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An award is given to recognize achievement. No matter what field it represents, it is important to give an award to show that a person’s achievement is appreciated and commended. Awards are commonly given in the following fields or areas:

  • Sports
  • Corporate Events
  • Academic Institutions

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Among these, the area that gives the most awards is in the sporting world. Unlike academic institutions and corporate events, there are many different sub-areas in the field of sports. There are various types of sporting events and every declared winner is bestowed with a unique award to celebrate his or her victory in that particular event. Some of the most popular sporting events where prizes include trophies, medals, and plaques are:

  • Football
  • Basketball
  • Golf

List of Important Awards and Honours 2022

S. No. Awardee Award
Important Awards and Honours August 2022
1. Tamil Nadu Police “President’s Colours”
2. Canadian Jeffrey Armstrong ‘Distinguished Indologist for 2021’
3. Spiritual leader Dalai Lama ‘dPal rNgam Duston’ Award (Ladakh’s highest civilian award)
4. Aarya Walvekar Miss India USA in 2022
5. Puneeth Rajkumar Karnataka Ratna (Posthumously)
Important Awards and Honours July 2022
1. Ashok Soota CII Quality Ratna Award 2021
2. HCL Technologies Microsoft Partner of the Year Awards 2022
3. Tanuja Nesari Ayurveda Ratna Award by the UK Parliament
4. Sini Shetty Femina Miss India 2022
5. Michelle Poonawalla Shiromani Award at NRI World Summit 2022
6. Maryna Viazovska Fields Medal 2022
7. Gita Gopinath 1st woman to feature on IMF’s ‘wall of former chief economists’
8. Pallavi Singh Mrs Universe Divine Crown in South Korea
9. Narayanan Kumar Japan’s ‘Order of the Rising Sun’ Award
10. Dia Mirza & Afroz Shah Mother Teresa Memorial Award
11. National Academy of Agricultural Research Management (NAARM) Sardar Patel Outstanding ICAR Institute Award 2021
12. DBS Bank ‘World’s Best SME Bank’ by Euromoney
13. KP Kumaran JC Daniel Award 2022
14. Professor Kaushik Rajashekara Global Energy Prize 2022
15. Volodymyr Zelenskyy Churchill Leadership Award
16. Dinesh Shahra Foundation (DSF) “Dinesh Shahra Lifetime Award for Excellence” in Music
Important Awards and Honours July 2022
1. Ashok Soota CII Quality Ratna Award 2021
2. HCL Technologies Microsoft Partner of the Year Awards 2022
3. Tanuja Nesari Ayurveda Ratna Award by the UK Parliament
4. Sini Shetty Femina Miss India 2022
5. Michelle Poonawalla Shiromani Award at NRI World Summit 2022
6. Maryna Viazovska Fields Medal 2022
7. Gita Gopinath 1st woman to feature on IMF’s ‘wall of former chief economists’
8. Pallavi Singh Mrs Universe Divine Crown in South Korea
9. Narayanan Kumar Japan’s ‘Order of the Rising Sun’ Award
10. Dia Mirza & Afroz Shah Mother Teresa Memorial Award
11. National Academy of Agricultural Research Management (NAARM) Sardar Patel Outstanding ICAR Institute Award 2021
12. DBS Bank ‘World’s Best SME Bank’ by Euromoney
13. KP Kumaran JC Daniel Award 2022
14. Professor Kaushik Rajashekara Global Energy Prize 2022
15. Volodymyr Zelenskyy Churchill Leadership Award
16. Dinesh Shahra Foundation (DSF) “Dinesh Shahra Lifetime Award for Excellence” in Music
Important Awards and Honours June 2022
1. Jharkhand World No Tobacco Day (WNTD) Award-2022
2. Director of Ruchi Foodline Rashmi Sahoo Times Business Award 2022
3. West Indies Captain Darren Samy Sitara-i-Pakistan Award for services to Pakistan
4. Ahmed Salman Rushdie Queen’s Birthday Honors List in 2022
5. Ramakrishna Mukkavilli SDG Pioneer for water stewardship by UNGC
6. Vijay Amritraj Golden Achievement Award by the International Tennis Hall of Fame and International Tennis Federation
7. S M Krishna, N R Narayana Murthy and Prakash Padukone ‘Kempegowda International Award’
8. “Turn Your Body to the Sun” Golden Conch award for the Best Documentary Film at MIFF 2022
9. Indian Railways UIC International Sustainable Railway Awards (ISRA) in the category of “Best use of Zero-Carbon Technology”
10. Ruth Ozeki Women’s Prize for Fiction this year for her novel ‘The Book of Form and Emptiness”
11. Khushi Patel Miss India Worldwide 2022
12. Odisha govt bags “National MSME Award 2022 to States/UTs for outstanding contribution in the promotion
Important Awards and Honours May 2022
1. Danish Siddiqui Pulitzer prize again, this time under the feature photography category
2. IB V Doshi Royal Gold Medal 2022
3. Dr. Frank Wilczek 2022 Templeton Prize
4. Mr.Ajay Piramal chairman of the Piramal group British honorary Award
5. Author and Journalist Wesley Morgan William E. Colby Award for military and intelligence writing
6. Political Journalist and orator Nitin Kumar Seema Nazareth Award For Excellence in Journalism 2021
7. Shaunak Sen 2022 L’OEil d’Or award for his documentary “All That Breathes”
8. Triangle of Sadness Palme d’Or at 75th Cannes Film Festival
9. Wesley Morgan William E.Colby Award for 2022
10. RJ Umer Best Content Award and Immunization Award by UNICEF
11. Sanjit Narwekar V Shantharam lifetime achievement award at MIFF (Mumbai International Film Festival)2022
Important Awards and Honours April 2022
1. Dr. Bhushan Kumar and Sahyog Kushtha Yagna Trust Prestigious International Gandhi Award for Leprosy, by Hon. Vice President of India
2. Volodymyr Zelensky John F Kennedy profile in courage award
3. PM Narendra Modi 1st Lata Mangeshkar Award 2022
4. Aarefa Johari Chameli Devi Jain Award for an Outstanding Woman Media person 2021
5. Prof Ramdarash Mishra Prestigious Saraswati Samman, 2021
6. Amber Bracken titled “Kamloops Residential School” 2022 World Press Photo of the Year award
7. Veteran Bengali Author Amar Mitra Prestigious O. Henry Award
8. Assamese poet Nilamani Phookan 56th Jnanpith Award
9. Falguni Nayar EY Entrepreneur of the Year 2021
10. M. Venkaiah Naidu International Gandhi Awards for Leprosy, 2021
11. Prabhat Patnaik Malcolm Adiseshiah Award 2022
12. Shoojit Sircar Director Of The Year award for Sardar Udham
13. IndusInd Bank Global ‘Celent Model Bank’ Award for its EPH initiative
14. Indian-American Defense Expert Vivek Lall 6th Entrepreneur Leadership Award 2022
15. Sir David Attenborough UN ‘Champion of the Earth Lifetime Achievement award’
16. Ardeshir B K Dubash Highest Diplomatic Award by Peru Government
17. Charudutt Mishra Whitley Gold Award
Important Awards and Honours March 2022
1. Professor Deepak Dhar Boltzmann Medal 2022 by the International Union of Pure and Applied Physics for his contribution to statistical physics
2. National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG) ‘Special Jury Award’ at the 7th India Industry Water Conclave and the 9th edition of the FICCI Water Awards
3. CtrlS ASSOCHAM Award for Sustainability Excellence in Energy Management
4. National Mineral Development Corporation Ltd 1st prize in the Ispat Rajbhasha Award for 2018-19 and 2020-21 and the Ispat Rajbhasha Prerna Award for 2019-20
5. Bangladeshi Rizwana Hasan US International Women of Courage Award 2022
6. Jammu and Kashmir Bank “National Award for Outstanding Performance for FY 2020-21″
7. Axis Bank ‘Asian Bank of the Year’ at IFR Asia Awards 2021
8. Narayan Pradhan GD Birla Award for Scientific Research
9. Poland’s Karolina Bielawska Miss World 2021
10. Neeraj Chopra Sportsman of the Year award: Sportstar Aces 2022
11. Francis Kéré First African to win Pritzker Prize 2022
12. American mathematician Dennis P. Sullivan Abel Prize for the year 2022
13. Devendra Jhajharia 1st para-athlete to receive Padma Bhushan
14. Mario Marcel Governor of the year award 2022
15. Cochin International Airport Limited (CIAL) Covid champion’ award at Wings India 2022
16. Prof Wilfried Brutsaert Stockholm Water Prize 2022
17. Actress Deepika Padukone TIME100 Impact Awards 2022
18. Mirabai Chanu ‘BBC Indian Sportswoman of the Year’ award 2021
Important Awards and Honours February 2022
1. Daryl Mitchell (New Zealand) ICC Spirit of Cricket Award 2021
2. Neeraj Chopra Laureus World Breakthrough of the Year Award 2022
3. Street Student (Telugu short film) NHRC’s Short Film Award
4. Nitin Gadkari 18th Late Madhavrao Limaye Award
5. ICICI Bank’s Sandeep Bakhshi Business Standard Banker of the Year 2020-21
6. RailTel ICAI award for excellence in financial reporting for the year 2020-21 in Public Sector Entities Category
7. Karnataka Bank Three awards at the 17th Annual Banking Technology Conference and Awards: 2020-21 Next-Gen Banking
8. Bill Gates Hilal-e-Pakistan honour
9. Coal India India’s Most Trusted Public Sector Company’ award
Important Awards and Honours January 2022
1. Shaylyn Ford Mrs World 2022
2. Satish Adiga ICMR national award “Dr Subhas Mukherjee Award”
3. Danish Siddiqui (Posthumously) Mumbai Press Club’s RedInk Award 2020
4. Kishore Kumar Yedam World CEO Winner of the Year 2021 award
5. Rohit Kumar (Founder of Media Trendz) Bihar Vibhuti Samman at the Bihar Entrepreneurship Conclave
6. Harshaali Malhotra 12th Bharat Ratna Dr Ambedkar Award 2022
7. Zishaan A Latif Ramnath Goenka Award in the Photo Journalism category for his photo essay work
8. South Indian Bank (SIB) UiPath Automation Excellence Awards 2021 for Best Automation under ‘Crisis for business continuity
9. JC Chaudhry (numerologists) First-ever Guinness World Record in Numerology and the first world record of 2022
10. Forensic Science Laboratory (FSL) KOCH Award in the Silver category for its contributional work to combat Crime and Violence against Children
11. Kerala Arts and Crafts Village Organisation International Craft Award 2021 by World Crafts Council International as the best craft village in the entire world (KAVC)
12. Clive Lloyd Knighthood by Prince William, the Duke of Cambridge at Windsor Castle
13. Navdeep Kaur Best National Costume award at Mrs World 2022 Pageant
14. NIRAMAI Health Analytix Pvt Ltd, and InnAccel Technologies Pvt Ltd World Bank Group and Consumer Technology Association’s Global Women’s Health Tech Awards
15. Axis Bank and CRMNEXT Solution IBS Intelligence Global FinTech Innovation Award for 2021 under the category of ‘Best CRM System Implementation’
16. Sumit Bhale (Lavni artist from Maharashtra) Gold medal at the International Folk Art Festival in Dubai
17. Albert Bourla (Pfizer Inc.’s Chairman and CEO) Prestigious Genesis Prize 2022
18. Sushmita Sen International Association of Working Women Award at the Washington DC South Asian Film Festival (DCSAFF) 2021
19. Prajakta Koli (Indian Youtuber and Actor) India’s First-ever ‘Youth Climate Champion’ by UNDP
20. Shinzo Abe (Former Japan Prime Minister) Netaji Award 2022 by Netaji Research Bureau
21. PV Sindhu Women’s singles title at the Syed Modi International Tournament in Lucknow
22. Koozhangal Best film award at Dhaka International Film Festival
23. Neeraj Chopra Param Vishisht Seva Medal
24. Sathyamangalam Tiger Reserve (Tamil Nadu) TX2 award for doubling the population of wild tigers
25. Ratan Tata Assam government’s highest civilian award ‘Assam Baibhav’

