Padma Awards 2022: Check Complete List of 128 Padma Awards

By Vijay Kumar|Updated : January 27th, 2022

Padma Awards 2022: The government of India had announced 128 Padma Awards. The Padma Awards are one of the highest civilian honours of India announced annually on the eve of Republic Day. President Ram Nath Kovind will present Padma Awards for the year 2022 at Rashtrapati Bhavan.                                                 

The government of India had announced 128 Padma Awards. The Padma Awards are one of the highest civilian honours of India announced annually on the eve of Republic Day. The awards are given in three categories:

  • Padma Vibhushan – “for exceptional and distinguished services”. This is the Second Highest Civilian Award.
  • Padma Bhushan – “for distinguished service of higher-order”. This is the Third Highest Civilian Award.
  • Padma Shri – “for distinguished services”. This is the Fourth Highest Civilian Award.
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This year the President has approved the conferment of 128 Padma Awards. The list comprises of:

  • 4 Padma Vibhushan,
  • 17 Padma Bhushan and
  • 107 Padma Shri Awards

Note: Among the Padma awardees, 34 of the awardees are women, 10 awardees from the category of Foreigners/NRI/PIO/OCI and 13 Posthumous awardees.

Bharat Ratana is the Highest Civilian Award in the country.

Padma Awards were first instituted in 1954 by the Government of India but later there were two brief intervals in which Padma Awards were not allocated one was from 1977 to 1980 second was from 1993 to 1997. Initially, Padma Vibhushan, Padma Bhushan, and Padma Shri were classed as Pahela Varg, Dusra Varg and Tisra Varg which was renamed, Presidential Notification Issued on January 8, 1955.

Who is Eligible for the Padma Award?

All persons with no distinction of race, occupation, position, sex are eligible for these awards. However, Government servers including those of PSU’s (except doctors and scientists) are not eligible for these awards. Award seeks to recognise work of distinction and is given distinguished and exceptional achievements in fields of Art, Social work, Public affairs (including law, public life, policies etc.), Science & Engineering, Trade & Industry, Medicine, Literature & Education, Civil services, Sports and others.

All nominations received for Padma Award are placed in front of the Padma Award Committee, which is constituted by Prime Ministers every year. The committee is headed by the Cabinet Secretary and includes Home Secretary and four-six eminent persons as members. Recommendations of the committee are submitted to the Prime Minister and President of India.

List of Padma Vibhushan Awards 2022

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Name

Field & State/Country

Ms. Prabha Atre

Art (Maharashtra)

General Bipin Rawat (Posthumous)

Civil Service (Uttarakhand) 

Shri Radheyshyam Khemka (Posthumous)

Literature and Education (Uttar Pradesh)

Shri Kalyan Singh (Posthumous)

Public Affairs (Uttar Pradesh)

1. Ms Prabha Atre: Dr Prabha Atre is an Indian classical vocalist from the Kirana Gharana.

  • Dr Prabha Atre holds the world record to have released 11 books (from a single-stage) on music at India Habitat Centre, New Delhi.
  • Sangeet Natak Akademi Award (1991)
  • Padma Shri (1990)
  • Padma Bhushan (2002)

2. General Bipin Rawat: Mr. Rawat was an Indian military officer who was a four-star general of the Indian Army.

  • He served as the first Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) of the Indian Armed Forces from January 2020 until his death in a helicopter crash in December 2021.
  • He also served as the 57th Chairman of the Chiefs of Staff Committee (Chairman COSC) of the Indian Armed Forces as well as 26th Chief of the Army Staff (COAS) of the Indian Army.

3. Shri Radheyshyam Khemka: Journalist who was the editor of Kalyan published by Gita Press for 38 years.

  • He was also the Chairman of Gita Press Trust Boar. 

4. Shri Kalyan Singh: He was an Indian politician and a member of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).

  • He served twice as the Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh and as a Member of Parliament.
  • He was the Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh during the demolition of the Babri Masjid in December 1992.
  • Mr Singh died on 21 August 2021 in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh.

 List of Padma Bhusan Awards 2022: Total 17

NameFieldState/Country
Shri Ghulam Nabi AzadPublic AffairsJammu and Kashmir
Shri Victor BanerjeeArtWest Bengal
Ms. Gurmeet Bawa(Posthumous)ArtPunjab
Shri Buddhadeb BhattacharjeePublic AffairsWest Bengal
Shri Natarajan ChandrasekaranTrade and IndustryMaharashtra
Shri Krishna Ella and Smt. Suchitra Ella* (Duo)Trade and IndustryTelangana
Ms. Madhur JafferyOthers-CulinaryUnited States of America
Shri Devendra JhajhariaSportsRajasthan
Shri Rashid KhanArtUttar Pradesh
Shri Rajiv MehrishiCivil ServiceRajasthan
Shri Satya Narayana NadellaTrade and IndustryUnited States of America
Shri Sundararajan PichaiTrade and IndustryUnited States of America
Shri Cyrus PoonawallaTrade and IndustryMaharashtra
Shri Sanjaya RajaramScience and EngineeringMexico
(Posthumous)
Ms. Pratibha RayLiterature and EducationOdisha
Swami SachidanandLiterature and EducationGujarat
Shri Vashishth TripathiLiterature and EducationUttar Pradesh


