Padma Awards to be announced on the occasion of Republic Day


  • Online nominations/recommendations for the Padma Awards to be announced on the occasion of Republic Day, 2022 are open.
  • In 2021, a whole of 119 Padma awards have been conferred, together with 7 padma vibhushan, 10 padma bhushan and 102 padma shri.
  • The Padma Awards are introduced yearly on Republic Day (26th January). Padma Awards were founded in 1954, it is one of the easiest civilian honours of India.
  • The Awards are given in three categories:
  • Padma Vibhushan (for super and unique service), Padma Bhushan (distinguished carrier of higher-order) and Padma Shri (distinguished service).
  • Padma Vibhushan is easiest in the hierarchy of Padma Awards followed with the aid of Padma Bhushan and Padma Shri.
  • The Awards are given in a number disciplines/ fields of activities, viz.- art, social work, public affairs, science and engineering, trade and industry, medicine, literature and education, sports, civil carrier etc.
  • All humans without distinction of race, occupation, position or intercourse are eligible for these Awards.
  • The Awards are conferred on the guidelines made via the Padma Awards Committee, which is constituted via the Prime Minister each and every year.
  • The awards are via the President of India typically in the month of March/April each and every year.
  • Bharat Ratna: It is the perfect civilian award of the country. It is awarded in awareness of awesome service/performance of the absolute best order in any subject of human endeavour. 
  • It is treated on an extraordinary footing from Padma Award. 
  • The hints for Bharat Ratna are made through the Prime Minister to the President of India. 
  • The variety of Bharat Ratna Awards is constrained to a most of three in a unique year.