Padma awards: 2016

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Some Padma Vibhushan awardees 2016. Graphic The Times of India

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The awardees of 2016

In 2016 the President of India has approved conferment of Padma Awards to 112 persons as per the list below. The list comprises of 10 Padma Vibhushan, 19 Padma Bhushan and 83 Padma Shri Awardees. 19 of the awardees are women and the list also includes 10 persons from the category of foreigners, NRIs, PIOs (include one posthumous) and 4 Posthumous awardees.

Padma Vibhushan

 

Sl. No

Name

Field

State

1.                   

Yamini Krishnamurthi

Art- Classical dance

Delhi

2.                   

Shri Rajinikanth

Art-Cinema

Tamil Nadu

3.                   

Smt. Girija Devi

Art-Classical Vocal

West Bengal

4.                   

Shri Ramoji Rao

Literature & Education-Journalism

Andhra Pradesh

5.                   

Dr. Viswanathan Shanta

Medicine- Oncology

Tamil Nadu

6.                   

Shri Shri Ravi Shankar

Others-Spiritualism

Karnataka

7.                   

Shri Jagmohan

Public Affairs

Delhi

8.                   

Dr.Vasudev Kalkunte Aatre

Science & Engineering

Karnataka

9.                   

Shri Avinash Dixit

(Foreigner)

Literature & Education

USA

10.               

 Shri Dhiru Bhai Ambani (Posthumous)

Trade & Industry

Maharashtra

 

Padma Bhushan

Some Padma Bhushan awardees 2016. Graphic The Times of India

 

Sl. No.

Name

Field

State

11.               

Shri Anupam Kher

Art-Cinema

Maharashtra

12.               

Shri Udit Narayan Jha

Art-Playback Singing

Maharashtra

13.               

Shri Ram V.  Sutar

Art-Sculpture

Uttar Pradesh

14.               

Shri Heisnam Kanhailal

Art-Theatre

Manipur

15.               

Shri Vinod Rai

Civil Service

Kerala

16.               

Dr. Yarlagadda Lakshmi Prasad

Literature & Education

Andhra Pradesh

17.               

Prof. N. S. Ramanuja Tatacharya

Literature & Education

Maharashtra

18.               

Dr. Barjinder Singh Hamdard

Literature & Education - Journalism

Punjab

19.               

Prof. D. Nageshwar Reddy

Medicine-Gastroenterology

Telangana

20.               

Swami Tejomayananda

Other-Spiritualism

Maharashtra

21.               

Shri Hafeez Contractor

Others-Architecture

Maharashtra

22.               

Shri  Ravindra Chandra Bhargava

Public Affairs

Uttar Pradesh

23.               

Dr.Venkata Rama Rao Alla

Science & Engineering

Andhra Pradesh

24.               

Kum. Saina Nehwal

Sports-Badminton

Telangana

25.               

Smt. Sania Mirza

Sports-Tennis

Telangana

26.               

Smt. Indu Jain

Trade & Industry

Delhi

27.               

 Swami Dayanand Sarawasati (Posthumous)

Others-Spiritualism

Uttarakhand

28.               

Shri Robert Blackwill (Foreigner)

Public Affairs

USA

29.               

Shri Pallonji Shapoorji  Mistry (NRI/PIO)

Trade & Industry

Ireland

           

Padma Shri

 

Sl. No

Name

Field

State

30.               

Prathibha Prahlad

Art- Classical Dance

Delhi

31.               

Shri Bhikhudan Gadhvi

Art- Folk Music

Gujarat

32.               

Shri  Sribhas Chandra Supakar

Art- Textile Designing

Uttar Pradesh

33.               

Shri Ajay Devgn

Art-Cinema

Maharashtra

34.               

Kum. Priyanka Chopra

Art-Cinema

Maharashtra

35.               

Pt. Tulsidas Borkar

Art-Classical Music

Goa

36.               

Dr. Soma Ghosh

Art-Classical Vocal

Uttar Pradesh

37.               

Shri  Nila Madhab Panda

Art-Film Direction and Production

Delhi

38.               

Shri S.S. Rajamouli

Art-Film Direction and Production

Karnataka

39.               

