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Important Awards And Honours PDF: Highlights

TopicImportant Awards And Honours
CategoryCurrent Affairs
SubjectImportant Awards And Honours 2022
Important ForAll Competitive Exams & Interviews
Months CoveredAll Months Of 2022 & 2021
Last UpdatedNovember 2022

Awards and Honours Current Affairs 2022

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Padma Award 2022

Total: 128 Personalities

Padma Vibhushan 2022

2nd Highest Civilian Award: 4 Persons

  1. Ms Prabha Atre (Art): Maharashtra
  2. Radheyshyam Khemka (Literature): UP (Posthumous)
  3. General Bipin Rawat (Civil Service): Uttarakhand
  4. Shri Kalyan Singh (Public Affairs): UP

Padma Bhushan 2022

  • Total of 17 Persons
  • Important Names – Gulam Nabi Azad, Satya Nadella, Sundar Pichai, Cyrus Poonawalla

Padma Shri 2022

Total 1O7 Persons

Oscar Awards 2022

  • 94th Academy Awards 2022 Held at the USA
  • Best Actor: Will Smith (King Richard)
  • Best Film: CODA
  • Best Actress: Jessica Chastain (The Eyes of Tammy Faye)
  • Best Director: Jane Campion (The Power of the Dog)

Jnanpith Award 2022

  • Oldest & Highest Indian Literary Award
  • First Winner :1965 → G. Sankara Kurup
  • 56th (2021): Nilamani Phookan (Assamese)
  • 57th (2022): Damodar Mauzo (Konkani)

Laureus World Sports Award 2022

  • Sportsman of the Year: Max Verstappen (F1 Racing Driver – Red Bull)
  • Sportswoman of the Year: Elaine Thompson- Herah (Jamaican Athlete)
  • Breakthrough of the Year Award: Emma Raducanu

22nd IIFA awards 2022

  • Best Film : Shershaah
  • Best Director: Vishnuvardhan (Shershaah)
  • Best Actor : Vicky Kaushal (Sardar Udham)
  • Best Actress : Kriti Sanon (Mimi)
  • Best Supporting Actor: Pankaj Tripathi (Ludo)
  • Best Male Playback Singer: Jubin Nautiyal for the song “Raatan Lambiyan” (Shershaah)
  • Best Female Playback Singer: Asees Kaur for the song “Raatan Lambiyan” (Shershaah)
  • Best Lyrics : Kausar Munir for song ‘Lehra Do’ (Film -83)
  • Best Debut Male – Ahan Shetty (Tadap)
  • Best Debut Female – Sharvari Wagh (Bunty Aur Babli 2)
  • Best Music Direction: AR Rahman (Atrangi Re) & Tanishk Bagchi, Jasleen Royal, Javed-Mohsin, Vikram Montrose, B Praak, Jaani for ‘Shershaah’

64th Grammy Awards 2022

  • Held at MGM Grand Garden Arena (Las Vegas) USA
  • Album Of The Year – We Are (Jon Batiste – American Singer)
  • Song Of The Year – Leave The Door Open
  • Record Of The Year – Leave The Door Open
  • Best New Artist – Olivia Rodrigo (American)
  • New Age Album – Divine Tides: Ricky Kej (Indian Music Composer)

75th BAFTA Awards 2022

  • Held at London
  • Best Film: The Power Of The Dog
  • Best Actor: Will Smith (King Richard)
  • Best Actress: Joanna Scanlan (After Love)
  • Best Director: Jane Campion (The Power Of The Dog)
  • Best Film Not in the English Language: Drive My Car

75th Cannes Film Festival 2022

  • Held at France
  • Deepika Padukone was one of The Jury Members.
  • Palme d’Or – Highest Prize: Triangle of Sadness
  • Best Director: Park Chan-wook for ‘Decision to Leave’
  • Best Actress: Zar Amir Ebrahimi for ‘Holy Spider’
  • Best Actor: Song Kang-ho for ‘Broker’
  • L’Oeil d’Or 2022: ‘All That Breathes’ (Shaunak Sen’s Documentary – India)

