Seven Eminent From Odisha To Receive Padma Awards 2022 #PadmaAwards
In 2022, the President has approved conferment of 128 Padma Awards including 2 duo case
The Padma Awards are conferred by the President of India at ceremonial functions which are held at Rashtrapati Bhawan usually around March/ April every year.
Seven eminent personalities from Odisha have been selected for the prestigious Padma Awards 2022 from President of Bharat .
While Pratibha Ray has been conferred with Padma Bhushan in the field of Literature and Education, ace para-shuttler Pramod Bhagat and four others have been selected for the prestigious Padma Shri title.
Padma Awards – one of the highest civilian Awards of the country, are conferred in three categories, namely, Padma Vibhushan, Padma Bhushan and Padma Shri.
Pratibha Ray (born 21 January 1944) is an Indian academic and writer of Odia-language novels and stories. For her contribution to the Indian literature, Ray received the Jnanpith Award in 2011.
In 2022, the President has approved conferment of 128 Padma Awards including 2 duo case (in a duo case, the Award is counted as one) as per list below. The list comprises 4 Padma Vibhushan, 17 Padma Bhushan and 107 Padma Shri Awards. 34 of the awardees are women and the list also includes 10 persons from the category of Foreigners/NRI/PIO/OCI and 13 Posthumous awardees.