Padma awards for Medicine for the year 2010 have been announced and Delhi tops the list in medicine with six doctors from Delhi bagging this year's awards in that category.
Padma Awards, India's highest civilian awards, are conferred in three categories, namely, Padma Vibhushan, Padma Bhushan and Padma Shri. The awards are given in all disciplines/ fields of activities, viz. art, social work, public affairs, science and engineering, trade and industry, medicine, literature and education, sports, civil service, etc. 'Padma Vibhushan' is awarded for exceptional and distinguished service; 'Padma Bhushan' for distinguished service of high order and 'Padma Shri' for distinguished service in any field. The awards are announced on the occasion of Republic Day every year.
AdvertisementThe awards are conferred by the President of India at a function held at Rashtrapati Bhavan sometime around March/ April. This year the President has approved 130 awards including 13 in the category of Foreigners/ NRIs/ PIOs. These comprise 6 Padma Vibhushan, 43 Padma Bhushan and 81 Padma Shri awards. There are 17 ladies among the awardees this year.
Dr Prathap Reddy, Tamil Nadu
|Prof. Belle Monappa Hegde||Medicine||Karnataka|
|Shri E.T. Narayanan Mooss||Medicine||Kerala|
|Dr. Noshir M. Shroff||Medicine||Delhi|
|Dr. Panniyampilly Krishna Warrier||Medicine||Kerala|
|Dr. Ramakant Madanmohan Panda||Medicine||Maharashtra|
|Prof.(Dr.) Satya Paul Agarwal||Medicine||Delhi|
|Dr. Anil Kumar Bhalla||Medicine||Delhi|
|Dr. Arvinder Singh Soin||Medicine||Uttar Pradesh|
|Dr. B. Ramana Rao||Medicine||Karnataka|
|Dr. Jalakantapuram Ramaswamy Krishnamoorthy||Medicine||Tamil Nadu|
|Dr. K.K. Aggarwal||Medicine||Delhi|
|Prof. Kodaganur S. Gopinath||Medicine||Karnataka|
|Dr. Laxmi Chand Gupta||Medicine||Delhi|
|Dr. Philip Augustine||Medicine||Kerala|
|Dr. Rabindra Narain Singh||Medicine||Bihar|
|Dr. Vikas Mahatme||Medicine||Maharashtra|