Dada Saheb Phalke Award 2022

  • Film of the Year Award – Pushpa: The Rise
  • Best Film Award – Sher Shah
  • Best Actor Award – Ranveer Singh for the film 83
  • Best Actress Award – Kriti Sanon for the film Mimi
  • Outstanding contribution to films – Asha Parekh
  • Critics Best Actor Award – Sidharth Malhotra
  • Critics Best Actress Award – Kiara Advani
  • Best Web Series – Candy
  • Best Actor in Web Series – Manoj Bajpayee for The Family Man 2

68th National Film Awards 2022

  • Best Hindi Film: Toolsidas Junior
  • Best Feature Film: Soorarai Pottru (Director: Sudha Kongara)
  • Best Non-feature Film: Testimony of Anna
  • Best Actor: Suriya (Soorarai Pottru) and Ajay Devgn (Tanhaji)
  • Best Actress: Aparna Balamurali (Soorarai Pottru)
  • Best Director: Sachidanandan KR (Ayyappanum Koshiyum)
  • Best Male Playback Singer: Rahul Deshpande (Mi Vasantrao)
  • Best Female Playback Singer: Nanchamma (Ayyappanum Koshiyam)
  • Best Choreography: Sandhya Raju (Natyam)
  • Best Cinematography: Supratim Bhol (Avijatrik)

Nobel Prize 2022

  • Economics – Ben S Bernanke, Douglas W Diamond & Philip H Dybvig (For research on banks and financial crises)
  • Nobel Peace Prize 2022 – Ales Bialiatski (Belarus), Russian human rights organization (Memorial), Ukrainian human rights organization (Center for Civil Liberties)
  • Literature – French Author ‘Annie Ernaux’
  • Physiology or Medicine – Svante Paabo (Sweden)
  • Chemistry – Carolyn R. Bertozzi (US), K. Barry Sharpless (US) & Morten Meldal (Denmark)
  • Physics – Alain Aspect (France), John F. Clauser (US) & Anton Zeilinger (Austria)

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Awards and Honours Current Affairs 2021

  • Lewis Hamilton has been knighted in Britain’s traditional New Year Honours list.
  • Eminent Engineer Award for the Year 2020 by the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) – V.K. Yadav.
  • Ordre National du Merite, one of the highest distinctions granted by France to honour eminent persons – Indian physicist and Padma Shri awardee Rohini Godbole
  • SKOCH Challenger Award for e-Governance – Ministry of Tribal Affairs
  • Best Governed Company’ at the 20th ICSI National Awards in large category in Corporate Governance, 2020 – ITC Limited
  • Indian Personality of the Year Award at 51st International Film Festival of India (IFFI) – Biswajit Chatterjee.
  • United States International Anti-Corruption Champions Award – RTI activist Anjali Bhardwaj
  • Female forest officer from India was felicitated with UN’s Asia Environmental Enforcement Award – Sasmita Lanka
  • CERAWeek global energy and environment leadership award – Narendra Modi
  • 2021 Nuremberg International Human Rights Award – Sayragul Sauytbay
  • 30th Bihari Puraskar Award – Mohankrishna Bohara-Dor his critical work ‘Taslima:
    Sangharsh Aur Sahitya‘.
  • The first railway station of Maharashtra to be awarded IGBC Gold certification –
    Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus.
  • BBC Indian Sportswoman of the Year award for 2020 – Koneru Humpy
  • Lifetime Achievement award went to veteran athlete Anju Bobby George.
  • Shooter Manu Bhaker winner of the Emerging Player-of-the-Year award
  • 2020 Ibrahim Prize for Achievement in African Leadership – Mahamadou Issoufou
  • International Federation of Film Archives (FIAF) Award 2021 – Amitabh Bachchan for contribution to cinema

51st International Film Festival of India (IFFI)

  • Golden Peacock Award (Best Film)- Into the Darkness
  • Silver Peacock for Best Actor Male – Taiwanese actor Tzu-Chuan Liu (The Silent Forest)
  • Silver Peacock for best actor Female – Polish actor Zofia Stafiej (I Never Cry)
  • Chief of Army Staff Commendation for his outstanding contribution to Armed Forces during the critical period of Covid19 pandemic and its various operations – Amresh Kumar Chaudhary

