Padma awards 2019 From Mohanlal to Prabhudheva here the complete list of winners

Mar 12 2019 10:24AM

56 of the 112 inspiring personalities, who were selected for this year Padma awards, were conferred the prestigious honour on Monday by President Ram Nath Kovind at a special function in Rashtrapati Bhavan. The awards are announced on the occasion of Republic Day every year.

Padma Awards - one of the highest civilian awards of the country, are conferred in three categories, namely, Padma Vibhushan, Padma Bhushan and Padma Shri.

Distribution of Padma awards
The awards are given in various disciplines/fields of activities; 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
Padma Shri for distinguished service in any field
This year awardees are from across the nation, all segments of society and the government has gone beyond excellence alone, recognising the larger impact and their selfless service, the official said.
A record 50,000 nominations were received for the 2019 awards, which is 20 times those received in 2014 when there were just 2,200 nominations.
List of Padma awardees 2019
The list comprises four Padma Vibhushan, 14 Padma Bhushan and 94 Padma Shri Awards.
21 of the awardees are women and the list also includes 11 persons from the category of foreigners/NRI/PIO/OCI, three posthumous awardees, and one transgender person.

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