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Full list of 2020 Padma Awardees Announced

These are one of the highest civilian honours of the country, and are
given in three categories:

Padma Awardees 2020

  1. Padma Vibhushan (for exceptional and distinguished service),
  2. Padma Bhushan (distinguished service of higher order) and
  3. Padma Shri (distinguished service).

Padma Awardees

The Padma awards are announced annually on the eve of Republic Day. These awards are conferred by the President of India at ceremonial functions which are held at Rashtrapati Bhawan usually around March/ April every year.

The Prime Minister constitutes the Padma Awards Committee, every year which made
recommendations for the conferment of the Padma Awards. The nomination process for the award is open to the public. Even self-nomination can be made.
Normally, the award is not conferred posthumously. However, in highly deserving cases, the Government of India could consider giving an award posthumously.

The award is given for distinguished and exceptional achievements/service in all fields of activities/disciplines. An illustrative list of the fields is as under:

List of padma awardees 2020

  • Art (includes Music, Painting, Sculpture, Photography, Cinema, Theatre etc.)
  • Social work (includes social service, charitable service, contribution in community projects etc.)
  • Public Affairs (includes Law, Public Life, Politics etc.)
  • Science & Engineering (includes Space Engineering, Nuclear Science, Information Technology, Research & Development in Science & its allied subjects etc.)
  • Trade & Industry (includes Banking, Economic Activities, Management, Promotion of Tourism, Business etc.)
  • Medicine (includes medical research, distinction/specialisation in Ayurveda,
    Homeopathy, Sidhha, Allopathy, Naturopathy etc.)
  • Literature & Education (includes Journalism, Teaching, Book composing, Literature, Poetry, Promotion of education, Promotion of literacy, Education Reforms etc.)
  • Civil Service (includes distinction/excellence in administration etc. by Government
    Servants)
  • Sports (includes popular Sports, Athletics, Adventure, Mountaineering, promotion of sports, Yoga etc.)
  • Others (fields not covered above and may include propagation of Indian Culture, protection of Human Rights, Wild Life protection/conservation etc.)

The President of India has approved conferment of 141 Padma Awards in 2020, including four duo cases. The list comprises seven Padma Vibhushan, 16 Padma Bhushan and 118 Padma Shri Awards. Thirty four of the awardees are women and the list includes 18 persons from the category of foreigners/NRI/PIO/OCI. This year the list also includes 12 posthumous awardees.

Below is the complete list:

 

Padma Vibhushan

Name Field State/Country

1.

George Fernandes

(Posthumous)

Public Affairs Bihar

2.

Arun Jaitley

(Posthumous)

Public Affairs Delhi

3.

Sir Anerood Jugnauth Public Affairs Mauritius

4.

M. C. Mary Kom Sports Manipur

5.

Chhannulal Mishra Art Uttar Pradesh

6.

Sushma Swaraj

(Posthumous)

Public Affairs Delhi

7.

Sri Vishveshateertha Swamiji Sri

Pejavara Adhokhaja Matha Udupi (Posthumous)

Others-Spiritualism Karnataka

Padma Bhushan

SN

Name Field State/Country

8.

M. Mumtaz Ali (Sri M) Others-Spiritualism Kerala

9.

Syed Muazzem Ali

(Posthumous)

Public Affairs Bangladesh
         10. Muzaffar Hussain Baig Public Affairs Jammu and

Kashmir

11.

Ajoy Chakravorty Art West Bengal

12.

Manoj Das Literature and

Education

Puducherry

13.

Balkrishna Doshi Others-Architecture Gujarat

14.

Krishnammal Jagannathan Social Work Tamil Nadu

15.

S. C. Jamir Public Affairs Nagaland

16.

Anil Prakash Joshi Social Work Uttarakhand

17.

Dr. Tsering Landol Medicine Ladakh

18.

Anand Mahindra Trade and Industry Maharashtra

19.

Neelakanta Ramakrishna

Madhava Menon (Posthumous)

Public Affairs Kerala

20.

Manohar Gopalkrishna

Prabhu Parrikar (Posthumous)

Public Affairs Goa

21.

