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List of Padma Awards & Winners 2018

List of Padma Awards & Winners 2018



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


Each year, the Government of India honour various personalities every year on the eve of Republic Day for their contribution in various fields like -





Literature and Education,


Sports, Medicine,


Social Work,


Science and Engineering,


 Public Affairs,


Civil Service,


Trade and Industry etc.



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


Below is the list of personalities which are rewarded with Padma awards for the year 2018. This blog will be really beneficial for the candidates who are preparing for the General Awareness section in various exams like SSC, IBPS PO, IBPS Clerk etc. 


Here you can find the list of candidates which were selected for the Padma Awards by the President of India - Mr Ram Nath Kovind


The Padma Awards are divided into three sub-awards depending upon their rank in the civilian awards. These 3 Awards are given on the basis of work and the level of excellence to various Indian as well as foreign personalities.




Padma Vibhushan Winners 2018



The Padma Vibhushan is India's second-highest civilian honour 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 Devanagari with Indian emblem on the back.



Here are those legends who are awarded by the Padma Vibhushan Award



List of Padma Vibhushan Award  Winners



S. No Name Field State
1. Shri Illaiyaraja Art-Music Tamil Nadu
2. Shri Ghulam Mustafa Khan Art-Music Maharashtra
3. Shri Parameswaran Parameswaran Literature and Education Kerala



Padma Bhushan Winners 2018



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



Here are people who received Padma Bhushan award:



List of Padma Bhushan Award Winners



S. No Name Field State
1. Shri Pankaj Advani Sports- Billiards/Snooker Karnataka
2. Shri Philipose Mar Chrysostom Others-Spiritualism Kerala
3. Shri Mahendra Singh Dhoni Sports-Cricket Jharkhand
4. Shri Alexander Kadakin(Foreigner/Posthumous) Public Affairs Russia
5. Shri Ramachandran Nagaswamy Others-Archaeology Tamil Nadu
6. Shri Ved Prakash Nanda(OCI) Literature and Education USA
7. Shri Laxman Pai Art-Painting Goa
8. Shri Arvind Parikh Art-Music Maharashtra
9. Ms Sharda Sinha Art-Music Bihar



Padma Shri Winners 2018



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



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Sl. No Name Field State
1. Shri Abhay Bang (Duo)

Ms Rani Bang (Duo)

MedicineMedicine Maharashtra Maharashtra
2. Shri Damodar Ganesh Bapat Social Work Chhattisgarh
3. Shri Prafulla Govinda Baruah Literature and Education-Journalism Assam
4. Shri Mohan Swaroop Bhatia Art-Folk Music Uttar Pradesh
5. Shri Sudhanshu Biswas Social Work West Bengal
6. Ms Saikhom Mirabai Chanu Sports-Weightlifting Manipur
7. Shri Pandit Shyamlal Chaturvedi Literature and Education-Journalism Chhattisgarh
8. Shri Jose Ma Joey Concepcion III(Foreigner) Trade & Industry Philippines
9. Ms Langpoklakpam Subadani Devi Art-Weaving Manipur
10. Shri Somdev Devvarman Sports-Tennis Tripura
11. Shri Yeshi Dhoden Medicine Himachal Pradesh
12. Shri Arup Kumar Dutta Literature and Education Assam
13. Shri Doddarange Gowda Art-Lyrics Karnataka
14. Shri Arvind Gupta Literature and Education Maharashtra
15. Shri Digamber Hansda Literature and Education Jharkhand
16. Shri Ramli Bin Ibrahim(Foreigner) Art-Dance Malaysia
17. Shri Anwar Jalalpuri(Posthumous) Literature and Education Uttar Pradesh
18. Shri Piyong Temjen Jamir Literature and Education Nagaland
19. Ms Sitavva Joddati Social Work Karnataka
20. Ms Malti Joshi Literature andEducation Madhya Pradesh
21. Shri Manoj Joshi Art-Acting Maharashtra
22. Shri Rameshwarlal Kabra Trade & Industry Maharashtra
23. Shri Pran Kishore Kaul Art Jammu and Kashmir
24. Shri Bounlap Keokangna(Foreigner) Others-Architecture Laos
25. Shri Vijay Kichlu Art-Music West Bengal
26. Shri Tommy Koh(Foreigner) Public Affairs Singapore
27. Ms Lakshmikutty Medicine-Traditional Kerala
28. Ms Joyshree GoswamiMahanta Literature andEducation Assam
29. Shri Narayan Das Maharaj Others-Spiritualism Rajasthan
30. Shri Pravakara Maharana Art-Sculpture Odisha
31. Shri Hun Many(Foreigner) Public Affairs Cambodia
32. Ms Nouf Marwaai(Foreigner) Others- Yoga Saudi Arabia
33. Shri Zaverilal Mehta Literature andEducation-Journalism Gujarat
34. Shri Krishna Bihari Mishra Literature andEducation West Bengal
35. Shri Sisir Purushottam Mishra Art-Cinema Maharashtra
36. Ms Subhasini Mistry Social Work West Bengal
37. Shri Tomio Mizokami(Foreigner) Literature andEducation Japan


