Padma Awards are one of the highest civilian Awards of India that are announced on every Republic Day.
Padma awards are conferred in three categories :
- Padma Vibhushan – is awarded for exceptional and distinguished service
- Padma Bhushan – is awarded for distinguished service of high order
- Padma Shri – is awarded for distinguished service in any field
Padma 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.
2019 Padma Awards
This year 112 Padma Awards were conferred. Out of these:
- 4 Padma Vibhushan
- 14 Padma Bhushan
- 94 Padma Shri Awards were given.
Out of these
- 21 awardees are women
- 11 are Foreigners
- 3 Posthumous(After death)
- 1 transgender were there.
Among notable personalities, Kader Khan was awarded Padma Shri Posthumous including Shri Devendra Swarup, Shri Kuldip Nayar.
#PresidentKovind presents #PadmaShri to Shri Shankar Mahadevan for Art. A prominent singer & music composer, Shri Mahadevan has been performing world over with his varied repertoire covering Indian Classical, Jazz, Fusion, rock, film & Spiritual Music.#PadmaAwards pic.twitter.com/FzwizhIDVJ
— MAHA INFO CENTRE (@micnewdelhi) March 11, 2019
திரை வாழ்க்கையில் 25 ஆண்டுகளுக்கு மேலாக பணிபுரிந்த நடிகர் நடன திரைப்பட இயக்குனர் தயாரிப்பாளர் தமிழ், தெலுங்கு, ஹிந்தி, மலையாளம், கன்னட படங்களில் நடன பாணியிலான வடிவங்களை வடிவமைத்தவரான ஸ்ரீ பிரபுதேவாவிற்கு ஸ்ரீ பத்மஸ்ரீ விருது ஜனாதிபதி கோவிந்த் அவர்கள் வழங்குகிறார் pic.twitter.com/b9dUBbKFo8
— President of India (@rashtrapatibhvn) March 11, 2019
— Padma Awards (@PadmaAwards) March 11, 2019
Here is the complete list of Awardees