Full list: 2012 Padma Vibhushan, Padma Bhushan and Padma Shri awardees


Jan 25, 2012 at 07:51pm IST

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 five Padma Vibhushan, 27 Padma Bhushan and 77 Padma Shri Awards. There are 19 women 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.

ALSO SEE An interactive graphical analysis of the Padma Awards 2012

The awards will conferred by the President of India at a function held at Rashtrapati Bhawan in March/April.

Full list: 2012 Padma Awards

Padma Awards are conferred in three categories, namely, Padma Vibhushan, Padma Bhushan and Padma Shri.

Padma Vibhushan

1. Shri K G Subramanyan - Art-Painting & Sculpture - West Bengal

2. Late Shri Mario De Miranda - Art-Cartoonist - Goa*

3. Late (Dr.)Bhupen Hazarika - Art- Vocal Music - Assam*

4. Dr. Kantilal Hastimal Sancheti - Medicine - Orthopedics - Maharashtra

5. Shri T V Rajeswar - Civil Service - Delhi

Padma Bhushan

1. Smt. Shabana Azmi - Art - Cinema - Maharashtra

2. Shri Khaled Choudhury - Art - Theatre - West Bengal

3. Shri Jatin Das - Art - Painting - Delhi

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

5. Shri Dharmendra Singh Deol alias Dharmendra - Art - Cinema - Maharashtra

6. Dr. Trippunithwra Viswanathan Gopalkrishnan - Art - Classical vocal and instrumental music - Tamil Nadu

7. Ms. Mira Nair - Art - Cinema - Delhi

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

9. Shri Anish Kapoor - Art - Sculpture - UK*

10. Shri Satya Narayan Goenka - Social Work - Maharashtra

11. Dr. (Judge) Patibandla Chandrasekhar Rao - Public Affairs - Germany*

12. Shri George Yong-Boon Yeo - Public Affairs - Singapore*

13. Prof. Shashikumar Chitre - Science and Engineering - Maharashtra

14. Dr. M S Raghunathan - Science and Engineering - Maharashtra

15. Shri Subbiah Murugappa Vellayan - Trade and Industry - Tamil Nadu

16. Shri Balasubramanian Muthuraman - Trade and Industry - Maharashtra

17. Dr. Suresh H. Advani - Medicine - Oncology - Maharashtra

18. Dr. Noshir H Wadia - Medicine-Neurology - Maharashtra

19. Dr. Devi Prasad Shetty - Medicine-Cardiology - Karnataka

20. Prof. (Dr.) Shantaram Balwant Mujumdar - Literature and Education - Maharashtra

21. Prof. Vidya Dehejia - Literature and Education - USA*

22. Prof. Arvind Panagariya - Literature and Education - USA*

23. Dr. Jose Pereira - Literature and Education - USA*

24. Dr. Homi K. Bhabha - Literature and Education - UK *

25. Shri N Vittal - Civil Service - Kerala

26. Shri Mata Prasad - Civil Service - Uttar Pradesh

27. Shri Ronen Sen - Civil Service - West Bengal

Padma Shri

1. Shri Vanraj Bhatia - Art - Music - Maharashtra

2. Shri Zia Fariduddin Dagar - Art - Music - vocal - Maharashtra

3. Smt. Nameirakpam Ibemni Devi - Art - Music- Khongjom Parba - Manipur

4. Shri Ramachandra Subraya Hegde Chittani - Art - Yakshagana dance drama - Karnataka

5. Shri Moti Lal Kemmu - Art - Playwright - Jammu and Kashmir

6. Shri Shahid Parvez Khan - Art - Instrumental Music-Sitar - Maharashtra

7. Shri Mohan Lal Kumhar - Art - Terracotta - Rajasthan

8. Shri Sakar Khan Manganiar - Art - Rajasthani Folk Music - Rajasthan

9. Smt. Joy Michael - Art - Theatre - Delhi

10. Dr. Minati Mishra - Art - Indian Classical Dance-Odissi. - Orissa

11. Shri Natesan Muthuswamy - Art - Theatre. - Tamil Nadu

12. Smt. R. Nagarathnamma - Art - Theatre - Karnataka

13. Shri Kalamandalm Sivan Nambootiri - Art - Indian Classical Dance- Kutiyattam - Kerala

14. Smt. Yamunabai Waikar - Art - Indian Folk Music-Lavani. - Maharashtra

15. Shri Satish Alekar - Art - Playwright - Maharashtra

16. Pandit Gopal Prasad Dubey - Art - Chhau dance and choreography - Jharkhand

17. Shri Ramakant Gundecha and Shri Umakant Gundecha# - Art - Indian Classical Music- Vocal - Madhya Pradesh

18. Shri Anup Jalota - Art-Indian Classical Music- Vocal - Maharashtra

