List of Padma Awards-2016

25 Jan 2016    05:06 pm

List of Padma Awards-2016

As a general trend, the Union Government will announce the Padma Awards on the eve of Republic Day. However, the list has been leaked on 25 January – a day before the Republic Day celebrations.

The Padma Awards will be given in three categories – Padma Vibhushan, Padma Bhushan and Padma Shri. These awards are conferred by the President of India at ceremonial functions which are held at Rashtrapati Bhawan usually in March or April every year.

The List is as follows :

Padma Vibhushan

  1. Rajnikanth – Cinema
  2. Ramoji Rao – Literature and Education (Journalism)
  3. Shri Shri Ravi Shankar – Spiritualism
  4. Yamini Krishnamurthi – Classical Dance
  5. Girija Devi – Classical (Vocal)
  6. Viswanathan Shanta – Medicine (Oncology)
  7. Shri Jagmohan – Public Affairs
  8. Dr Vasudeva Kalkunte Aatrre – Science & Engineering
  9. Avinash Dixit (USA) – Literature & Education
  10. Dhirubhai Ambani – Trade & Industry (Posthumous)

Padma Bhushan

  1. Anupam Kher – Cinema
  2. Heisnam Kanhailal – Theatre
  3. Udit Narayan Jha – Playback SInging
  4. Ram V Sutar – Sculpture
  5. Robert D Blackwill – former US Ambassador to India
  6. Saina Nehwal – Sports
  7. Sania Mirza – Sports
  8. Indu Jain – Bennett, Coleman & Co.
  9. Vinod Rai – Civil Service
  10. Swamy Tejomayananda – Spiritualism
  11. Yarlagadda Lakshmi – Literature & Education
  12. Barjinder Singh Hamdard – Literature & Education
  13. NS Ramanuja Tatacharya – Literature & Education
  14. Nageshwar Reddy – Gastroenterology

Padma Shri

  1. Ujjwal Nikam – Senior Lawyer
  2. Ajay Devgn – Cinema
  3. Priyanka Chopra – Cinema
  4. SS Rajamouli – Cinema
  5. Malini Awasthi – Folk singer