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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 2014

Padma Vibhushan

NameDisciplineState/ Domicile
Dr. Raghunath A. MashelkarScience and EngineeringMaharashtra
Shri B.K.S. IyengarOthers-YogaMaharashtra

Padma Bhushan

NameDisciplineState/ Domicile
Prof. Gulam Mohammed SheikhArt - PaintingGujarat
Begum Parveen SultanaArt - Classical SingingMaharashtra
Shri T.H. VinayakramArt - Ghatam ArtistTamil Nadu
Shri Kamala HaasanArt-CinemaTamil Nadu
Justice Dalveer BhandariPublic AffairsDelhi
Prof. Padmanabhan BalaramScience and EngineeringKarnataka
Prof. Jyeshtharaj JoshiScience and EngineeringMaharashtra
Dr. Madappa MahadevappaScience and EngineeringKarnataka
Dr. Thirumalachari RamasamiScience and EngineeringDelhi
Dr. Vinod Prakash SharmaScience and EngineeringDelhi
Dr. Radhakrishnan KoppillilScience and EngineeringKarnataka
Dr. Mrityunjay AthreyaLiterature and EducationDelhi
Ms. Anita DesaiLiterature and EducationDelhi
Dr. Dhirubhai ThakerLiterature and EducationGujarat
Shri Vairamuthu Ramasamy ThevarLiterature and EducationTamil Nadu
Shri Ruskin BondLiterature and EducationUttarakhand
Shri Pullela Gopichand Sports - BadmintonAndhra Pradesh
Shri Leander PaesSports - TennisMaharashtra
Shri Vijayendra Nath Kaul Civil ServiceDelhi
Late Justice Jagdish Sharan VermaPublic AffairsUttar Pradesh
Late Dr. Anumolu Ramakrishna Science and EngineeringAndhra Pradesh
Prof. AnisuzzamanLiterature and EducationBangladesh
Prof. Lloyd I. Rudolph Literature and EducationUSA
Prof. Susanne H. RudolphLiterature and EducationUSA
Dr. (Smt.) Neelam KlerMedicine - NeonatologyDelhi

