127 personalities selected for Padma Awards 2013

New Delhi, Jan.25,: About 127 personalities from various fields have been selected for the Padma Awards this year.

The list comprises two Padma Vibhushan, 24 Padma Bhushan and 101 Padma Shri Awardees. 27 of the Awardees are women and the list also includes 10 persons from the category of foreigners, NRIs, PIOs and Posthumous 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 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.

Padma Vibhushan

Dr. Raghunath A. Mashelkar, Science and Engineering, Maharashtra

Shri B.K.S. Iyengar, Others-Yoga, Maharashtra

Padma Bhushan

Prof. Gulam Mohammed Sheikh, Art – Painting, Gujarat

Begum Parveen Sultana, Art – Classical Singing, Maharashtra

Shri T.H. Vinayakram, Art – Ghatam Artist, Tamil Nadu

Shri Kamala Haasan, Art-Cinema, Tamil Nadu

Justice Dalveer Bhandari, Public Affairs, Delhi

Prof. Padmanabhan Balaram, Science and Engineering, Karnataka

Prof. Jyeshtharaj Joshi, Science and Engineering, Maharashtra

Dr. Madappa Mahadevappa, Science and Engineering, Karnataka

Dr. Thirumalachari Ramasami, Science and Engineering, Delhi

Dr. Vinod Prakash Sharma, Science and Engineering, Delhi

Dr. Radhakrishnan Koppillil, Science and Engineering, Karnataka

Dr. Mrityunjay Athreya, Literature and Education, Delhi

Ms. Anita Desai, Literature and Education, Delhi

Dr. Dhirubhai Thaker, Literature and Education, Gujarat

Shri Vairamuthu Ramasamy Thevar, Literature and Education, Tamil Nadu

Shri Ruskin Bond, Literature and Education, Uttarakhand,

Shri Pullela Gopichand, Sports – Badminton, Andhra Pradesh

Shri Leander Paes, Sports – Tennis, Maharashtra

Shri Vijayendra Nath Kaul, Civil Service, Delhi

Late Justice Jagdish Sharan Verma, Public Affairs, Uttar Pradesh

Late Dr. Anumolu Ramakrishna, Science and Engineering, Andhra Pradesh

Prof. Anisuzzaman, Literature and Education, Bangladesh

Prof. Lloyd I. Rudolph, Literature and Education, USA

Prof. Susanne H. Rudolph, Literature and Education, USA

Dr. (Smt.) Neelam Kler, Medicine – Neonatology, Delhi

Padma Shri

Shri Mohammad Ali Baig, Art – Theatre, Andhra Pradesh

Ms. Nayana Apte Joshi, Art, Maharashtra

Shri Musafir Ram Bhardwaj, Art – Instrumental Music – Pauna Manjha, Himachal Pradesh

Ms. Sabitri Chatterjee, Art – Film, West Bengal

Prof. Biman Bihari Das, Art – Sculptor, Delhi

Shri Sunil Das, Art – Painting, West Bengal

Smt. Elam Endira Devi, Art – Manipuri Dance, Manipur

Shri Vijay Ghate, Art – Instrumental Music – Tabla, Maharashtra

Smt Rani Karnaa, Art – Kathak, West Bengal

Shri Bansi Kaul, Art – Theatre, Jammu and Kashmir

Ustad Moinuddin Khan, Art – Instrumental Music-Sarangi Player, Rajasthan

Ms. Geeta Mahalik, Art – Odishi Dance, Delhi

Shri Paresh Maity, Art – Painting, Delhi

Shri Ram Mohan, Art – Film Animation, Maharashtra

Shri Sudarsan Pattnaik, Art – Sand Artist, Orissa

Shri Paresh Rawal, Art – Cinema and Theatre, Maharashtra

Shri Wendell Augustine Rodricks, Art – Fashion Designing, Goa

Prof. Kalamandalam Sathyabhama, Art – Mohini Attam, Kerala

Shri Anuj (Ramanuj) Sharma, Art – Performing Art, Chhattisgarh

Shri Santosh Sivan, Art – Film, Tamil Nadu

Ms. Supriya Devi, Art-Bengali Cinema, West Bengal

Ms. Sooni Taraporevala, Art- Script Writing, Maharashtra

Ms. Vidya Balan, Art-Cinema, Maharashtra

Smt. Durga Jain, Social Work, Maharashtra

Dr. Rama Rao Anumolu, Social Work, Andhra Pradesh

Dr. Brahm Dutt, Social Work, Haryana

Shri Mukul Chandra Goswami, Social Work, Assam

Shri J.L. Kaul, Social Work, Delhi

Shri Mathurbhai Madhabhai Savani, Social Work, Gujarat

Shri Tashi Tondup, Public Affairs, Jammu and Kashmir

Dr. Hasmukh Chamanlal Shah, Public Affairs, Gujarat

Shri Sekhar Basu, Science and Engineering, Maharashtra

Shri Madhavan Chandradathan, Science and Engineering, Kerala

Prof. Sushanta Kumar Dattagupta, Science and Engineering, West Bengal

Dr. Ravi Bhushan Grover, Science and Engineering, Maharashtra

Prof. Eluvathingal Devassy Jemmis, Science and Engineering, Karnataka

Shri Ramkrishna V. Hosur, Science and Engineering, Maharashtra

Dr. Ajay Kumar Parida, Science and Engineering, Tamil Nadu

Dr. Malapaka Yajneswara Satyanarayana Prasad, Science and Engineering, Andhra Pradesh

