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Padma Awards 2018Padma Awards – one of the highest civilian Awards of India, are conferred in three categories, namely, Padma Vibhushan, Padma Bhushan and Padma Shri. The Awards are given in various disciplines/ fields of activities, viz.- art, social work, public affairs, science and engineering, trade and industry, medicine, literature and education, sports, civil service, etc.

Every year on 26th January, Republic day these awards are announced. These awards are conferred by the President of India at ceremonial functions which are held at Rashtrapati Bhawan usually around March/ April every year. The Padma Awards are among the highest civilian honours given by India, and the awardees are named annually on the eve of Republic Day. A total of 85 Padma awards were announced for 2018.

Below is the detailed list of Padma awards recipients 2018. Apart from this list 10 ASEAN countries residents also received Padma Awards 2018

Padma Vibhushan

Sl. No Name Field State
1. Shri Illaiyaraja Art-Music Tamil Nadu
2. Shri Ghulam Mustafa Khan Art-Music Maharashtra
3. Shri Parameswaran Parameswaran Literature and Education Kerala

Padma Bhushan

Sl. No Name Field State
1. Shri Pankaj Advani Sports- Billiards/Snooker Karnataka
2. Shri Philipose Mar Chrysostom Others-Spiritualism Kerala
3. Shri Mahendra Singh Dhoni Sports-Cricket Jharkhand
4. Shri Alexander Kadakin

(Foreigner/Posthumous)

Public Affairs Russia
5. Shri Ramachandran Nagaswamy Others-Archaeology Tamil Nadu
6. Shri Ved Prakash Nanda

(OCI)

Literature and Education USA
7. Shri Laxman Pai Art-Painting Goa
8. Shri Arvind Parikh Art-Music Maharashtra
9. Ms. Sharda Sinha Art-Music Bihar

Padma Shri

Sl. No Name Field State
1. Shri Abhay Bang (Duo) Medicine Maharashtra
Ms. Rani Bang (Duo) Medicine Maharashtra
2. Shri Damodar Ganesh Bapat Social Work Chhattisgarh
3. Shri Prafulla Govinda Baruah Literature and Education-Journalism Assam
4. Shri Mohan Swaroop Bhatia Art-Folk Music Uttar Pradesh
5. Shri Sudhanshu Biswas Social Work West Bengal
6. Ms. Saikhom Mirabai Chanu Sports-Weightlifting Manipur
7. Shri Pandit Shyamlal Chaturvedi Literature and Education-Journalism Chhattisgarh
8. Shri Jose Ma Joey Concepcion III (Foreigner) Trade & Industry Philippines
9. Ms. Langpoklakpam Subadani Devi Art-Weaving Manipur
10. Shri Somdev Devvarman Sports-Tennis Tripura
11. Shri Yeshi Dhoden Medicine Himachal Pradesh
12. Shri Arup Kumar Dutta Literature and Education Assam
13. Shri Doddarange Gowda Art-Lyrics Karnataka
14. Shri Arvind Gupta Literature and Education Maharashtra
15. Shri Digamber Hansda Literature and Education Jharkhand
16. Shri Ramli Bin Ibrahim

(Foreigner)

Art-Dance Malaysia
17. Shri Anwar Jalalpuri

(Posthumous)

Literature and Education Uttar Pradesh
18. Shri Piyong Temjen Jamir Literature and Education Nagaland
19. Ms. Sitavva Joddati Social Work Karnataka
20. Ms. Malti Joshi Literature and

Education

Madhya Pradesh
21. Shri Manoj Joshi Art-Acting Maharashtra
22. Shri Rameshwarlal Kabra Trade & Industry Maharashtra
23. Shri Pran Kishore Kaul Art Jammu and

Kashmir

24. Shri Bounlap Keokangna

(Foreigner)

Others-Architecture Laos
25. Shri Vijay Kichlu Art-Music West Bengal
26. Shri Tommy Koh

(Foreigner)

Public Affairs Singapore
27. Ms. Lakshmikutty Medicine-Traditional Kerala
28. Ms. Joyshree Goswami

