Saturday, January 26, 2013

Padma Bhushan Award Winners 2013

Padma Bhushan Award Winners 2013: President has approved the conferment of  108 Padma Awards. These comprise 04 Padma Vibhushan, 24 Padma Bhushan and   80 Padma Shri Awards. 24 of the awardees are women and the list also includes 11 persons in the category of Foreigners, NRIs, PIOs and  Posthumous 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 various 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 Bhushan Award Winners 2013 List:


SN.
Name
Discipline
State/ Domicile

1.  
Dr. Ramanaidu Daggubati
Art
Andhra Pradesh


2.  
Smt. Sreeramamurthy Janaki
Art
Tamil Nadu


3.  
Dr. (Smt.) Kanak Rele
Art
Maharashtra


4.  
Smt. Sharmila Tagore
Art
Delhi


5.  
Dr. (Smt.) Saroja Vaidyanathan
Art
Delhi


6.  
Shri Abdul Rashid Khan
Art
West Bengal


7.  
Late Rajesh Khanna
Art
Maharashtra #


8.  
Late Jaspal Singh Bhatti
Art
Punjab #


9.  
Shri Shivajirao Girdhar Patil
Public Affairs
Maharashtra


10.  
Dr. Apathukatha Sivathanu Pillai
Science and Engineering
Delhi


11.  
Dr. Vijay Kumar Saraswat
Science and Engineering
Delhi


12.  
Dr. Ashoke Sen
Science and Engineering
Uttar Pradesh


13.  
Dr. B.N. Suresh
Science and Engineering
Karnataka


14.  
Prof. Satya N. Atluri
Science and Engineering
USA *


15.  
Prof. Jogesh Chandra Pati
Science and Engineering
USA *


16.  
Shri Ramamurthy Thyagarajan
Trade and Industry
Tamil Nadu


17.  
Shri Adi Burjor Godrej
Trade and Industry
Maharashtra


18.  
Dr. Nandkishore Shamrao Laud
Medicine
Maharashtra


19.  
Shri Mangesh Padgaonkar
Literature & Education
Maharashtra


20.  
Prof. Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak
Literature & Education
USA*


21.  
Shri Hemendra Singh Panwar
Civil Service
Madhya Pradesh


22.  
Dr. Maharaj Kishan Bhan
Civil Service
Delhi


23.  
Shri Rahul Dravid
Sports
Karnataka


24.  
Ms. H. Mangte Chungneijang Mary Kom
Sports
Manipur