Applications Invited for Padma Awards 2022
Ministry of Home Affairs - Govt. of India
INDIA
Email :
Closing Date : September 15 2021, Wednesday
https://padmaawards.gov.in/padma_home.aspx

Description

About the Organization:

The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) discharges multifarious responsibilities, the important among them being - internal security, border management, Centre-State relations, administration of Union Territories, management of Central Armed Police Forces, disaster management, etc. In pursuance of obligations, the Ministry of Home Affairs continuously monitors the internal security situation, issues appropriate advisories, shares intelligence inputs, extends manpower and financial support, guidance and expertise to the State Governments for maintenance of security, peace and harmony without encroaching upon the constitutional rights of the States.

Padma Awards 2022

The Padma Awards are one of the highest civilian honours of India announced annually on the eve of Republic Day. The Awards are given in three categories: Padma Vibhushan (for exceptional and distinguished service), Padma Bhushan (distinguished service of higher order) and Padma Shri (distinguished service). The award seeks to recognize achievements in all fields of activities or disciplines where an element of public service is involved.

The Padma Awards are conferred on the recommendations made by the Padma Awards Committee, which is constituted by the Prime Minister every year. The nomination process is open to the public. Even self-nomination can be made.

Categories:

Padma Awards, which were instituted in the year 1954, is announced every year on the occasion of Republic Day except for brief interruption(s) during the years 1978 and 1979 and 1993 to 1997.

The award is given in three categories, namely -

  • Padma Vibhushan for exceptional and distinguished service;

  • Padma Bhushan for distinguished service of a high order; and

  • Padma Shri for distinguished service.

Eligibility:

The award seeks to recognize works of distinction and is given for distinguished and exceptional achievements/service in all fields of activities/disciplines. An illustrative list of the fields is as under:

  • Art (includes Music, Painting, Sculpture, Photography, Cinema, Theatre etc.)

  • Social work (includes social service, charitable service, contribution in community projects etc.)

  • Public Affairs (includes Law, Public Life, Politics etc.)

  • Science & Engineering (includes Space Engineering, Nuclear Science, Information Technology, Research & Development in Science & its allied subjects etc.)

  • Trade & Industry (includes Banking, Economic Activities, Management, Promotion of Tourism, Business etc.)

  • Medicine (includes medical research, distinction/specialization in Ayurveda, Homeopathy, Sidhha, Allopathy, Naturopathy etc.)

  • Literature & Education (includes Journalism, Teaching, Book composing, Literature, Poetry, Promotion of education, Promotion of literacy, Education Reforms etc.)

  • Civil Service (includes distinction/excellence in administration etc. by Government Servants)

  • Sports (includes popular Sports, Athletics, Adventure, Mountaineering, promotion of sports, Yoga etc.)

  • Others (fields not covered above and may include propagation of Indian Culture, protection of Human Rights, Wild Life protection/ conservation etc.)

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