List of Padma Awards presented by President on 26th Jan, 2015

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Padma Awards are one of the civilian awards of the country which are presented only to those remarkable persons who have perform the exceptional bravery acts for the sake of country. Padma Awards further are categorized into Padma Bhushan, Padma Shri and Padma Vibhushan Awards. There are more details about these awards and also the list of Padma Awards in 2015.

Padma Vibhushan Awards

The Padma Vibhushan is the second highest civilian award in the Republic of India. It consists of a medal and a citation. The president himself present this award to awardees.

The Padma Vibhushan Award was established on 2nd January 1954. It ranks behind the Bharat Ratna and comes before the Padma Bhushan and Padma Shri. It is awarded to recognize exceptional and distinguished service to the nation in any field, including government service.

List of Padma Vibhushan Awards in 2015

S.No. Awardee’s Name Activity State
1 LK Advani Public Affairs Gujarat
2 Amitabh Bachchan Art Maharashtra
3 Prakash Singh Badal Public Affairs Punjab
4 Dr D Veerendra Heggade Social Work Karnataka
5 Mohammad Yusuf Khan alias Dilip Kumar Art Maharashtra
6 Jagadguru Ramanandacharya  and Swami Rambhadracharya Other Uttar Pradesh
7 Prof Malur Ramaswamy Srinivasan Science and Engineering Tamil Nadu
8 Kottayan K. Venugopal Public Affairs Delhi
9 Karim Al Hussaini Aga Khan (Foreigner) Trade and Industry France/UK

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Padma Bhushan Awards

The Padma Bhushan is the third highest civilian award which is conferred by the President of India on Republic Day, 26th January 2015.

The Padma Bhushan award was established on 2nd January 1954 by the president of India. The award is presented to recognize distinguished service of a high order to the nation, in any field. Here is the list of awardees of Padma Bhushan Awards which was presented on 26th Jan, 2015.

List of Padma Bhushan Awards in 2015

S.No. Awardee’s Name Activity State
1 Jahnu Barua Arts Assam
2  Dr Vijay Bhatka Science and Engineering Maharashtra
3 Shri Swapan Dasgupta  Literature and Education Delhi
4 Swami Satyamitranand Giri Others Uttar Pradesh
5 N Gopalaswami Civil Service Tamil Nadu
6 Dr Subhash C Kashyap Public Affairs Delhi
7 Dr (Pandit) Gokulotsavji Maharaj Arts Madhya Pradesh
8 Dr Ambrish Mithal Medicine Delhi
9 Sudha Ragunathan Art Tamil Nadu
10 Shri Harish Salve Public Affairs Delhi
11 Dr Ashok Seth Medicine Delhi
12 Rajat Sharma Literature and Education Delhi
13 Satpal Sports Delhi
14 Shivakumara Swami Others Karnataka
15  Dr Kharag Singh Valdiya Science and Engineering Karnataka
16 Prof Manjul Bhargava (NRI/PIO) Science and Engineering USA
17 David Frawley (Vamadeva) (Foreigner) Others USA
18 Bill Gates (Foreigner) Social Work USA
19 Melinda Gates (Foreigner) Social Work USA
20 Saichiro Misumi (Foreigner) Others Japan

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Padma Shri Awards

The Padma Shri is the fourth highest civilian award. After presenting Bharat Ratna, Padma Vibhushan and Padma Bhushan awards on Republic Day, President announced the winners of this award.

Padma Shri Awards were instituted in 1954. These awards are aimed to present honors to those incredible personalities who have contributed in various spheres of activity including Arts, Education, Industry, Literature, Science, Sports, Medicine, Social Service and Public Affairs.

It has also been awarded to some distinguished individuals who were not citizens of India but did contribute in various ways to India.

