Padma Awardees 2021

Source : Padmaawards.gov.in

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) 

SN Name Field State/Country
1. Shri Shinzo Abe  Public Affairs Japan
2. Shri S P Balasubramaniam (Posthumous) Art Tamil Nadu
3. Dr. Belle Monappa Hegde  Medicine Karnataka
4. Shri Narinder Singh Kapany (Posthumous) Science and Engineering United States of  America 
5. Maulana Wahiduddin Khan  Others- Spiritualism Delhi
6. Shri B. B. Lal  Others- Archaeology Delhi
7. Shri Sudarshan Sahoo  Art Odisha

Padma Bhushan (10)

8. Ms. Krishnan Nair Shantakumari  ChithraArt Kerala
9. Shri Tarun Gogoi (Posthumous)Public Affairs Assam
10. Shri Chandrashekhar Kambara Literature and  EducationKarnataka
11. Ms. Sumitra Mahajan Public Affairs Madhya Pradesh
12. Shri Nripendra Misra Civil Service Uttar Pradesh
13. Shri Ram Vilas Paswan (Posthumous)Public Affairs Bihar
14. Shri Keshubhai Patel (Posthumous)Public Affairs Gujarat
15. Shri Kalbe Sadiq (Posthumous)Others-Spiritualism Uttar Pradesh 
16. Shri Rajnikant Devidas Shroff Trade and Industry Maharashtra
17. Shri Tarlochan Singh Public Affairs Haryana

Padma Shri (102)

