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Full list: 2012 Padma Awards

| January 25, 2012 02:20 pm

The President of India has approved the conferment of Padma Awards-2012. This year the President has approved 109 awards including one duo case (counted as one) and 14 in the category of Foreigners/ NRIs/ PIOs/ Posthumous. These comprise five Padma Vibhushan, 27 Padma Bhushan and 77 Padma Shri Awards. There are 19 women among the awardees.

Padma Awards, the country's highest civilian awards, are conferred in three categories, namely, Padma Vibhushan, Padma Bhushan and Padma Shri. The Awards are given in all 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.

The awards will conferred by the President of India at a function held at Rashtrapati Bhawan in March/April.

Padma Vibhushan

1. Shri K G Subramanyan - Art-Painting & Sculpture - West Bengal
2. Late Shri Mario De Miranda - Art-Cartoonist - Goa*
3. Late (Dr.)Bhupen Hazarika - Art- Vocal Music - Assam*
4. Dr. Kantilal Hastimal Sancheti - Medicine - Orthopedics - Maharashtra
5. Shri T V Rajeswar - Civil Service - Delhi

Padma Bhushan

1. Smt. Shabana Azmi - Art - Cinema - Maharashtra
2. Shri Khaled Choudhury - Art - Theatre - West Bengal
3. Shri Jatin Das - Art - Painting - Delhi
4. Pandit Buddhadev Das Gupta - Art - Instrumental Music - Sarod - West Bengal
5. Shri Dharmendra Singh Deol alias Dharmendra - Art - Cinema - Maharashtra
6. Dr. Trippunithwra Viswanathan Gopalkrishnan - Art - Classical vocal and instrumental music - Tamil Nadu
7. Ms. Mira Nair - Art - Cinema - Delhi
8. Shri M.S. Gopalakrishnan - Art - Instrumental Music-Violin - Tamil Nadu
9. Shri Anish Kapoor - Art - Sculpture - UK*
10. Shri Satya Narayan Goenka - Social Work - Maharashtra
11. Dr. (Judge) Patibandla Chandrasekhar Rao - Public Affairs - Germany*
12. Shri George Yong-Boon Yeo - Public Affairs - Singapore*
13. Prof. Shashikumar Chitre - Science and Engineering - Maharashtra
14. Dr. M S Raghunathan - Science and Engineering - Maharashtra
15. Shri Subbiah Murugappa Vellayan - Trade and Industry - Tamil Nadu
16. Shri Balasubramanian Muthuraman - Trade and Industry - Maharashtra
17. Dr. Suresh H. Advani - Medicine - Oncology - Maharashtra
18. Dr. Noshir H Wadia - Medicine-Neurology - Maharashtra
19. Dr. Devi Prasad Shetty - Medicine-Cardiology - Karnataka
20. Prof. (Dr.) Shantaram Balwant Mujumdar - Literature and Education - Maharashtra
21. Prof. Vidya Dehejia - Literature and Education - USA*
22. Prof. Arvind Panagariya - Literature and Education - USA*
23. Dr. Jose Pereira - Literature and Education - USA*
24. Dr. Homi K. Bhabha - Literature and Education - UK *
25. Shri N Vittal - Civil Service - Kerala
26. Shri Mata Prasad - Civil Service - Uttar Pradesh
27. Shri Ronen Sen - Civil Service - West Bengal

