Important Awards and Honours 2022

Important Awards and Honours 2022

Important Awards and Honours 2022

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Important Awards and Honours 2022: 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

Important Awards and Honours 2022: Among these, the area that gives the most awards is 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: Important Awards and Honours 2022

  • Football
  • Basketball
  • Golf

List of Important Awards and Honours 2022

S. No.AwardeeAward
Important Awards and Honours February 2022
1.Daryl Mitchell (New Zealand)ICC Spirit of Cricket Award 2021
2.Neeraj ChopraLaureus World Breakthrough of the Year Award 2022
3.Street Student (Telugu short film)NHRC’s Short Film Award
4.Nitin Gadkari18th Late Madhavrao Limaye Award
5.ICICI Bank’s Sandeep BakhshiBusiness Standard Banker of the Year 2020-21
6.RailTelICAI award for excellence in financial reporting for the year 2020-21 in Public Sector Entities Category
7.Karnataka BankThree awards at the 17th Annual Banking Technology Conference and Awards: 2020-21 Next-Gen Banking
8.Bill GatesHilal-e-Pakistan honour
9.Coal IndiaIndia’s Most Trusted Public Sector Company’ award
Important Awards and Honours January 2022
1.Shaylyn FordMrs World 2022
2.Satish AdigaICMR national award “Dr Subhas Mukherjee Award”
3.Danish Siddiqui (Posthumously)Mumbai Press Club’s RedInk Award 2020
4.Kishore Kumar YedamWorld CEO Winner of the Year 2021 award
5.Rohit Kumar (Founder of Media Trendz)Bihar Vibhuti Samman at the Bihar Entrepreneurship Conclave
6.Harshaali Malhotra12th Bharat Ratna Dr Ambedkar Award 2022
7.Zishaan A LatifRamnath 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 OrganisationInternational Craft Award 2021 by World Crafts Council International as the best craft village in the entire world (KAVC)
12.Clive LloydKnighthood by Prince William, the Duke of Cambridge at Windsor Castle
13.Navdeep KaurBest National Costume award at Mrs World 2022 Pageant
14.NIRAMAI Health Analytix Pvt Ltd, and InnAccel Technologies Pvt LtdWorld Bank Group and Consumer Technology Association’s Global Women’s Health Tech Awards
15.Axis Bank and CRMNEXT SolutionIBS 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 SenInternational 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 SindhuWomen’s singles title at the Syed Modi International Tournament in Lucknow
22.KoozhangalBest film award at Dhaka International Film Festival
23.Neeraj ChopraParam Vishisht Seva Medal
24.Sathyamangalam Tiger Reserve (Tamil Nadu)TX2 award for doubling the population of wild tigers
25.Ratan TataAssam government’s highest civilian award ‘Assam Baibhav’
Important Awards and Honours 2022

