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The names of recipients of year 2016 for 112 Padma awards have been announced by President Pranab Mukherjee. Padma Awards is the highest civilian awards of Country. This Awards are conferred in three Categories: Padma Vibhushan, Padma Bhushan and Padma Shri.

And this year list includes

  • 10- Padma Vibhushan,
  • 19- Padma Bhushan and
  • 83- Padma Shri Awardees.

And in this list 9 are women and 10 persons from the category of foreigners, NRIs, PIOs (include one posthumous) and 4 Posthumous awardees.

The Awards are presented for various disciplines like: art, social work, public affairs, science and engineering, trade and industry, medicine, literature and education, sports, civil service, etc.

2016 Padma Vibhushan Awards:

  • It is the second highest civilian award.
  • It is awarded for exceptional and distinguished service.

Padma Vibhushan Awards 2016

Padma Vibhushan Awards 2016

Sr. No

Name

Field

State

1

Yamini Krishnamurthi

Art-Classical Dance

Delhi

2

Rajinikanth

Art-Cinema

Tamil Nadu

3

Girija Devi

Art-Classical Vocal

West Bengal

4

Ramoji Rao

Literature & Education

Andhra Pradesh

5

Dr. Viswanathan Shanta

Medicine- Oncology

Tamil Nadu

6

Shri Shri Ravi Shankar

Spiritualism

Karnataka

7

Jagmohan

Public Affairs

Delhi

8

Dr. Vasudev Kalkunte Aatre

Science & Engineering

Karnataka

9

Avinash Dixit (Foreigner)

Literature & Education

United States

10

Dhiru Bhai Ambani (Posthumous)

Trade & Industry

Maharashtra

2016 Padma Bhushan Awards:

  • It is the third highest civilian award.
  • It is awarded for distinguished service of high order.

Padma Bhushan Awards 2016

Padma Bhushan Awards 2016

Sr. No

Name

Field

State

1

Anupam Kher

Art-Classical Dance

Maharashtra

2

Udit Narayan Jha

Art-Playback Singing

Maharashtra

3

Ram V. Sutar

Art-Sculpture

Uttar Pradesh

4

Heisnam Kanhailal

Art-Theatre

Manipur

5

Vinod Rai

Civil Service

Kerala

6

Dr. Yarlagadda Lakshmi Prasad

Literature & Education

Andhra Pradesh

7

Prof. N. S. Ramanuja Tatacharya

Literature & Education

Maharashtra

8

Dr. Barjinder Singh Hamdard

Literature & Education

Punjab

9

Prof. D. Nageshwar Reddy

Medicine-Gastroenterology

Andhra Pradesh

10

Swami Tejomayananda

Spiritualism

Maharashtra

11

Hafeez

Contractor Architecture

Maharashtra

12

Ravindra Chandra

Bhargava

Public Affairs

Uttar Pradesh

13

Dr. Venkata Rama Rao Alla

Science & Engineering

Andhra Pradesh

14

Saina Nehwal

Sports-Badminton

Telangana

15

Sania Mirza

Sports-Tennis

Telangana

16

Indu Jain

Trade & Industry

Delhi

17

Swami Dayanand

Sarawasati (Posthumous)

Spiritualism

Uttarakhand

18

Robert Blackwill (Foreigner)

Public Affairs

United States

19

Pallonji Shapoorji Mistry (NRI/PIO)

Trade & Industry

Ireland

2016 Padma Shri Awards:

  • It is the fourth highest civilian award.
  • It is awarded for distinguished service in any field.