Dadasaheb Phalke International Film Festival Awards 2021

  • Best Actor (Female) – Deepika Padukone, Chhapaak
  • Best Actor (Male) – Akshay Kumar, Laxmii
  • Best Film – Tanhaji: The Unsung Warrior
  • Best International Feature Film – Parasite
  • Best Director – Anurag Basu, Ludo
  • Outstanding Contribution to Film Industry – Dharmendra
  • Outstanding Contribution to Literature in Indian Cinema – Chetan Bhagat
  • Best Web Series – Scam: 1992
  • Album of the Year – Titliyaan
  • Best Television Series – Kundali Bhagya

67th National Film Awards

  • Best Hindi Film: Chhichhore
  • Most Film Friendly State: Sikkim
  • Best Book on Cinema: A Gandhian Affair: India’s Curious Portrayal of Love in Cinema, by Sanjay Suri
  • Best Children’s Film: Kastoori (Hindi)
  • Best Feature Film: Marakkar: Lion of the Arabian Sea (Malayalam)
  • Best Actor: Manoj Bajpayee for Bhonsle (Hindi), and Dhanush for Asuran (Tamil)
  • Best Actress: Kangana Ranaut for Panga (Hindi) and Manikarnika: The Queen of Jhansi (Hindi)
  • Best Direction: Sanjay Puran Singh Chauhan for Bahattar Hoorain (Hindi)
  • Best Child Artist: Naga Vishal for KD (Tamil)
  • Best Film on Environment: Water Burial (Monpa)
  • Best Film on Social Issues: Anandi Gopal (Marathi)
  • Best Animation Film: Radha (Musical)
  • Best Cinematography: Jallikattu (Malayalam)
  • Best Female Playback Singer: Savani Ravindra for Bardo (Marathi)
  • Best Male Playback Singer: B Praak for Kesari (Hindi)

Oscars 2021: The complete list of winners

  • Best Picture – Nomadland
  • Best Actor – Anthony Hopkins – The Father
  • Best Actress – Frances McDormand – Nomadland
  • Best International Feature Film – Another Round (Denmark)
  • Best Director – Chloe Zhao (Nomadland)
  • Best Animated Feature Film – Soul
  • Best Documentary Film – My Octopus Teacher
  • ‘Nelson Mandela World Humanitarian Award 2021’ – Rumana Sinha Sehgal
  • Vaclav Havel Human Rights Prize 2021- Loujain al-Hathloul (Saudi feminist activist)
  • Sir Richard Hadlee Medal for the fourth time in six years – Kane Williamson

List of winners at BAFTA 2021

  • Best Film: Nomadland
  • Best Film Not In the English Language: Another Round
  • Best Documentary: My Octopus Teacher
  • Best Animated Film: Soul
  • Best Director: Chloé Zhao, Nomadland
  • Best Leading Actress: Frances McDormand, Nomadland
  • Best Leading Actor: Anthony Hopkins, The Father
  • Abu Dhabi’s top civilian award – Indian-origin businessman Yusuffali MA
  • Chhattisgarh Veerni Award – Dutee Chand
  • 2020 ACM A.M. Turing Award (the Nobel of computing science with the US $1 million prize Alfred Vaino Aho and Jeffrey David Ullman
  • 30th GD Birla Award for Scientific Research – Suman Chakraborty
  • Kalinga Ratna’ award for the year 2021 – Biswa Bhusan Harichandan
  • 51st Dadasaheb Phalke Award for 2019 – Rajnikant

66th Filmfare Awards

  • Best Film: Thappad
  • Best Director: Om Raut (Tanhaji: The Unsung Warrior)
  • Best Actor in a Leading Role (Male): Irrfan Khan (Angrezi Medium)
  • Best Actor in a Leading Role (Female): Taapsee Pannu (Thappad)
  • Lifetime Achievement Award: Irrfan Khan

