Padma Shri

Centre appeals to citizens to identify talented achievers for Padma awards

The Union Home Ministry said online nominations or recommendations for the Padma awards -- Padma Vibhushan, Padma Bhushan and Padma Shri --  is underway.

published on : 1st September 2021

Nominations for 2022 Padma Awards open till September 15

Earlier on Sunday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi had urged people to nominate people for the awards.

published on : 14th July 2021

Nominate your choice of inspiring people for Padma awards: PM Narendra Modi to citizens

The Padma awards, namely, Padma Vibhushan, Padma Bhushan and Padma Shri are amongst the highest civilian awards of the country.

published on : 11th July 2021

Meghalaya governmentt announces Rs 2.5 lakh for two Padma Shri awardees

As for 61 year-old Nanandro Sangma, he has raised about 3,400 trees of the black pepper in his home garden which spreads across five hectares that he inherited from his in- laws in the 1980s.

published on : 3rd March 2021

Sunil Chhetri to be recommended for Padma Shri award

Chhetri is India's all-time leading goal-scorer with 56 goals from 97 appearances and is one of the forwards with better strike rates in world football.

published on : 1st May 2018

Won’t let anyone die untreated, says Padma Shri Subhasini Mistry, founder of Bengal's Humanity Hospital

Subashini’s resolve to treat poor patients stems from her experience of seeing her husband Sadhan Chandra Mistry die of gastroenteritis due to lack of treatment.

published on : 3rd February 2018

Being born in Bharat is biggest award for leprosy crusader Padma Shri Damodar Ganesh Bapat

A white half-sleeved vest covering his body and a dhoti wrapped around his legs, a frail 83-year-old figure walks with slow, a little wobbly, steps, enquiring about the well being of everyone.

published on : 3rd February 2018

Maharashtra: Gadchiroli tribals’ SEARCH for a healing touch ends here

Padma Shri awardees Dr Rani and Abhay Bang's SEARCH is a voluntary organisation that runs projects on tribal welfare, health, adolescent sex education and so on.

published on : 3rd February 2018

Salute to Nagaland’s first Gandhian Padma Shri Lentina Ao Thakkar

As Nagaland’s first woman to be trained in the Gandhian way of social work, she has been awarded the Padma Shri 68 years after she began training at the Kasturba Gandhi Ashram in Guwahati.

published on : 3rd February 2018

This is not the India we fought for, says freedom fighter Padma Shri Sudhanshu Biswas

Right from trying to gun down a judge in Calcutta to his botched plan of bombing Fort Williams, the nonagenarian has many tales about his fiery avatar as a revolutionary.

published on : 3rd February 2018

Three Padma awardees weren’t Kerala’s picks

Of the four Padma awardees from the state, 3 were not recommended by the state government, while all the names barring one that were proposed by it were rejected by the Centre.

published on : 3rd February 2018