Padma Awards 2020
Padma Awards 2020

Padma Vibhushan Samman: This award is the second-highest civilian award given by the Government of India

Padma Awards 2020 Complete List: The government of India announced the names of Padma Award winners on 26 January 2020. This time, it has been announced to give Padma Vibhushan to seven celebrities, 16 to Padma Bhushan and 118 to Padma Shri. Former Union Minister George Fernandes, former Finance Minister Arun Jaitley and former External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj are also named among those who received the Padma Vibhushan.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has congratulated the Padma Award winners. This time 33 women have received Padma Awards, 18 are from foreign, NRI, PIO, OCI category while twelve awards have been given posthumously. At the same time, actress Kangana Ranaut, filmmakers Ekta Kapoor, Karan Johar, singer Suresh Wadkar and Adnan Sami Padma Shri are included in the list of 118 people.

Padma Vibhushan Award

Padma Vibhushan Samman: This award is the second highest civilian award given by the Government of India. This honor is given to the country for its valuable contribution in civilian areas. This honor is given by the President of India. This honor was established on 02 January 1954. This is the second prestigious honor after Bharat Ratna. This award is given for distinguished and remarkable service in any field. This honor also includes services performed by government employees.

The Padma Vibhushan awardees include George Fernandes (posthumously), Arun Jaitley (posthumously), former Prime Minister of Mauritius Anirudh Jagannath, Mary Kom, Channu Lal Mishra, Sushma Swaraj (posthumously) and Mahant Visweshatirth (posthumous) of Pejavara Math.

The Government of India has announced the Padma Awards for this year on the eve of Republic Day.

This year the President has approved 141 Padma Awards. Among them are seven Padma Vibhushan, 16 Padma Bhushan and 118 Padma Shri.

This time 33 women have received Padma Awards, 18 are from foreign, NRI, PIO, OCI category and 12 awards have been given posthumously.

Former Union Ministers Arun Jaitley, Sushma Swaraj and George Fernandes have been given Padma Vibhushan posthumously. Boxing player MC Mary Kom, classical singer Pandit Chhannulal Mishra has also been awarded the second highest civilian honor of the country.

At the same time, former Union Minister Manohar Parrikar (posthumously), badminton player P.V. Indus, industrialists Anand Mahindra and Venu Srinivasan were awarded the Padma Bhushan. Apart from these, former Nagaland Chief Minister S.C. Jamir and Jammu and Kashmir leader Muzaffar Hussain Baig has also been awarded the Padma Bhushan.

At the same time, actress Kangana Ranaut, filmmaker Ekta Kapoor, Karan Johar, singer Suresh Wadkar and Adnan Sami Padma Shri are included in the list of 118 people.

Apart from these, the founder of Naukri.com, Sanjeev Bikchandani, industrialist Bharat Goenka, technocrat Nemnath and mathematician Vasistha Narayan Singh Jain (posthumously) have been given the Padma Shri.

Abdul Jabbar, the activist of the Bhopal gas tragedy, will be posthumously awarded the Padma Shri. Apart from these, the names of social activists Jagdish Lal Ahuja, Mohammad Sharif, Tulsi Gowda, Munna Master are also included in this list.

Jagdish Lal Ahuja feeds patients free of cost outside the PGI Hospital in Chandigarh. Mohammad Sharif from Faizabad cremated 25 thousand unclaimed dead bodies. Kushal Kunar Sharma of Assam, an elephant doctor, has also been given the Padma Shri.

The Padma Awards are announced every year on the occasion of Republic Day. After this, the President honors him in a ceremony to be held in Rashtrapati Bhavan in March or April.

Padma Awards

The Padam Awards named Padam Vibhushan, Padam Bhushan and Padam Shri are awarded for exceptional and distinguished service in any field including service rendered by government servants. Recommendations for the Padam Awards are received from the State Governments / Union Territory Administrations, Central Ministries / Departments, Institutions of Excellence, etc. which are considered by the Awards Committee. These Padma Awards are announced on the eve of Republic Day on the basis of the recommendations of the award committee and after the approval of the Prime Minister, Home Minister and the President.