Grammy 2021

  • 63rd Grammy Awards, only female artist to ever win 28 Grammy awards – Beyonce
  • Record of the year – Everything I Wanted by Billie Eilish
  • Album of the year – “Folklore” by Taylor Swift
  • Song of the year- “I Can’t Breathe” by Dernst Emile II, H.E.R. and Tiara Thomas
  • Best R&B performance – “Black Parade” by Beyonce
  • Best rap performance-“Savage” by Megan Thee Stallion featuring Beyonce
  • Best rap song – “Savage” by Megan Thee Stallion featuring Beyonce
  • Best music video “Brown Skin Girl” by Beyonce

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Awards and Honours 2020

  • Asian College of Journalism’s (ACJ) Award 2019 → Nitin Sethi and Shiv Sahay Singh
  • ‘Tenzing Norgay National Adventure Award 2019 → Wing Commander Gajanand Yadava
  • Rashtritya Khel Protsahan Puraskar 2020 → Army Sports Institute, Pune 
  • International Booker Prize 2020 for her debut novel ‘The Discomfort of Evening’ → Marieke Lucas Rijneveld 
  • National Award to Teachers 2020 → Sudha Painuli 
  • First Gold Medal for India in Mental Calculations World Cup (MCWC) → Neelakantha Bhanu Prakash Jonnalagadda
  • Lokmanya Tilak National Journalism Award → Sanjay Gupta (editor-in-chief of ‘Jagran).
  • Muppavarapu Venkaiah Naidu National Award for Excellence → Dr M S Swaminathan.
  • Plastic Waste Management Award -2020 → Dibrugarh district, best district of India in plastic waste management category during Swachhta Hi Sewa 2019.
  • Swachhtha Darpan award 2020 → Peddapalli district.
  • eGovernance ‘Award of Excellence’ for the year 2019 → cVIGIL and Voter Helpline App.
  • 2019-2020 PEN Gauri Lankesh Award → Yusuf Jameel.
  • Andhra Pradesh Real Time Pollution Monitoring System (RTPMS) has bagged the National e-Governance Award 2019-20.
  • Dr. Syama Prasad Mukherjee award 2020 for Politics → Sarbananda Sonowal
  • Prem Bhatia Award for political reporting for his work on issues related to the Covid-19 pandemic – Dipankar Ghose
  • Gustave Trouve Award for Excellence in Electric Boats and Boating – Aditya ferry
  • Prestigious CII-ITC Sustainability Award 2019 – NTPC Limited
  • Prof. P C Mahalanobis Award – Chakravarthi Rangarajan
  • 2019 Alexander Dalrymple Award – Vice Admiral Vinay Badhwar
  • SKYTRAX Award for Best Regional Airport in India and Central Asia – Kempegowda International Airport
  • IIFTC Tourism Impact Award 2020 – Zoya Akhtar
  • Paul Harris Fellow Recognition – CM K Palaniswami
  • E- Panchayat Puraskar -2020 – Himachal Pradesh
  • EY World Entrepreneur Of The Year 2020 – Kirann Mazumdar-Shaw
  • Chief Minister Darpan website and mobile app prepared for monitoring Chhattisgarh Government’s ambitious Suraji Gaon Scheme and other flagship schemes, has been awarded “ Elites Excellence Awards-2020 ” under the ‘Digital India initiative’.
  • Dada Saheb Phalke Award 2020 for a short documentary “Chi Lupo” – Kezang D Thongdok
  • Richard Dawkins award – Javed Akhtar

