Padma Awards-2012



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 5 Padma Vibhushan, 27 Padma Bhushan and 77 Padma Shri Awards. There are 19 ladies 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 are conferred by the President of India at a function held at Rashtrapati Bhawan sometime around March/ April.

Padma Vibhushan


SlNo.
Name
Discipline
State/ Domicile
1.    
Shri K GSubramanyan
Art-Painting & Sculpture
West Bengal
2.    
Late Shri Mario De Miranda
Art-Cartoonist
Goa*
3.    
Late (Dr.)BhupenHazarika
Art- Vocal Music
Assam*
4.    
Dr. KantilalHastimal Sancheti
Medicine - Orthopedics
Maharashtra
5.    
Shri T VRajeswar
Civil Service
Delhi


Padma Bhushan


Name
Discipline
State/ Domicile

Smt. Shabana Azmi
Art - Cinema
Maharashtra

Shri Khaled Choudhury
Art - Theatre
West Bengal

Shri Jatin Das
Art - Painting
Delhi

Pandit Buddhadev Das Gupta
Art - Instrumental Music - Sarod
West Bengal

Shri Dharmendra SinghDeol alias Dharmendra
Art - Cinema
Maharashtra

Dr. TrippunithwraViswanathan Gopalkrishnan
Art - Classical vocal and instrumental music
Tamil Nadu

Ms. Mira Nair
Art - Cinema
Delhi

Shri M.S.Gopalakrishnan
Art - Instrumental Music-Violin
Tamil Nadu

Shri Anish Kapoor
Art - Sculpture
UK*

Shri Satya NarayanGoenka
Social Work
Maharashtra

Dr. (Judge) PatibandlaChandrasekhar Rao
Public Affairs
Germany*

Shri George Yong-BoonYeo
Public Affairs
Singapore*

Prof. Shashikumar Chitre
Science and Engineering
Maharashtra

Dr. M S Raghunathan
Science and Engineering
Maharashtra

Shri Subbiah MurugappaVellayan
Trade and Industry
Tamil Nadu

Shri BalasubramanianMuthuraman
Trade and Industry
Maharashtra

Dr. Suresh H. Advani
Medicine - Oncology
Maharashtra
Dr. Noshir H Wadia
Medicine-Neurology
Maharashtra

Dr. Devi Prasad Shetty
Medicine-Cardiology
Karnataka
Prof. (Dr.) ShantaramBalwant Mujumdar
Literature and Education
Maharashtra

Prof. Vidya Dehejia
Literature and Education
USA*
Prof. Arvind Panagariya
Literature and Education
USA*
Dr. Jose Pereira
Literature and Education
USA*
Dr. Homi K. Bhabha
Literature and Education
UK *
Shri N Vittal
Civil Service
Kerala
Shri Mata Prasad
Civil Service
Uttar Pradesh
Shri Ronen Sen
Civil Service
West Bengal



Padma Shri



Name
Discipline
State/ Domicile
 
Shri Vanraj Bhatia
Art - Music
Maharashtra
 
Shri Zia FariduddinDagar
Art - Music - vocal
Maharashtra
 
Smt. NameirakpamIbemni Devi
Art - Music-Khongjom Parba
Manipur
 
Shri RamachandraSubraya Hegde Chittani
Art - Yakshaganadance drama
Karnataka
 
Shri Moti Lal Kemmu
Art - Playwright
Jammu and Kashmir

Shri Shahid ParvezKhan
Art - Instrumental Music-Sitar
Maharashtra
 
Shri Mohan Lal Kumhar
Art - Terracotta
Rajasthan

Shri Sakar KhanManganiar
Art - Rajasthani Folk Music
Rajasthan

Smt. Joy Michael
Art - Theatre
Delhi

Dr. Minati Mishra
Art - Indian Classical Dance-Odissi.
Orissa
 
Shri NatesanMuthuswamy
Art - Theatre.
Tamil Nadu

Smt. R.Nagarathnamma
Art - Theatre
Karnataka

Shri KalamandalmSivan Nambootiri
Art - Indian Classical Dance- Kutiyattam
Kerala

Smt. YamunabaiWaikar
Art - Indian Folk Music-Lavani.
Maharashtra
 
Shri Satish Alekar
Art - Playwright
Maharashtra
 
Pandit Gopal PrasadDubey
Art - Chhau dance and choreography
Jharkhand

Shri RamakantGundecha #
Art - Indian Classical Music- Vocal
Madhya Pradesh
Shri UmakantGundecha #
Art - Indian Classical Music- Vocal
Madhya Pradesh
 
