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

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 Sri

Pejavara Adhokhaja Matha Udupi (Posthumous)

Others-SpiritualismKarnataka

Padma Bhushan

SN

NameFieldState/Country

8.

M. Mumtaz Ali (Sri M)Others-SpiritualismKerala

9.

Syed Muazzem Ali

(Posthumous)

Public AffairsBangladesh
         10.Muzaffar Hussain BaigPublic AffairsJammu and

Kashmir

11.

Ajoy ChakravortyArtWest Bengal

12.

Manoj DasLiterature and

Education

Puducherry

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 Ramakrishna

Madhava Menon (Posthumous)

Public AffairsKerala

20.

Manohar Gopalkrishna

Prabhu Parrikar (Posthumous)

Public AffairsGoa

21.

Prof. Jagdish ShethLiterature and

Education

USA

22.

P. V. SindhuSportsTelangana

23.

Venu SrinivasanTrade and IndustryTamil Nadu

Padma Shri

SN

NameFieldState/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

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. Saroja

Chidambaram (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

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. Munusamy

Krishnapakthar

ArtPuducherry

86.

M. K. KunjolSocial WorkKerala

87.

Manmohan Mahapatra

(Posthumous)

ArtOdisha

88.

Ustad Anwar Khan MangniyarArtRajasthan

89.

Kattungal Subramaniam

Manilal

Science and EngineeringKerala

90.

Munna MasterArtRajasthan

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 and

Kashmir

100.

Pu Lalbiakthanga PachuauLiterature and

Education-Journalism

Mizoram

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-Animal

Husbandry

Odisha

118.

Trinity SaiooOthers-AgricultureMeghalaya

119.

Adnan SamiArtMaharashtra

120.

Vijay SankeshwarTrade and IndustryKarnataka

121.

Dr. Kushal Konwar SarmaMedicineAssam

122.

Sayed Mehboob Shah Qadri

alias Sayedbhai

Social 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 and

Kashmir

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 Tekchand

Wadhwani

Trade and IndustryUSA

140.

Suresh WadkarArtMaharashtra

141.

Prem WatsaTrade and IndustryCanada

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