Prof. Jagdish Sheth Literature and

Education

USA

22.

P. V. Sindhu Sports Telangana

23.

Venu Srinivasan Trade and Industry Tamil Nadu

Padma Shri

SN

Name Field State/Country

24.

Guru Shashadhar Acharya Art Jharkhand

25.

Dr. Yogi Aeron Medicine Uttarakhand

26.

Jai Prakash Agarwal Trade and Industry Delhi

27.

Jagdish Lal Ahuja Social Work Punjab

28.

Kazi Masum Akhtar Literature and Education West Bengal

29.

Ms. Gloria Arieira Literature and Education Brazil

30.

Khan Zaheerkhan Bakhtiyarkhan Sports Maharashtra

31.

Dr. Padmavathy Bandopadhyay Medicine Uttar Pradesh

32.

Dr. Sushovan Banerjee Medicine West Bengal

33.

Dr. Digambar Behera Medicine Chandigarh

34.

Dr. Damayanti Beshra Literature and Education Odisha

35.

Pawar Popatrao Bhaguji Social Work Maharashtra

36.

Himmata Ram Bhambhu Social Work Rajasthan

37.

Sanjeev Bikhchandani Trade and Industry Uttar Pradesh

38.

Gafurbhai M. Bilakhia Trade and Industry Gujarat

39.

Bob Blackman Public Affairs United Kingdom

40.

Indira P. P. Bora Art Assam

41.

Madan Singh Chauhan Art Chhattisgarh

42.

Usha Chaumar Social Work Rajasthan

43.

Lil Bahadur Chettri Literature and Education Assam

44.

Lalitha & Ms. Saroja

Chidambaram (Duo)*

Art Tamil Nadu

45.

Dr. Vajira Chitrasena Art Sri Lanka

46.

Dr. Purushottam Dadheech Art Madhya Pradesh

47.

Utsav Charan Das Art Odisha

48.

Prof. Indra Dassanayake

(Posthumous)

Literature and Education Sri Lanka

49.

H. M. Desai Literature and Education Gujarat

50.

Manohar Devadoss Art Tamil Nadu

51.

Oinam Bembem Devi Sports Manipur

52.

Lia Diskin Social Work Brazil

53.

M. P. Ganesh Sports Karnataka

54.

Dr. Bangalore Gangadhar Medicine Karnataka

55.

Dr. Raman Gangakhedkar Science and Engineering Maharashtra

56.

Barry Gardiner Public Affairs United Kingdom

57.

Chewang Motup Goba Trade and Industry Ladakh

58.

Bharat Goenka Trade and Industry Karnataka

59.

Yadla Gopalarao Art Andhra Pradesh

60.

Mitrabhanu Gountia Art Odisha

61.

Tulasi Gowda Social Work Karnataka

62.

Sujoy K. Guha Science and Engineering Bihar

63.

Harekala Hajabba Social Work Karnataka

64.

Enamul Haque Others-Archaeology Bangladesh

65.

Madhu Mansuri Hasmukh Art Jharkhand

66.

Abdul Jabbar

(Posthumous)

Social Work Madhya Pradesh

67.

Bimal Kumar Jain Social Work Bihar

68.

Meenakshi Jain Literature and Education Delhi

69.

Nemnath Jain Trade and Industry Madhya Pradesh

70.

Shanti Jain Art Bihar

71.

Sudhir Jain Science and Engineering Gujarat

72.

Benichandra Jamatia Literature and Education Tripura

73.

K. V. Sampath Kumar & Ms. Vidushi Jayalakshmi K.S.

(Duo)*

Literature and Education-Journalism Karnataka

74.

Karan Johar Art Maharashtra

75.

Dr. Leela Joshi Medicine Madhya Pradesh

76.

Sarita Joshi Art Maharashtra

77.

C. Kamlova Literature and Education Mizoram

78.

Dr. Ravi Kannan R. Medicine Assam

79.

Ekta Kapoor Art Maharashtra

80.

Yazdi Naoshirwan Karanjia Art Gujarat

81.

Narayan J. Joshi Karayal Literature and Education Gujarat

82.

Dr. Narindar Nath Khanna Medicine Uttar Pradesh

83.

