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List of Civilian Awards 2007

The names for the prestigious Padma Awards 2007 were announced in New Delhi on January 25, 2007. These include Padma Vibhushan, Padma Bhushan and Padma Shri.

No one has been chosen for Bharat Ratna, the highest civilian honour of the nation, for the sixth consecutive year.

Padma Awards are amongst the highest civilian awards of the country. There are three categories of Padma Awards ‘Padma Vibhushan’, ‘Padma Bhushan’ and ‘Padma Shri’.

These are given for distinguished service in any field including Art Literature & Education, Science & Technology, Sports, Medicine, etc. Padma Awards are announced on the eve of the Republic Day every year.

Padma Vibhushan Award Winners :

  • Professor Dr. Balu Sankaran (Medicine)
  • Fali Sam Nariman (Public Affairs)
  • Khushwant Singh (Literature and Education)
  • N.N. Vohra (Civil Service)
  • Naresh Chandra (Civil Service)
  • Justice (Retd.) P.N. Bhagwati (Public Affairs)
  • Raja Rao (posthumous) (Literature and Education)
  • Dr. Raja Jesudoss Chelliah (Public Affairs)
  • Sudarshan Erinackal Chandy George (Science and Engineering)
  • Dr. V. Krishnamurthy (Civil Service)

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  • Prof. Bhikhu Parekh (Literature and Education, UK)
  • Chandra Prasad Saikia (posthumous) (Literature and Education)
  • Smt. Ela Gandhi (Public Affairs, South Africa)
  • Rev. Father Gabriel (Literature and Education)
  • Gopaldas Neeraj (Literature and Education)
  • Dr. Gurcharan Singh Kalkat (Science and Engineering)
  • Ms. Indra Nooyi (Trade and Industry, USA)
  • Jamshed J. Irani (Trade and Industry)
  • Javed Jan Nisaar Akhtar (Literature and Education)
  • Jeffrey D. Sachs (Literature and Education, USA)
  • Justice K.T. Thomas (Public Affairs)
  • Kavalam Narayan Panikkar (Art)
  • Captain L.Z. Sailo (Literature and Education)
  • Dr. Manju Sharma (Science and Engineering)
  • Dr. N. Mahalingam (Trade and Industry)
  • O. Suzuki (Trade and Industry, Japan)
  • Dr. Prithipal Singh Maini (Medicine)
  • Pandit Raj an Misra (Art)
  • Ramankutty Nair (Art)
  • Pandit Sajan Misra (Art)
  • Dr. Saroj Ghose (Science and Engineering)
  • Dr. Shiv Kumar Sarin (Medicine)
  • Prof. (Vaidya) Shriram Sharma (Medicine)
  • Somnath Hore (posthumous) (Art)
  • Sunil Bharti Mittal (Trade and Industry)
  • Syed Haider Raza (Art, France)
  • Hakim Syed Mohammad Sharfuddin Quadri (Medicine)
  • Prof. T.N. Srinivasan (Literature and Education, USA)
  • Prof. Tapan Ray Chaudhuri (literature and Education, UK)
  • Tyeb Mehta (Art)
  • Dr. Smt. V. Mohini Giri (Social Work)
  • Dr. Vilayanur Ramachandaran (Science and Engineering, USA)

List of Padma Shri Award Winners :