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List of Important Awards and Honours 2021

S. No. Awardee Award
Important Awards and Honours December 2021
1. V Praveen Rao 7th Dr. M S Swaminathan Award for 2017-19
2. The book titled ‘Naoroji: Pioneer of Indian Nationalism’ 4th Kamaladevi Chattopadhyay NIF (New India Foundation) Book Prize 2021
3. Ratan Tata ‘Asom Bhaibav’ award, the highest civilian Assam state award for his contribution to cancer care in the state
4. Anju Bobby Georg (Indian athlete) Woman of the Year Award by the World Athletics
5. Nikhil Srivastava (Indian-American mathematician) Ciprian Foias Prize for the ‘highly original work’ in Operator Theory by the American Mathematical Society (AMS)
6. ESAF Small Finance Bank Limited Global SME Finance Awards 2021
7. Nilmani Phookan Jr (Assamese poet) 56th Jnanpith Award
8. Damodar Mauzo (Konkani novelist) 57th Jnanpith Award
9. Ropesh Goyal ‘Young Geospatial Scientist’ award
10. Balkrishna Doshi (Indian architect) 2022 Royal Gold Medal by the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA)
11. Neena Gupta (Indian Mathematician) 2021 DST-ICTP-IMU Ramanujan Prize for Young Mathematicians from Developing Countries for her outstanding work in affine algebraic geometry and commutative algebra
12. Karnataka Bank Two DigiDhan awards from the Union Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology
13. Azim Premji 10th annual Dr. Ida S. Scudder Humanitarian Oration
14. DBS Bank India ET BFSI Excellence Awards 2021 in two categories of ‘Innovative API/Open Banking model’ category and ‘Best Digital Customer Experience initiative’ category
15. Sunil Gavaskar SJFI (Sports Journalists Federation of India) Medal 2021
16. Steel Authority of India Ltd. (SAIL) Golden Peacock Environment Management Award 2021
17. Divya Hegde UN Women’s Award for Leadership Commitment 2021 at the 2021 Regional Asia-Pacific Women’s Empowerment Principles Awards Ceremony
18. IIT Roorkee Most Innovative Research Institutions category award by the CII
19. Dr. Anil Prakash Joshi (Environmentalist) Mother Teresa Memorial Award for Social Justice 2021
20. O. P. Jindal Global University (JGU) Digital Innovation of the Year Award at Times Higher Education (THE) Asia Awards 2021
21. Vayana Network and Federal Bank ‘Most Effective Bank-Fintech Partnership: Agile and Adaptable’ award at the IBSi Global Fintech Innovation Awards 2021
22. HDFC Bank ‘Most innovative best practice’ category award at the coveted Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) Digital Transformation Award 2021
23. Anukrti Upadhyay Sushila Devi Award 2021 for the Best Book of Fiction for her novel titled ‘Kintsugi’
24. Viral Sudhirbhai Desai (Industrialist) Global Environment and Climate Action Citizen Award 2021
25. Alia Bhatt ‘2021 Person of the Year’ by People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) India
Important Awards and Honours November 2021
1. Lieutenant Colonel Servesh Dhadwal and Colonel Amit Bisht Tenzing Norgay National Adventure Award 2020 by the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports
2. P Valsala Ezhuthachan Award 2021
3. Puneeth Rajkumar (Kannada actor) Basavashree award 2021 by the Bruhanmutt
4. Priyanka Mohite ‘Tenzing Norgay National Adventure Award 2020’
5. M Mukundan (Author) 2021 JCB prize for Literature, for his book titled ‘Delhi: A Soliloquy
6. Vihaan and Nav Agarwal (Delhi-based teenage brothers) 17th annual Kids Rights International Children’s Peace Prize for recycling household waste and tackling pollution
7. Karnataka Vikas Grameena Bank (KVGB) ‘Regional Rural Banks’ category award by Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India (ASSOCHAM)
8. Beryl Thanga (Novelist) 12th Manipur State Award for Literature 2020 for his book titled ‘Ei Amadi Adungeigi Ithat’ (I and the then island)
9. Hema Malini (Actor and BJP leader) and Prasoon Joshi (Lyricist) Indian Film Personality of the Year award at the International Film Festival of India 2021
10. Prakash Padukone (Indian Badminton Player) Lifetime Achievement Award for 2021 by the Badminton World Federation (BWF) Council
11. Anita Desai (Author) Tata Literature Live! Lifetime Achievement Award for 2021
12. Pratham NGO Indira Gandhi Peace Prize 2021 for its contribution to promoting the scope of education in India
13. Dr. S K Sohan Roy 1st Indian to be honoured with the Knighthood of Parte Guelfa
14. Sascan Meditech Pharma and Medical Device Startup India Grand Challenge 2021
S.No. Awardee Award
Important Awards and Honours October 2021
1. “Legal Initiative for Forest and Environment (LIFE)” Right Livelihood Award 2021 (Also known as Sweden’s alternative Nobel Prize)
2. Shiv Nadar and Mallika Srinivasan Global Leadership Award 2021
3. David Julius and Ardem Patapoutian Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2021
4. Syukuro Manabe, Klaus Hasselmann and Giorgio Parisi Nobel Prize in Physics 2021
5. Nirode Kumar Barooah and Shillong Chamber Choir Lokapriya Gopinath Bordoloi Award
6. Benjamin List and David W.C. MacMillan Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2021
7. Prof Eric Hanushek and Dr. Rukmini Banerji Yidan Prize 2021
8. Abdulrazak Gurnah Nobel Prize in Literature 2021
9. Karnataka Vikas Grameena Bank (KVGB) (‘APY Big Believers’ and ‘Leadership capital’) for significant enrolment under the Atal Pension Yojana (APY) from the Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority (PFRDA)
10. Harmanpreet Singh (men) and Gurjit Kaur (women) FIH Stars Awards 2020-21 – Player of the Year
11. PR Sreejesh (men) and Savita Punia (women) FIH Stars Awards 2020-21 – Goalkeeper of the Year
12. Vivek Sagar Prasad (men) and Sharmila Devi (women) FIH Stars Awards 2020-21 – Rising Star of the Year
13. Graham Reid (men) and Sjoerd Marijne (women) FIH Stars Awards 2020-21 – Coach of the Year
14. David Card, Joshua Angrist and Guido Imbens Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences 2021
15. Malayalam writer Benyamin 45th Vayalar Ramavarma Memorial Literary Award
16. Maria Ressa and Dmitry Muratov Nobel Peace Prize 2021
17. Secretary DDR&D and Chairman DRDO Dr G Satheesh Reddy Aryabhata Award by the Astronautical Society of India (ASI)
18. Telugu filmmaker B Gopal, alias Bejawada Gopal 4th Satyajit Ray Award
19. Director of AIIMS Dr Randeep Guleria 22nd Lal Bahadur Shastri National Award
20. Indian American Microsoft CEO, Satya Nadella (Microsoft team) C K Prahlad award for Global Business Sustainability Leadership for the year 2021
21. Indian Army wins gold (A team from 5th Battalion-4 (5/4) Gorkha Rifles (Frontier Force)) Prestigious Cambrian Patrol Exercise 2021
22. India’s “Takachar” (Vidyut Mohan) Prince William’s inaugural ‘Eco-Oscar’ Award
23. Kung Fu Nuns of the Drukpa order of Buddhism UNESCO’s Martial Arts Education Prize 2021
24. Alexei Navalny European Union’s Sakharov Prize 2021
Important Awards and Honours September 2021
1. Dr Basant Kumar Misra International Lifetime Achievement Award in Neurosurgery (AANS Award)
2. Muhammad Amjad Saqib Ramon Magsaysay Awards 2021
3. Firdausi Qadri Ramon Magsaysay Awards 2021
4. Steven Muncy Ramon Magsaysay Awards 2021
5. WatchDoc Ramon Magsaysay Awards 2021
6. Roberto Ballon Ramon Magsaysay Awards 2021
7. Power Grid Corporation of India Limited (POWERGRID) “Association for Talent Development (ATD) 2021 BEST Award”
8. Ramesh Narayan Asian Federation of Advertising Associations (AFAA) Hall of Fame at AdAsia 2021
9. The Golden Rock Railway Workshop (GOC), Tiruchchirappalli 22nd National Award for Excellence in Energy Management
10. Author Susanna Clarke Women’s Prize for Fiction 2021 for her novel ‘Piranesi’
11. International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT) Africa Food Prize for 2021
12. Ayaan Shankta 2021 International Young Eco-Hero
13. Complete List Click Here 73rd Emmy award 2021
14. Brigadier SV Sarasvati National Florence Nightingale Award 2020
15. “Jeel Albena Association for Humanitarian Development” – A humanitarian organization from Yemen. 2021 UNHCR Nansen Refugee Award
16. Alejandro Prieto Bird Photographer of the Year (BPOTY) 2021 Award
17. Bird Photographer of the Year (BPOTY) 2021 Award Association for Talent Development (ATD) 2021 Best Award
18. Dr. Basant Kumar Misra International Lifetime Achievement Award in Neurosurgery by the American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS)
19. Satluj Jal Vidyut Nigam Ltd (SJVN) Dun & Bradstreet Corporate Award 2021 under the category of Best Growth Performance Power
20. Shailendra Singh (Indian Biologist) Behler Turtle Conservation Award
21. Namita Gokhale (Writer) 7th Yamin Hazarika Woman of Substance Award
22. Golden Rock Railway Workshop (GOC), Tiruchchirappalli 22nd National Award for Excellence in Energy Management from CII
23. International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT) 2021 Africa Food Prize for improving food security in sub-Saharan Africa
24. Anand Kumar (Mathematician) Swami Brahmanand Award 2021
25. National Institute of Open Schooling (NIOS) UNESCO King Sejong Literacy Prize 2021
26. Bhanumati Gheewala (Nurse from Sir Sayajirao General Hospital, Gujarat) Florence Nightingale Award
27. Brigadier SV Sarasvati National Florence Nightingale Award 2020
28. Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka ‘Global Goals Awards’ 2021 of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
29. Fairooz Faizah Beether (Bangladesh) 2021 Changemaker Award
30.  Government e-Marketplace (GeM) CIPS Excellence in Procurement Awards for 2021 under the category of ‘Best Use of Digital Technology’
31. 510MW Teesta V Power Station of Sikkim (owned by NHPC Limited) 2021 IHA Blue Planet Prize for excellence in sustainable hydropower development
Important Awards and Honours August 2021
S.No. Awardee Award
1. Cyrus Poonawalla Lokmanya Tilak National Award
2. DBS Bank Global winner for Most Innovative in Digital Banking by Financial Times publication
3. Renowned economists Jagdish Bhagwati and C Rangarajan Prof. C.R. Rao Centenary Gold Medal award
4. Mangdechhu Hydroelectric Project Brunel Medal awarded by the London-based Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE)
5. Nagaland Seven national awards on the first Van Dhan Annual Awards 2020-21,
6. National Science Foundation Innovation-Corps (NSF I-Corps) Teams Award US Innovation Award
7. Indira Gandhi International (IGI) Airport (50th spot)

