthumous)Others-SpiritualismUttar Pradesh
Shri Rajnikant Devidas ShroffTrade and IndustryMaharashtra
Shri Tarlochan SinghPublic AffairsHaryana

Padma Shri (102)

Shri Gulfam AhmedArtUttar Pradesh
Ms. P. AnithaSportsTamil Nadu
Shri Rama Swamy AnnavarapuArtAndhra Pradesh
Shri Subbu ArumugamArtTamil Nadu
Shri Prakasarao AsavadiLiterature and EducationAndhra Pradesh
Ms. Bhuri BaiArtMadhya Pradesh
Shri Radhe Shyam BarleArtChhattisgarh
Shri Dharma Narayan BarmaLiterature and EducationWest Bengal
Ms. Lakhimi BaruahSocial WorkAssam
Shri Biren Kumar BasakArtWest Bengal
Ms. Rajni BectorTrade and IndustryPunjab
Shri Peter Brook ArtUnited Kingdom
Ms. Sangkhumi BualchhuakSocial WorkMizoram
Shri Gopiram Bargayn BurabhakatArtAssam
Ms. Bijoya ChakravartyPublic AffairsAssam
Shri Sujit ChattopadhyayLiterature and EducationWest Bengal
Shri Jagdish Chaudhary (Posthumous)Social WorkUttar Pradesh
Shri Tsultrim ChonjorSocial WorkLadakh
Ms. Mouma DasSportsWest Bengal
Shri Srikant DatarLiterature and EducationUnited States of America
Shri Narayan DebnathArtWest Bengal
Ms. Chutni DeviSocial WorkJharkhand
Ms. Dulari DeviArtBihar
Ms. Radhe DeviArtManipur
Ms. Shanti DeviSocial WorkOdisha
Shri Wayan DibiaArtIndonesia
Shri Dadudan GadhaviLiterature & EducationGujarat
Shri Parshuram Atmaram GangavaneArtMaharashtra
Shri Jai Bhagwan GoyalLiterature and EducationHaryana
Shri Jagadish Chandra HalderLiterature and EducationWest Bengal
Shri Mangal Singh HazowaryLiterature and EducationAssam
Ms. Anshu JamsenpaSportsArunachal Pradesh
Ms. Purnamasi JaniArtOdisha
Matha B. Manjamma JogatiArtKarnataka
Shri Damodaran KaithapramArtKerala
Shri Namdeo C KambleLiterature and EducationMaharashtra
Shri Maheshbhai & Shri Nareshbhai Kanodia (Duo) *(Posthumous)ArtGujarat
Shri Rajat Kumar KarLiterature and EducationOdisha
Shri Rangasami Lakshminarayana KashyapLiterature and EducationKarnataka
Ms. Prakash KaurSocial WorkPunjab
Shri Nicholas KazanasLiterature and EducationGreece
Shri K Kesavasamy ArtPuducherry
Shri Ghulam Rasool KhanArtJammu and Kashmir
Shri Lakha KhanArtRajasthan
Ms. Sanjida KhatunArtBangladesh
Shri Vinayak Vishnu KhedekarArtGoa
Ms. Niru KumarSocial WorkDelhi
Ms. Lajwanti ArtPunjab
Shri Rattan LalScience and EngineeringUnited States of America
Shri Ali ManikfanOthers-Grassroots InnovationLakshadweep
Shri Ramachandra ManjhiArtBihar
Shri Dulal MankiArtAssam
Shri Nanadro B MarakOthers- AgricultureMeghalaya
Shri Rewben MashangvaArtManipur
Shri Chandrakant MehtaLiterature and EducationGujarat
Dr. Rattan Lal MittalMedicinePunjab
Shri Madhavan NambiarSportsKerala
Shri Shyam Sundar PaliwalSocial WorkRajasthan
Dr. Chandrakant Sambhaji PandavMedicineDelhi
Dr. J N Pande(Posthumous)MedicineDelhi
Shri Solomon PappaiahLiterature and Education- JournalismTamil Nadu
Ms. PappammalOthers- AgricultureTamil Nadu
Dr. Krishna Mohan PathiMedicineOdisha
Ms. Jaswantiben Jamnadas PopatTrade and IndustryMaharashtra
Shri Girish PrabhuneSocial WorkMaharashtra
Shri Nanda PrustyLiterature and EducationOdisha
Shri K K Ramachandra PulavarArtKerala
Shri Balan PutheriLiterature and EducationKerala
Ms. Birubala RabhaSocial WorkAssam
Shri Kanaka RajuArtTelangana
Ms. Bombay Jayashri RamnathArtTamil Nadu
Shri Satyaram ReangArtTripura
Dr. Dhananjay DiwakarSagdeoMedicineKerala
Shri Ashok Kumar SahuMedicineUttar Pradesh
Dr. Bhupendra Kumar Singh SanjayMedicineUttarakhand
Ms. Sindhutai SapkalSocial WorkMaharashtra
Shri Chaman Lal Sapru(Posthumous)Literature and EducationJammu and Kashmir
Shri Roman SarmahLiterature and Education- JournalismAssam
Shri Imran ShahLiterature and EducationAssam
Shri Prem Chand SharmaOthers- Agriculture Uttarakhand
Shri Arjun Singh ShekhawatLiterature and EducationRajasthan
Shri Ram Yatna ShuklaLiterature and EducationUttar Pradesh
Shri Jitender Singh ShuntySocial WorkDelhi
Shri Kartar Paras Ram SinghArtHimachal Pradesh
Shri Kartar SinghArtPunjab
Dr. Dilip Kumar SinghMedicineBihar
Shri Chandra Shekhar SinghOthers-AgricultureUttar Pradesh
Ms. Sudha Hari Narayan SinghSportsUttar Pradesh
Shri Virender SinghSportsHaryana
Ms. Mridula Sinha(Posthumous)Literature and EducationBihar
Shri K C Sivasankar(Posthumous)ArtTamil Nadu
Guru Maa Kamali SorenSocial WorkWest Bengal
Shri Marachi SubburamanSocial WorkTamil Nadu
Shri P Subramanian(Posthumous)Trade and IndustryTamil Nadu
Ms. Nidumolu Sumathi ArtAndhra Pradesh
Shri Kapil TiwariLiterature and EducationMadhya Pradesh
Father Vallés(Posthumous)Literature and EducationSpain
Dr. Thiruvengadam Veeraraghavan(Posthumous)MedicineTamil Nadu
Shri Sridhar VembuTrade and IndustryTamil Nadu
Shri K Y Venkatesh SportsKarnataka
Ms. Usha YadavLiterature and EducationUttar Pradesh
Col Quazi Sajjad Ali ZahirPublic AffairsBangladesh

Note: * In duo case, the award is counted as one

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