India’s Highest Civilian Padma Awards Winner for 2018

Padma Awards (Civilian Awards), prestigious awards of government of India. Which were instituted in the year 1954 and is announced every year on the occasion of Republic Day (26 January). Here I have listed India’s highest civilian Padma Awards winner for 2018, check here for Padma Awards Winner for 2017 in India.

The award is 4 categories. They are:

  1. Bharat Ratna
  2. Padma Vibhushan
  3. Padma Bhushan
  4. Padma Shri.

The award specifications are:

Bharat Ratna: The decoration is in the form of a peepal leaf, about 5.8 cm long, 4.7 cm wide and 3.1 mm thick. It is of toned bronze. On its obverse is embossed a replica of the sun, 1.6 cm in diameter, below which the words Bharat Ratna are embossed in Devanagari script. On the reverse are State emblem and the motto, also in Devanagari. The emblem, the sun and the rim are of platinum. The inscriptions are in burnished bronze.

Padma Vibhushan: The badge design is “mainly circular” 1-3/16-inch burnished bronze (changed from toned bronze in 1957) badge with geometrical patterns. The center had a lotus flower with four major petals embossed in white gold. Above and below this flower, the name of the decoration Padma Vibhushan was embossed in silver-gilt.

Padma Bhushan: The badge design is “mainly circular” 1-3/16-inch burnished bronze (changed from toned bronze in 1957) badge with geometrical patterns. The center had a lotus flower with three major petals embossed in white gold. Above and below this flower, the name of the decoration Padma Bhushan was embossed in silver-gilt.

List of India’s Highest Civilian Padma Awards Winner for 2018

Padma Vibhushan

  1. Shri Ilaiyaraaja, from Tamil Nadu, in Art and Music.
  2. Shri Ghulam Mustafa Khan, from Maharashtra, in Art and Music.
  3. Shri Parameswaran Parameswaran, from Kerala, in Literature and Education.

Padma Bhushan

  1. Shri Pankaj Advani won in Sports for his contribution in Billiards/Snooker. He hails from Karnataka
  2. Shri Philipose Mar Chrysostom won under the Others category for working towards Spiritualism. He hails from Kerala
    3. Shri Mahendra Singh Dhoni won in Sports for his remarkable contribution towards Indian Cricket.
  3. Shri Alexander Kadakin, a Foreigner, won the Padma Bhushan in Public Affairs. He comes from Russia.
  4. Shri Ramachandran Nagaswamy also won under the Others category for contributions in the field of Archaeology. He belongs to Tamil Nadu
  5. Shri Ved Prakash Nanda won the Padma Bhushan in Literature and Education.
  6. Shri Laxman Pai won the award for his contribution in Art and Painting.
  7. Shri Arvind Parikh won the award in the field of Art and Music.
  8. Ms. Sharda Sinha also won the award in the field of Art and Music.