  • Hyderabad: 64 (placed at 71 in 2020)
  • Mumbai: 65 (placed 52 in 2020)
  • Bengaluru: 71 (placed 68 in 2020)
Skytrax World Airport Awards 2021
Important Awards and Honours July 2021
1. ‘Decoding Shankar’ Best Film Award in the Documentary section (Best Biographical)
2. Dr Rajendra Kishore Panda Kuvempu Rashtriya Puraskar
3. Invest India Investment Promotion Agency 2021 award by OCO Global
4. Korean Air ‘Air Transport World’s (ATW) 2021 Airline of the Year’
5. Kaushik Basu Humboldt Research Award in Economics
6. N N Pillai Bahrain Keraleeya Samajam (BKS)’s Literary Award for 2021
7. Muhammad Yunus Olympic Laurel at the Tokyo Games
8. Director Payal Kapadia’s, ‘A Night of Knowing Nothing’ Oeil d’Or (Golden Eye) award for best documentary at the 74th Cannes Film Festival
9. Vice Admiral Vinay Badhwar Alexander Dalrymple award by the British Government for his work in hydrography and nautical cartography
10. Edible Routes Private Limited, Oorja Development Solutions India and Taru Naturals UN Food Systems Summit Competition called ‘Best Small Business: Good Food for All’
11. Satpura Tiger Reserve Natwest Group Earth Heroes Award 2021 in the category of Earth Guardian for its best management role
12. Invest India The most innovative Investment Promotion Agency 2021 award
13. Zaila Avant-garde, an African-American 2021 Scripps National Spelling Bee
14. Syed Osman Azhar Maqsusi – Hyderabad’s hunger activist Commonwealth Points of Light award
15. Sophie Ecclestone & Devon Conway ICC Player of the Month Award June 2021
16. Journalist N N Pillai Bahrain Keraleeya Samajam (BKS)’s Literary Award for 2021
  • Palme d’Or: Julia Ducournau for Titane (France)
  • Grand Prix (TIE): Ashgar Farhadi for A Hero (Iran) and Juho Kuosmanen for Compartment No.6 (Finland)
  • Best Director: Leos Carax Annette (France)
  • Best Actress: Renate Reinsve for Worst Person in the World (Norway)
  • Best Actor: Caleb Landry Jones for Nitram (US)
  • Best Screenplay: Hamaguchi Ryusuke and Takamasa Oe for Drive My Car (Japan)
  • Jury Prize (TIE): Shared by Nadav Lapid for Ahed’s Knee (Israel) and Apichatpong Weerasethakul for Memoria (Thailand)
  • Best First Film: Antoneta Kusijanovic for Murina (Croatia)
  • Best Short Film: Hong Kong’s All The Crows In The World Tang Yi
  • Short Film Palme d’Or: Tian Xia Wu Ya by Tang Yi

