Tuesday, July 30, 2013

Govt of India invites Nominations for Padma Awards 2014

The Padma Awards, namely, Padma Vibhushan, Padma Bhushan and  Padma Shri, are amongst the highest civilian awards of the country. Instituted  in 1954, these awards are announced on the occasion of the Republic Day every  year. The award seeks to recognize ‘work of any distinction’ and is given for  distinguished and exceptional achievements/service in all fields/disciplines,  such as, Art, Literature and Education, Sports, Medicine, Social Work, Science  and Engineering, Public Affairs, Civil Service, Trade and Industry etc. 

Recommendations / nominations are being invited for Padma  Awards 2014. The Recommendations / nominations should be made in the  prescribed proforma alongwith a citation in form of a write up in narrative  form indicating distinctions / achievements obtained in the concerned field of  activity. It should be in a maximum of two pages containing not more than  800 words. The Nomination should be sent by Post and also by e-mail. All relevant columns of the proforma are also expected to be completed in all respects. Recommendations / nominations received without the filled up  proforma and citation (maximum in 2 pages containing not more than 800 words) will not be considered. The last date for receipt of the recommendations for Padma Awards in this Ministry is October 15, 2013. Recommendation received after it will not be considered.

Illustrative list of fields

  1. Art (includes Music, Painting, Sculpture, Photography, Cinema, Theatre etc.)
  2. Social work (includes social service, charitable Service, contribution in Community Projects etc.)
  3. Public Affairs (includes Law, Public Life, Politics, etc.)
  4. Science & Engineering (includes Space Engineering, Nuclear Science, Information  Technology, Research & Development in Science & its allied subjects etc.)
  5. Trade & Industry (includes Banking, Economic Activities, Management, Promotion of Tourism, Business etc.)
  6. Medicine (includes medical research, distinction/specialization in Ayurveda, Homeopathy, Sidhha, Allopathy, Naturopathy etc.)
  7. Literature & Education (includes Journalism, Teaching, Book composing, Literature, Poetry, promotion of education, promotion of literacy, Education Reforms etc.)
  8. Civil Service (includes distinction/excellence in administration etc. by Government Servants)
  9. Sports (including popular Sports, Athletics, Adventure, Mountaineering, promotion of sports, Yoga etc.)
  10. Others (fields not covered above and may include propagation of Indian Culture, protection of Human Rights, Wild Life protection/conservation etc.)

Courtesy: MHA

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  1. More details required. Who can nominate?

  2. why government of india not giving padmshree to athelete shivnath singh..

  3. WHERE IS THE FORMAT TO DOWNLOAD, PL MAIL ME: sanathkumar5252@gmail.com

  4. sir ,there is a demand of application form for my father who have been served in tamilnadu police more than 32 years service to people of tamilnadu help me please,his elder brother got president award, he may honour sir ,thanking you yours faithfully R RAJENDRAN EX INDIAN ARMY

  5. Can we send nomination by email aand if yes what is email id. V V Sanyasi Rao, Hyderabad, 09885322899 "raovuppala@gmail.com",