Names and fields of Padma Awards 2022 winners:

Padma Awards - one of the highest civilian awards of the country, are given in three categories:

  1. Padma Vibhushan - 'Padma Vibhushan' is awarded for exceptional and distinguished service
  2. Padma Bhushan - 'Padma Bhushan' is given for the valuable contribution of the country to the civilian sector.
  3. Padma Shri - Padma Bhushan for distinguished service of high service in any field and 'Padma Shri' for distinguished service.

Padma awards are given in various disciplines and fields of activities, such as- science and engineering, arts, social work, public affairs, trade and industry, medicine, literature and education, sports, civil service etc. The awards are announced every year on the occasion of Republic Day by the Union Ministry of Home Affairs.

Padma Awards 2022:

On the eve of India's 73rd Republic Day, the Union Home Ministry announced the Padma Awards, which will be conferred by the President of India in a ceremonial ceremony. These celebrations are organized every year around the month of March/April at Rashtrapati Bhavan. This year the President has approved the conferment of 128 Padma Awards including 2 couple cases (in a couple cases, the award is counted as one) as per the list below.

The list includes 4 Padma Vibhushan, 17 Padma Bhushan and 107 Padma Shri awards. 34 of the awardees are women and the list also includes 10 persons from the category of Foreigners/NRIs/PIOs/OCIs and 13 posthumous awardees. In the Duo case, the prize is counted as one.

Let's read the complete list of all the winners of Padma Awards 2022:

List of Padma Vibhushan 2022:

Padma Vibhushan(4)
Number Name Area State  / country
1 General Bipin Rawat (posthumous) Civil Services Uttarakhand
General Bipin Singh Rawat was the first Defense Minister or Chief of Defense Staff (CDS) of India.
2 Shri Kalyan Singh (Posthumous) Public Affairs Uttar Pradesh
Kalyan Singh was an Indian politician who served as the Governor of Rajasthan and Himachal Pradesh and twice as the Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh. Kalyan Singh was the Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh at the time of the controversial Babri Masjid demolition.
3 Ms. Prabha Atre Art Maharashtra
Dr. Prabha Atra is a renowned Indian classical music singer from the Kirana Gharana of India. He holds the world record of releasing 11 books from a single platform.
4 Shri Radheshyam Khemka (posthumously) Literature and Education Uttar Pradesh
Radheshyam Khemka was a journalist who edited Kalyan published by Geeta Press for 38 years. He was also the chairman of the Geeta Press Trust Board. During his tenure, he edited and published the authentic versions of other Mahapuranas and rare texts of rituals.

