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Padma Awards 2022: List of Women Recipients

On the eve of 73rd Republic Day, the Government of India announced the Padma Awards 2022. The list comprises 4 Padma Vibhushan, 17 Padma Bhushan and 107 Padma Shri Awards.

Padma Awards 2022 List of Women Recipients

Padma Awards – one of the highest civilian Awards of the country, are conferred in three categories, namely, Padma Vibhushan, Padma Bhushan and Padma Shri. The Awards are given in various disciplines/ fields of activities, viz.- art, social work, public affairs, science and engineering, trade and industry, medicine, literature and education, sports, civil service, etc. The awards are announced on the occasion of Republic Day every year. 

This year the President has approved the conferment of 128 Padma Awards. 34 of the awardees are women.

Also Read: Women Padma Shri Awardees of 2020 and 2021

Here’s the list of Women Recipients of Padma Awards 2022:

1. Art

Padma Vibhushan

1. Ms. Prabha Atre – Maharashtra

Padma Bhushan

2. Ms. Gurmeet Bawa (Posthumous) – Punjab

Padma Shri

3. Ms. Kamalini Asthana and Ms. Nalini Asthana* (Duo) – Uttar Pradesh

4. Ms. Madhuri Barthwal – Uttarakhand

5. Ms. Sulochana Chavan – Maharashtra

6. Ms. Lourembam Bino Devi – Manipur

7. Ms. Shyamamani Devi – Odisha

8. Ms. Sowcar Janaki – Tamil Nadu

9. Ms. R Muthukannammal – Tamil Nadu

10. Ms. Padmaja Reddy – Telangana

11. Ms. Ajita Srivastava – Uttar Pradesh

12. Ms. Lalita Vakil – Himachal Pradesh

13. Ms. Durga Bai Vyam – Madhya Pradesh

2. Trade and Industry

Padma Bhushan

14. Shri Krishna Ella and Smt. Suchitra Ella* (Duo) – Telangana

Padma Shri

15. Ms. Muktamani Devi – Manipur

3. Others-Culinary

Padma Bhushan

16. Ms. Madhur Jaffery – United States of America

4. Literature and Education

Padma Bhushan

17. Ms. Pratibha Ray – Odisha

Padma Shri

18. Prof. Najma Akhtar – Delhi

19. Ms. Tara Jauhar – Delhi

20. Ms. Tatiana Lvovna Shaumyan – Russia

21. Ms. Vidya Vindu Singh – Uttar Pradesh

22. Ms. Badaplin War – Meghalaya

5. Science and Engineering

Padma Shri

23. Ms. Sanghamitra Bandyopadhyay – West Bengal

6. Social Work

Padma Shri

24. Acharya Chandanaji – Bihar

25. Ms. Shakuntala Choudhary – Assam

26. Ms. Basanti Devi – Uttarakhand

27. Ms. K V Rabiya – Kerala

28. Ms. Gamit Ramilaben Raysingbhai – Gujarat

29. Ms. Prabhaben Shah – Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu

7. Medicine

Padma Shri

30. Dr. Lata Desai – Gujarat

8. Others – Animal Husbandry

Padma Shri

31. Ms. Sosamma Iype – Kerala

9. Sports

Padma Shri

32. Ms. Vandana Kataria – Uttarakhand

33. Ms. Avani Lekhara – Rajasthan

Note: * In Duo case, the Award is counted as one.

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