The Padma Vibhushan is the second highest civilian award after Bharat Ratna. It is awarded to recognize exceptional and distinguished service to the nation in any field, including government service.
This year the President of India has consented to confer Padma Awards to 108 persons- 4 Padma Vibhushan, 24 Padma Bhushan and 80 Padma Shri Awardees.
Padma Vibhushan Awardees with category and state they blong are as below.
- Raghunath Mohapatra Art, (Orissa)
- Syed Haider Raza, Art (Delhi)
- Prof. Yash Pal, Science (Uttar Pradesh)
- Prof. Roddam Narasimha, Science (Karnataka)
* 13 Padma Vibhushan awardees in 2011
Syed Haider Raza
He is an Indian artist whose works are mainly abstracts in oil or acrylic, with a very rich use of color, replete with icons from Indian cosmology as well as its philosophy. He became India’s priciest modern artist on June 10, 2010 when a seminal work, ‘Saurashtra’ by the 88-year-old sold for Rs 16.42 crore at a Christie’s auction. He has received Padma Shri in 1981 and Padma Bhushan in 2007.
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He is an “Architect/Sculptor” who designed and crafted many temples, interior of star class Hotels and many more. And more precisely his designs are very versatile and cost-effective. His teaching knowledge disseminates to his sons, daughters and hundreds of students to dedicate themselves for propulsion of culture, improvement of arts and standards of Orissa Lalit Kala Academy. He has received Padma shri in 1976 and Padma Bhushan in 2001.
Prof. Roddam Narasimha
He is an Indian aerospace scientist and fluid dynamicist. He was formerly a Professor of Aerospace Engineering at the Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Director of National Aerospace Laboratories (NAL) and the Chairman of Engineering Mechanics Unit at Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research (JNCASR). Read more about him on wiki
He is an Indian scientist and educator. He has held many positions within the educational establishment of the Indian government and is known for regular appearances on the science programme Turning Point telecast on Doordarshan and for explaining scientific concepts in layman’s language. He has been awarded Padma Bhushan in 1976. Read more about him on wiki
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