  • A. Sivasailam (Trade and Industry)
  • Dr. Adya Prasad Mishra (Literature and Education)
  • Amitav Ghosh (Literature and Education, USA)
  • Ananda M. Chakrabarty (Science and Engineering, USA)
  • Dr. Smt. Ananda Shankar Jayant (Art)
  • Dr. Anoop Misra (Medicine)
  • Dr. Ashok Kumar Hemal (Medicine)
  • Astad Aderbad Deboo (Art)
  • Dr. Atul Kumar (Medicine)
  • Dr. B. Paul Thaliath (Medicine)
  • Dr. Bakul Harshadrai Dholakia (Literature and Education)
  • Balbir Singh (Medicine)
  • Dr. Baldev Raj (Science and Engineering)
  • Bharath Balachandrai Menon (Art)
  • Prof. Devindra Rahinwal (posthumous) (Social Work)
  • Prof. (Dr.) Dilip K. Biswas (Science and Engineering)
  • Gajendra Narayan Singh (Art)
  • Geeta Chandran (Art)
  • Giriraj Kishore (Literature and Education)
  • Rajmata Goverdan Kumarri (Art)
  • Dr. Harpinder Singh Chawla (Medicine)
  • Jeev Milkha Singh (Sports)
  • Dr. K.R. Palaniswamy (Medicine)
  • Khalid Zaheer (Social Work)
  • Dr. Kharak Singh Valdiya (Science and Engineering)
  • Kiran Karnik (Science and Engineering)
  • Ms. Koneru Humpy (Sports)
  • Dr. Lalit Pande (Environment Protection)
  • Louis Remo Fernandes (Art)
  • Dr. M. Mohan Babu (Art)
  • Dr. Mahadev Prasad Pandey (Literature and Education)
  • Dr. Mahipal S. Sachdev (Medicine)
  • Dr. Manjunath Cholenahally Nanjappa (Medicine)
  • Dr. Mayilvahanan Natarajan (Medicine)
  • Ms. Meenakshi Gopinath (Literature and Education)
  • Ms. Miriam LVovna Salganik (Literature and Education)
  • Dr. Mohsin, Wali (Medicine)
  • Mujtaba Hussam (Literature and Education)
  • Prof. Mushirul Hassan (Literature and Education)
  • Ms. Naina Lai Kidwai (Trade and Industry)
  • Dr. Narmada Prasad Gupta (Medicine)
  • Smt. Neelamani Devi (Art)
  • P. Gopinathan (Art)
  • PR. Thilagam (Art)
  • Shri Pannuru Sripathy (Art)
  • Dr. Perumalsamy Namperumalsamy (Medicine)
  • Prof. (Smt.) Pratibha Ray (literature and Education)
  • Smt. Pushpa Hans (Art)
  • Rabinder Gokaldas Ahuja (Sea Cadet Corps Management)
  • Rajinder Gupta (Trade and Industry)
  • Dr. Ravi Narayan Bastia (Science and Engineering)
  • Shri Ravindra Dayal (Posthumous) (Literature & Education)
  • Prof. Rostislav Borisovich Rybakov (Literature and Education, Russia)
  • Ms. Runa Bancrjee (Social Work)
  • S. Dhakshinamurthy Pillai (Art)
  • Sister S.M. Cyril (Social Work, Ireland)
  • Smt. Shanti Hiranand (Art)
  • Smt. Shashikala Jawalkar (Art)
  • Prof. (Dr.) Shekhar Pathak (Literature and Education)
  • Dr. Sheo Bhagwan Tibrewal (Medicine, UK)
  • Sonam Skalzang (Art)
  • Sonam Tshering Lepcha (Art)
  • Prof. Sudhir Kumar Sopory (Science and Engineering)
  • Dr. Sukumar Azhikodc (Literature and Education)
  • Shri Sushil Gupta (Social Work)
  • Dr.(Ms.) Syeda Saiyidain Hameed (Public Affairs)
  • T.S. Rangarajan alias Kavingar Vaali (Literature and Education)
  • Ms. Tarla Dalai (Cookery)
  • Ms. Teesta Setalvad (Public Affairs)
  • Dr. (Smt.) Temsula Ao (Literature and Education)
  • Dr. Thanu Padmanabhan (Science and Engineering)
  • Dr. Thekkethil Kochandy Alex (Science and Engineering)
  • Thingbaijam Babu Singh (Art)
  • Lama Thupten Phuntsok (Social Work)
  • Valayapatti A.R. Subramaniam (Art)
  • Vijaydan Detha (Literature and Education)
  • Vikram Seth (Literature and Education, UK)
  • Waman Thakre (Art)
  • Dr. Yusufkhan Mohamadkhan Pathan (Literature and Education)

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