Padma Shri

NameDisciplineState/ Domicile
Shri Mohammad Ali BaigArt - TheatreAndhra Pradesh
Ms. Nayana Apte Joshi ArtMaharashtra
Shri Musafir Ram BhardwajArt - Instrumental Music - Pauna ManjhaHimachal Pradesh
Ms. Sabitri ChatterjeeArt - FilmWest Bengal
Prof. Biman Bihari DasArt - SculptorDelhi
Shri Sunil Das Art - PaintingWest Bengal
Smt. Elam Endira DeviArt - Manipuri DanceManipur
Shri Vijay GhateArt - Instrumental Music - TablaMaharashtra
Smt Rani KarnaaArt - KathakWest Bengal
Shri Bansi KaulArt - Theatre Jammu &Kashmir
Ustad Moinuddin KhanArt - Instrumental Music - Sarangi PlayerRajasthan
Ms. Geeta MahalikArt - Odishi DanceDelhi
Shri Paresh MaityArt - PaintingDelhi
Shri Ram MohanArt - Film AnimationMaharashtra
Shri Sudarsan Pattnaik Art - Sand ArtistOrissa
Shri Paresh RawalArt - Cinema and Theatre Maharashtra
Shri Wendell Augustine RodricksArt - Fashion DesigningGoa
Prof. Kalamandalam SathyabhamaArt – Mohini AttamKerala
Shri Anuj (Ramanuj) SharmaArt - Performing ArtChhattisgarh
Shri Santosh SivanArt - FilmTamil Nadu
Ms. Supriya DeviArt-Bengali CinemaWest Bengal
Ms. Sooni TaraporevalaArt- Script WritingMaharashtra
Ms. Vidya BalanArt-CinemaMaharashtra
Smt. Durga JainSocial WorkMaharashtra
Dr. Rama Rao AnumoluSocial WorkAndhra Pradesh
Dr. Brahm DuttSocial WorkHaryana
Shri Mukul Chandra GoswamiSocial WorkAssam
Shri J.L. KaulSocial WorkDelhi
Shri Mathurbhai Madhabhai SavaniSocial WorkGujarat
Shri Tashi TondupPublic AffairsJammu and Kashmir
Dr. Hasmukh Chamanlal ShahPublic AffairsGujarat
Shri Sekhar BasuScience and EngineeringMaharashtra
Shri Madhavan ChandradathanScience and EngineeringKerala
Prof. Sushanta Kumar DattaguptaScience and EngineeringWest Bengal
Dr. Ravi Bhushan GroverScience and EngineeringMaharashtra
Prof. Eluvathingal Devassy JemmisScience and EngineeringKarnataka
Shri Ramkrishna V. HosurScience and EngineeringMaharashtra
Dr. Ajay Kumar ParidaScience and EngineeringTamil Nadu
Dr. Malapaka Yajneswara Satyanarayana PrasadScience and EngineeringAndhra Pradesh
Shri Kiran Kumar Alur SeelinScience and EngineeringGujarat
Dr. Brahma SinghScience and EngineeringDelhi
Prof. Vinod Kumar SinghScience and EngineeringMadhya Pradesh
Dr. Govindan SundararajanScience and EngineeringAndhra Pradesh
Ramaswamy R. IyerScience and EngineeringDelhi
Dr. Jayanta Kumar GhoshScience and EngineeringWest Bengal
Shri Ravi Kumar NarraTrade and IndustryAndhra Pradesh
Shri Rajesh SaraiyaTrade and IndustryMaharashtra
Ms. Mallika SrinivasanTrade and IndustryTamil Nadu
Shri Pratap Govindrao PawarTrade and IndustryMaharashtra
Dr. Kiritkumar Mansukhlal AcharyaMedicine - DermatologyGujarat
Dr. Balram BhargavaMedicine - CardiologyUttar Pradesh
Prof. (Dr.) Indra ChakravartyMedicine - Health &HygieneWest Bengal
Dr. Ramakant Krishnaji DeshpandeMedicine - OncologyMaharashtra
Prof. (Dr.) Pawan Raj GoyalMedicine - Chest DiseaseHaryana
Prof. Amod GuptaMedicine - OpthalmologyHaryana
Prof. (Dr.) Daya Kishore HazraMedicineUttar Pradesh
Prof. (Dr.) Thenumgal Poulose JacobMedicine - Vascular SurgeryTamil Nadu
Prof. (Dr.) Shashank R. JoshiMedicine - EndocrinologyMaharashtra
Prof. Hakim Syed KhaleefathullahMedicine - Unani MedicineTamil Nadu
Dr. Milind Vasant KirtaneMedicine - ENT SurgeoryMaharashtra
Dr. Lalit KumarMedicine - oncologyDelhi
Dr. Mohan MishraMedicineBihar
Dr. M. Subhadra NairMedicine - GyneacologyKerala
Dr. Ashok PanagariyaMedicine - NeurologyRajasthan
Dr. Narendra Kumar PandeyMedicine - SurgeryHaryana
Dr. Sunil PradhanMedicine - NeurologyUttar Pradesh
Dr. Ashok RajgopalMedicine - OrthopaedicsDelhi
Dr. Kamini A. RaoMedicine - Reproductive MedicineKarnataka
Dr. Sarbeswar SahariahMedicine - SurgeryAndhra Pradesh
Prof. Om Prakash UpadhyayaMedicinePunjab
Prof. (Dr.) Mahesh VermaMedicine - Dental ScienceDelhi
Dr. J.S. TitiyalMedicine- OpthalmologyDelhi
Dr. Nitish NaikMedicine- CardiologyDelhi
Dr. Surbrat Kumar AcharyaMedicine- GastroentrologyDelhi
Dr. Rajesh Kumar GroverMedicine-OncologyDelhi
Dr. Naheed AbidiLiterature and EducationUttar Pradesh
Prof. Ashok ChakradharLiterature and EducationDelhi
Shri Chhakchhuak ChhuanvawraLiterature and EducationMizoram
Shri Keki N. DaruwallaLiterature and EducationDelhi
Prof. Ganesh Narayandas DeviLiterature and EducationGujarat
Prof. Kolakaluri EnochLiterature and EducationAndhra Pradesh
Prof. (Dr.) Ved Kumari GhaiLiterature and EducationJammu and Kashmir
Smt. Manorama JafaLiterature and EducationDelhi
Prof. Rehana KhatoonLiterature and EducationDelhi
Dr. Waikhom Gojen MeeiteiLiterature and EducationManipur
Shri Vishnu Narayanan NamboothiriLiterature and EducationKerala
Prof. Dinesh SinghLiterature and EducationDelhi
Dr. (Mrs.) P. KilemsunglaLiterature and EducationNagaland
Ms. Anjum ChopraSports - CricketDelhi
Ms. Sunil DabasSports - KabbadiHaryana
Shri Love Raj Singh DharmshaktuSports - MountaineeringDelhi
Ms. Dipika Rebecca PallikalSports - SquashTamil Nadu
Shri H. Boniface PrabhuSports - Wheelchair TennisKarnataka
Shri Yuvraj SinghSports - CricketHaryana
Smt. Mamta SodhaSports - MountaineeringHaryana
Ms Parveen TalhaCivil ServiceUttar Pradesh
Late Dr. Narendra Achyut DabholkarSocial WorkMaharashtra
Shri Ashok Kumar MagoTrade and IndustryUSA
Dr. Siddharth MukherjeeMedicine-OncologyUSA
Dr. Vamsi MoothaMedicine - Biomedical ResearchUSA
Dr. Sengaku MayedaLiterature and EducationJapan

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