India’s National Awards

Bharat Ratna: Bharat Ratna (‘Jewel of India’), instituted by the first President of India Dr Rajendra Prasad on 2nd January 1954, is India’s highest civilian award. The award is given each year by the President of India “for exceptional service towards the...

Padma Awards

  Padma Awards are the highest civilian awards of the country after the Bharat Ratna and are conferred by the Government of India in three categories, namely, ‘Padma Vibhushan’, ‘Padma Bhushan’ and ‘Padma Shri’. The awards, which were instituted in 1954, are given in...
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