Shri Somdet Phra MahaMuniwong(Foreigner) Others-Spiritualism




39. Shri Keshav RaoMusalgaonkar Literature andEducation Madhya Pradesh
40. Dr Thant Myint – U(Foreigner) Public Affairs Myanmar
41. Ms V Nanammal Others-Yoga Tamil Nadu
42. Ms Sulagitti Narasamma Social Work Karnataka
43. Ms VijayalakshmiNavaneethakrishnan Art-Folk Music Tamil Nadu
44. Shri I Nyoman Nuarta(Foreigner) Art- Sculpture Indonesia


Shri Malai Haji AbdullahBin Malai Haji Othman(Foreigner) Social Work


Brunei Darussalam


46. Shri Gobardhan Panika Art-Weaving Odisha
47. Shri Bhabani CharanPattanaik Public Affairs Odisha
48. Shri Murlikant Petkar Sports-Swimming Maharashtra
49. Shri Habibullo Rajabov(Foreigner) Literature andEducation Tajikistan
50. Shri M R Rajagopal Medicine-PalliativeCare Kerala
51. Shri Sampat Ramteke(Posthumous) Social Work Maharashtra
52. Shri Chandra Sekhar Rath Literature andEducation Odisha
53. Shri S S Rathore Civil Service Gujarat
54. Shri Amitava Roy Science andEngineering West Bengal
55. Shri Sanduk Ruit(Foreigner) Medicine-Ophthalmology Nepal
56. Shri R Sathyanarayana Art-Music Karnataka
57. Shri Pankaj M Shah Medicine-Oncology Gujarat
58. Shri Bhajju Shyam Art-Painting Madhya Pradesh
59. Shri Maharao RaghuveerSingh Literature andEducation Rajasthan
60. Shri Kidambi Srikanth Sports-Badminton Andhra Pradesh
61. Shri Ibrahim Sutar Art-Music Karnataka
62. Shri Siddeshwara Swamiji Others-Spiritualism Karnataka
63. Ms Lentina Ao Thakkar Social Work Nagaland
64. Shri Vikram ChandraThakur Science andEngineering Uttarakhand






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66. Shri Nguyen Tien Thien(Foreigner) Others-Spiritualism Vietnam
67. Shri Bhagirath PrasadTripathi Literature andEducation Uttar Pradesh
68. Shri Rajagopalan Vasudevan Science andEngineering Tamil Nadu
69. Shri Manas Bihari Verma Science andEngineering Bihar
70. Shri Panatawane GangadharVithobaji Literature andEducation Maharashtra
71. Shri Romulus Whitaker Others-WildlifeConservation Tamil Nadu
72. Shri Baba Yogendra Art Madhya Pradesh
73. Shri A Zakia Literature andEducation Mizoram



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