19. Shri Soman Nair Priyadarsan - Art - Cinema- Direction - Kerala

20. Shri Sunil Janah - Art-Photography - Assam

21. Ms. Laila Tyebji - Art-Handicrafts - Delhi

22. Shri Vijay Sharma - Art-Painting - Himachal Pradesh

23. Smt. Shamshad Begum - Social Work - Chattisgarh

24. Smt. Reeta Devi - Social Work - Delhi

25. Dr. P.K. Gopal - Social Work - Tamil Nadu

26. Smt. Phoolbasan Bai Yadav - Social Work - Chattisgarh

27. Dr. G. Muniratnam - Social Work - Andhra Pradesh

28. Shri Niranjan Pranshankar Pandya - Social Work - Maharashtra

29. Dr. Uma Tuli - Social Work - Delhi

30. Shri Sat Paul Varma - Social Work - Jammu and Kashmir

31. Smt.Binny Yanga - Social Work - Arunachal Pradesh

32. Shri Yezdi Hirji Malegam - Public Affairs - Maharashtra

33. Shri Pravin H. Parekh - Public Affairs - Delhi

34. Dr. V. Adimurthy - Science and Engineering - Kerala

35. Dr. Krishna Lal Chadha - Science and Engineering - Agriculture - Delhi

36. Prof. Virander Singh Chauhan - Science and Engineering - Delhi

37. Prof. Rameshwar Nath Koul Bamezai - Science and Engineering - Jammu and Kashmir

38. Dr. Vijaypal Singh - Science and Engineering - Agricultural Research - Uttar Pradesh

39. Dr. Lokesh Kumar Singhal - Science and Engineering - Punjab

40. Dr. Yagnaswami Sundara Rajan - Science and Engineering - Karnataka

41. Prof. Jagadish Shukla - Science and Engineering - USA*

42. Ms. Priya Paul - Trade and Industry - Delhi

43. Shri Shoji Shiba - Trade and Industry - Japan*

44. Shri Gopinath Pillai - Trade and Industry - Singapore*

45. Shri Arun Hastimal Firodia - Trade and Industry - Maharashtra

46. Dr. Swati A. Piramal - Trade and Industry - Maharashtra

47. Prof. Mahdi Hasan - Medicine-Anatomy - Uttar Pradesh

48. Dr. Viswanathan Mohan - Medicine - Diabetology - Tamil Nadu

49. Dr. J. Hareendran Nair - Medicine - Ayurveda - Kerala

50. Dr. Vallalarpuram Sennimalai Natarajan - Medicine - Geriatrics - Tamil Nadu

51. Dr. Jitendra Kumar Singh - Medicine - Oncology - Bihar

52. Dr. Shrinivas S. Vaishya - Medicine-Healthcare - Daman and Diu

53. Dr. Nitya Anand - Medicine - Drugs Research - Uttar Pradesh

54. Late Dr. Jugal Kishore - Medicine - Homoeopathy - Delhi *

55. Dr. Mukesh Batra - Medicine-Homeopathy - Maharashtra

56. Dr. Eberhard Fischer - Literature and Education - Switzerland*

57. Shri Kedar Gurung - Literature and Education - Sikkim

58. Shri Surjit Singh Patar - Literature and Education - Poetry - Punjab

59. Shri Vijay Dutt Shridhar - Literature and Education - Journalism - Madhya Pradesh

60. Shri Irwin Allan Sealy - Literature and Education - Uttarakhand

61. Ms. Geeta Dharmarajan - Literature and Education - Delhi

62. Prof. Sachchidanand Sahai - Literature and Education - Haryana

63. Smt. Pepita Seth - Literature and Education - Kerala

64. Dr. Ralte L. Thanmawia - Literature and Education - Mizoram

65. Shri Ajeet Bajaj - Sports - Skiing - Delhi

66. Smt. Jhulan Goswami - Sports - Women's Cricket - West Bengal

67. Shri Zafar Iqbal - Sports-Hockey - Uttar Pradesh

68. Shri Devendra Jhajrija - Sports - Athletics- Paralympics - Rajasthan

69. Shri Limba Ram - Sports - Archery - Rajasthan

70. Shri Syed Mohammed Arif - Sports - Badminton - Andhra Pradesh

71. Prof. Ravi Chaturvedi - Sports- Commentary - Delhi

72. Shri Prabhakar Vaidya - Sports-Physical Education - Maharashtra

73. Shri T. Venkatapathi Reddiar - Others-Horticulture - Puducherry

74. Dr. K. (Kota) Ullas Karanth - Others-Wildlife Conservation and Environment Protection - Karnataka

75. Shri K Paddayya - Others-Archaeology - Maharashtra

76. Shri Swapan Guha - Others-Ceramics - Rajasthan

77. Dr. Kartikeya V. Sarabhai - Others - Environmental Education - Gujarat

* indicates awardees in the category of Foreigners / NRIs/ PIOs/ Posthumous

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