The govrnment is calling for online nominations/recommendations for the Padma Awards (Padma Vibhushan, Padma Bhushan and Padma Shri). The last date for nominations for Padma Awards is 15 September, 2021.
The nominations/recommendations for Padma Awards will be received online only on the Padma Award portal https://padmaawards.gov.in
These awards will be announced on the occasion of Republic Day, 2022.
The governmet appealed to all citizens to identify talented persons whose excellence and achievements really deserve to be recognized from amongst women, SC/STs, divyang persons and who are doing selfless service to society and make their nominations/recommendations.
The press statement said the nominations/recommendations should contain all relevant details specified in the format available on the above said Padma Portal, including a citation in narrative form (maximum 800 words), clearly bringing out the distinguished and exceptional achievements/service of the person recommended in her/his respective field/discipline.
The statutes and rules relating to these awards are available on the website with the link https://padmaawards.gov.in/AboutAwards.aspx