Nomination for 2019 Padma Awards to close on September 15

Already 1,654 registrations have been made on the website, out of which 1,207 nominations and recommendations have been completed since the nominations opened on May 1.

Published: 12th June 2018 11:47 PM  |   Last Updated: 12th June 2018 11:47 PM   |  A+A-

Padma awards


NEW DELHI: The online nomination or recommendation process for the 2019 Padma awards will close on September 15, a Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) statement said on Tuesday.

Already 1,654 registrations have been made on the website, out of which 1,207 nominations and recommendations have been completed since the nominations opened on May 1.

"Nominations have been invited from Central Ministries, Departments, States, Union Territory Governments, Bharat Ratna and Padma Vibhushan awardees, Institutes of Excellence as also from several other sources to enable broad-based consideration", the statement said.

In earlier communication with them on April 25, the MHA requested them to make concerted efforts in identifying talented persons whose excellence and achievements really deserve to be recognised, and make suitable nominations in their favour.

The nominations or recommendations for the Padma awards are being received online only on the Padma portal

All citizens can make nominations or recommendation including self-nomination.

The Padma awards, namely, Padma Vibhushan, Padma Bhushan and Padma Shri, instituted in 1954, are among the highest civilian awards of the country and are announced on the occasion of the Republic Day every year.

The award seeks to recognise 'work of distinction' and is given for distinguished and exceptional achievements, service in all fields or disciplines such as, art, literature and education, sports, medicine, social work, science and engineering, public affairs, civil service, trade and industry.

The MHA communication requested that efforts may be made to identify talented persons from among women, weaker sections of the society, SCs & STs and Divyang (specially abled) persons, who deserve to be considered for the award.

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  • Ajeet Shah

    Jai. Hind
    5 months ago reply

    Late swimmer Sachin Nag
    9 months ago reply
  • Dr. Varghese Sebastian

    Dr. Varghese Sebastian: Sir I would like to submit myself for the 2019 Padmashree nominations. Could you please send the application form?
    9 months ago reply
  • Dr Vijay chourdia

    Government of the day is more open in considering Padma awards,to deserving , dedicated persons.
    10 months ago reply
  • Ranjit Khashaba Jadhav

    1 year ago reply
  • Ranjit Khashaba Jadhav

    Late Khashaba Dadasaheb Jadhav is such an Indian who bought laurels for India by stricking Bronze medal in wrestling at Helsinki Olympics in 1952.Padma awards were started in 1954
    1 year ago reply

    I have been putting my credential for PADMA AWARD for the last three years without any recommendatory notes but no success till date.I am recepient of DR.K.N.KATJU award in 1992 byM.P.GOVT in the field of MEDICINE.Without poisoning the delights of persons involved in selection process the names of those Padma awards winners should be notifed who got success without any recommendatory notes from any authority.In my view this will reflect total transparency.I beg apology in advance if there is hurt in feeling or sentiments of all those actively involved in the selection process of higest CIVILIAN AWARD.
    1 year ago reply
    • Ranjit Khashaba Jadhav

      1 year ago reply
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