Padma Shri Awards 2016

Padma Shri Awards 2016

Sr. No

Name

Field

State

1

Prathibha Prahlad

Art- Classical Dance

Delhi

2

Bhikhudan Gadhvi

Art- Folk Music

Gujarat

3

Sribhas Chandra Supakar

Art- Textile Designing

Uttar Pradesh

4

Ajay Devgn

Art-Cinema

Maharashtra

5

Priyanka Chopra

Art-Cinema

Maharashtra

6

Pt. Tulsidas Borkar

Art-Classical Music

Goa

7

Dr. Soma Ghosh

Art-Classical Vocal

Uttar Pradesh

8

Nila Madhab Panda

Art-Film Direction and Production

Delhi

9

S. S. Rajamouli

Art-Film Direction and Production

Karnataka

10

Madhur Bhandarkar

Art-Film Direction and Production

Maharashtra

11

Prof. M. Venkatesh Kumar

Art-Folk Artist

Karnataka

12

Gulabi Sapera

Art-Folk Dance

Rajasthan

13

Mamta Chandrakar

Art-Folk Music

Chhattisgarh

14

Malini Awasthi

Art-Folk Music

Uttar Pradesh

15

Jai Prakash Lekhiwal

Art-Miniature Painting

Delhi

16

K. Laxma Goud

Art-Painting

Telangana

17

Bhalchandra Dattatray Mondhe

Art-Photography

Madhya Pradesh

18

Naresh Chander Lal

Art-Theatre & Cinema

Andaman & Nicobar

19

Dhirendra Nath Bezbaruah

Literature & Education

Assam

20

Prahlad Chandra Tasa

Literature & Education

Assam

21

Dr. Ravindra Nagar

Literature & Education

Delhi

22

Dahyabhai Shastri

Literature & Education

Gujarat

23

Dr. Santeshivara Bhyrappa

Literature & Education

Karnataka

24

Haldar Nag

Literature & Education

Odisha

25

Kameshwaram Brahma

Literature & Education

Assam

26

Prof. Pushpesh Pant

Literature & Education

Delhi

27

Jawaharlal Kaul

Journalism

Jammu & Kashmir

28

Ashok Malik

Literature & Education

Delhi

29

Dr. Mannam Gopi Chand

Medicine-Cardio Thoracic Surgery

Telangana

30

Ravi Kant

Medicine-Surgery

Uttar Pradesh

31

Prof. Ram Harsh Singh

Medicine- Ayurveda

Uttar Pradesh

32

Prof. Shiv Narain Kureel

Medicine- Paediatric Surgery

Uttar Pradesh

33

Dr. Sabya Sachi Sarkar

Medicine -Radiology

Uttar Pradesh

34

Dr. Alla Gopala Krishna Gokhale

Medicine-Cardiac Surgery

Andhra Pradesh

35

Prof. T. K. Lahiri

Medicine-Cardio Thoracic Surgery

Uttar Pradesh

36

Dr. Praveen Chandra

Medicine-Cardiology

Delhi

37

Dr Daljeet Singh Gambhir

Medicine-Cardiology

Uttar Pradesh

38

Dr. Chandrasekar Shesadri Thoguluva

Medicine-Gastroenterology

Tamil Nadu

39

Dr. (Mrs. ) Anil Kumari Malhotra

Medicine-Homeopathy

Delhi

40

Prof. M. V. Padma Srivastava

Medicine-Neurology

Delhi

41

Dr. Sudhir V. Shah

Medicine-Neurology

Gujarat

42

Dr. M. M. Joshi

Medicine-Ophthalmology

Karnataka

43

Dr John Ebnezar

Medicine-Orthopaedic Surgery

Karnataka

44

Dr. Nayudamma Yarlagadda

Medicine-Paediatric Surgery

Andhra Pradesh

45

Simon Oraon

Other -Environment Conservation

Jharkhand

46

Imitiaz Qureshi

Other-Culinary

Delhi

47

Piyush Pandey

Others-Advertising & Communication

Maharashtra

48

Subhash Palekar

Others-Farming

Maharashtra

49

Ravinder Kumar Sinha

Others-Wildlife Conservation

Bihar

50

Dr. H. R. Nagendra

Others-Yoga

Karnataka

51

M. C. Mehta

Public Affairs

Delhi

52

M. N. Krishna Mani

Public Affairs

Delhi

53

Ujjwal Nikam

Public Affairs

Maharashtra

54

Tokheho Sema

Public Affairs

Nagaland

55

Dr. Satish Kumar

Science & Engineering

Delhi

56

Dr. Mylswamy Annadurai

Science & Engineering

Karnataka

57

Prof. Dipankar Chatterji

Science & Engineering

Karnataka

58

Dr Ganapati Dadasaheb Yadav

Science & Engineering

Maharashtra

59

Prof. Veena Tandon

Science & Engineering

Meghalaya

60

Onkar Nath Srivastava

Science & Engineering

Uttar Pradesh

61

Sunita Krishnan

Social Work

Andhra Pradesh

62

Ajoy Kumar Dutta

Social Work

Assam

63

M. Pandit Dasa

Social Work

Karnataka

64

P. P. Gopinathan Nair

Social Work

Kerala

65

Madeleine Herman de Blic

Social Work

Puducherry

66

Srinivasan Damal Kandalai

Social work

Tamil Nadu

67

Sudhakar Olwe

Social Work

Maharashtra

68

Dr. T. V. Narayana

Social Work

Telangana

69

Arunachalam

Murugantham

Social Work

Tamil Nadu

70

Deepika Kumari

Sports-Archery

Jharkhand

71

Sushil Doshi

Sports-commentary

Madhya Pradesh

72

Mahesh Sharma

Trade & Industry

Delhi

73

Saurabh Srivastava

Trade & Industry

Delhi

74

Dilip Sanghvi

Trade & Industry

Maharashtra

75

Dr. Keki Hormusji Gharda

Trade & Industry

Maharashtra

76

Prakash Chand Surana (Posthumous)

Art -Classical Music

Rajasthan

77

Saeed Jaffrey (NRI/PIO/Posthumous)

Art-Cinema

UK

78

Michael Postel (Foreigner)

Art-Archaeology

France

79

Salman Amin Sal Khan (NRI/PIO)

Literature & Education

US

80

Hui Lan Zhang (Foreigner)

Others-Yoga

China

81

Predrag K. Nikic (Foreigner)

Others-Yoga

Serbia

82

Dr. Sundar Aditya Menon (NRI/PIO)

Social Work

UAE

83

Ajaypal Singh Banga (NRI/PIO)

Trade & Industry

US

- Published/Last Modified on: January 26, 2016