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Padma Awards 2022 Announced: Check Full List of Padma Recipients

On Tuesday 25 January, the Home Ministry announced the full list of Padma Awards 2022. Olympic medalist Neeraj Chopra is selected for Padma Shri and CDS Gen Bipin Rawat for Padma Vibhushan.

Padma Awards 2022 Announced: Check Full List of Padma Recipients

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  26 Jan 2022 8:40 AM GMT

Padma Awards for this year have been announced by the Union Home Ministry on the eve of the 73rd Republic Day of India i.e. on Tuesday 25 January. President Ram Nath Kovind approved conferment for the Padma Awards.

As many as 128 eminent personalities have been selected for the Padma Awards 2022 and among all recipients, 17 persons were chosen for the Padma Bhushan Award, 107 people are the Padma Shree Awardee and 4 personalities will be honoured with the Padma Vibhushan.

13 personalities are selected for the Padma posthumous Award 2022 and 10 for the category of Foreigners/NRI/PIO/OCI.

General Bipin Rawat, the first Chief of Defence Staff of the country has been listed in the Padma Vibhushan list and Hindutva poster boy, Kalyan Singh, the former chief minister of Uttar Pradesh has also been named for the name category of Padma Award.

Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee, the former WB chief minister and veteran Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad are among the renowned politicians who are selected to be honoured with the 3rd highest civilian award, Padma Bhushan.

Krishna Ella and his wife Suchitra Ella, the owners of the leading Indian firm Bharat Biotech receive the Padma Bhushan Award 2022. The Bharat Biotech multinational biotechnology company of India from Hyderabad is known for producing the indigenous vaccine for COVID-19 known as Covaxin.

The covid 19 vaccine called Covidshied Manufacturer Company, Serum Institute of India is also recognized as its owner Cyrus Ponawalla is listed in the Padma Bhushan list.

Notably, Olympic gold medalist Neeraj Chopra is one of the Padma Shri Awardees among 107 others. Other Olympic medalists to receive the same honour are Vandana Kataria and Parmod Bhagat.

The CEO of Microsoft company Satya Nadella and the CEO of Alphabet named Sundar Pichai is selected for the Padma Bhushan Award 2022.

The Padma Awards are announced every year on the eve of Republic Day and are awarded at Rashtrapati Bhawan in March or April to the people making an outstanding contribution in different fields such as social work, medicine, literature, public affairs, civil service, business, education and others.

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