Padma Shri

1. Shri Vanraj Bhatia - Art - Music - Maharashtra
2. Shri Zia Fariduddin Dagar - Art - Music - vocal - Maharashtra
3. Smt. Nameirakpam Ibemni Devi - Art - Music- Khongjom Parba - Manipur
4. Shri Ramachandra Subraya Hegde Chittani - Art - Yakshagana dance drama - Karnataka
5. Shri Moti Lal Kemmu - Art - Playwright - Jammu and Kashmir
6. Shri Shahid Parvez Khan - Art - Instrumental Music-Sitar - Maharashtra
7. Shri Mohan Lal Kumhar - Art - Terracotta - Rajasthan
8. Shri Sakar Khan Manganiar - Art - Rajasthani Folk Music - Rajasthan
9. Smt. Joy Michael - Art - Theatre - Delhi
10. Dr. Minati Mishra - Art - Indian Classical Dance-Odissi. - Orissa
11. Shri Natesan Muthuswamy - Art - Theatre. - Tamil Nadu
12. Smt. R. Nagarathnamma - Art - Theatre - Karnataka
13. Shri Kalamandalm Sivan Nambootiri - Art - Indian Classical Dance- Kutiyattam - Kerala
14. Smt. Yamunabai Waikar - Art - Indian Folk Music-Lavani. - Maharashtra
15. Shri Satish Alekar - Art - Playwright - Maharashtra
16. Pandit Gopal Prasad Dubey - Art - Chhau dance and choreography - Jharkhand
17. Shri Ramakant Gundecha and Shri Umakant Gundecha# - Art - Indian Classical Music- Vocal - Madhya Pradesh
18. Shri Anup Jalota - Art-Indian Classical Music- Vocal - Maharashtra
19. Shri Soman Nair Priyadarsan - Art - Cinema- Direction - Kerala
20. Shri Sunil Janah - Art-Photography - Assam
21. Ms. Laila Tyebji - Art-Handicrafts - Delhi
22. Shri Vijay Sharma - Art-Painting - Himachal Pradesh
23. Smt. Shamshad Begum - Social Work - Chattisgarh
24. Smt. Reeta Devi - Social Work - Delhi
25. Dr. P.K. Gopal - Social Work - Tamil Nadu
26. Smt. Phoolbasan Bai Yadav - Social Work - Chattisgarh
27. Dr. G. Muniratnam - Social Work - Andhra Pradesh
28. Shri Niranjan Pranshankar Pandya - Social Work - Maharashtra
29. Dr. Uma Tuli - Social Work - Delhi
30. Shri Sat Paul Varma - Social Work - Jammu and Kashmir
31. Smt.Binny Yanga - Social Work - Arunachal Pradesh
32. Shri Yezdi Hirji Malegam - Public Affairs - Maharashtra
33. Shri Pravin H. Parekh - Public Affairs - Delhi
34. Dr. V. Adimurthy - Science and Engineering - Kerala
35. Dr. Krishna Lal Chadha - Science and Engineering - Agriculture - Delhi
36. Prof. Virander Singh Chauhan - Science and Engineering - Delhi
37. Prof. Rameshwar Nath Koul Bamezai - Science and Engineering - Jammu and Kashmir
38. Dr. Vijaypal Singh - Science and Engineering - Agricultural Research - Uttar Pradesh
39. Dr. Lokesh Kumar Singhal - Science and Engineering - Punjab
40. Dr. Yagnaswami Sundara Rajan - Science and Engineering - Karnataka
41. Prof. Jagadish Shukla - Science and Engineering - USA*
42. Ms. Priya Paul - Trade and Industry - Delhi
43. Shri Shoji Shiba - Trade and Industry - Japan*
44. Shri Gopinath Pillai - Trade and Industry - Singapore*
45. Shri Arun Hastimal Firodia - Trade and Industry - Maharashtra
46. Dr. Swati A. Piramal - Trade and Industry - Maharashtra
47. Prof. Mahdi Hasan - Medicine-Anatomy - Uttar Pradesh
48. Dr. Viswanathan Mohan - Medicine - Diabetology - Tamil Nadu
49. Dr. J. Hareendran Nair - Medicine - Ayurveda - Kerala
50. Dr. Vallalarpuram Sennimalai Natarajan - Medicine - Geriatrics - Tamil Nadu
51. Dr. Jitendra Kumar Singh - Medicine - Oncology - Bihar
52. Dr. Shrinivas S. Vaishya - Medicine-Healthcare - Daman and Diu
53. Dr. Nitya Anand - Medicine - Drugs Research - Uttar Pradesh
54. Late Dr. Jugal Kishore - Medicine - Homoeopathy - Delhi *
55. Dr. Mukesh Batra - Medicine-Homeopathy - Maharashtra
56. Dr. Eberhard Fischer - Literature and Education - Switzerland*
57. Shri Kedar Gurung - Literature and Education - Sikkim
58. Shri Surjit Singh Patar - Literature and Education - Poetry - Punjab
59. Shri Vijay Dutt Shridhar - Literature and Education - Journalism - Madhya Pradesh
60. Shri Irwin Allan Sealy - Literature and Education - Uttarakhand
61. Ms. Geeta Dharmarajan - Literature and Education - Delhi
62. Prof. Sachchidanand Sahai - Literature and Education - Haryana
63. Smt. Pepita Seth - Literature and Education - Kerala
64. Dr. Ralte L. Thanmawia - Literature and Education - Mizoram
65. Shri Ajeet Bajaj - Sports - Skiing - Delhi
66. Smt. Jhulan Goswami - Sports - Women's Cricket - West Bengal
67. Shri Zafar Iqbal - Sports-Hockey - Uttar Pradesh
68. Shri Devendra Jhajrija - Sports - Athletics- Paralympics - Rajasthan
69. Shri Limba Ram - Sports - Archery - Rajasthan
70. Shri Syed Mohammed Arif - Sports - Badminton - Andhra Pradesh
71. Prof. Ravi Chaturvedi - Sports- Commentary - Delhi
72. Shri Prabhakar Vaidya - Sports-Physical Education - Maharashtra
73. Shri T. Venkatapathi Reddiar - Others-Horticulture - Puducherry
74. Dr. K. (Kota) Ullas Karanth - Others-Wildlife Conservation and Environment Protection - Karnataka
75. Shri K Paddayya - Others-Archaeology - Maharashtra
76. Shri Swapan Guha - Others-Ceramics - Rajasthan
77. Dr. Kartikeya V. Sarabhai - Others - Environmental Education - Gujarat

* indicates awardees in the category of Foreigners / NRIs/ PIOs/ Posthumous

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