Shri Anup Jalota
Art-Indian Classical Music- Vocal
Maharashtra
 
Shri Soman NairPriyadarsan
Art - Cinema- Direction
Kerala 
 
Shri Sunil Janah
Art-Photography
Assam

 
Ms. Laila Tyebji
Art-Handicrafts
Delhi
 
Shri Vijay Sharma
Art-Painting
Himachal Pradesh
 
Smt. Shamshad Begum
Social Work
Chattisgarh
 
Smt. Reeta Devi
Social Work
Delhi
 
Dr. P.K. Gopal
Social Work
Tamil Nadu
 
Smt. Phoolbasan BaiYadav
Social Work
Chattisgarh
Dr. G. Muniratnam
Social Work
Andhra Pradesh
 
Shri NiranjanPranshankar Pandya
Social Work
Maharashtra
 
Dr. Uma Tuli
Social Work
Delhi

Shri Sat Paul Varma
Social Work
Jammu and Kashmir
 
Smt.Binny Yanga
Social Work
Arunachal Pradesh
 
Shri Yezdi HirjiMalegam
Public Affairs
Maha

    Shri Pravin H. Parekh
    Pubic Affairs
    Delhi
     
    Dr. V. Adimurthy
    Science and Engineering
    Kerala
     
    Dr. Krishna Lal Chadha
    Science and Engineering - Agriculture
    Delhi
     
    Prof. Virander SinghChauhan
    Science and Engineering
    Delhi
     
    Prof. Rameshwar NathKoul Bamezai
    Science and Engineering
    Jammu and Kashmir
     
    Dr. Vijaypal Singh
    Science and Engineering - Agricultural Research
    Uttar Pradesh
     
    Dr. Lokesh KumarSinghal
    Science and Engineering
    Punjab
     
    Dr. YagnaswamiSundara Rajan
    Science and Engineering
    Karnataka
     
    Prof. Jagadish Shukla
    Science and Engineering
    USA*

    Ms. Priya Paul
    Trade and Industry
    Delhi
     
    Shri Shoji Shiba
    Trade and Industry
    Japan*
     
    Shri Gopinath Pillai
    Trade and Industry
    Singapore*
     
    Shri Arun HastimalFirodia
    Trade and Industry
    Maharashtra
     
    Dr. Swati A. Piramal
    Trade and Industry
    Maharashtra
     
    Prof. Mahdi Hasan
    Medicine-Anatomy
    Uttar Pradesh
     
    Dr. ViswanathanMohan
    Medicine - Diabetology
    Tamil Nadu
     
    Dr. J. Hareendran Nair
    Medicine - Ayurveda
    Kerala
     
    Dr. VallalarpuramSennimalai Natarajan
    Medicine - Geriatrics
    Tamil Nadu

    Dr. Jitendra Kumar Singh
    Medicine - Oncology
    Bihar
     
    Dr. Shrinivas S.Vaishya
    Medicine-Healthcare
    Daman and Diu

    Dr. Nitya Anand
    Medicine - Drugs Research
    Uttar Pradesh

    Late Dr. Jugal Kishore
    Medicine - Homoeopathy
    Delhi *
     
    Dr. Mukesh Batra
    Medicine-Homeopathy
    Maharashtra
     
    Dr. Eberhard Fischer
    Literature and Education
    Switzerland*
     
    Shri Kedar Gurung
    Literature and Education
    Sikkim

    Shri Surjit Singh Patar
    Literature and Education - Poetry
    Punjab
     
    Shri Vijay Dutt Shridhar
    Literature and Education - Journalism
    Madhya Pradesh
     
    Shri Irwin Allan Sealy
    Literature and Education
    Uttarakhand
     
    Ms. Geeta Dharmarajan
    Literature and Education
    Delhi
     
    Prof. SachchidanandSahai
    Literature and Education
    Haryana

    Smt. Pepita Seth
    Literature and Education
    Kerala
     
    Dr. Ralte L.Thanmawia
    Literature and Education
    Mizoram

    Shri Ajeet Bajaj
    Sports - Skiing
    Delhi

    Smt. Jhulan Goswami
    Sports - Women's Cricket
    West Bengal
     
    Shri Zafar Iqbal
    Sports-Hockey
    Uttar Pradesh
     
    Shri Devendra Jhajrija
    Sports - Athletics- Paralympics
    Rajasthan
     
    Shri Limba Ram
    Sports - Archery
    Rajasthan

    Shri Syed MohammedArif
    Sports - Badminton
    Andhra Pradesh
     
    Prof. Ravi Chaturvedi
    Sports- Commentary
    Delhi
     
    Shri Prabhakar Vaidya
    Sports-Physical Education
    Maharashtra
     
    Shri T. VenkatapathiReddiar
    Others-Horticulture
    Puducherry
     
    Dr. K. (Kota) UllasKaranth
    Others-Wildlife Conservation and Environment Protection
    Karnata

    Shri K Paddayya
    Others-Archaeology
    Maharashtra

    Shri Swapan Guha
    Others-Ceramics
    Rajasthan
     
    Dr. Kartikeya V. Sarabhai
    Others - Environmental Education
    Gujarat

    Note: * indicates awardees in the category of Foreigners / NRIs/ PIOs/ Posthumous.
                # indicates duo case.
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