 List of PADMA SHRI Awards 2022: Total 107

NameFieldState/Country
Shri Prahlad Rai AgarwalaTrade and IndustryWest Bengal
Prof. Najma AkhtarLiterature and EducationDelhi
Shri Sumit AntilSportsHaryana
Shri T Senka AoLiterature and EducationNagaland
Ms. Kamalini Asthana and Ms. Nalini Asthana* (Duo)ArtUttar Pradesh
Shri Subbanna AyyappanScience and EngineeringKarnataka
Shri J K BajajLiterature and EducationDelhi
Shri Sirpi BalasubramaniamLiterature and EducationTamil Nadu
Srimad Baba BaliaSocial WorkOdisha
Ms. Sanghamitra BandyopadhyayScience and EngineeringWest Bengal
Ms. Madhuri BarthwalArtUttarakhand
Shri Akhone Asgar Ali BasharatLiterature and EducationLadakh
Dr. Himmatrao BawaskarMedicineMaharashtra
Shri Harmohinder Singh BediLiterature and EducationPunjab
Shri Pramod BhagatSportsOdisha
Shri S Ballesh BhajantriArtTamil Nadu
Shri Khandu Wangchuk BhutiaArtSikkim
Shri Maria Christopher ByrskiLiterature and EducationPoland
Acharya ChandanajiSocial WorkBihar
Ms. Sulochana ChavanArtMaharashtra
Shri Neeraj ChopraSportsHaryana
Ms. Shakuntala ChoudharySocial WorkAssam
Shri Sankaranarayana Menon ChundayilSportsKerala
Shri S DamodaranSocial WorkTamil Nadu
Shri Faisal Ali DarSportsJammu and Kashmir
Shri Jagjit Singh DardiTrade and IndustryChandigarh
Dr. Prokar DasguptaMedicineUnited Kingdom
Shri Aditya Prasad DashScience and EngineeringOdisha
Dr. Lata DesaiMedicineGujarat
Shri Malji bhai DesaiPublic AffairsGujarat
Ms. Basanti DeviSocial WorkUttarakhand
Ms. Lourembam Bino DeviArtManipur
Ms. Muktamani DeviTrade and IndustryManipur
Ms. Shyamamani DeviArtOdisha
Shri Khalil Dhantejvi(Posthumous)Literature and EducationGujarat
Shri Savaji Bhai DholakiaSocial WorkGujarat
Shri Arjun Singh DhurveArtMadhya Pradesh
Dr. Vijaykumar Vinayak DongreMedicineMaharashtra
Shri Chandraprakash DwivediArtRajasthan
Shri Dhaneswar EngtiLiterature and EducationAssam
Shri Om Prakash GandhiSocial WorkHaryana
Shri Narasimha Rao GarikapatiLiterature and EducationAndhra Pradesh
Shri Girdhari Ram GhonjuLiterature and EducationJharkhand
(Posthumous)
Shri Shaibal Gupta(Posthumous)Literature and EducationBihar
Shri Narasingha Prasad GuruLiterature and EducationOdisha
Shri Gosaveedu Shaik Hassan(Posthumous)ArtAndhra Pradesh
Shri Ryuko HiraTrade and IndustryJapan
Ms. Sosamma IypeOthers - Animal HusbandryKerala
Shri Avadh Kishore JadiaLiterature and EducationMadhya Pradesh
Ms. Sowcar JanakiArtTamil Nadu
Ms. Tara JauharLiterature and EducationDelhi
Ms. Vandana KatariaSportsUttarakhand
Shri H R KeshavamurthyArtKarnataka
Shri Rutger KortenhorstLiterature and EducationIreland
Shri P Narayana KurupLiterature and EducationKerala
Ms. Avani LekharaSportsRajasthan
Shri Moti Lal MadanScience and EngineeringHaryana
Shri Shivnath MishraArtUttar Pradesh
Dr. Narendra Prasad MisraMedicineMadhya Pradesh
(Posthumous)
Shri Darshanam MogilaiahArtTelangana
Shri Guruprasad MohapatraCivil ServiceDelhi
(Posthumous)
Shri Thavil Kongampattu A V MurugaiyanArtPuducherry
Ms. R MuthukannammalArtTamil Nadu
Shri Abdul Khader NadakattinOthers - Grassroots InnovationKarnataka
Shri Amai Mahalinga NaikOthers - AgricultureKarnataka
Shri Tsering NamgyalArtLadakh
Shri A K C NatarajanArtTamil Nadu
Shri V L NghakaLiterature and EducationMizoram
Shri Sonu NigamArtMaharashtra
Shri Ram Sahay PandayArtMadhya Pradesh
Shri Chirapat PrapandavidyaLiterature and EducationThailand
Ms. K V RabiyaSocial WorkKerala
Shri Anil Kumar RajvanshiScience and EngineeringMaharashtra
Shri Sheesh RamArtUttar Pradesh
Shri RamachandraiahArtTelangana
Dr. Sunkara Venkata Adinarayana RaoMedicineAndhra Pradesh
Ms. Gamit Ramilaben RaysingbhaiSocial WorkGujarat
Ms. Padmaja ReddyArtTelangana
Guru Tulku RinpocheOthers - SpiritualismArunachal Pradesh
Shri Brahmanand SankhwalkarSportsGoa
Shri Vidyanand SarekLiterature and EducationHimachal Pradesh
Shri Kali Pada SarenLiterature and EducationWest Bengal
Dr. Veeraswamy SeshiahMedicineTamil Nadu
Ms. Prabhaben ShahSocial WorkDadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu
Shri Dilip ShahaniLiterature and EducationDelhi
Shri Ram Dayal SharmaArtRajasthan
Shri Vishwamurti ShastriLiterature and EducationJammu and Kashmir
Ms. Tatiana Lvovna ShaumyanLiterature and EducationRussia
Shri SiddhalingaiahLiterature and EducationKarnataka
(Posthumous)
Shri Kaajee SinghArtWest Bengal
Shri Konsam Ibomcha SinghArtManipur
Shri Prem SinghSocial WorkPunjab
Shri Seth Pal SinghOthers - AgricultureUttar Pradesh
Ms. Vidya Vindu SinghLiterature and EducationUttar Pradesh
Baba Iqbal Singh JiSocial WorkPunjab
Dr. Bhimsen SinghalMedicineMaharashtra
Shri SivanandaOthers - YogaUttar Pradesh
Shri Ajay Kumar SonkarScience and EngineeringUttar Pradesh
Ms. Ajita SrivastavaArtUttar Pradesh
Sadguru Brahmeshanand Acharya SwamiOthers - SpiritualismGoa
Dr. Balaji Tambe(Posthumous)MedicineMaharashtra
Shri Raghuvendra TanwarLiterature and EducationHaryana
Dr. Kamlakar TripathiMedicineUttar Pradesh
Ms. Lalita VakilArtHimachal Pradesh
Ms. Durga Bai VyamArtMadhya Pradesh
Shri Jyantkumar Maganlal VyasScience and EngineeringGujarat
Ms. Badaplin WarLiterature and EducationMeghalaya

