List of Padma Awards & Winners 2016

List of Padma Awards Winners 2016



Padma Awards are one of the highest civilian awards of India. Padma means “Lotus” in Sanskrit language. It is categorized in three categories: Padma Vibhushan, Padma Bhushan and Padma Shri.


These awards are given to different people every year on the eve of Republic Day. These are given for various disciplines such as:




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Literature and Education,


Sports, Medicine,


Social Work,


Science and Engineering,


 Public Affairs,


Civil Service,


Trade and Industry etc.



All persons without distinction of race, occupation, position or sex are eligible for these awards.


Below is the list which includes persons rewarded with Padma awards this year. This will be beneficial for the candidates who are preparing for IBPS PO, IBPS Clerk & SSC exams for their General Awareness section.


Here you can find list of candidates which were selected by President of India which were awarded this year with Padma Series.


These 3 Awards are given on the basis of work and the level of excellence.




Padma Vibhushan Winners 2016



The Padma Vibhushan is India’s second highest civilian honor after Bharat Ratna. It consists of a medal and a citation and is awarded by the President of India. The award consists of a bronze medallion with lotus on the front between the words ‘Padma Vibhushan’ written in devangari and the Indian emblem on the back.



Here are those legends who are awarded by Padma Vibhushan Award


Ms. Yamini Krishnamurthi -Art- Classical dance- Delhi


Shri Rajinikanth -Art-Cinema- Tamil Nadu


Smt. Girija Devi -Art-Classical Vocal- West BengalList-of-Padma-Vibhushan


Shri Ramoji Rao -Literature & Education Journalism -Andhra Pradesh


Dr. Viswanathan -Shanta Medicine- Oncology Tamil Nadu


Shri Shri Ravi Shankar -Others-Spiritualism- Karnataka


Shri Jagmohan -Public Affairs -Delhi


Dr.Vasudev Kalkunte Aatre- Science & Engineering- Karnataka


Shri Avinash Dixit (Foreigner) -Literature & Education -USA


Late Shri Dhiru Bhai Ambani (Posthumous) -Trade & Industry -Maharashtra




Padma Bhushan Winners 2016



The Padma Bhushan Award is 3rd highest civilian award in India. The award consists of a gold colored medallion with a lotus on the front between the words ‘Padma Bhushan’ written in devangari script with the Indian Emblem on the back.



Here are people who received Padma Bhushan award:


Shri Anupam Kher -Art-Cinema Maharashtra


Shri Udit Narayan Jha- Art-Playback Singing-Maharashtra


Shri Ram V. Sutar -Art-Sculpture- Uttar Pradesh


Shri Heisnam Kanhailal- Art-Theatre -Manipur


List of Padma Bhushan Winners 2016 Shri Vinod Rai -Civil Service -Kerala


Dr. Yarlagadda Lakshmi Prasad -Literature & Education- Andhra Pradesh


Prof. N. S. Ramanuja Tatacharya -Literature & Education -Maharashtra


Dr. Barjinder Singh Hamdard- Literature & Education – Journalism Punjab


Prof. D. Nageshwar Reddy -Medicine-Gastroenterology -Telangana


Swami Tejomayananda -Other-Spiritualism- Maharashtra


Shri Hafeez -Contractor Others-Architecture -Maharashtra


Shri Ravindra Chandra Bhargava- Public Affairs -Uttar Pradesh


Dr.Venkata Rama Rao Alla -Science & Engineering– Andhra Pradesh


Ms. Saina Nehwal -Sports-Badminto- Telangana


Ms. Sania Mirza- Sports-Tennis -Telangana


Ms. Indu Jain -Trade & Industry- Delhi


Late Swami Dayanand Sarawasati- (Posthumous) Others-Spiritualism -Uttarakhand


Shri Robert Blackwill- (Foreigner) Public Affairs- USA


Shri Pallonji Shapoorji -Mistry (NRI/PIO) Trade & Industry- Ireland




Padma Shri Winners 2016



Padma Shri is the 4th highest civilian award in India. The award consists of a bronze medallion with a lotus on the front between the words ‘Padma Shri’ written in Devanagari script and the Indian emblem on the back.



Here are those legends who are awarded by Padma Shri Award


 Smt. Prathibha Prahlad -Art- Classical Dance -Delhi


Shri Bhikhudan Gadhvi- Art- Folk Music -Gujarat


Shri Sribhas Chandra Supakar- Art- Textile Designing -Uttar Pradesh


Shri Ajay Devgn -Art-Cinema -Maharashtra


Ms. Priyanka Chopra -Art-Cinema- Maharashtra


Pt. Tulsidas Borkar -Art-Classical Music- Goa


Dr. Soma Ghosh Art-Classical Vocal -Uttar Pradesh


List of Padma Shri Winners 2016 Shri Nila Madhab Panda- Art-Film Direction and Production- Delhi