Special Jury Mention for Short Film: Ceu de Agosto by Jasmin Tenucci

Cannes Film Festival 2021
18. Bangladesh Nobel laureate Muhammad Yunus Olympic Laurel at the Tokyo Games
19. Aadhimalai Pazhangudiyinar Producer Company Limited and Snehakunja Trust UNDP Equator Prize 2021
20. Payal Kapadia Best documentary award in Cannes 2021
21. Shibaji Banerjee (Posthumously) Mohun Bagan Ratna
22. Cachar District National Silver SKOCH Award
23. Sandesh Jhingan AIFF men’s Footballer of the Year 2020-21
24. Ngangom Bala Devi AIFF ‘Women’s Footballer of the Year’ 2020-21
25. Pramod Bhagat Named Differently Abled Sportsman of the Year 2019
26. Sunjeev Sahota Prestigious 2021 Booker Prize
27. Vaidehi Dongre Miss India USA 2021
28. Asha Bhosle Maharashtra Bhushan award 2021
29. Graphic artist Anand Radhakrishnan Prestigious Eisner award
Important Awards and Honours June 2021
1. Valeria Luiselli International Dublin Literary Award 2021 for her novel ‘Lost Children Archive’
2. Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan ‘WHO Director-General Special Recognition Award’
3. Nitin Rakesh and Jerry Wind International Business Book of the Year Award 2021
4. David Diop International Booker Prize 2021 for ‘At Night All Blood Is Black’
5. Thomas Vijayan 2021 Nature TTL Photography Awards for his photo of an Orangutan clinging to a tree
6. GMR Hyderabad International Airport Ltd (GHIAL) ‘Gold Recognition’ award from ACI (Airport Council International) Asia-Pacific Green Airports Recognition 2021
7. Prof. Shailesh Ganpule ‘NSG Counter-IED & Counter-Terrorism Innovator Award 2021’
8. Familial Forestry Land for Life Award by the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD)
9. Larsen & Toubro Infotech Global Innovation Partner of the Year by Snowflake
10. KK Shaileja Central European University’s highest award of Open Society Prize 2021 for her work in public health services
11. NTPC India’s Best Employers among Nation Builders 2021
12. Cochin International Airport (CIAL) Airport Council International (ACI) Director General’s Roll of Excellence
13. Delhi Metro ‘Outstanding Civil Engineering Achievement Award’ for 2020
14. RK Sabharwal ‘The Order of Polar Star’
15. P Sainath Japan’s Fukuoka Grand Prize 2021
16. Utah Jazz’s Jordan Clarkson 2020-21 Kia NBA Sixth Man Award
17. David Diop International Booker 2021
18. Thomas Vijayan Nature TTL Photographer of the Year 2021
19. Arunachal Pradesh’s Water Burial bags Best film National Award on environment conservation at 67th National Films Awards 2021
20. Tsitsi Dangarembga PEN Pinter prize 2021
21. Tillotama Shome Best Actor award at the 2021 UK Asian Film Festival (UKAFF)
22. RS Sodhi Conferred with the regional award as Asia Pacific Productivity Champion from Asian Productivity Organization (APO), Tokyo, Japan
23. DBS Bank Forbes ‘World’s Best Banks’ list in India
24. IIT Roorkee prof – Shailesh Govind Ganpule ‘NSG Counter-IED and Counter-Terrorism Innovator Award 2021′ for developing a “blast-resistant” helmet
25. Vinoo Mankad ICC Hall of Fame


26. Environmental Organisation ‘Familial Forestry’ of Rajasthan Prestigious UN Award – The 2021 Land for Life Award
27. Larsen & Toubro Infotech Global Innovation Partner of the Year by Snowflake
28. Sumita Mitra European Inventor Award 2021 in the ‘Non-European Patent Office countries’ category
29. KK Shailaja The Central European University (CEU) Open Society Prize for 2021
30. NTPC India’s Best Employers among Nation-Builders 2021
31. Emmanuel Carrere Spanish Princess of Asturias Literature Award
32. RK Sabharwal – Engineers India Limited (EIL) Chairman & Managing Director (CMD) Highest civilian award of Mongolia ‘The Order of Polar Star’
33. Journalist P Sainath Japan’s Fukuoka Grand Prize
34. Decoding Shankar Toronto International Women’s Film Festival
35. Rajendra Kishore Panda Kuvempu Rashtriya Puraskar
Winners of BAFTA TV Awards 2021
1. Leading Actress Michaela Coel, I May Destroy You
2. Leading Actor Paul Mescal, Normal People
3. Drama Series Save Me Too
4. Best Comedy Performance Charlie Cooper and Aimee Lou Wood
5. Best Comedy Series Inside No. 9
6. Original Music Harry Escott, Roadkill
7. Sports England v West Indies Test Cricket – Sky Sports Cricket
Complete List of 2021 Pulitzer Prize Winners
1. Public service The New York Times
2. Criticism Wesley Morris of The New York Times
3. Editorial writing Robert Greene of the Los Angeles Times
4. International Reporting Megha Rajagopalan, Alison Killing and Christo Buschek of BuzzFeed News
5. Breaking News Reporting Staff of the Star Tribune, Minneapolis, Minn.
6. Investigative Reporting Matt Rocheleau, Vernal Coleman, Laura Crimaldi, Evan Allen and Brendan McCarthy of The Boston Globe
7. Explanatory Reporting Andrew Chung, Lawrence Hurley, Andrea Januta, Jaimi Dowdell and Jackie Botts of Reuters
8. Local Reporting Kathleen McGrory and Neil Bedi of the Tampa Bay Times
9. National Reporting Staffs of The Marshall Project;, Birmingham; IndyStar, Indianapolis; and the Invisible Institute, Chicago
10. Feature Writing Mitchell S. Jackson, freelance contributor, Runner’s World
11. Commentary Michael Paul Williams of the Richmond (Va.) Times-Dispatch
12. Breaking News Photography Photography Staff of Associated Press
13. Feature Photography Emilio Morenatti of Associated Press
14. Audio Reporting Lisa Hagen, Chris Haxel, Graham Smith and Robert Little of National Public Radio
15. Fiction The Night Watchman by Louise Erdrich
16. Drama The Hot Wing King, by Katori Hall
17. History Franchise: The Golden Arches in Black America, by Marcia Chatelain (Liveright/Norton)
18. Biography or autobiography The Dead Are Arising: The Life of Malcolm X by Les Payne and Tamara Payne
19. Poetry Postcolonial Love Poem by Natalie Diaz
20. General nonfiction Wilmington’s Lie: The Murderous Coup of 1898 and the Rise of White Supremacy by David Zucchino
21. Music Stride, by Tania León (Peermusic Classical)
22. Special Citation Darnella Frazier, The teenager who recorded the killing of George Floyd
Important Awards and Honours May 2021
1. Shyamala Ganesh “Order of Rising Sun” by the Japanese Government
2. Maria Ressa (Rapple’s CEO) 2021 laureate of UNESCO /Guillermo Cano World Press Freedom Prize
3. Pink (Singer) Icon Award at the 2021 Billboard Music Awards
4. Justice Gita Mitta Arline Pacht Global Vision Award 2021
5. Babar Azam (Pakistan) ICC Men’s Player of the Month for April 2021
6. Alyssa Healy (Australia) ICC Women’s Player of the Month for April 2021
7. Dr Tahera Qutbuddin 1st Indian to win the 15th Sheikh Zayed Book Award
8. Anupam Kher Best Actor Award for his performance in a short film named ‘Happy Birthday’ at New York City International Film Festival
9. IREDA (Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency) ‘Green Urja Award’ by the Indian Chamber of Commerce (ICC)
10. Dr. Shakuntala Haraksingh Thilsted 2021 World Food Prize for her work in developing holistic, nutrition-sensitive approaches to aquaculture and food systems
11. Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank (Union Education Minister) International Invincible Gold Medal 2021
12. Baljeet Kaur (Himachal Pradesh) and Gunbala Sharma (Rajasthan) 1st Women Mountaineers to summit Mount Pumori in Nepal
13. Prof. Shankar Balasubramanian and Prof. David Klenerman 2020 Millennium Technology Prize for developing revolutionary DNA sequencing techniques namely, Next Generation DNA Sequencing (NGS)
14. Suresh Mukund 10th Annual World Choreography Award 2020
15. Jane Goodall Templeton Prize 2021
16. Hockey India Prestigious Etienne Glichitch Award
17. Max Verstappen Monaco Grand Prix 2021
18. SpiceHealth Gold Award at 2021 Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards for ‘Most Valuable Medical Innovation’ under COVID-19
19. Krishi Avam Paristhitiki Vikas Sansthan (KRAPAVIS) Prestigious India Biodiversity Awards 2021 under the category ‘Sustainable Use of Biological Resources.’
20. VK Pandian President’s award by International Hockey Federation for his contribution to promoting Hockey in Odisha
21. Bharat Ratna Professor C.N.R. Rao International ENI Award 2020 for his research in renewable energy sources and energy storage
22. Amartya Kumar Sen Spain’s top Princess of Asturias Award in the social sciences category, the Spanish prize foundation
23. Padma Bhushan Dr D Nageshwar Reddy Rudolf V Schindler Award from the American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE)
24. Robert Lewandowski European Golden Boot
Important Awards and Honours April 2021
1. Dr Sharankumar Limbale Saraswati Samman 2020
2. Maggie O’Farrell’s ‘Hamnet’ National Book Critics Circle Prize
3. Rajinikanth 51st Dadasaheb Phalke Award
4. Biswabhushan Harichandan (Governor of Andhra Pradesh) Kalinga Ratna Samman 2021
5. Aniyan Midhun South Asian Wushu Championship
6. Prof. Suman Chakraborty 30th GD Birla Award for Scientific Research
7. Alfred V. Aho and Jeffrey David Ullman 2020 Association for Computing Machinery A.M. Turing Award
8. Guneet Monga (Filmmaker) Knight of the Order of Arts and Letters, the second-highest civilian French honour
9. Yusuff Ali M. A Abu Dhabi’s Top Civilian Award
10. Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) National Award for Innovation Training Practices 2019-2020
11. Kane Williamson (New Zealand cricket player) Sir Richard Hadlee Medal
12. ‘Puglya’ (Name of Marathi Film) Best Foreign Language Feature Award at Moscow International Film Festival 2021
13. Roberto Benigni 78th Venice International Film Festival
14. Aditya Birla Group’s Birla Cellulose Limited UN’s National Innovative and Sustainable Supply Chain Award
15. Rumana Sehgal Nelson Mandela World Humanitarian Award 2021 by the Diplomatic Mission Global Peace
16. Dr Krithi K Karanth ‘Wild Innovator Award’ by Wild Elements Foundation
17. IIT Kharagpur CoreNet Global Academic Challenge 6.0
18. ESAF Small Finance Bank ‘Great Place to Work’ by the Great Place to Work Institute
19. Carmen Maria Machado Rathbones Folio Prize 2021 for her book titles as ‘ In the Dream House: A Memoir’
20. HDFC Bank ‘India’s Best Bank for SME’s’ at the Asiamoney Best Bank Awards

