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Second highest civilian award of the Republic of India; preceded by Bharat Ratna and followed by Padma Bhushan

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Padma Vibhushan: Second highest civilian award of the Republic of India; preceded by Bharat Ratna and followed by Padma Bhushan
The Padma Vibhushan is the second-highest civilian award of the Republic of India, second only to the Bharat Ratna. Instituted on 2 January 1954, the award is given for "exceptional and distinguished service", without distinction of race, occupation, position, or sex. The award criteria include "service in any field including service rendered by Government servants" including doctors and scientists, but excluding those working with the public sector undertakings. Up to january 2020, the award has been bestowed on 314 individuals, including 16 posthumous and 21 non-citizen recipients.

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Padma Vibhushan to former Mauritius PM token of affection from Indians: PM Modi


IndiaTimes - Published

Arun Jaitley, Sushma Swaraj among 7 Padma Vibhushan awardees this year

BJP stalwarts Arun Jaitley and Sushma Swaraj and socialist icon George Fernandes, all of whom passed away last year, have been honoured with the Padma Vibhushan, the country’s second highest civilian..
IndiaTimes - Published

Padma Awards 2020: Padma Vibhushan for Arun Jaitley, Sushma Swaraj; Padma Bhushan for Manohar Parrikar; check list here

This year, the Padma Vibhushan has been awarded to seven people, the Padma Bhushan to 16 individuals and the Padma Shree to 118 people
DNA - Published

Padma awards announced; posthumous honour for Arun Jaitley, Sushma Swaraj

The government on Saturday announced the Padma Awards - one of the highest civilian Awards of the country. The awards are conferred in three categories, namely, Padma Vibhushan, Padma Bhushan and Padma..
IndiaTimes - Published

Sports ministry sends 9 names for Padmas — all women

Six-time world champion boxer M C Mary Kom has been recommended for the prestigious Padma Vibhushan award. Reigning world champion, badminton star P V Sindhu, has received the ministry’s nomination..
IndiaTimes - Published

Vikram Sarabhai's 100th birth anniversary: Google Doodle remembers founder of ISRO

Padma Bhushan and Padma Vibhushan awardee Vikram Sarabhai, an Indian scientist, innovator used to believe in science and how it can lead on to the path to development.
DNA - Published

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