NameFieldState/Country
1.George Fernandes(Posthumous)Public AffairsBihar
2.Arun Jaitley(Posthumous)Public AffairsDelhi
3.Sir Anerood JugnauthPublic AffairsMauritius
4.M. C. Mary KomSportsManipur
5.Chhannulal MishraArtUttar Pradesh
6.Sushma Swaraj(Posthumous)Public AffairsDelhi
7.Sri Vishveshateertha Swamiji SriPejavara Adhokhaja Matha Udupi (Posthumous)Others-SpiritualismKarnataka
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Padma Bhushan

SNNameFieldState/Country
8.M. Mumtaz Ali (Sri M)Others-SpiritualismKerala
9.Syed Muazzem Ali(Posthumous)Public AffairsBangladesh
         10.Muzaffar Hussain BaigPublic AffairsJammu andKashmir
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11.Ajoy ChakravortyArtWest Bengal
12.Manoj DasLiterature andEducationPuducherry
13.Balkrishna DoshiOthers-ArchitectureGujarat
14.Krishnammal JagannathanSocial WorkTamil Nadu
15.S. C. JamirPublic AffairsNagaland
16.Anil Prakash JoshiSocial WorkUttarakhand
17.Dr. Tsering LandolMedicineLadakh
18.Anand MahindraTrade and IndustryMaharashtra
19.Neelakanta RamakrishnaMadhava Menon (Posthumous)Public AffairsKerala
20.Manohar GopalkrishnaPrabhu Parrikar (Posthumous)Public AffairsGoa
21.Prof. Jagdish ShethLiterature andEducationUSA
22.P. V. SindhuSportsTelangana
23.Venu SrinivasanTrade and IndustryTamil Nadu
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Padma Shri

