Nominations open for Padma Awards 2019
NEW DELHI, SEPTEMBER 01: Nominations are open for Padma Awards to be conferred on the eve of Republic Day-2019.
Nominations, including self nomination, can be made online at dedicated Padma Awards website https://padmaawards.gov.in/padma_home.aspx. The Padma Awards are one of the highest civilian honours of the country announced annually on the eve of Republic Day. The Awards are given in three categories, Padma Vibhushan for exceptional and distinguished service; Padma Bhushan for distinguished service of higher order and Padma Shri for distinguished service.
The award seeks to recognize achievements in all fields of activities or disciplines where an element of public service is involved. The nominations should be preferably made on the basis of commendable work done by a person in social work, arts, crafts, music, culture, science, technology, public service etc.
The Padma Awards are conferred on the recommendations made by the Padma Awards Committee, which is constituted by the Prime Minister every year.