Padma Shri

Fourth highest civilian award in India

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Padma Shri: Fourth highest civilian award in India
Padma Shri, also spelled Padma Shree, is the fourth-highest civilian award of the Republic of India, after the Bharat Ratna, the Padma Vibhushan and the Padma Bhushan. Instituted on 2 January 1954, the award is conferred in recognition of "distinguished contribution in various spheres of activity including the arts, education, industry, literature, science, acting, medicine, social service and public affairs". It is awarded by the Government of India every year on India's Republic Day.

Hirbai Ibrahim Lobi receives Padma Shri for work on women empowerment,Modi bows down | Oneindia News [Video]

Hirbai Ibrahim Lobi receives Padma Shri for work on women empowerment,Modi bows down | Oneindia News

President Droupadi Murmu on Wednesday conferred 106 Padma awards to people hailing from different fields such as art, public affairs, science, etc - to honour their contributions for the betterment of..

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