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Important Awards and Honours March 2021
1. The Hindu Group South Asian Digital Media Awards by WAN IFRA (World Association of News Publishers), being named as ‘Champion Publisher of the Year’
2. Amitabh Bachchan 2021 Film Archive Award by The International Federation of Film Archives (FIAF)
3. Mahamadou Issoufou (President of Niger) 2020 Ibrahim Prize for Achievement in African Leadership
4. Ravichandran Ashwin (India) ICC Men’s Player of the Month for February 2021
5. Tammy Beaumont (England) ICC Women’s Player of the Month for February 2021
6. Koneru Humpy (Indian Chess Player) BBC Indian Sportswoman of the year award
7. Anju Bobby George (Indian Athlete) BBC Lifetime Achievement award
8. Manu Bhaker (Indian Shooter) BBC Emerging Player-of-the-Year award
9. Indian Council of Agricultural Research(ICAR) King Bhumibol World Soil Day 2020 Award by Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO)
10. Gowsalya Shankar International Woman of Courage Award 2021
11. Anne Lacaton and Jean-Philippe Vassal Pritzker Architecture Prize 2021
12. NTPC Ltd ‘Role Model’ Award’ at the 11th CII National HR Excellence Awards 2020-21
13. For 2019 Late Sultan Qaboos bin Said Al Said of Oman Gandhi Peace Prize
14. For 2020 Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Gandhi Peace Prize
15. Prof. Sharad Pagare Vyas Samman 2020
16. Asha Bhosle Maharashtra Bhushan Award 2020
17. IIT Kharagpur CoreNet Global Academic Challenge 6.0
18. ESAF Small Finance Bank ‘Great Place to Work’ by the Great Place to Work Institute
19. Carmen Maria Machado Rathbones Folio Prize 2021 for her book titles as ‘ In the Dream House: A Memoir’
20. HDFC Bank ‘India’s Best Bank for SME’s’ at the Asiamoney Best Bank Awards
21. 30th Bihari Puraskar 2020 Mohankrishna Bohara
22. Golden Globe Awards 2021 Winners in the Film category:

  • Best Film – Drama: Nomadland
  • Best Film – Musical/Comedy: Borat Subsequent Movie film
  • Best Director: Chloe Zhao for Nomadland
  • Best Actress – Drama: Andra Day for The United States vs. Billie Holiday
  • Best Actor – Drama: Chadwick Boseman for Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom
  • Best Actress – Musical/Comedy: Rosamund Pike for I Care A Lot
  • Best Actor – Musical/Comedy: Sacha Baron Cohen for Borat Subsequent Movie film
  • Best Supporting Actress: Jodie Foster for The Mauritanian
  • Best Supporting Actor: Daniel Kaluuya for Judas And The Black Messiah
  • Best Screenplay: Aaron Sorkin for The Trial of the Chicago 7
  • Best Foreign Language Film: Minari
  • Best Animated Feature: Soul
  • Best Original Score: Soul
  • Best Original Song: ‘Io Si (Seen)’ from The Life Ahead

Winners in the Television category:

  • Best TV Series – Drama: The Crown
  • Best TV Series – Musical/Comedy: Schitt’s Creek
  • Best Limited Series, Anthology or TV Film: The Queen’s Gambit
  • Best Actress – Drama: Emma Corrin for The Crown
  • Best Actor – Drama: Josh O’Connor for The Crown
  • Best Actress – Musical/Comedy: Catherine O’Hara for Schitt’s Creek
  • Best Actor – Musical/Comedy: Jason Sudeikis for Ted Lasso
  • Best Supporting Actress: Gillian Anderson for The Crown
  • Best Supporting Actor: John Boyega for Small Axe
  • Best Actress (Limited Series, Anthology or TV Film): Anya Taylor-Joy for The Queen’s Gambit
  • Best Actor (Limited Series, Anthology or TV Film): Mark Ruffalo for I Know This Much Is True
Important Awards and Honours February 2021
1. AR Rahman (Music Composer) and Saidapet Hari Krishnan (Social Activist) 4th edition of Alert Being Icon Awards
2. Robert Irwin 1st prize in Wildlife Photographer of the Year People’s Choice Award Contest
3. ‘Koozhangal’ 50th International Film Festival Rotterdam 2021
4. Bangalore International Airport Limited’s (Kempegowda International Airport Bengaluru) Airports Council International World’s ‘Voice of the Customer’ award
5. Dr Shobhna Kapoor, Dr Antara Banerjee, Dr Sonu Gandhi and Dr Ritu Gupta Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB) Women Excellence Award 2021
6. S. Theodore Baskaran Sanctuary Lifetime Service Award 2020 by Sanctuary Nature Foundation
7. YS Jagan Mohan Reddy Skoch Chief Minister of the Year Award
8. Wildlife Crime Control Bureau (WCCB) 5th Asia Environmental Enforcement Award 2020 under the Innovation category by UNEP
9. Manasa Varanasi VLCC Femina Miss India World 2020
10. Union Bank of India ‘Best Service Provider’ in HR and ‘Best Institution’ for ‘Excellence in Learning and Development’ at the 29th Global HRD Congress Awards
11. Anjali Bharadwaj International Anti-Corruption Champions Award
12. PM Narendra Modi ‘CERA Week Global Energy and Environment Leadership Award’
Important Awards and Honours January 2021
1. V K Yadav ‘Eminent Engineer Award for the Year 2020’
2. Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank Sahitya Gaurav Samman 2021
3. Pandit Satish Vyas 96th Tansen Music Festival, Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh
4. Anhinav Kala Parishad 96th Tansen Music Festival, Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh
5. Dr Raghu Ram Pillarisetti Most Excellent Order of the British Empire in Queen Elizabeth II’s 2021 New Year’s Honours List
6. Ministry of Tribal Affairs SKOCH Challenger Award for Best performance in e-governance category
7. Ministry of Panchayati Raj SKOCH Challenger Award for Best performance in e-governance category
8. AIIMS Bhubaneswar Kayakalp Award
9. Biswajit Chatterjee ‘Indian Personality of the Year’ award at IFFI
10. Nikhil Srivastava 2021 Michael and Sheila Held Prize
11. Dr Rajendra Kumar Bhandari Subhash Chandra Bose Aapda Prabandhan Puraskar 2021
12. Ram Temple Tableau of Uttar Pradesh First prize in Republic Day 2021
13. Meghalaya National Award for Best Electoral Practices 2020