Shri Madhur Bhandarkar

Art-Film Direction and Production

Maharashtra

40.               

Prof. M. Venkatesh Kumar

Art-Folk Artist

Karnataka

41.             

Kum. Gulabi Sapera

Art-Folk Dance

Rajasthan

42.               

Smt. Mamta Chandrakar

Art-Folk Music

Chhattisgarh

43.               

Kum. Malini Awasthi

Art-Folk Music

Uttar Pradesh

44.               

Shri Jai Prakash Lekhiwal

Art-Miniature Painting

Delhi

45.               

Shri  K. Laxma Goud

Art-Painting

Telangana

46.               

Shri Bhalchandra Dattatray Mondhe

Art-Photography

Madhya Pradesh

47.               

Shri Naresh Chander Lal

Art-Theatre & Cinema

Andaman & Nicobar

48.               

Shri Dhirendra Nath Bezbaruah

Literature & Education

Assam

49.               

Shri Prahlad Chandra Tasa

Literature & Education

Assam

50.               

Dr.Ravindra Nagar

Literature & Education

Delhi

51.               

Shri Dahyabhai Shastri

Literature & Education

Gujarat

52.               

Dr.Santeshivara Bhyrappa

Literature & Education

Karnataka

53.               

Shri  Haldar Nag

Literature & Education

Odisha

54.               

Shri Kameshwaram Brahma

Literature & Education -Journalism

Assam

55.               

Prof. Pushpesh Pant

Literature & Education-Journalism

Delhi

56.               

Shri Jawaharlal Kaul

Literature & Education-Journalism

Jammu & Kashmir

57.               

Shri Ashok Malik

Literature &Education

Delhi

58.               

Dr.Mannam Gopi Chand

Medicine-Cardio Thoracic Surgery

Telangana

59.               

Prof. Ravi Kant

Medicine-Surgery

Uttar Pradesh

60.               

Prof. Ram Harsh Singh

Medicine- Ayurveda

Uttar Pradesh

61.               

Prof. Shiv Narain Kureel

Medicine- Paediatric Surgery

Uttar Pradesh

62.               

Dr.Sabya Sachi Sarkar

Medicine –Radiology

Uttar Pradesh

63.               

Dr. Alla Gopala Krishna Gokhale

Medicine-Cardiac Surgery

Andhra Pradesh

64.               

Prof. T.K. Lahiri

Medicine-Cardio Thoracic Surgery

Uttar Pradesh

65.               

Dr. Praveen Chandra

Medicine-Cardiology

 Delhi

66.               

Prof. (Dr) Daljeet Singh Gambhir

Medicine-Cardiology

Uttar Pradesh

67.               

Dr.Chandrasekar  Shesadri  Thoguluva

Medicine-Gastroenterology

Tamil Nadu

68.               

Dr. (Mrs.) Anil Kumari Malhotra

Medicine-Homeopathy

Delhi

69.               

Prof. M.V. Padma Srivastava

Medicine-Neurology

Delhi

70.               

Dr. Sudhir V. Shah

Medicine-Neurology

Gujarat

71.               

Dr. M. M. Joshi

Medicine-Ophthalmology

Karnataka

72.               

Prof. (Dr) John Ebnezar

Medicine-Orthopaedic Surgery

Karnataka

73.               

Dr. Nayudamma Yarlagadda

Medicine-Paediatric Surgery

Andhra Pradesh

74.               

Shri  Simon Oraon

Other –Environment Conservation

Jharkhand

75.               

Shri Imitiaz Qureshi

Other-Culinary

Delhi

76.               

Shri Piyush Pandey

Others-Advertising & Communication

Maharashtra

77.               

Shri Subhash Palekar

Others-Farming

Maharashtra

78.               

Shri Ravinder Kumar Sinha

Others-Wildlife Conservation

Bihar

79.               

Dr. H.R. Nagendra

Others-Yoga

Karnataka

80.               

Shri M. C. Mehta

Public Affairs

Delhi

81.               

Shri M. N. Krishna Mani

Public Affairs

Delhi

82.               

Shri Ujjwal Nikam

Public Affairs

Maharashtra

83.               

Shri Tokheho Sema

Public Affairs

Nagaland

84.               