Padma Shri

  1. Shri Abhay Bang (Duo) won in Medicine with his wife, Ms Rani Bang
  2. Shri Damodar Ganesh Bapat won the Padma Shri in Social Work
  3. Shri Prafulla Govinda Baruah won the award in Literature and Education for his contribution to Journalism
  4. Shri Mohan Swaroop Bhatia won the Padma Shri in Art for his Folk Music
  5. Shri Sudhanshu Biswas won the award in Social Work
  6. Ms Saikhom Mirabai Chanu won in Sports for Weightlifting
  7. Shri Pandit Shyamlal Chaturvedi won in Literature and Education for his contribution to Journalism
  8. Shri Jose Ma Joey Concepcion III (Foreigner), Trade & Industry, Philippines
  9. Ms Langpoklakpam Subadani Devi – Art-Weaving
  10. Shri Somdev Devvarman – Sports (Tennis)
  11. Shri Yeshi Dhoden – Medicine
  12. Arup Kumar Dutta – Literature and Education
  13. Shri Doddarange Gowda – Art (Lyrics)
  14. Shri Arvind Gupta – Literature and Education
  15. Shri Digamber Hansda – Literature and Education
  16. Shri Ramli Bin Ibrahim (Foreigner) – Art-Dance
  17. Shri Anwar Jalalpuri (Posthumous) – Literature and Education
  18. Shri Piyong Temjen Jamir – Literature and Education
  19. Ms Sitavva Joddati – Social Work
  20. Ms. Malti Joshi – Literature and Education
  21. Shri Manoj Joshi – Art (Acting)
  22. Shri Rameshwarlal Kabra – Trade & Industry
  23. Shri Pran Kishore Kaul – Art
  24. Shri Bounlap Keokangna (Foreigner) – Others – Architecture
  25. Shri Vijay Kichlu Art – Music
  26. Shri Tommy Koh (Foreigner) – Public Affairs
  27. Ms Lakshmikutty – Medicine-Traditional
  28. Ms Joyshree Goswami Mahanta- Literature and Education
  29. Shri Narayan Das Maharaj Others – Spiritualism
  30. Shri Pravakara Maharana Art – Sculpture
  31. Shri Hun Many (Foreigner) – Public Affairs
  32. Ms Nouf Marwaai (Foreigner) – Others-Yoga
  33. Shri Zaverilal Mehta – Literature and Education-Journalism
  34. Shri Krishna Bihari Mishra – Literature and Education
  35. Shri Sisir Purushottam Mishra Art – Cinema
  36. Ms. Subhasini Mistry – Social Work
  37. Shri Tomio Mizokami (Foreigner) – Literature and Education
  38. Shri Somdet Phra Maha Muniwong (Foreigner) – Others-Spiritualism
  39. Shri Keshav Rao Musalgaonkar – Literature and Education
  40. Dr Thant Myint – U (Foreigner) – Public Affairs
  41. Ms V Nanammal – Others-Yoga
  42. Ms Sulagitti Narasamma – Social Work
  43. Ms Vijayalakshmi Navaneethakrishnan – Art-Folk Music
  44. Shri I Nyoman Nuarta (Foreigner) – Art-Sculpture
  45. Shri Malai Haji Abdullah Bin Malai Haji Othman (Foreigner) – Social Work
  46. Shri Gobaradhan Panika – Art-Weaving
  47. Shri Bhabani Charan Pattanaik – Public Affairs
  48. Shri Murlikant Petkar – Sports-Swimming
  49. Shri Habibullo Rajabov (Foreigner) – Literature and Education
  50. Shri MR Rajagopal – Medicine-Palliative Care
  51. Shri Sampat Ramteke (Posthumous) – Social Work
  52. Shri Chandra Sekhar Rath- Literature and Education
  53. Shri SS Rathore – Civil Service
  54. Shri Amitava Roy – Science and Engineering
  55. Shri Sanduk Ruit (Foreigner) – Medicine (Ophthalmology)
  56. Shri R Sathyanarayana – Art-Music
  57. Shri Pankaj M Shah – Medicine (Oncology)
  58. Shri Bhajju Shyam – Art-Painting
  59. Shri Maharao Raghuveer Singh – Literature and Education
  60. Shri Kidambi Srikanth – Sports-Badminton
  61. Shri Ibrahim Sutar – Art-Music
  62. Shri Siddeshwara Swamiji – Others-Spiritualism
  63. Ms Lentina Ao Thakkar – Social Work
  64. Shri Vikram Chandra Thakur – Science and Engineering
  65. Shri Rudrapatnam Narayanaswamy Tharanathan with Shri Rudrapatnam
  66. Narayanaswamy Thyagarajan – Art (Music)
  67. Shri Nguyen Tien Thien (Foreigner) – Others-Spiritualism
  68. Shri Bhagirath Prasad Tripathi – Literature and Education
  69. Shri Rajagopalan Vasudevan – Science and Engineering
  70. Shri Manas Bihari Verma – Science and Engineering
  71. Shri Panatawane Gangadhar Vithobaji – Literature and Education
  72. Shri Romulus Whitaker – Others (Wildlife Conservation)
  73. Shri Baba Yogendra – Art
  74. Shri A Zakia – Literature and Education

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