Padma Bhushan 2022 list

Padma Bhushan (17)
Number Name Area State  / country
1 Shri Natarajan Chandrasekaran Trade and Industry Maharashtra
Natarajan Chandrasekaran is an Indian businessman, who was most recently the chairman of Tata Sons. He became the first non-Parsi and professional executive to head the Tata Group.
2 Shri Krishna Ella and Smt. Suchitra Ella* (Pair) Trade and Industry Telangana
Dr. M. Krishna Ella is an Indian biotech scientist, who is the chairman and managing director of Bharatiya Biotech International Limited, which discovered the first corona vaccine in India, assisted by Suchitra Ella. Suchitra Ella is the life partner of Dr. M. Krishna Ella.
3 Ms. Madhur Jaffrey Other-Cooking USA
Madhur Jaffrey is an Indian actress, food and travel writer, and television personality. She is recognized for bringing Indian cuisine to America with her first cookbook, "An Invitation to Indian Cooking" (1973).
4 Shri Ghulam Nabi Azad Public Affairs Jammu and Kashmir
Ghulam Nabi Azad is an Indian politician from the Indian National Congress who was the 7th Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir from 2005 to 2008 and was the Minister of Health and Family Welfare.
5 Shri Victor Banerjee Art West Bengal
Victor Banerjee is an Indian actor known for films in English, Hindi, Bengali and Assamese languages.
6 Ms. Gurmeet Bawa (Posthumous) Art Punjab
Gurmeet Bawa was an Indian Punjabi language folk singer. She was known as Long Hek Di Malika (Queen of singing in an extended breath) and was also the first Punjabi female singer to sing on the Indian public service broadcaster, Doordarshan.
7 Shri Buddhadeb Bhattacharya Public Affairs West Bengal
Buddhadeb Vattacharjee is an Indian politician and a former member of the Politbuo of the Communist Party of India (Marxist). He was the Chief Minister of West Bengal from 2000 to 2011.He is the second Chief Minister of West Bengal after Prafulla Chandra Sen in 1967 to lose an election from his own constituency.
8 Shri Devendra Jhajharia Game Rajasthan
Devendra Jhajhadia is an Indian Paralympic athlete. He is the first Indian Paralympian to win two gold medals in Paralympics. He won the first gold medal at the 2004 Paralympics in Athens.
9 Shri Rashid Khan Art Uttar Pradesh
Ustad Rashid Khan is an Indian classical music artist. He belongs to the Rampur-Sahaswan Gharana of Uttar Pradesh. He has received Padma Shri and Sangeet Natak Akademi Award.
10 Shri Rajiv Mehrishi Civil Services Rajasthan
Rajiv Mehrishi is the Comptroller and Auditor General of India and the Chairman of the Board of Auditors at the United Nations. He has been the former Home Secretary of India and Finance Secretary of India.
11 Shri Satya Narayan Nadella Trade and Industry USA
Satya Nadella has been appointed as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the world's leading software company Microsoft.
12 Mr. Sundararajan Pichai Trade and Industry USA
Sundar Pichai is an American businessman who is the CEO of Alphabet Company and its subsidiary Google LLC. Google changed its company name to Alphabet. After this, Larry Page has made Sundar Pichai the CEO of a company called Google Search.
13 Swami Satchidananda Literature and Education Gujarat
Swami Satchidananda from Gujarat has also been selected for Padma Bhushan, he has been awarded the degree of Vedantacharya equivalent to PhD by Kashi Hindu University, Varanasi
14 Shri Vashishtha Tripathi Literature and Education Uttar Pradesh
Former Vice-Chancellor of Sampurnanand Sanskrit University and eminent scholar of jurisprudence, Prof. Vashishtha Tripathi can also be called Vashishtha of justice, Dadhichi of knowledge-donation.
15 Shri Cyrus Poonawalla Trade and Industry Maharashtra
Cyrus Soli Poonawalla is an Indian Parsi businessman, also known as the "Vaccine King of India". He is the chairman of the Poonawalla Group, which includes Serum Institute of India (an Indian biotech company that manufactures pediatric vaccines).
16 Shri Sanjay Rajaram (Posthumous) Science and Engineering Mexico
Dr. Sanjay Rajaram was an Indian-origin Mexican scientist and winner of the 2014 World Food Prize. He was given the award for his scientific research in developing 480 wheat varieties released in 51 countries.
17 Ms. Pratibha Rai Literature and Education Odisha
Pratibha Rai is an Odia language writer who has been awarded the 47th Jnanpith Award for the year 2011. Pratibha Rai has so far published 20 novels, 24 short story collections, 10 travelogues, two poetry collections and many essays.