Shri Kiran Kumar Alur Seelin, Science and Engineering, Gujarat

Dr. Brahma Singh, Science and Engineering, Delhi

Prof. Vinod Kumar Singh, Science and Engineering, Madhya Pradesh

Dr. Govindan Sundararajan, Science and Engineering, Andhra Pradesh

Ramaswamy R. Iyer, Science and Engineering, Delhi

Dr. Jayanta Kumar Ghosh, Science and Engineering, West Bengal

Shri Ravi Kumar Narra, Trade and Industry, Andhra Pradesh

Shri Rajesh Saraiya, Trade and Industry, Maharashtra

Ms. Mallika Srinivasan, Trade and Industry, Tamil Nadu

Shri Pratap Govindrao Pawar, Trade and Industry, Maharashtra

Dr. Kiritkumar Mansukhlal Acharya, Medicine – Dermatology, Gujarat

Dr. Balram Bhargava, Medicine – Cardiology, Uttar Pradesh

Prof. (Dr.) Indra Chakravarty, Medicine – Health and Hygiene, West Bengal

Dr. Ramakant Krishnaji Deshpande, Medicine – Oncology, Maharashtra

Prof. (Dr.) Pawan Raj Goyal, Medicine – Chest Disease, Haryana

Prof. Amod Gupta, Medicine – Opthalmology, Haryana

Prof. (Dr.) Daya Kishore Hazra, Medicine, Uttar Pradesh

Prof. (Dr.) Thenumgal Poulose Jacob, Medicine – Vascular Surgery, Tamil Nadu

Prof. (Dr.) Shashank R. Joshi, Medicine – Endocrinology, Maharashtra

Prof. Hakim Syed Khaleefathullah, Medicine – Unani Medicine, Tamil Nadu

Dr. Milind Vasant Kirtane, Medicine – ENT Surgeory, Maharashtra

Dr. Lalit Kumar, Medicine – oncology, Delhi

Dr. Mohan Mishra, Medicine, Bihar

Dr. M. Subhadra Nair, Medicine – Gyneacology, Kerala

Dr. Ashok Panagariya, Medicine – Neurology, Rajasthan

Dr. Narendra Kumar Pandey, Medicine – Surgery, Haryana

Dr. Sunil Pradhan, Medicine – Neurology, Uttar Pradesh

Dr. Ashok Rajgopal, Medicine – Orthopaedics, Delhi

Dr. Kamini A. Rao, Medicine – Reproductive Medicine, Karnataka

Dr. Sarbeswar Sahariah, Medicine – Surgery, Andhra Pradesh

Prof. Om Prakash Upadhyaya, Medicine, Punjab

Prof. (Dr.) Mahesh Verma, Medicine – Dental Science, Delhi

Dr. J.S. Titiyal, Medicine- Opthalmology, Delhi

Dr. Nitish Naik, Medicine- Cardiology, Delhi

Dr. Surbrat Kumar Acharya, Medicine- Gastroentrology, Delhi

Dr. Rajesh Kumar Grover, Medicine-Oncology,Delhi

Dr. Naheed Abidi, Literature and Education, Uttar Pradesh

Prof. Ashok Chakradhar, Literature and Education, Delhi

Shri Chhakchhuak Chhuanvawram, Literature and Education, Mizoram

Shri Keki N. Daruwalla, Literature and Education, Delhi

Prof. Ganesh Narayandas Devi, Literature and Education, Gujarat

Prof. Kolakaluri Enoch, Literature and Education, Andhra Pradesh

Prof. (Dr.) Ved Kumari Ghai, Literature and Education, Jammu and Kashmir

Smt. Manorama Jafa, Literature and Education, Delhi

Prof. Rehana Khatoon, Literature and Education, Delhi

Dr. Waikhom Gojen Meeitei, Literature and Education, Manipur

Shri Vishnu Narayanan Namboothiri, Literature and Education, Kerala

Prof. Dinesh Singh, Literature and Education, Delhi

Dr. (Mrs.) P. Kilemsungla, Literature and Education, Nagaland

Ms. Anjum Chopra, Sports – Cricket, Delhi

Ms. Sunil Dabas, Sports – Kabbadi, Haryana

Shri Love Raj Singh Dharmshaktu, Sports – Mountaineering, Delhi

Ms. Dipika Rebecca Pallikal, Sports – Squash, Tamil Nadu

Shri H. Boniface Prabhu, Sports – Wheelchair Tennis, Karnataka

Shri Yuvraj Singh, Sports – Cricket, Haryana

Smt. Mamta Sodha, Sports – Mountaineering, Haryana

Ms Parveen Talha, Civil Service, Uttar Pradesh

Late Dr. Narendra Achyut Dabholkar, Social Work, Maharashtra

Shri Ashok Kumar Mago, Trade and Industry, USA

Dr. Siddharth Mukherjee, Medicine-Oncology, USA

Dr. Vamsi Mootha, Medicine – Biomedical Research, USA

Dr. Sengaku Mayeda, Literature and Education, Japan (ANI)