Refused the honour

  • Former West Bengal Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee and playback singer Sandhya Mukherjee have refused the Padma awards.
  • Earlier, Former CPM General Secretary late EMS Namboodripad had also refused the Padma Vibhushan in 1992.
  • Civil servants PN Haksar, as well as K Subrahmanyam, had also refused the awards and so did historian Romila Thapar.

Highlights About Padma Awards

  • The youngest recipient of Padma Shri is Vishwanath Anand at the age of 18.
  • Initially, the recommendations were made by ministers only but in 2015 current BJP Government decided to end this practice, now the recommendations can be made by Indian Citizens for others and themselves also via the online Padma Award.
  • Padma Award is normally not conferred posthumously. However, in high deserving case, The Government can consider giving an award posthumously.
  • A higher category of Padma award can be conferred on a person only where a period of at least five years have elapsed since the conferment of last Padma Award. However, in the case of highly deserving candidates, relaxation can be made by the Award Committee.
  • Awards are presented by the President of India usually in the month of March/April.
  • If awardees desire their names are published in the Gazette of India on the day of the Presentation Ceremony.
  • The total number of awards given in a year (excluding posthumous awards and NRI/Foreigner/OCIs) should not be more than 120.
  • The award does not amount to a title and cannot be used a suffix or prefix to the awardee’s name.
  • Padma Award winners get a Sanad (certificate) with President’s signature and medallion. Padma Awardees do not get any cash allowance or any special concessions in rail/air travel. Neither do they get Diplomatic passport-like Bharat Ratana Awardee.

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Vivek Navile

Vivek NavileJan 28, 2021

Padma vibhushan 7 awards?
Vinayak Bote

Vinayak BoteJan 28, 2021

Sonu Sood should have been considered for the award.
Soujanya

SoujanyaJan 28, 2021

We should remember all padmasri awardees for the exams???
Soujanya

SoujanyaJan 28, 2021

Please any one reply me,🙏🙏🙏.........
Chinmoy

ChinmoyNov 9, 2021

pdf mei bhi pin kar diya kijiye.

FAQs

  • A total of 128 Padma Awards were confermented by the President.

  • Sudarshan Sahoo, an eminent sculptor from Odisha, has been awarded Padma Vibhushan award recently.

  • Padma Vibhushan is the second Highest Civilian award in India awarded for exceptional and distinguished services.

  • The youngest recipient of Padma Shri is Vishwanath Anand at the age of 18

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