Mahanta

Literature and

Education

Assam
29. Shri Narayan Das Maharaj Others-Spiritualism Rajasthan
30. Shri Pravakara Maharana Art-Sculpture Odisha
31. Shri Hun Many

(Foreigner)

Public Affairs Cambodia
32. Ms. Nouf Marwaai

(Foreigner)

Others- Yoga Saudi Arabia
33. Shri Zaverilal Mehta Literature and

Education-Journalism

Gujarat
34. Shri Krishna Bihari Mishra Literature and

Education

West Bengal
35. Shri Sisir Purushottam

Mishra

Art-Cinema Maharashtra
36. Ms. Subhasini Mistry Social Work West Bengal
37. Shri Tomio Mizokami

(Foreigner)

Literature and

Education

Japan
38.

 

Shri Somdet Phra Maha

Muniwong

(Foreigner)

Others-Spiritualism

 

Thailand

 

39. Shri Keshav Rao

Musalgaonkar

Literature and

Education

Madhya Pradesh
40. Dr Thant Myint – U

(Foreigner)

Public Affairs Myanmar
41. Ms. V Nanammal Others-Yoga Tamil Nadu
42. Ms. Sulagitti Narasamma Social Work Karnataka
43. Ms. Vijayalakshmi

Navaneethakrishnan

Art-Folk Music Tamil Nadu
44. Shri I Nyoman Nuarta

(Foreigner)

Art- Sculpture Indonesia
45.

 

Shri Malai Haji Abdullah

Bin Malai Haji Othman

(Foreigner)

Social Work

 

Brunei

Darussalam

46. Shri Gobaradhan Panika Art-Weaving Odisha
47. Shri Bhabani Charan

Pattanaik

Public Affairs Odisha
48. Shri Murlikant Petkar Sports-Swimming Maharashtra
49. Shri Habibullo Rajabov

(Foreigner)

Literature and

Education

Tajikistan

 

 

50. Shri M R Rajagopal Medicine-Palliative

Care

Kerala
51. Shri Sampat Ramteke

(Posthumous)

Social Work Maharashtra
52. Shri Chandra Sekhar Rath Literature and

Education

Odisha
53. Shri S S Rathore Civil Service Gujarat
54. Shri Amitava Roy Science and

Engineering

West Bengal
55. Shri Sanduk Ruit

(Foreigner)

Medicine-

Ophthalmology

Nepal
56. Shri R Sathyanarayana Art-Music Karnataka
57. Shri Pankaj M Shah Medicine-Oncology Gujarat
58. Shri Bhajju Shyam Art-Painting Madhya Pradesh
59. Shri Maharao Raghuveer

Singh

Literature and

Education

Rajasthan
60. Shri Kidambi Srikanth Sports-Badminton Andhra Pradesh
61. Shri Ibrahim Sutar Art-Music Karnataka
62. Shri Siddeshwara Swamiji Others-Spiritualism Karnataka
63. Ms. Lentina Ao Thakkar Social Work Nagaland
64. Shri Vikram Chandra

Thakur

Science and

Engineering

Uttarakhand
65.

 

 

 

 

 

Shri Rudrapatnam

Narayanaswamy

Tharanathan (Duo)

Art-Music

 

 

Karnataka

 

 

Shri Rudrapatnam

Narayanaswamy

Thyagarajan (Duo)

Art-Music

 

Karnataka

 

66. Shri Nguyen Tien Thien

(Foreigner)

Others-Spiritualism Vietnam
67. Shri Bhagirath Prasad

Tripathi

Literature and

Education

Uttar Pradesh
68. Shri Rajagopalan Vasudevan Science and

Engineering

Tamil Nadu
69. Shri Manas Bihari Verma Science and

Engineering

Bihar
70. Shri Panatawane Gangadhar

Vithobaji

Literature and

Education

Maharashtra
71. Shri Romulus Whitaker Others-Wildlife

Conservation

Tamil Nadu
72. Shri Baba Yogendra Art Madhya Pradesh
73. Shri A Zakia Literature and

Education

Mizoram

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