Dr. Satish Kumar

Science & Engineering

Delhi

85.               

Dr.Mylswamy Annadurai

Science & Engineering

Karnataka

86.               

Prof. Dipankar Chatterji

Science & Engineering

Karnataka

87.               

Prof.(Dr.) Ganapati Dadasaheb  Yadav

Science & Engineering

Maharashtra

88.               

Smt. (Prof.) Veena Tandon

Science & Engineering

Meghalaya

89.               

Shri Onkar Nath Srivastava

Science and Engineering

Uttar Pradesh

90.               

Kum. Sunita Krishnan

Social Work

Andhra Pradesh

91.               

Shri Ajoy Kumar Dutta

Social Work

Assam

92.               

Shri  M. Pandit  Dasa

Social Work

Karnataka

93.               

Shri  P. P. Gopinathan Nair

Social Work

Kerala

94.               

Smt. Madeleine Herman de Blic

Social Work

Puducherry

95.               

Shri Srinivasan Damal Kandalai

Social work

Tamil Nadu

96.               

Shri Sudhakar Olwe

Social Work

Maharashtra

97.               

Dr. T.V. Narayana

Social Work

Telangana

98.               

Shri Arunachalam Murugantham

Social Work

Tamil Nadu

99.               

Kum. Deepika Kumari

Sports-Archery

Jharkhand

100.           

Shri Sushil Doshi

Sports-commentary

Madhya Pradesh

101.           

Shri Mahesh Sharma

Trade & Industry

Delhi

102.           

Shri Saurabh Srivastava

Trade & Industry

Delhi

103.           

Sh Dilip Sanghvi

Trade & Industry

Maharashtra

104.           

Dr. Keki Hormusji Gharda

Trade & Industry

Maharashtra

105.           

 Shri Prakash Chand Surana  (Posthumous)

Art  -Classical Music

Rajasthan

106.           

 Shri  Saeed Jaffrey (NRI/PIO/Posthumous)

Art-Cinema

UK

107.           

Shri  Michael Postel

(Foreigner)

Art-Archaeology

France

108.           

Shri  Salman  Amin Sal Khan (NRI/PIO)

Literature & Education

USA

 

109.           

Smt. Hui Lan Zhang (Foreigner)

Others-Yoga

China

110.           

Shri  Predrag K. Nikic (Foreigner)

Others-Yoga

Serbia

111.           

Dr.Sundar Aditya Menon

(NRI/PIO)

Social Work

UAE

112.           

Shri  Ajaypal Singh  Banga (NRI/PIO)

Trade & Industry

USA

 

 


Names recommended but not in the final list

The Times of India, May 21 2016

Kangana too was named for Padma

Two-time national award winner for best actress Kangana Ranaut, cricketers Gautam Gambhir and Zaheer Khan, playback singer Suman Kalyanpur and gha zal maestros Talat Aziz and Chandan Dass were recommended for Padma Awards, 2016 by the search committee but failed to make it to the final list.

Ranaut won the national award for best actress in a row in 2015 and 2016 for `Queen' and `Tanu Weds Manu Returns' respectively .She had in 2010 also won the national award for best supporting actress for her performance in `Fashion'.

Not all names recommended by the Padma Awards search committee show up in the final list, released each year on Republic Day eve. The recommendations, as finalised by the search committee, are forwarded to the Prime Minister's Office, which may make further changes as it deems appropriate.

Among the other names that were recommended by the search committee were al so that of wrestler Sushil Ku mar, Defence Research and Development Organisation scientist K D Nayak, scientist and former secretary for earth sciences Shailesh Nayak, exICAR boss S Ayyapan, nuclear scientist Ratan Kumar Sinha, film director K Raghvendra Rao (a big name in Telugu cinema) and Jamia Milia Islamia vice-chancellor Prof Talat Ahmad.

As many as 112 eminent persons were conferred the Padma awards. The se included 10 Padma Vibhus han, 19 Padma Bhushan and 83 Padma Shri awardees.

See also

Padma awards <> Bharat Ratna <> Padma awards: 2010<> Padma awards: 2011<> Padma awards: 2012<> Padma awards: 2014<> Padma awards: 2015<> Padma awards: 2016<> Padma awards: 2017<>

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