List of Padma Shri Awards in 2015

S.No. Awardee’s Name Activity State
1 Dr Manjula Anagani Medicine Telangana
2  S Arunan Science and Engineering Karnataka
3 Kanyakumari Avasarala Art Tamil Nadu
4 Dr Bettina Sharada Baumer Literature and Education Jammu and Kashmir
5 Naresh Bedi Art Delhi
6 Ashok Bhagat Social Work Jharkhand
7 Sanjay Leela Bhansali Art Maharashtra
8 Dr Lakshmi Nandan Bora Literature and Education Assam
9 Dr Gyan Chaturvedi Literature and Education Madhya Pradesh
10 Prof (Dr) Yogesh Kumar Chawla Medicine Chandigarh
11 Jayakumari Chikkala Medicine Delhi
12 Bibek Debroy Literature and Education Delhi
13 Dr Sarungbam Bimola Kumari Devi Medicine Manipur
14 Dr Ashok Gulati Public Affairs Delhi
15 Dr Randeep Guleria Medicine Delhi
16 Dr KP Haridas Medicine Kerala
17 Rahul Jain Art Delhi
18 Ravindra Jain Art Maharashtra
19 Dr Sunil Jogi Literature and Education Delhi
20 Prasoon Joshi Art Maharashtra
21 Dr Prafulla Kar Art Odisha
22 Saba Anjum Sports Chhattisgarh
23 Ushakiran Khan Literature and Education Bihar
24 Dr Rajesh Kotecha Medicine Rajasthan
25 Prof Alka Kriplani Medicine Delhi
26 Dr Harsh Kumar Medicine Delhi
27 Narayana Purushothama Mallaya Literature & Education Kerala
28 Lambert Mascarenhas Literature and Education Goa
29 Dr Janak Palta McGilligan Social Work Madhya Pradesh
30 Veerendra Raj Mehta Social Work Delhi
31 Tarak Mehta Art Gujarat
32 Neil Herbert Nongkynrih Art Meghalaya
33 Chewang Norphel Others Jammu and Kashmir
34 TV Mohandas Pai Trade and Industry Karnataka
35 Dr Tejas Patel Medicine Gujarat
36 Jadav Molai Peyang Others Assam
37 Bimla Poddar Others Uttar Pradesh
38 Dr N Prabhakar Science and Engineering Delhi
39 Dr Prahalada Science and Engineering Maharashtra
40 Dr Narendra Prasad Medicine Bihar
41 Ram Bahadur Rai Literature and Education Delhi
42 Mithali Raj Sports Telangana
43 PV Rajaraman Civil Service- Tamil Nadu
44 Prof JS Rajput Literature and Education Uttar Pradesh
45 Kota Srinivasa Rao Art Andhra Pradesh
46 Prof Bimal Roy Literature and Education West Bengal
47 Shekhar Sen Art Maharashtra
48 Gunvant Shah Literature and Education Gujarat
49 Brahmdev Sharma Literature and Education Delhi
50 Manu Sharma Literature and Education Uttar Pradesh
51 Prof Yog Raj Sharma Medicine Delhi
52 Vasant Shastri Science and Engineering Karnataka
53 SK Shivkumar Science and Engineering Karnataka
54 PV Sindhu Sports Telangana
55 Sardara Singh Sports Haryana
56 Arunima Sinha Sports Uttar Pradesh
57 Mahesh Raj Soni Art Rajasthan
58 Dr Nikhil Tandon Medicine Delhi
59 H Thegtse Rinpoche Social Work Arunachal Pradesh
60 Dr Hargovind Laxmishanker Trivedi Medicine Gujarat
61 Huang Baosheng Others China
62 Prof Jacques Blamont Science and Engineering France
63 Late Syedna Mohammad Burhanuddin Others Maharashtra (Posthumous)
64 Jean-Claude Carriere Literature and Education France
65 Dr Nandrajan ‘Raj’ Chetty Literature and Education France
66 George L Hart Others USA
67 Jagat Guru Amrta Suryananda Maha Raja Others Portugal
68 Late Meetha Lal Mehta Social Work Rajasthan (Posthumous)
69 Tripti Mukherjee Art USA
70 Dr Dattatreyudu Nori Medicine USA
71 Dr Raghu Rama Pillarisetti Medicine USA
72  Dr Saumitra Rawat Medicine UK
73 Prof Annette Schmiedchen Literature and Education Germany
74 Late Pran Kumar Sharma alias Pran Art Delhi (Posthumous)
75 Late R Vasudevan Civil Service Tamil Nadu (Posthumous)

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