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International Awards 2020

  • Karamveer Chakra Award instituted by United Nations and International Confederation of NGO (iCONGO) – Sunil ydv SS
  • President’s Award In Singapore for outstanding services – Kala Narayanasamy
  • 2020 Toronto International Film Festival Tribute Actor Award – Kate Winslet
  • US-India Business Council (USIBC) Global Leadership Award 2020 – Natarajan Chandrasekaran and Jim Taiclet
  • 2020 Von Karman Award of the International Academy of Astronautics – K Sivan
  • “Top Publicist” award in the Global Humanitarian Awards 2020 – Sachin Awasthi
  • European 2020 US Green Building Council (USGBC) Leadership Award – IOC New Headquarters in Lausanne
  • 2020 Commonwealth Short Story Prize award for her short story The Great Indian Tee and Snakes – Kritika Pandey
  • BET 2020 Humanitarian Award for her longstanding philanthropic work – Beyonce
  • World No Tobacco Day Award 2020 – Socio-Economic and Educational Development Society (SEEDS)
  • France’s Christophe Merieux Prize for the year 2020 – Quarraisha Abdool Karim
  • New York Intellectual Property Law Association (NYIPLA) “ Inventor of the Year award ” for the year 2020 – Rajiv Joshi
  • United Nations Military Gender Advocate of the Year Award (2019) – Indian Army Officer Suman Gawani
  • World War II medal by Russia – Kim Jong-Un
  • “ Medal of the Order of Australia ” 2020 – Shobha Sekhar (founder of Kalakruthi, music organisation in Australia)
  • Gulbenkian Prize for Humanity – Greta Thunberg
  • UN honours Kerala Health Minister K.K Shailaja for her efforts to fight the coronavirus pandemic in her state.
  • Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation Award – Deccan Development Society
  • 2020 Nelson Mandela Prize – Marianna Vardinoyannis of Greece and Morissana Kouyate of Guinea.
  • Marcus Wallenberg Prize (MWP) 2020’ or the Nobel Prize for forest sector – Nicholas C. Coops, Richard H. Waring and Joseph J. Landsberg
  • Abel Prize 2020 for mathematics – Hillel Furstenberg & Gregory Margulis
  • NASA Distinguished Public Service Medal – Renjith Kumar
  • QualityNZ Culinary Cup 2020 – Chef Angad Singh Rana
  • World Food Prize 2020 – Indian-American soil scientist, Rattan Lal

Sports Awards And Honours 2020

  • Men’s player of the year at the Dubai Globe Soccer Awards for sixth time → Cristiano Ronaldo.

BCCI Annual Awards 2020

  • Polly Umrigar award & Dilip Sardesai awards → Jasprit Bumrah.
  • Best International Cricketer (Female) Award → Poonam Yadav.
  • Col CK Nayudu Lifetime Achievement Award → Kris Srikkanth and Anjum Chopra.
  • Best International debut in men’s and women’s category → Mayank Agarwal and Shafali Verma.

ICC Awards 2019

  • Sir Garfield Sobers Trophy for Best Cricketer of the Year → Ben Stokes (England).
  • Test Cricketer of the Year → Pat Cummins (Australia).
  • ODI Cricketer of the Year → Rohit Sharma (India).
  • T20I Performance of the Year → Deepak Chahar.
  • Emerging Cricketer of the Year → Marnus Labuschagne (Australia).
  • Spirit of Cricket Award → Virat Kohli stopping the fans booing Steve Smith at the Oval.
  • David Shepherd Trophy for Umpire of the Year → Richard Illingworth, England.

Kerala Sports Awards

  • Muhammad Anas winning GV Raja award (Male) for athletics.
  • In the female category, PC Thulasi was adjudged the winner for GV Raja award.

❖ ‘World Games Athlete of the Year’ award → Rani Rampal.
❖ NBA All-Star Game MVP award has been permanently named after Kobe Bryant.

Laurel Awards 2020

  • Laureus World Sportsman of the Year → Lewis Hamilton and Lionel Messi.
  • Laureus World Sportswoman of the Year → Simone Biles.
  • Laureus World Team of the Year → South Africa Men’s Rugby Team.
  • Laureus Best Sporting Moment: ‘Carried on the shoulders of a nation’ → Sachin Tendulkar.
  • Laureus Lifetime Achievement Award → Dirk Nowitzki.

2019 ESPN INDIA Awards

  • ESPN’s Female Sportsperson of the Year award → PV Sindhu.
  • Sportsperson of the Year (Male) → Saurabh Chaudhary (Shooter).
  • Lifetime Achievement award → Balbir Singh Sr. (Hockey).
  • Emerging Sportsperson of the Year → Deepak Punia.
  • Comeback of the Year → Koneru Humpy.

