Padma Bhushan

Padma Bhushan

PADMA BHUSHAN

Padma Bhushan

The Padma Bhushan is the third highest civilian award in the Republic of India, after the Bharat Ratna and the Padma Vibhushan, but comes before the Padma Shri.

It is awarded to citizens of India to recognize their distinguished contribution in various spheres of activity including the Arts, Education, Industry, Literature, Science, Sports, Medicine, Social Service and Public Affairs.

The award was established on 2 January 1954 by the President of India. It is awarded to recognize distinguished service of a high order to the nation, in any field.

Awardees

Padma Bhushan

YearAwardee NamePhoto
2016Saina NehwalSaina Nehwal
2014Pullela GopichandPullela Gopichand

Padma Shri

Padma Shri

Padma Shri (also Padmashree) is the fourth highest civilian award in the Republic of India, after the Bharat Ratna, the Padma Vibhushan and the Padma Bhushan. It is awarded by the Government of India.

It is awarded to citizens of India to recognize their distinguished contribution in various spheres of activity including the Arts, Education, Industry, Literature, Science, Sports, Medicine, Social Service and Public Affairs.

Awardees

Padma Shri

YearAwardee NamePhoto
2015P. V. SindhuP. V. Sindhu
2012S.M.Arif S.M.Arif
2010SAINA NEHWAL SAINA NEHWAL
2006MADHUMITA SINGH BISHT MADHUMITA SINGH BISHT
2005PULLELA GOPICHAND PULLELA GOPICHAND
1993MEENA SHAH MEENA SHAH
1982PRAKASH PADUKONE PRAKASH PADUKONE