List of Padma Shri 2022

Padma Shri (107)
Number Name Area State  / country
1 Shri JK Bajaj Literature and Education Delhi
2 Shri Sirpi Balasubramaniam Literature and Education Tamil Nadu
3 Shrimad Baba Balia Social Work Odisha
4 Ms. Sanghamitra Bandopadhyay Science and Engineering West Bengal
5 Ms. Madhuri Barthwal Art Uttarakhand
6 Mr. Akhon Asghar Ali Basharat Literature and Education Ladakh
7 Shri Prahlad Rai Agrawal Trade and Industry West Bengal
8 Prof. Najma Akhtar Literature and Education Delhi
9        Shri Sumit Antil game Haryana
10 Shri T Senka A. Literature and Education Nagaland
11 Ms. Kamalini Asthana and Ms. Nalini Asthana* (Both) art Uttar Pradesh
12 Shri Subbanna Ayyappan Science and Engineering Karnataka
13 Dr Himmatrao Bawaskar Medicine Maharashtra
14 Shri Harmohinder Singh Bedi Literature and Education Punjab
15 Shri Pramod Bhagat game Odisha
16 Shri S B Bhajantri art Tamil Nadu
17 Shri Khandu Wangchuk Bhutia art Sikkim
18 Mr. Maria Christopher Bierski Literature and Education Poland
19 Acharya Chandnaji Social Work Bihar
20 Ms. Sulochana Chavan art Maharashtra
21 Shri Neeraj Chopra game Haryana
22 Ms. Shakuntala Chowdhary Social Work Assam
23 Shri Sankaranarayanan Menon Chundayil game Kerala
24 Shri S. Damodaran Social Work Tamil Nadu
25 Shri Faisal Ali Dar game Jammu and Kashmir
26 Shri Jagjit Singh Dardi Trade and Industry Chandigarh
27 Dr. Prokar Dasgupta Medicine UK
28 Shri Aditya Prasad Das Science and Engineering Odisha
29 Dr. Lata Desai Medicine Gujarat
30 Shri Malji Bhai Desai public affair Gujarat
31 Ms. Basanti Devi Social Work Uttarakhand
32 Ms.Lourembam Bino Devi art Manipur
33 Ms. Muktamani Devi Trade and Industry Manipur
34 Ms. Shyamamani Devi art Odisha
35 Shri Khalil Dhantejvi (Posthumous) Literature and Education Gujarat
36 Shri Savji Bhai Dholakia Social Work Gujarat
37 Shri Arjun Singh Dhurve art Madhya Pradesh
38 Dr. Vijaykumar Vinayak Dongre Medicine Maharashtra
39 Shri Chandraprakash Dwivedi art Rajasthan
40 Shri Dhaneshwar Ingati Literature and Education Assam
41 Shri Om Prakash Gandhi Social Work Haryana
42 Shri Narasimha Rao Garikapati Literature and Education Andhra Pradesh
43 Shri Girdhari Ram Ghonj (posthumously) Literature and Education Jharkhand
44 Shri Shaibal Gupta (Posthumous) Literature and Education Bihar
45 Shri Narasimha Prasad Guru Literature and Education Odisha
46 Shri Gosavidu Sheikh Hasan (Posthumous) art Andhra Pradesh
47 Mr. Ryuko Hira Trade and Industry Japan
48 Ms. Sosamma Iype animal husbandry Kerala
49 Shri Avadh Kishore Jadia Literature and Education Madhya Pradesh
50 Ms. Saukar Janaki art Tamil Nadu
51 Ms. Tara Johar Literature and Education Delhi
52 Ms.Vandana Kataria game Uttarakhand
53 Shri H R Keshavamurthy art Karnataka
54 Mr. Rutger Kortenhorst Literature and Education Ireland
55 Shri P Narayana Kurup Literature and Education Kerala
56 Ms.Avni Lekhara game Rajasthan
57 Shri Moti Lal Madan Science and Engineering Haryana
58 Shri Shivnath Mishra art Uttar Pradesh
59 Dr. Narendra Prasad Mishra (Posthumous) Medicine Madhya Pradesh
60 Sri Darshanam Mogilaiah art Telangana
61 Shri Guruprasad Mohapatra (posthumous) Civil Services Delhi
62 Shri Thavil Kongampattu A V Murugaiyan art Puducherry
63 Ms.R.Muthukannamal art Tamil Nadu
64 Shri Abdul Khader Nadkattin Innovation at the grassroots Karnataka
65 Shri Amai Mahalinga Naik agriculture Karnataka
66 Shri Tsering Namgyal art Ladakh
67 Shri A K C Natarajan art Tamil Nadu
68 Shri V.L. Naghaka Literature and Education Mizoram
69 Mr. Sonu Nigam art Maharashtra
70 Shri Ram Sahai Pandey art Madhya Pradesh
71  Chirapat Prapandavidya Literature and Education Thailand
72 Ms. K V Rabia Social Work Kerala
73 Shri Anil Kumar Rajvanshi Science and Engineering Maharashtra
74 Shri Sheesh Ram art Uttar Pradesh
75 Shri Ramachandraiah art Telangana
76 Dr. Sunkara Venkata Adinarayana Rao Medicine Andhra Pradesh
77 Ms. Gamit Ramilaben Raisinghbhai Social Work Gujarat
78 Ms. Padmaja Reddy art Telangana
79 Guru Tulku Rinpoche spirituality Arunachal Pradesh
80 Shri Brahmanand Sankhwalkar game Goa
81 Shri Vidyananda Sarek Literature and Education Himachal Pradesh
82 Shri Kali Pada Surrey Literature and Education West Bengal
83 Dr. Veeraswami Seshiya Medicine Tamil Nadu
84 Ms. Prabhaben Shah Social Work Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu
85 Shri Dilip Shahani Literature and Education Delhi
86 Shri Ram Dayal Sharma art Rajasthan
87 Shri Vishwamurthy Shastri Literature and Education Jammu and Kashmir
88 Ms. Tatiana Lvovna Shaumyan Literature and Education Russia
89 Shri Siddalingaiah (posthumously) Literature and Education Karnataka
90 Shri Qazi Singh art West Bengal
91 Shri Konsam Ibomcha Singh art Manipur
92 Shri Prem Singh Social Work Punjab
93 Shri Seth Pal Singh agriculture Uttar Pradesh
94 Ms.Vidya Vindu Singh Literature and Education Uttar Pradesh
95 Baba Iqbal Singh Ji Social Work Punjab
96 Dr. Bhimsen Singhal Medicine Maharashtra
97 Shri Sivananda sum Uttar Pradesh
98 Shri Ajay Kumar Sonkar Science and Engineering Uttar Pradesh
99 Ms.Ajeeta Srivastava art Uttar Pradesh
100 Sadhguru Brahmeshananda Acharya Swami Spiritualism Goa
101 Dr. Balaji Tambe (posthumous) Medicine Maharashtra
102 Shri Raghuvendra Tanwar Literature and Education Haryana
103 Dr. Kamlakar Tripathi Medicine Uttar Pradesh
104 Ms.Lalita Vakil art Himachal Pradesh
105 Ms. Durga Bai Vyam art Madhya Pradesh
106 Shri Jayantkumar Maganlal Vyas Science and Engineering Gujarat
107 Ms. Badapalin War Literature and Education Meghalaya

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