List of Important Awards and Honours 2020

S. No. Award Awardee
1. Dr Dinesh Katre Emmett Leahy Award 2020
2. Paul Zacharia Ezhuthachan Puraskaram 2020
3. Hariharan JC Daniel Award for lifetime contribution to Malayalam Cinema
4. S Hareesh JCB Prize in Literature for 2020
5. Azim Premji Edelgive Hurun India Philanthropy List 2020
6. Ruskin Bond Tata Literature Live Lifetime Achievement Award 2020
7. Dr K S Subramanian Fertiliser Association of India (FAI) Golden Jubilee
8. Sadat Rahman International Children’s Peace Prize 2020
9. Douglas Stuart 2020 Booker Prize for Fiction
10. Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank Vatayan Lifetime Achievement Award
11. Naseeruddin Shah 2020 Aditya Vikram Birla Kala Shikhar Puraskar
12. Neel Choudhary and Irawati Karnik 2020 Aditya Vikram Birla Kalakiran Puraskar
13. Dr Bish Agrawal 2020 AESC (Association of Executive Search and Leadership Consultants) lifetime Achievement Award 2020
14. Sanjay Singh ‘2020 Gandhi Award’
15. Ratan Tata IACC (Indo-American Chamber of Commerce) lifetime and Global Excellence Award
16. Ales Bialiatsli (Belarus), Nasrin Sotoudeh (Iran), Bryan Stevenson (US) and Lottie Cunningham Wren (Nicaragua) Right Livelihood Award 2020
17. Nityanand Nayak (Odia Poet) Sarala Puraskar
18. Bank of Ghana Central Bank of the Year Award 2020
19. Mark Carney Governor of the year at Central Bank of the Year Award 2020
20. Aishwarya Sridhar 2020 Wildlife Photographer of the Year Award
21. Seema Gupta 17th annual Stevie Award for Women in Business
22. Dr Jajini Varghese ‘Outstanding Young Person of the World 2020’
23. Global Himalayan Expedition (GHE) of India 2020 UN Global Climate Action Award
24. Dr Satish Mishra ‘Dr. Tulsi Das Chugh Award 2020’ by National Academy of Medical Sciences
25. Late Actor Om Puri Lifetime Achievement Award 2020 at 3rd India International Film Festival of Boston
26. Chef Vikas Khanna ‘Pride of India’, a special award at 3rd India International Film Festival of Boston
27. Nobel Prize in Peace 2020 World Food Programme (WFP)
28. Sarala Puraskar Odia poet, Nityanand Nayak
29. Nobel Prize in Literature 2020 American poet Louise Glück “for her unmistakable poetic voice that with austere beauty makes individual existence universal”.
30. Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2020 Emmanuelle Charpentier and Jennifer A. Doudna “for the development of a method for genome editing”.
31. Nobel Prize in Physics 2020 Roger Penrose for the discovery that black hole formation is a robust prediction of the general theory of relativity. The other half jointly to Reinhard Genzel and Andrea Ghez for the discovery of a supermassive compact object at the centre of our galaxy.
32. The Indo-American Chamber of Commerce (IACC) lifetime achievement Award Ratan Tata
33. Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2020 Harvey J. Alter(America), Charles M. Rice (America) and Michael Houghton (Britain) for the discovery of the Hepatitis C virus.
34. Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) Grand Title Winner 2020 for Marketing Kerala Tourism’s ‘Human by Nature Print Campaign’
35. Right Livelihood Award 2020 The four activists Ales Bialiatski of Belarus, Nasrin Sotoudeh of Iran, Bryan Stevenson of the United States(US) and Lottie Cunningham Wren of Nicaragua.
36. ‘National Energy Leader’ and ‘Excellent Energy Efficient Unit’ Awards at National Award for ‘Excellence in Energy Management’ Hyderabad International Airport or GMR led Rajiv Gandhi International Airport
37. ‘Excellent Energy Efficient Unit’ award by Confederation of Indian industry and Godrej Green Business Centre Rashtriya Ispat Nigam Ltd (Vizag Steel Plant)
38. Lifetime Achievement Awards by Euromoney Awards for Excellence 2020 Aditya Puri
39. Asia Game Changer Award 2020 Chef Vikas Khanna
40. 2020 Dayton Literacy Peace Prize’s Lifetime Achievement Margaret Atwood
41. Ig Noble Prize 2020 for Medical Education Prime Minister Narendra Modi
42. All India Football Federations Men’s Footballer of the Year 2019-20 Gurpreet Singh Sandhu (Goalkeeper)
43. All India Football Federations Women’s Footballer of the Year 2019-20 Sanju Yadav (Midfielder)
44. Gan Samragni Lata Mangeshkar Award 2020-21 Usha Mangeshkar
45. SDG Special Humanitarian Action Award Sonu Sood
46. Asian College of Journalism’s (ACJ) Award 2019 Nitin Sethi and Shiv Sahay Singh
47. ‘Tenzing Norgay National Adventure Award 2019 Wing Commander Gajanand Yadava
48. Rashtritya Khel Protsahan Puraskar 2020 Army Sports Institute, Pune
49. International Booker Prize 2020 for her debut novel ‘The Discomfort of Evening’ Marieke Lucas Rijneveld
50. National Award to Teachers 2020 Sudha Painuli
51. First Gold Medal for India in Mental Calculations World Cup (MCWC) Neelakantha Bhanu Prakash Jonnalagadda
52. P C Mahalanobis Lifetime Achievement Award C Rangarajan
53. Carnegie Corporation of New York’s 2020 list of ‘Great Immigrants’ Siddhartha Mukherjee and Raj Chetty
54. 2020 Diana Award Freya Thakral
55. Overall Winner of the 2020 Commonwealth Short Story Prize Kritika Pandey
56. Virtual Race Across America (VRAAM) 2020 Lt Col Bharat Pannu
57. Natvarya Prabhakar Panshikar Award Ratnakar Matkari
58. EU Green Building Award 2020 International Olympic Committee
59. CII-ITC Sustainability Award 2019 NTPC Ltd
60. 2020 Dada Saheb Phalke Award Kezang D Thongdok
61. ‘Development Marketplace Award 2020:Innovations to Address Gender-Based Violence’ Institute for Human Development (IHD)
62. Von Karman Award 2020 by International Academy of Astronautics (IAA) K Sivan
63. Mohun Bagan Ratna Award Hockey Player Gurubux Singh and Cricketer Palash Nandi
64. Elites Excellence Award 2020 Chhattisgarh CM Darpan website and mobile app
65. US-India Business Council (USIBC) Global Leadership Award 2020 N Chandrasekaran and Jim Taiclet
66. ‘Infra Business Leader of the year 2020 award by Rail Infra and Mobility Digital Award (RIMBDA)’ Ved Prakash Dudeja
67. Global Humanitarian Award 2020 Sachin Awasthi
68. CPJ (Committee to Protect Journalists) International Press Freedom Award 2020 Shahidul Alam (Bangladesh), Mohammad Mosaed (Iran), Dapo Olorunyomi (Nigeria) and Svetlana Prokopyeva (Russia)
69. 2020 Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) Tribute Actor Award Kate Winslet
70. Nelson Mandella Prize 2020 Guinean doctor Morissana Kouyate and Marianna Vardinoyannis from Greece
71. ‘Legend of Animation’ Arnab Chaudhuri
72. Gulbenkian Prize for Humanity Greta Thunberg
73. President’s Award for Nurse in Singapore Kala Naryanasamy
74. Gustave Trouve Award for Excellence in Electric Boats and Boating Aditya
75. Premier League Golden Boot Football Award Jamie Vardy
76. ‘Karamveer Chakra Award’ Sunil YDV SS
77. EY World Entrepreneur of the Year 2020 Kiran Mazumdar Shaw
78. Richard Dawkins Award 2020 Javed Akhtar
79. ‘NASA Distinguished Service Medal’ Renjith Kumar
80. Medal of the order of Australia (OAM) Shobha Sekhar
81. World Food Prize 2020 Rattan Lal
82. QualityNZ Culinary Cup 2020 in the category of Seafood challenge Chef Angad Singh Rana
83. QualityNZ Culinary Cup 2020 in the category of Mutton/lamb challenge Chef Vaibhav Bhargava
84. German Book Trade for 2020 Peace Prize Amrtya Sen
85. Lifetime Achievement Award of Vithabai Naryangaokar Gulabbai Sangamnerkar
86. 20th Annual BET Awards 2020 Popstar Beyonce
87. Commonwealth Short Story Prize 2020 Kritika Pandey
88. Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation Award Deccan Development Society
89. e-Panchayat Puraskar-2020 Himachal Pradesh
90. American Academy of Arts and Sciences Prof. Shobhana Narasimhan
91. Naming NASA’s 1st Mars Helicopter Vaneeza Rupani
92. Russia’s 1st Satellite to Monitor Arctic Climate Arktika-M
93. Young Career Award in Nano Science and Technology for the year 2020 Saurabh Lodha
94. 2020 Pulitzer Prize in feature photography Indian journalist Dar Yasin, Mukhtar Khan, and Channi Anand
95. Marcus Wallenberg Prize 2020 Joseph J Landsberg, Richard H Waring, and Nicholas C Coops
96. Startup India Animal Husbandry Grand Challenge Awards White Gold Technologies LLP, Mumbai
97. SKYTRAX Award 2020 in the category of Best Regional Airport in India and Central Asia Kempegowda International Airport, Bangalore
98. SKYTRAX Award 2020 in the category of World’s Best Airport Changi Airport of Singapore
99. Best airport staff in India and Central Asia category Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport, Mumbai
100. Fed Cup Heart Award for Aisa/Oceania Zone Sania Mirza
101. VMware 2020 Regional Partner of the Year Award for the Services Excellence category Anunta
102. Vice Admiral G.M. Hiranandani Memorial Rolling Trophy for the year 2020 Lieutenant Commander Akshay Kumar
103. UN Military Gender Advocate of the Year 2019 Suman Gawani
104. NYIPLA “Inventor of the Year award” for the year 2020 Rajiv Joshi
105. Christophe Merieux Prize Quarraisha Abdool Karim
106. ‘Hero to Animals Award’ by PETA India Chief Minister of Odisha, Naveen Patnaik
107. Chinese Virtual Grand Prix Championship Charles Leclerc
108. Inclusion in The Medicine Maker Power List 20 For 2020 Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw
109. William E. Colby Award 2020 Adam Higginbotham
110. 13th edition of the International Prize for Arabic Fiction (IPAF) in 2020 Novelist Abdelouahab Aissaoui
111. Wisden’s Leading Cricketer 2020 Men England All-rounder Ben Stokes
112. Wisden’s Leading Cricketer 2020 Women Ellyse Perry of Australia
113. Edison Award Tata Power for campaign ‘Club Enerji #Switchoff2SwitchOn’
114. Forbes billionaires list “The Richest in 2020” Jeff Bezos
115. 128th Commonwealth Points of Light Award winner Jadav Payeng
116. MS Swaminathan Award V Praveen Rao
117. Chameli Devi Jain Award Arfa Sherwani & Rohini Mohan
118. Hemingway Award 2020 Novelist Ruchika Tomar
119. IIFTC Tourism Impact Award 2020 Zoya Akhtar
120. 2019 Road Safety Media Fellowship Award Prachi Salve, Pradeep Dwivedi
121. Moghai Ojah Award Paramananda Majumder
122. Ugandas Highest Civilian Award Rajesh Chaplot
123. National Award DRDO
124. 1st Position for the Implementation of Pradhan Mantri Matru Vandana Yojana Madhya Pradesh
125. 1st Men’s section Khelo India Ice Hockey tournament 2020 Ladakh Scouts Regimental Centre (LSRC) Red
126. 2019 FIH Women’s Rising Star of the Year Lalremsiami
127. SERB Women Excellence Award-2020 Dr Niti Kumar
128. 34th Cannes Open D Gukesh
129. ‘Central Banker of the Year 2020’ for the Asia-Pacific region Shaktikanta Das
130. 1st Mathrubhumi Book of the Year Award Vinod Kumar Shukla
131. Lifetime Achievement Award by International Olympic Committee’s (IOC) Pullela Gopichand
132. Dan David Prize 2020 Gita Sen
133. Miss Diva Universe 2020 Adline Castelino
134. National e-Governance Award RailMadad
135. Laureus World Sportsman of the Year Award Lewis Hamilton and Footballer Lionel Messi
136. Mystic Kalinga Literary Award Manoj das
137. French honour for Theatre Artiste Sanjana Kapoor
138. National Award for Implementation of the Pradhan Mantri Matru Vandana Yojana South Salmara Mankachar of Assam
139 Swami Vivekananda Karmayogi Award 2020 Jadav Payeng
140. ‘Muppavarapu Venkaiah Naidu National Award for Excellence’ Dr M S Swaminathan
141. ‘Muppavarapu National Award for Social Service’ Dr Gutta Muniratnam
142. Polly Umrigar Award Jasprit Bumrah
143. ‘World Games Athlete of the Year’ Award Rani Rampal
144. Global Bihar Excellence Award 2019 Piyush Jaiswal
145. Miss Teen International 2019 Aayushi Dholakia
146. Global Child Prodigy Award 2020 Indian girl Sucheta Satish & Indian Yoga Boy Ishwar Sharma
147. Costa Children’s Award 2019 Jasbinder Bilan
148. 29th Saraswati Samman Vasdev Mohi
149. “Merck Young Scientist Award 2019” Sakya Singha Sen
150. Cisco Youth Leadership Award 2019 Priya Prakash
151. Kerala National Media Award N. Ram
152. ‘Harit Ratna Award 2019’ Dr N Kumar
153. 1st Prize at the Republic Day Parade, 2020 Tableaux of Assam
154. Doctor of Letters (D.Litt.) by Calcutta University Abhijit Vinayak Banerjee
155. 2020 Tyler Prize Pavan Sukhdev
156. Padma Shri award from Telangana Farmer Chinthala Venkat Reddy
157. 2020 Subhash Chandra Bose Aapda Prabandhan Puraskar Award Disaster Mitigation & Management Centre (DMMC)
158. Plastic Waste Management Award 2020 Assam’s Dibrugarh district