TIMES OF INDIA Sports Awards (TOISA) 2019

  • Sportsperson of the Year → P.V. Sindhu.
  • Cricketer of the year → Rohit Sharma.
  • Team of the year → Indian men’s Hockey Team.

Annual Hockey India Awards

  • Hockey India Player of the Year in women’s category → Rani Rampal.
  • Hockey India Player of the Year (Men’s) → Manpreet Singh.

❖ Inaugural BBC Indian Sportswoman of the Year award → PV Sindhu.
❖ BBC awarded PT Usha a Lifetime Achievement Award.

Cricket South Africa’s (CSA) annual awards

  • Men’s ‘cricketer of the year’ – Quinton de Kock
  • Women’s cricketer of the year and ODI cricketer of the year awards – Laura Wolvaardt
  • ODI and T20 player of the year – Pacer Lungi Ngidi

● First Indian to win Fed Cup Heart Award from the Asia/Oceania zone – Sania Mirza

Film & Music Awards 2020

  • 2019 Harivarasanam award → Musician And Composer Ilaiyaraja.
  • The award has been instituted by the Kerala state government and is being given from 2012 onwards.
  • National Lata Mangeshkar Award for 2018 → Noted singer Suman Kalyanpur and music composer Kuldeep Singh.
  • WBR Golden Era of Bollywood honour by the World Book Of Records in London → Manoj Kumar.

Golden Globe Awards 2020

  • Best Motion Picture (Drama) → 1917.
  • Best Motion Picture (Musical/Comedy) → Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, Quentin Tarantino.
  • Best Director (Motion Picture) → Sam Mendes, 1917.
  • Best Actress in a Motion Picture → Renée Zellweger, Judy.
  • Best Actor in a Motion Picture (Drama) → Joaquin Phoenix, Joker.
  • Best Motion Picture (Foreign) → Parasite.
  • Best Motion Picture (Animated) → Missing Link.
  • Cecil B. DeMille Award → Tom Hanks.
  • Carol Burnett Award → Ellen DeGeneres.

62nd Annual Grammy Awards

  • Record of the Year → “Bad Guy”, Billie Eilish.
  • Album of the Year → When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go? – Billie Eilish.
  • Song of the Year → “Bad Guy”, Billie Eilish.
  • Best New Artist → Billie Eilish.

65th Amazon Filmfare Awards 2020

  • Best Film → ‘Gully Boy’.
  • Best Director → Zoya Akhtar for ‘Gully Boy’.
  • Best Actor In A Leading Role (Male) → Ranveer Singh for ‘Gully Boy’.
  • Best Actor In A Leading Role (Female) → Alia Bhatt for ‘Gully Boy’.
  • Lifetime Achievement Award → Ramesh Sippy.
  • Excellence In Cinema → Govinda.

Dadasaheb Phalke International Film Festival Awards 2020

  • Best Film → Super 30.
  • Best Actor → Hrithik Roshan.

Oscars Awards 2020

  • Best picture → Parasite.
  • Best actress → Renée Zellweger, Judy.
  • Best actor → Joaquin Phoenix, Joker.
  • Best director → Bong Joon-ho, Parasite.
  • Animated short film → Hair Love.
  • Animated feature film → Toy Story 4

Literature & Academics Awards 2020

  • UK based Costa Children’s Award 2019 for her debut novel ‘Asha and the Spirit Bird’ → Jasbinder Bilan.
  • Assam Sahitya Sabha’s Basudev Jalan Award → Kapoor Chand Jain.
  • Harit Ratna Award 2019 → Dr N Kumar (Vice-Chancellor of Tamil Nadu Agricultural University).
  • Mathrubhumi Book of the Year award for his translated book “Blue Is Like Blue → Vinod Kumar Shukla.
  • Mystic Kalinga Literary Award-Indian and Global Languages → Odisha Writer Manoj Das.
  • Honorary doctorate by the University of Manchester → Ratan Tata.
  • Ruchika Tomar prestigious 2020 PEN/Hemingway Award for her which novel → A Prayer for Travelers.
  • Santanu Das, Mirza Waheed win The Hindu Prize 2019.
  • Deutsche Welle’s Freedom of Speech Award 2020 – Siddharth Varadarajan
  • William E. Colby Award for his book Midnight in Chernobyl – Adam Higginbotham
  • 2020 PEN/Hemingway Award for her novel A Prayer for Travelers – Ruchika Tomar
  • Hindu Prize 2019
    Fiction – Mirza Waheed ( Tell Her Everything )
    Non-Fiction – Santanu Das (India, Empire, and First World War Culture: Writings, Images and Songs).