Shri S.S. Rajamouli Art-Film Direction and Production -Karnataka


Shri Madhur Bhandarkar- Art-Film Direction and Production -Maharashtra


Prof. M. Venkatesh Kumar -Art-Folk Artist -Karnataka


Ms. Gulabi Sapera -Art-Folk Dance -Rajasthan


Smt. Mamta Chandrakar- Art-Folk Music- Chhattisgarh


Ms. Malini Awasthi -Art-Folk Music -Uttar Pradesh


Shri Jai Prakash Lekhiwal -Art-Miniature Painting- Delhi


Shri K. Laxma Goud- Art-Painting -Telangana


Shri Bhalchandra Dattatray Mondhe- Art-Photography -Madhya Pradesh


Shri Naresh Chander Lal -Art-Theatre & Cinema -Andaman & Nicobar


Shri Dhirendra Nath Bezbaruah -Literature & Education -Assam


Shri Prahlad Chandra Tasa Literature & Education -Assam


Dr.Ravindra Nagar -Literature & Education -Delhi


Shri Dahyabhai Shastri -Literature & Education -Gujarat


Dr.Santeshivara Bhyrappa- Literature & Education- KarnatakaList of Padma Shri


Shri Haldar Nag- Literature & Education -Odisha


Shri Kameshwaram Brahma -Literature & Education – Journalism -Assam


Prof. Pushpesh Pant- Literature & EducationJournalism- Delhi


Shri Jawaharlal Kaul -Literature & EducationJournalism- Jammu & Kashmir


Shri Ashok Malik- Literature &Education -Delhi


Dr.Mannam Gopi Chand -Medicine-Cardio Thoracic Surgery -Telangana


Prof. Ravi Kant- Medicine-Surgery -Uttar Pradesh


Prof. Ram Harsh Singh -Medicine- Ayurveda -Uttar Pradesh



Prof. Shiv Narain Kureel -Medicine-Paediatric Surgery -Uttar Pradesh


Dr.Sabya Sachi Sarkar- Medicine –Radiology -Uttar Pradesh


Dr. Alla Gopala Krishna Gokhale -Medicine-Cardiac Surgery- Andhra Pradesh


Prof. T.K. Lahiri -Medicine-Cardio Thoracic Surgery- Uttar Pradesh


Dr. Praveen Chandra -Medicine-Cardiology- Delhi


Prof. (Dr.) Daljeet Singh Gambhir -Medicine-Cardiology -Uttar Pradesh


Dr. Chandrasekar Shesadri Thoguluva -Medicine Gastroenterology -Tamil Nadu


Dr. (Mrs.) Anil Kumari Malhotra -Medicine-Homeopathy- Delhi


Prof. M.V. Padma Srivastava- Medicine-Neurology- Delhi


Dr. Sudhir V. Shah- Medicine-Neurology- GujaratList-of-Padma-Shri winners 2016


Dr. M. M. Joshi -Medicine-Ophthalmology -Karnataka


Prof. (Dr) John Ebnezar- Medicine-Orthopaedic Surgery- Karnataka


Dr. Nayudamma Yarlagadda -Medicine-Paediatric Surgery- Andhra Pradesh


Shri Simon Oraon- Other –Environment Conservation- Jharkhand


Shri Imitiaz Qureshi -Other-Culinary -Delhi


Shri Piyush Pandey -Others-Advertising & Communication -Maharashtra


Shri Subhash Palekar- Others-Farming- Maharashtra


Shri Ravinder Kumar Sinha -Others-Wildlife Conservation- Bihar


Dr. H.R. Nagendra- Others-Yoga -Karnataka


Shri M. C. Mehta- Public Affairs -Delhi


Shri M. N. Krishna Mani-Public Affairs- Delhi


Shri Ujjwal Nikam -Public Affairs -Maharashtra


Shri Tokheho Sema -Public Affairs -Nagaland


Dr. Satish Kumar -Science & Engineering -Delhi


Dr. Mylswamy Annadurai- Science & Engineering -Karnataka


Prof. Dipankar -Chatterji Science & Engineering -Karnataka


Prof.(Dr.) Ganapati Dadasaheb Yadav -Science & Engineering -Maharashtra


Smt. (Prof.) Veena Tandon -Science & Engineering -Meghalaya


Shri Onkar Nath Srivastava Science and Engineering -Uttar Pradesh


Ms. Sunita Krishnan -Social Work -Andhra PradeshList-of-Padma-Shri Winners 2016


Shri Ajoy Kumar Dutta -Social Work -Assam


Shri M. Pandit Dasa- Social Work -Karnataka


Shri P. P. Gopinathan Nair -Social Work -Kerala


Smt. Madeleine Herman de Blic -Social Work -Puducherry


Shri Srinivasan Damal Kandalai -Social work- Tamil Nadu


Shri Sudhakar Olwe -Social Work -Maharashtra


Dr. T.V. Narayana -Social Work -Telangana


Shri Arunachalam Murugantham -Social Work -Tamil Nadu


Ms. Deepika Kumari -Sports-Archery -Jharkhand


Shri Sushil Doshi -Sports-commentary -Madhya Pradesh


Shri Mahesh Sharma- Trade & Industry- Delhi


Shri Saurabh Srivastava- Trade & Industry- Delhi


Shri Dilip Sanghvi -Trade & Industry -Maharashtra


Dr. Keki Hormusji Gharda- Trade & Industry- Maharashtra


Late Shri Prakash Chand Surana (Posthumous) -Art -Classical Music- Rajasthan


Late Shri Saeed Jaffrey- (NRI/PIO/Posthumous) Art-Cinema -UK


Shri Michael Postel -(Foreigner) Art-Archaeology- France


Shri Salman Amin Sal Khan (NRI/PIO) -Literature & Education -USA


Smt. Hui Lan Zhang (Foreigner) -Others-Yoga -China


Shri Predrag K. Nikic (Foreigner)- Others-Yoga- Serbia


Dr. Sundar Aditya Menon (NRI/PIO) – Social Work -UAE


Shri Ajaypal Singh Banga (NRI/PIO) -Trade & Industry -USA




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