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Important Awards and Honours 2019

S. No. Award Awardee
1. Miss Universe for the year 2019 Zozibini Tunzi
2. Nobel Peace Prize 2019 Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed
3. FICCI India Sports Awards 2019 Railway Sports Promotion Board
4. British PM Boris Johnson General Election in the UK
5. Prof. Sibnath Deb Visitor’s Award – for Research in Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences
6. Prof. Sanjay Puri Visitor’s Award- for Research in Physical Sciences
7. Prof. Asad Ullah Khan Visitor’s Award – for Research in Biological Sciences
8. Dr Shaon Ray Chaudhuri Visitor’s Award- for Technology Development
9. Amitabh Bachchan Dadasaheb Phalke Award 2018
10. Tony Joseph 2019 Shakti Bhatt First Book Prize
11. Lionel Messi Ballon d’Or Award
12. Sangeeta Jaitley Economic Times (ET) Lifetime Achievement Award for Public Service 2019
13. Joaquin Rafael Phoenix PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals) ‘Person of the Year’ Award 2019
14. Christopher Martin-Jenkins Spirit of Cricket Award
15. Abu Dhabi (UAE) World’s Leading Sports Tourism Destination at the 26th Edition of the World Travel Awards (WTA)
16. Kairat Abdrakhmanov, Nicholas Emiliou, Frantisek Ruzicka, Volodymyr Yelchenko ‘The Diwali – Power of One’ award 2019
17. Gulu Mirchandani “Lifetime Achievement Award” by the Consumer Electronics and Appliances Manufacturers Association
18. Odisha ‘World Habitat Award’ for Jaga Mission
19. Greta Thunberg, Aminatou Haidar, Guo Juanmei and Davi Kopenawa Yanomami Right Livelihood Award for the year 2019
20. Ajit Doval Honorary Doctorate at the Hemwati Nandan Bahuguna Central University (HNBCIJ)
21. Priyanka Chopra Marrakech Film Festival
22. Gurugram-based startup ‘Space Oscar’ Award
23. Rani Rampal, Saurabh Chaudhary Sports Person of the Year awards at the FICCI India Sports Awards 2019
24. Greta Thunberg Time magazine’s Person of the Year for 2019
25. Toni-Ann Singh Miss World 2019
26. Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir National Award Union Rural Development Ministry for best performance in the implementation of PMGSY
27. Ben Stokes BBC Sports Personality of the Year 2019
28. R. Nagaswamy Silver Jubilee International Conference of Art
29. Aditya K. Bharat Award for bravery
30. Kamareddy district of Telangana Unicef-2019 Award for Swachh Bharat implementation
31. Dr Santosh G Honavar American Academy of Ophthalmology’s (AAO) highest Life Achievement Award
32. Major Anoop Mishra Army Design Bureau Excellence Award
33. Isabelle Huppert Lifetime Achievement Award at IFFI 2019
34. S Rajinikanth ‘Icon of Golden Jubilee of IFFI’ Award
35. Nawazuddin Siddiqui Golden Dragon Award at 2019 CIFF
36. Pepsico India US Award for Saving Water
37. Neeraj Sharma ‘Early career Researchers of the Year 2019’ Award
38. Madhuri Vijay’s ‘The Far Field’ wins 2019 JCB prize for Literature
39. Serbia’s Sara Damnjanovic ‘Miss Asia Global 2019’
40. Gulab Kothari Raja Ram Mohan Roy Award
41. Writer Abhishek Sarkar Young Literature Award
42. Rofiquzzaman Rony Gemcon Young Poetry Award
43. Kumar Mangalam Birla ABLF Global Asian Award
44. Shanta Gokhale Tata Literature Live! Lifetime Achievement Award for 2019
45. K. Ullas Karanth George Schaller Lifetime Award
46. Ravi Prakash BRICS-Young Innovator Prize 2019
47. Robert De Niro SAG-AFTRA’s highest tribute: the SAG Life Achievement Award
48. Bhonsle Asian Film Festival Barcelona
49. Tobacco Board of India Golden Leaf Award
50. Rezwana Choudhury Bannya ICCR distinguished Alumni Award
51. Sridevi and Rekha Akkineni Nageswara Roa National Award for 2018 and 2019
52. Ankur Ranjan Phukan & Monoranjan Bori Munin Barkotoki Literary Award 2019
53. Dr. Cyrus Poonawalla ABLF Lifetime Achievement Award
54. Avneet Sidhu Guru Nanak Dev Ji Achievers Award
55. Bajrang Punia Indian Personality of the Year Award (Sports)
56. Sir David Attenborough Indira Gandhi Prize for Peace, Disarmament and Development for 2019
57. Virat Kohli People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) India’s ‘Person of the Year for 2019’
58. Greta Thunberg International Children’s Peace Prize
59. Eliud Kipchoge, Dalilah Muhammad World Athlete of the Year Award
60. Floating school project of Bangladesh Aga Khan Architecture Award
61. Singer Billie Eilish Billboard’s 2019 Woman of the Year
62. Odia women weightlifter Jhilli Dalabehera Ekalabya Award for 2019
63. Suresh Krishna ‘Quality Ratna’ Award
64. Indian journalist Neha Dixit International Press Freedom Award 2019
65. Manisha Kulshreshtha 28th Bihari Puraskar Award
66. G Satheesh Reddy Honorary Fellowship by RAeS
67. ‘Particles’ Golden Peacock Award at IFFI 2019
68. Akkitham Namboodiri 55th Jnanpith Award
69. NDTV International Press Institute India Award
70. Kharjan TE Best Tea Garden School Award
71. Bodybuilder Chitharesh Natesan Mr. Universe 2019
72. Kiran Mazumdar Shaw Lifetime Achievement  Award by ICMR
73. Sudarsan Pattnaik Italian Golden Sand Art Award 2019
74. Amit Panghal Haryana Gaurav Award
75. Sachin Tendulkar Swachchta Ambassador Award
76. Azizbek Ashurov UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) prestigious Nansen Award
77. Ben Stokes Professional Cricketers’ Association player of the year and People’s Choice Award
78. “Spirit Of Kerala” People’s Choice Award
79. Nick Hague “The Order of Courage“ Award
80. Ashleigh Barty ‘The Don’ Award
81. Vikram Sarabhai Library of IIMA ‘Award of Distinction’
82. Ramesh Pandey Asia Environmental Enforcement Award
83. Chandi Prasad Bhatt 31st Indira Gandhi Award for National Integration
84. Noted Director and Producer Priyadarshan Madhya Pradesh government’s National Kishore Kumar Award
85. Margaret Atwood and Bernardine Evaristo 2019 Booker Prize
86. Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra “Orchestra of the year Award 2019”
87. K Parasaran Most Eminent Senior Citizen Award
88. Jennifer Aniston People’s Icon Award 2019
89. “Gully Boy” & “Delhi Crime” Asian Academy Creative Awards
90. Ilham Tohti Sakharov Prize
91. BharatPe DigiDhan Mission Fin-tech Award
92. Anup Singh Udyog Rattan Award
93. Nedumangad 2019 Deen Dayal Upadhyay Panchayat Sashaktikaran Puraskar Award
94. YES Bank DigiDhan Mission Digital Payments Award
95. Dutee Chand Vogue Award for Sportsperson of the Year
96. Sanjay Kapoor Most Inspiring Indian Bollywood Actor in UK
97. Kavitha Gopal President of India Prize 2019
98. Kalli Purie Indias Most Powerful Women in Media
99. Prof. Sibnath Deb Visitor’s Award for Research in Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences
100. Prof. Sanjay Puri Visitor’s Award for Research in Physical Sciences
101. Prof. Asad Ullah Khan Visitor’s Award for Research in Biological Sciences
102. Dr Shaon Ray Chaudhuri Visitor’s Award for Technology Development
103. IPS officer Chhaya Sharma 2019 Asia Society Game Changers Award
104. Paolo Borrometi for Courageous and Ethical Journalism 2019 Peter Mackler Award
105. Andhra Pradesh Best State Award for overall growth in the tourism category
106. Goa and Madhya Pradesh Adventure Tourism category
107. Uttarakhand Best Film Promotion Friendly State
108. Telangana Best State in the Innovative use of IT category
109. Odisha State Disaster Management Authority (OSDMA) IT Excellence Award, 2019
110. Odia Writer Pradeep Dash 40th Edition of Prestigious Sarala Puraskar
111. Navdeep Singh Suri First Class Order of Zayed II Award
112. Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina Dr Kalam Smriti International Excellence Award 2019
113. Neena Gupta Best Feature Film and Best Actress Award
114. Agnes Kharshiing 11th International Hrant Dink Award
115. Vinod Kumar Yadav Eminent Engineers Award
116. Anand Kumar Education Excellence Award 2019
117. Kerala Tourism Three PATA Gold Awards
118. Sonu Nigam Magnificent Performing Arts Award
119. Ravish Kumar Gauri Lankesh National Award
120. Amitabh Bachchan Dadasaheb Phalke award
121. Adam Harper SASTRA Ramanujan Prize for 2019
122. Prime Minister Narendra Modi 2019 Global Goalkeeper Award
123. Payal Jangid Changemaker Award 2019
124. Cochin International Airport Award for Passenger Satisfaction
125. Thanu Padmanabhan M P Birla Memorial Award 2019
126. Kallie Puri India’s Most Powerful Women in Media
127. Tapan Kumar Mishra National Tourism Award for the Category of “Best Tourist Guide”
128. Sanjay Kapoor Most of the inspiring Indian Bollywood Actor
129. Kavitha Gopal President of India Prize 2019
130. Ayushmann Khurrana Actor of the Year award at the 11th edition of GQ Men of the Year Awards
131. Infosys United Nations Global Climate Action Award
132. PT Usha IAAF Veteran Pin Award
133. Ravish Kumar Ramon Magsaysay Award 2019
134. Dr. Vikram Sarabhai Journalism Award in Space Science, Technology and Research
135. NITI Aayog 4th Edition of WTI Awards
136. Vice President Venkaiah Naidu President’s Certificate of Honour and Maharshi Badrayan Vyas Samman Awards
137. ISRO Chairman K. Sivan Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Award
138. Himachal Pradesh POSHAN Abhiyaan Awards
139. Director General of DD News, Mayank Agrawal “Champions of Empathy Award”
140. Ruhan Rajput ‘Entrepreneur of the Year Award, 2019’
141. Former Cricketer Kapil Dev Bharat Gaurav Award
142. Bhasha Mukherjee Miss England 2019
143. President of Guinea National Order of Merit
144. Naaz Joshi Miss World Diversity 2019
145. Actor Steve Coogan Charlie Chaplin Award
146. Lionel Messi UEFA’s Goal of the Season award 2018-19
147. Cristiano Ronaldo(Runner Up) UEFA’s Goal of the Season award 2018-19
148. Rajasthan “Best Innovation and Initiative Leadership Award”( World Education Summit-2019)
149. Priyam Chatterjee 1st Indian Chef to win French honour
150. Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman Vir Chakra
151. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi “Order of Zayed“
152. Philipose Mar Chrysostum Guinness Award
153. Dr K Thangaraj JC Bose Fellowship for the Year 2019
154. Meeta Narain ‘Pushkin Medal – 2019’
155. Shri Prabhakar Singh ‘Eminent Engineer Award for the Year 2019’
156. Eric Cantona UEFA President’s Award
157. Sattriya danseuse Prestigious Award
158. Former President of India Pranab Mukherjee Bharat Ratna
159. Aparna Kumar 1st IPS officer to complete 7 Summits Challenge (Climbing the North America’s Highest Peak Denali (20,310 feet)
160. Northeast Frontier Railway Best Innovation Award (Railway)
161. “Find the Incredible You” Campaign Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) Gold Award 2019
162. Wipro’s Azim Premji, Mastercard CEO Ajay Banga 2019 Global Excellence Awards (by US-India Strategic Partnership Forum)
163. ‘Gully Boy’ NETPAC Award for Best Asian Film at 23rd Bucheon International Fantastic Film Festival 2019
164. ‘Nagarkirtan’ Best Featured Film at SAARC Film Festival 2019
165. Rohan Bopanna and Smriti Mandhana Arjuna Award 2018 by Sports and Youth Affairs Minister Kiren Rijiju
166. P T Usha International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF)Veteran Pin
167. Vocalist S. Sowmya Sangita Kalanidhi Award at 93rd Annual Conference of Music Academy
168. Meryl Streep Tribute Actor Award at 2019 Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF)
169. Sudarsan Pattnaik People’s Choice Award at 2019 Revere Beach International Sand Sculpting Festival
170. Vidisha Baliyan Miss Deaf World 2019 Title
171. Priya Priyadarshini Jain ‘Indian Woman of Influence Award’at House of Lords, UK
172. P.Raghu Ram Honorary fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons(FRCS) of Thailand
173. Zakhir Hussain Akademi Ratna category
174. Sonal Mansingh Akademi Ratna category
175. Jatin Goswami Akademi Ratna category
176. K Kalyanasundaram Pillai Akademi Ratna category
177. Diwan Singh Bajeli Overall Contribution/Scholarship
178. Puru Dadhich Overall Contribution/Scholarship
179. Country’s First Woman Fighter Flight Lieutenant Mohana Singh
180. Global Leadership Award 2019 Sunder Pichai and Adena Friedman
181. World’s Richest Female Musician Rihanna
182. ‘Nishan Izzuddin’- Maldives’ award Prime Minister Narendra Modi
183. Distinguished Alumni Award Nirmala Sitharaman and S. Jaishankar
184. Danny Kaye Humanitarian Award Priyanka Chopra
185. 54th Jnanpith Award Amitav Ghosh
186. BBC World Service Global Champion Akshaya Patra
187. Femina Miss India World 2019 Suman Rao
188. ‘Save Water Hero Award’ Makarand Tilloo
189. Innovation for Sustainable Development Award Nitesh Kumar Jangir
190. Miss Universe Australia 2019 Priya Serrao
191. ‘Lifetime Achievement Award’ Mark Tully
192. Kyrgyzstan’s Highest National Award Xi Jinping
193. ‘Journalist of the Year’ RedInk Award Rachna Khaira
194. President’s award for excellent CSR in social development NALCO
195. Emirates Recycling Award Nia Tony
196. Statesmanship Award Jimmy Carter
197. World Health Organization Award Rajasthan government’s Medical & Health Department
198. J.C. Daniel Award Sheela J.C.
199. Gold Award Mahindra Automobiles
200. ‘Outstanding Artistic Achievement’ Award Movie – Veyil Marangal (Trees Under the Sun)
201. IIT Kanpur’s Honorary Doctorate Pullela Gopichand

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