Social & Environment Awards 2020

  • Champion of Change Award-2019 → Hemant Soren.
  • International Gandhi Awards for Leprosy for the year 2019 → Dr N.S. Dharmshaktu.
  • Swami Vivekananda Karmayogi Award 2020 → Forest Man of India Jadav Payeng.
  • 128th Commonwealth Points of Light Award winner → Jadav Payeng.
  • The Order of Australia honour → Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw.
  • Jagjivan Ram Innovative Farmer Award – T. Purushothaman (shrimp farmer)
  • 2020 Diana Award for her Recycler App – Freya Thakral
  • Peace Prize of the German Book Trade for his decades-long work around issues of global justice – Amartya Sen
  • Edison Award under social innovation category – Tata Power
  • ‘ Hero to Animals Award ’ by PETA India – Naveen Patnaik
  • Skoll Award for Social Entrepreneurship 2020 – Indian NGO ARMMAN
  • ‘ Order of Rising Sun ‘ by the Japan government – Thangjam Dhabali Singh (doctor by profession and founder of the Manipur Tourism Forum (MTF)

Science & Technology Awards 2020

  • Merck Young Scientist Award 2019 for doing remarkable research in chemical science → Sakya Singha Sen.
  • SERB Women’s Excellence Award-2020 → Dr. Niti Kumar.
  • Young Career Award 2020 in Nano Science and Technology by Department of Science and Technology – Saurabh Lodha
  • Dr MS Swaminathan Award for the period 2017-2019 – V Praveen Rao
  • Nikkei Asia Prize 2020 – IIT Madras Professor T Pradeep

Miscellaneous Awards 2020

  • ICSI Lifetime Achievement Award → Indu Jain (Chairman, Bennett Coleman & Company Limited (BCCL).
  • World Economic Forum Annual Meeting for being included in the WEF’s Lighthouse Network → Tata Steel Kalinganagar.
  • Ayurveda Ratan Award 2020 in Brussels → Dr Partap Chauhan.
  • Kannada Ratna Award → Actor Rishab Shetty.
  • Rajesh Gopinathan, CEO and Managing Director of Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) won the Outstanding Business Leader of the Year.
  • TCS also bagged the iconic company of the decade award.
  • Mukesh Ambani, Chairman, Reliance Industries was recognised as the Iconic Business Leader of the Decade at the Indian Business Leader Awards (IBLA).
  • Former Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley was posthumously given the Hall of Fame award for his contribution to the Indian economy.
  • Highest Civilian Award (Golden Jubilee Medal-Civilians) of Uganda → Businessman Rajesh Chaplot.
  • Chameli Devi Jain Award for Outstanding Women Mediaperson, 2019 – The Wire‘s senior editor Arfa Khanum Sherwani and freelance journalist Rohini Mohan have jointly won.
  • IIFTC Tourism Impact Award 2020 → Zoya Akhtar.
  • French honour of ‘Chevalier dans lOrdre des Arts et des Lettres (Knight of the Order of Arts and Letters) Sanjana Kapoor.

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What are awards and honours?

An award is an achievement to be worked toward, a goal or a recognition to be earned.

How many Indian awards are there?

There are mainly 5 types of awards given in India i.e. Civilian awards, Military Awards, Leadership awards, Literature awards and sports awards.

Which award is best in India?

List of Highest Civilian Awards of India, Bharat Ratna, Padma
Bharat Ratna: Highest Civilian Award of India.
Padma Bhushan: Third Highest Civilian Award of India.
Padma Shri: Fouth Highest Civilian Award of India.

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