SNNameFieldState/Country
24.Guru Shashadhar AcharyaArtJharkhand
25.Dr. Yogi AeronMedicineUttarakhand
26.Jai Prakash AgarwalTrade and IndustryDelhi
27.Jagdish Lal AhujaSocial WorkPunjab
28.Kazi Masum AkhtarLiterature and EducationWest Bengal
29.Ms. Gloria ArieiraLiterature and EducationBrazil
30.Khan Zaheerkhan BakhtiyarkhanSportsMaharashtra
31.Dr. Padmavathy BandopadhyayMedicineUttar Pradesh
32.Dr. Sushovan BanerjeeMedicineWest Bengal
33.Dr. Digambar BeheraMedicineChandigarh
34.Dr. Damayanti BeshraLiterature and EducationOdisha
35.Pawar Popatrao BhagujiSocial WorkMaharashtra
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36.Himmata Ram BhambhuSocial WorkRajasthan
37.Sanjeev BikhchandaniTrade and IndustryUttar Pradesh
38.Gafurbhai M. BilakhiaTrade and IndustryGujarat
39.Bob BlackmanPublic AffairsUnited Kingdom
40.Indira P. P. BoraArtAssam
41.Madan Singh ChauhanArtChhattisgarh
42.Usha ChaumarSocial WorkRajasthan
43.Lil Bahadur ChettriLiterature and EducationAssam
44.Lalitha & Ms. SarojaChidambaram (Duo)*ArtTamil Nadu
45.Dr. Vajira ChitrasenaArtSri Lanka
46.Dr. Purushottam DadheechArtMadhya Pradesh
47.Utsav Charan DasArtOdisha
48.Prof. Indra Dassanayake(Posthumous)Literature and EducationSri Lanka
49.H. M. DesaiLiterature and EducationGujarat
50.Manohar DevadossArtTamil Nadu
51.Oinam Bembem DeviSportsManipur
52.Lia DiskinSocial WorkBrazil
53.M. P. GaneshSportsKarnataka
54.Dr. Bangalore GangadharMedicineKarnataka
55.Dr. Raman GangakhedkarScience and EngineeringMaharashtra
56.Barry GardinerPublic AffairsUnited Kingdom
57.Chewang Motup GobaTrade and IndustryLadakh
58.Bharat GoenkaTrade and IndustryKarnataka
59.Yadla GopalaraoArtAndhra Pradesh
60.Mitrabhanu GountiaArtOdisha
61.Tulasi GowdaSocial WorkKarnataka
62.Sujoy K. GuhaScience and EngineeringBihar
63.Harekala HajabbaSocial WorkKarnataka
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64.Enamul HaqueOthers-ArchaeologyBangladesh
65.Madhu Mansuri HasmukhArtJharkhand
66.Abdul Jabbar(Posthumous)Social WorkMadhya Pradesh
67.Bimal Kumar JainSocial WorkBihar
68.Meenakshi JainLiterature and EducationDelhi
69.Nemnath JainTrade and IndustryMadhya Pradesh
70.Shanti JainArtBihar
71.Sudhir JainScience and EngineeringGujarat
72.Benichandra JamatiaLiterature and EducationTripura
73.K. V. Sampath Kumar & Ms. Vidushi Jayalakshmi K.S.(Duo)*Literature and Education-JournalismKarnataka
74.Karan JoharArtMaharashtra
75.Dr. Leela JoshiMedicineMadhya Pradesh
76.Sarita JoshiArtMaharashtra
77.C. KamlovaLiterature and EducationMizoram
78.Dr. Ravi Kannan R.MedicineAssam
79.Ekta KapoorArtMaharashtra
80.Yazdi Naoshirwan KaranjiaArtGujarat
81.Narayan J. Joshi KarayalLiterature and EducationGujarat
82.Dr. Narindar Nath KhannaMedicineUttar Pradesh
83.Naveen KhannaScience and EngineeringDelhi
84.S. P. KothariLiterature and EducationUSA
85.V. K. MunusamyKrishnapaktharArtPuducherry
86.M. K. KunjolSocial WorkKerala
87.Manmohan Mahapatra(Posthumous)ArtOdisha
88.Ustad Anwar Khan MangniyarArtRajasthan
89.Kattungal SubramaniamManilalScience and EngineeringKerala
90.Munna MasterArtRajasthan
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91.Prof. Abhiraj Rajendra MishraLiterature and EducationHimachal Pradesh
92.Binapani MohantyLiterature and EducationOdisha
93.Dr. Arunoday MondalMedicineWest Bengal
94.Dr. Prithwindra MukherjeeLiterature and EducationFrance
95.Sathyanarayan MundayoorSocial WorkArunachal Pradesh
96.Manilal NagArtWest Bengal
97.N. Chandrasekharan NairLiterature and EducationKerala
98.Dr. Tetsu Nakamura(Posthumous)Social WorkAfghanistan
99.Shiv Datt NirmohiLiterature and EducationJammu andKashmir
100.Pu Lalbiakthanga PachuauLiterature andEducation-JournalismMizoram
101.Moozhikkal PankajakshiArtKerala
102.Dr. Prasanta Kumar PattanaikLiterature and EducationUSA
103.Jogendra Nath PhukanLiterature and EducationAssam
104.Rahibai Soma PopereOthers-AgricultureMaharashtra
105.Yogesh PraveenLiterature and EducationUttar Pradesh
106.Jitu RaiSportsUttar Pradesh
107.Tarundeep RaiSportsSikkim
108.S. RamakrishnanSocial WorkTamil Nadu
109.Rani RampalSportsHaryana
110.Kangana RanautArtMaharashtra
111.Dalavai Chalapathi RaoArtAndhra Pradesh
112.Shahbuddin RathodLiterature and EducationGujarat
113.Kalyan Singh RawatSocial WorkUttarakhand
114.Chintala Venkat ReddyOthers-AgricultureTelangana
115.Dr. Shanti RoyMedicineBihar
116.Radhammohan & Ms.Sabarmatee (Duo)*Others-AgricultureOdisha
117.Batakrushna SahooOthers-AnimalHusbandryOdisha
118.Trinity SaiooOthers-AgricultureMeghalaya
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119.Adnan SamiArtMaharashtra
120.Vijay SankeshwarTrade and IndustryKarnataka
121.Dr. Kushal Konwar SarmaMedicineAssam
122.Sayed Mehboob Shah Qadrialias SayedbhaiSocial WorkMaharashtra
123.Mohammed SharifSocial WorkUttar Pradesh
124.Shyam Sunder SharmaArtBihar
125.Dr. Gurdip SinghMedicineGujarat
126.Ramjee SinghSocial WorkBihar
127.Vashishtha Narayan Singh(Posthumous)Science and EngineeringBihar
128.Daya Prakash SinhaArtUttar Pradesh
129.Dr. Sandra Desa SouzaMedicineMaharashtra
130.Vijayasarathi SribhashyamLiterature and EducationTelangana
131.Kalee Shabi Mahaboob & Sheik Mahaboob Subani(Duo)*ArtTamil Nadu
132.Javed Ahmad TakSocial WorkJammu andKashmir
133.Pradeep ThalappilScience and EngineeringTamil Nadu
134.Yeshe Dorjee ThongchiLiterature and EducationArunachal Pradesh
135.Robert ThurmanLiterature and EducationUSA
136.Agus Indra UdayanaSocial WorkIndonesia
137.Harish Chandra VermaScience and EngineeringUttar Pradesh
138.Sundaram VermaSocial WorkRajasthan
139.Dr. Romesh TekchandWadhwaniTrade and IndustryUSA
140.Suresh WadkarArtMaharashtra
141.Prem WatsaTrade and IndustryCanada
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