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Padma Awards - one of the highest civilian Awards of the country, 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.

List of recipients in 2015


Padma Vibhushan 2015


S. NoName of the AwardeeDisciplineState/Domicile
1.Shri L. K. AdvaniPublic AffairsGujarat
2.Shri Amitabh BachchanArtMaharashtra
3.Shri Prakash Singh BadalPublic AffairsPunjab
4.Dr. D. Veerendra HeggadeSocial WorkKarnataka
5.Shri Mohammad Yusuf Khan alias Dilip KumarArtMaharashtra
6.Shri Jagadguru Ramanandacharya
Swami Rambhadracharya
OthersUttar Pradesh
7.Prof. Malur Ramaswamy SrinivasanScience and EngineeringTamil Nadu
8.Shri Kottayan K. VenugopalPublic AffairsDelhi
9.Shri Karim Al Hussaini Aga Khan (Foreigner)Trade and IndustryFrance/UK

Padma Bhushan 2015


1.Shri Jahnu BaruaArtAssam
2.Dr. Vijay BhatkarScience and EngineeringMaharashtra
3.Shri Swapan DasguptaLiterature and EducationDelhi
4.Swami Satyamitranand GiriOthersUttar Pradesh
5.Shri N. GopalaswamiCivil ServiceTamil Nadu
6.Dr. Subhash C. KashyapPublic AffairsDelhi
7.Dr. (Pandit) Gokulotsavji MaharajArtMadhya Pradesh
8.Dr. Ambrish MithalMedicineDelhi
9.Smt. Sudha RagunathanArtTamil Nadu
10.Shri Harish SalvePublic AffairsDelhi
11.Dr. Ashok SethMedicineDelhi
12.Shri Rajat SharmaLiterature and EducationDelhi
13.Shri SatpalSportsDelhi
14.Shri Shivakumara SwamiOthersKarnataka
15.Dr. Kharag Singh ValdiyaScience and EngineeringKarnataka
16.Prof. Manjul Bhargava (NRI/PIO)Science and EngineeringUSA
17.Shri David Frawley (Vamadeva) OthersUSA
18.Shri Bill GatesSocial WorkUSA
19.Ms. Melinda GatesSocial WorkUSA
20.Shri Saichiro MisumiOthersJapan

Padma Shri 2015


1.Dr. Manjula AnaganiMedicineTelangana
2.Shri S. ArunanScience and EngineeringKarnataka
3.Ms. Kanyakumari AvasaralaArtTamil Nadu
4.Dr. Bettina Sharada BaumerLiterature and EducationJammu and Kashmir
5.Shri Naresh BediArtDelhi
6.Shri Ashok BhagatSocial WorkJharkhand
7.Shri Sanjay Leela BhansaliArtMaharashtra
8.Dr. Lakshmi Nandan BoraLiterature and EducationAssam
9.Dr. Gyan ChaturvediLiterature and EducationMadhya Pradesh
10.Prof. (Dr.) Yogesh Kumar ChawlaMedicineChandigarh
11.Smt. Jayakumari ChikkalaMedicineDelhi
12.Shri Bibek DebroyLiterature and EducationDelhi
13.Dr. Sarungbam Bimola Kumari DeviMedicineManipur
14.Dr. Ashok GulatiPublic AffairsDelhi
15.Dr. Randeep GuleriaMedicineDelhi
16.Dr. K. P. HaridasMedicineKerala
17.Shri Rahul JainArtDelhi
18.Shri Ravindra JainArtMaharashtra
19.Dr. Sunil JogiLiterature and EducationDelhi
20.Shri Prasoon JoshiArtMaharashtra
21.Dr. Prafulla KarArtOdisha
22.Ms. Saba AnjumSportsChhattisgarh
23.Smt. Ushakiran KhanLiterature and EducationBihar
24.Dr. Rajesh KotechaMedicineRajasthan
25.Prof. Alka KriplaniMedicineDelhi
26.Dr. Harsh KumarMedicineDelhi
27.Shri Narayana Purushothama MallayaLiterature and EducationKerala
28.Shri Lambert MascarenhasLiterature and EducationGoa
29.Dr. (Mrs.) Janak Palta McGilliganSocial WorkMadhya Pradesh
30.Shri Veerendra Raj MehtaSocial WorkDelhi
31.Shri Tarak MehtaArtGujarat
32.Shri Neil Herbert NongkynrihArtMeghalaya
33.Shri Chewang NorphelOthersJammu and Kashmir
34.Shri T. V. Mohandas Paitrade and IndustryKarnataka
35.Dr.Tejas PatelMedicineGujarat
36.Shri Jadav Molai PeyangOthersAssam
37.Smt. Bimla PoddarOtherUttar Pradesh
38.Dr. N. PrabhakarScience and EngineeringDelhi
39.Dr. PrahaladaScience and EngineeringMaharashtra
40.Dr. Narendra PrasadMedicineBihar
41.Shri Ram Bahadur RaiLiterature and EducationDelhi
42.Ms. Mithali RajSportsTelangana
43.Shri P. V. RajaramanCivil ServiceTamil Nadu
44.Prof. J. S. RajputLiterature and EducationUttar Pradesh
45.Shri Kota Srinivasa RaoArtAndhra Pradesh
46.Prof. Bimal RoyLiterature and EducationWest Bengal
47.Shri Shekhar SenArtMaharashtra
48.Shri Gunvant ShahLiterature and EducationGujarat
49.Shri Brahmdev Sharma (Bhaiji)Literature and EducationDelhi
50.Shri Manu SharmaLiterature and EducationUttar Pradesh
51.Prof. Yog Raj SharmaMedicineDelhi
52.Shri Vasant ShastriScience and EngineeringKarnataka
53.Shri S. K. ShivkumarScience and EngineeringKarnataka
54.Ms. P. V. SindhuSportsTelangana
55.Shri Sardara SinghSportsHaryana
56.Ms. Arunima SinhaSportsUttar Pradesh
57.Shri Mahesh Raj SoniArtRajasthan
58.Dr.Nikhil TandonMedicineDelhi
59.Shri H. Thegtse RinpocheSocial WorkArunachal Pradesh
60.Dr.Hargovind Laxmishanker TrivediMedicineGujarat
61.Shri Huang BaoshengOthersChina
62.Prof. Jacques Blamont Late Shri Syedna MohammadScience and EngineeringFrance
63.Burhanuddin (Posthumous)OthersMaharashtra
64.Shri Jean-Claude CarriereLiterature and EducationFrance
65.Dr. Nandrajan “Raj” ChettyTrade and IndustryUSA
66.Shri George L. HartOthersUSA
67.Jagat Guru Amrta Suryananda Maha RajaOthersPortugal
68.Late Shri Meetha Lal Mehta (Posthumous)Social WorkRajasthan
69.Ms. tripti MukherjeeArtUSA
70.Dr. Dattatreyudu NoriMedicineUSA
71.Dr. Raghu Rama PillarisettiMedicineUSA
72.Dr. Saumitra RawatMedicineUK
73.Prof. Annette SchmiedchenLiterature and EducationGermany
74.Late Shri Pran Kumar Sharma alias Pran (Posthumous)ArtDelhi
75.Late Shri R. Vasudevan (Posthumous)Civil ServiceTamil Nadu

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