18. Shri Gulfam Ahmed Art Uttar Pradesh
19. Ms. P. Anitha Sports Tamil Nadu
20. Shri Rama Swamy Annavarapu Art Andhra Pradesh
21. Shri Subbu Arumugam Art Tamil Nadu
22. Shri Prakasarao Asavadi Literature and Education Andhra Pradesh
23. Ms. Bhuri Bai Art Madhya Pradesh
24. Shri Radhe Shyam Barle Art Chhattisgarh
25. Shri Dharma Narayan Barma Literature and Education West Bengal
26. Ms. Lakhimi Baruah Social Work Assam
27. Shri Biren Kumar Basak Art West Bengal
28. Ms. Rajni Bector Trade and Industry Punjab
29. Shri Peter Brook Art United Kingdom
30. Ms. Sangkhumi Bualchhuak Social Work Mizoram
31. Shri Gopiram Bargayn  BurabhakatArt Assam
32. Ms. Bijoya Chakravarty Public Affairs Assam
33. Shri Sujit Chattopadhyay Literature and Education West Bengal
34. Shri Jagdish Chaudhary  (Posthumous)Social Work Uttar Pradesh
35. Shri Tsultrim Chonjor Social Work Ladakh
36. Ms. Mouma Das Sports West Bengal
37. Shri Srikant Datar Literature and Education United States of  America
38. Shri Narayan Debnath Art West Bengal
39. Ms. Chutni Devi Social Work Jharkhand
40. Ms. Dulari Devi Art Bihar
41. Ms. Radhe Devi Art Manipur
42. Ms. Shanti Devi Social Work Odisha
43. Shri Wayan Dibia Art Indonesia
44. Shri Dadudan Gadhavi Literature & Education Gujarat
45. Shri Parshuram Atmaram  GangavaneArt Maharashtra
46. Shri Jai Bhagwan Goyal Literature and Education Haryana
47. Shri Jagadish Chandra Halder Literature and Education West Bengal
48. Shri Mangal Singh Hazowary Literature and Education Assam
49. Ms. Anshu Jamsenpa Sports Arunachal Pradesh
50. Ms. Purnamasi Jani Art Odisha
51. Matha B. Manjamma Jogati Art Karnataka
52. Shri Damodaran Kaithapram Art Kerala
53. Shri Namdeo C Kamble Literature and Education Maharashtra
54. Shri Maheshbhai & Shri  Nareshbhai Kanodia (Duo) * (Posthumous)Art Gujarat
55. Shri Rajat Kumar Kar Literature and Education Odisha
56. Shri Rangasami  Lakshminarayana KashyapLiterature and Education Karnataka
57. Ms. Prakash Kaur Social Work Punjab
58. Shri Nicholas Kazanas Literature and Education Greece
59. Shri K Kesavasamy Art Puducherry
60. Shri Ghulam Rasool Khan Art Jammu and  Kashmir
61. Shri Lakha Khan Art Rajasthan
62. Ms. Sanjida Khatun Art Bangladesh
63. Shri Vinayak Vishnu Khedekar Art Goa
64. Ms. Niru Kumar Social Work Delhi
65. Ms. Lajwanti Art Punjab
66. Shri Rattan Lal Science and Engineering United States of  America
67. Shri Ali Manikfan Others-Grassroots  InnovationLakshadweep
68. Shri Ramachandra Manjhi Art Bihar
69. Shri Dulal Manki Art Assam
70. Shri Nanadro B Marak Others- Agriculture Meghalaya
71. Shri Rewben Mashangva Art Manipur
72. Shri Chandrakant Mehta Literature and Education Gujarat
73. Dr. Rattan Lal Mittal Medicine Punjab
74. Shri Madhavan Nambiar Sports Kerala
75. Shri Shyam Sundar Paliwal Social Work Rajasthan 
76. Dr. Chandrakant Sambhaji  PandavMedicine Delhi
77. Dr. J N Pande (Posthumous)Medicine Delhi
78. Shri Solomon Pappaiah Literature and  Education- JournalismTamil Nadu
79. Ms. Pappammal Others- Agriculture Tamil Nadu
80. Dr. Krishna Mohan Pathi Medicine Odisha
81. Ms. Jaswantiben Jamnadas Popat Trade and Industry Maharashtra
82. Shri Girish Prabhune Social Work Maharashtra
83. Shri Nanda Prusty Literature and Education Odisha
84. Shri K K Ramachandra Pulavar Art Kerala
85. Shri Balan Putheri Literature and Education Kerala
86. Ms. Birubala Rabha Social Work Assam
87. Shri Kanaka Raju Art Telangana
88. Ms. Bombay Jayashri Ramnath Art Tamil Nadu
89. Shri Satyaram Reang Art Tripura
90. Dr. Dhananjay Diwakar  SagdeoMedicine Kerala
91. Shri Ashok Kumar Sahu Medicine Uttar Pradesh
92. Dr. Bhupendra Kumar Singh  SanjayMedicine Uttarakhand
93. Ms. Sindhutai Sapkal Social Work Maharashtra
94. Shri Chaman Lal Sapru (Posthumous)Literature and Education Jammu and  Kashmir
95. Shri Roman Sarmah Literature and  Education- JournalismAssam
96. Shri Imran Shah Literature and Education Assam
97. Shri Prem Chand Sharma Others- Agriculture Uttarakhand
98. Shri Arjun Singh Shekhawat Literature and Education Rajasthan
99. Shri Ram Yatna Shukla Literature and Education Uttar Pradesh
100. Shri Jitender Singh Shunty Social Work Delhi
101. Shri Kartar Paras Ram Singh Art Himachal Pradesh
102. Shri Kartar Singh Art Punjab
103. Dr. Dilip Kumar Singh Medicine Bihar
104. Shri Chandra Shekhar Singh Others-Agriculture Uttar Pradesh
105. Ms. Sudha Hari Narayan Singh Sports Uttar Pradesh
106. Shri Virender Singh Sports Haryana
107. Ms. Mridula Sinha (Posthumous)Literature and Education Bihar
108. Shri K C Sivasankar (Posthumous)Art Tamil Nadu
109. Guru Maa Kamali Soren Social Work West Bengal
110. Shri Marachi Subburaman Social Work Tamil Nadu
111. Shri P Subramanian (Posthumous)Trade and Industry Tamil Nadu
112. Ms. Nidumolu Sumathi Art Andhra Pradesh
113. Shri Kapil Tiwari Literature and Education Madhya Pradesh
114. Father Vallés (Posthumous)Literature and Education Spain
115. Dr. Thiruvengadam  Veeraraghavan (Posthumous)Medicine Tamil Nadu
116. Shri Sridhar Vembu Trade and Industry Tamil Nadu
117. Shri K Y Venkatesh Sports Karnataka
118. Ms. Usha Yadav Literature and Education Uttar Pradesh
119. Col Quazi Sajjad Ali Zahir Public Affairs Bangladesh