Naveen Khanna Science and Engineering Delhi

84.

S. P. Kothari Literature and Education USA

85.

V. K. Munusamy

Krishnapakthar

Art Puducherry

86.

M. K. Kunjol Social Work Kerala

87.

Manmohan Mahapatra

(Posthumous)

Art Odisha

88.

Ustad Anwar Khan Mangniyar Art Rajasthan

89.

Kattungal Subramaniam

Manilal

Science and Engineering Kerala

90.

Munna Master Art Rajasthan

91.

Prof. Abhiraj Rajendra Mishra Literature and Education Himachal Pradesh

92.

Binapani Mohanty Literature and Education Odisha

93.

Dr. Arunoday Mondal Medicine West Bengal

94.

Dr. Prithwindra Mukherjee Literature and Education France

95.

Sathyanarayan Mundayoor Social Work Arunachal Pradesh

96.

Manilal Nag Art West Bengal

97.

N. Chandrasekharan Nair Literature and Education Kerala

98.

Dr. Tetsu Nakamura

(Posthumous)

Social Work Afghanistan

99.

Shiv Datt Nirmohi Literature and Education Jammu and

Kashmir

100.

Pu Lalbiakthanga Pachuau Literature and

Education-Journalism

Mizoram

101.

Moozhikkal Pankajakshi Art Kerala

102.

Dr. Prasanta Kumar Pattanaik Literature and Education USA

103.

Jogendra Nath Phukan Literature and Education Assam

104.

Rahibai Soma Popere Others-Agriculture Maharashtra

105.

Yogesh Praveen Literature and Education Uttar Pradesh

106.

Jitu Rai Sports Uttar Pradesh

107.

Tarundeep Rai Sports Sikkim

108.

S. Ramakrishnan Social Work Tamil Nadu

109.

Rani Rampal Sports Haryana

110.

Kangana Ranaut Art Maharashtra

111.

Dalavai Chalapathi Rao Art Andhra Pradesh

112.

Shahbuddin Rathod Literature and Education Gujarat

113.

Kalyan Singh Rawat Social Work Uttarakhand

114.

Chintala Venkat Reddy Others-Agriculture Telangana

115.

Dr. Shanti Roy Medicine Bihar

116.

Radhammohan & Ms.

Sabarmatee (Duo)*

Others-Agriculture Odisha

117.

Batakrushna Sahoo Others-Animal

Husbandry

Odisha

118.

Trinity Saioo Others-Agriculture Meghalaya

119.

Adnan Sami Art Maharashtra

120.

Vijay Sankeshwar Trade and Industry Karnataka

121.

Dr. Kushal Konwar Sarma Medicine Assam

122.

Sayed Mehboob Shah Qadri

alias Sayedbhai

Social Work Maharashtra

123.

Mohammed Sharif Social Work Uttar Pradesh

124.

Shyam Sunder Sharma Art Bihar

125.

Dr. Gurdip Singh Medicine Gujarat

126.

Ramjee Singh Social Work Bihar

127.

Vashishtha Narayan Singh

(Posthumous)

Science and Engineering Bihar

128.

Daya Prakash Sinha Art Uttar Pradesh

129.

Dr. Sandra Desa Souza Medicine Maharashtra

130.

Vijayasarathi Sribhashyam Literature and Education Telangana

131.

Kalee Shabi Mahaboob & Sheik Mahaboob Subani

(Duo)*

Art Tamil Nadu

132.

Javed Ahmad Tak Social Work Jammu and

Kashmir

133.

Pradeep Thalappil Science and Engineering Tamil Nadu

134.

Yeshe Dorjee Thongchi Literature and Education Arunachal Pradesh

135.

Robert Thurman Literature and Education USA

136.

Agus Indra Udayana Social Work Indonesia

137.

Harish Chandra Verma Science and Engineering Uttar Pradesh

138.

Sundaram Verma Social Work Rajasthan

139.

Dr. Romesh Tekchand

Wadhwani

Trade and Industry USA

140.

Suresh Wadkar Art Maharashtra

141.

Prem Watsa Trade and Industry Canada
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