List of Important Awards and Honours 2021

S. No.AwardeeAward
Important Awards and Honours December 2021
1.V Praveen Rao7th 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 LimitedGlobal 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 BankTwo DigiDhan awards from the Union Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology
13.Azim Premji10th annual Dr. Ida S. Scudder Humanitarian Oration
14.DBS Bank IndiaET BFSI Excellence Awards 2021 in two categories of ‘Innovative API/Open Banking model’ category and ‘Best Digital Customer Experience initiative’ category
15.Sunil GavaskarSJFI (Sports Journalists Federation of India) Medal 2021
16.Steel Authority of India Ltd. (SAIL)Golden Peacock Environment Management Award 2021
17.Divya HegdeUN Women’s Award for Leadership Commitment 2021 at the 2021 Regional Asia-Pacific Women’s Empowerment Principles Awards Ceremony
18.IIT RoorkeeMost 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 UpadhyaySushila 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 BishtTenzing Norgay National Adventure Award 2020 by the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports
2.P ValsalaEzhuthachan 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 NGOIndira Gandhi Peace Prize 2021 for its contribution to promoting the scope of education in India
13.Dr. S K Sohan Roy1st Indian to be honoured with the Knighthood of Parte Guelfa
14.Sascan MeditechPharma and Medical Device Startup India Grand Challenge 2021
Important Awards and Honours 2022
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 SrinivasanGlobal Leadership Award 2021
3.David Julius and Ardem PatapoutianNobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2021
4.Syukuro Manabe, Klaus Hasselmann and Giorgio ParisiNobel Prize in Physics 2021
5.Nirode Kumar Barooah and Shillong Chamber ChoirLokapriya Gopinath Bordoloi Award
6.Benjamin List and David W.C. MacMillanNobel Prize in Chemistry 2021
7.Prof Eric Hanushek and Dr. Rukmini BanerjiYidan Prize 2021
8.Abdulrazak GurnahNobel 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 ImbensNobel Prize in Economic Sciences 2021
15.Malayalam writer Benyamin45th Vayalar Ramavarma Memorial Literary Award
16.Maria Ressa and Dmitry MuratovNobel Peace Prize 2021
17.Secretary DDR&D and Chairman DRDO Dr G Satheesh ReddyAryabhata Award by the Astronautical Society of India (ASI)
18.Telugu filmmaker B Gopal, alias Bejawada Gopal4th Satyajit Ray Award
19.Director of AIIMS Dr Randeep Guleria22nd 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 BuddhismUNESCO’s Martial Arts Education Prize 2021
24.Alexei NavalnyEuropean Union’s Sakharov Prize 2021
Important Awards and Honours September 2021
1.Dr Basant Kumar MisraInternational Lifetime Achievement Award in Neurosurgery (AANS Award)
2.Muhammad Amjad SaqibRamon Magsaysay Awards 2021
3.Firdausi QadriRamon Magsaysay Awards 2021
4.Steven MuncyRamon Magsaysay Awards 2021
5.WatchDocRamon Magsaysay Awards 2021
6.Roberto BallonRamon Magsaysay Awards 2021
7.Power Grid Corporation of India Limited (POWERGRID)“Association for Talent Development (ATD) 2021 BEST Award”
8.Ramesh NarayanAsian Federation of Advertising Associations (AFAA) Hall of Fame at AdAsia 2021
9.The Golden Rock Railway Workshop (GOC), Tiruchchirappalli22nd National Award for Excellence in Energy Management
10.Author Susanna ClarkeWomen’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 Shankta2021 International Young Eco-Hero
13.Complete List Click Here73rd Emmy award 2021
14.Brigadier SV SarasvatiNational Florence Nightingale Award 2020
15.“Jeel Albena Association for Humanitarian Development” – A humanitarian organization from Yemen.2021 UNHCR Nansen Refugee Award
16.Alejandro PrietoBird Photographer of the Year (BPOTY) 2021 Award
17.Bird Photographer of the Year (BPOTY) 2021 AwardAssociation for Talent Development (ATD) 2021 Best Award
18.Dr. Basant Kumar MisraInternational 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), Tiruchchirappalli22nd 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 SarasvatiNational 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 2022
Important Awards and Honours August 2021
1.Cyrus PoonawallaLokmanya Tilak National Award
2.DBS BankGlobal winner for Most Innovative in Digital Banking by Financial Times publication
3.Renowned economists Jagdish Bhagwati and C RangarajanProf. C.R. Rao Centenary Gold Medal award
4.Mangdechhu Hydroelectric ProjectBrunel Medal awarded by the London-based Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE)
5.NagalandSeven national awards on the first Van Dhan Annual Awards 2020-21,
6.National Science Foundation Innovation-Corps (NSF I-Corps) Teams AwardUS 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 PandaKuvempu Rashtriya Puraskar
3.Invest IndiaInvestment Promotion Agency 2021 award by OCO Global
4.Korean Air‘Air Transport World’s (ATW) 2021 Airline of the Year’
5.Kaushik BasuHumboldt Research Award in Economics
6.N N PillaiBahrain Keraleeya Samajam (BKS)’s Literary Award for 2021
7.Muhammad YunusOlympic 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 BadhwarAlexander 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 NaturalsUN Food Systems Summit Competition called ‘Best Small Business: Good Food for All’
11.Satpura Tiger ReserveNatwest Group Earth Heroes Award 2021 in the category of Earth Guardian for its best management role
12.Invest IndiaThe most innovative Investment Promotion Agency 2021 award
13.Zaila Avant-garde, an African-American2021 Scripps National Spelling Bee
14.Syed Osman Azhar Maqsusi – Hyderabad’s hunger activistCommonwealth Points of Light award
15.Sophie Ecclestone & Devon ConwayICC Player of the Month Award June 2021
16.Journalist N N PillaiBahrain Keraleeya Samajam (BKS)’s Literary Award for 2021
17.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 YiShort Film Palme d’Or: Tian Xia Wu Ya by Tang Yi Special Jury Mention for Short Film: Ceu de Agosto by Jasmin TenucciCannes Film Festival 2021
18.Bangladesh Nobel laureate Muhammad YunusOlympic Laurel at the Tokyo Games
19.Aadhimalai Pazhangudiyinar Producer Company Limited and Snehakunja TrustUNDP Equator Prize 2021
20.Payal KapadiaBest documentary award in Cannes 2021
21.Shibaji Banerjee (Posthumously)Mohun Bagan Ratna
22.Cachar DistrictNational Silver SKOCH Award
23.Sandesh JhinganAIFF men’s Footballer of the Year 2020-21
24.Ngangom Bala DeviAIFF ‘Women’s Footballer of the Year’ 2020-21
25.Pramod BhagatNamed Differently Abled Sportsman of the Year 2019
26.Sunjeev SahotaPrestigious 2021 Booker Prize
27.Vaidehi DongreMiss India USA 2021
28.Asha BhosleMaharashtra Bhushan award 2021
29.Graphic artist Anand RadhakrishnanPrestigious Eisner award
Important Awards and Honours June 2021
1.Valeria LuiselliInternational 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 WindInternational Business Book of the Year Award 2021
4.David DiopInternational Booker Prize 2021 for ‘At Night All Blood Is Black’
5.Thomas Vijayan2021 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 ForestryLand for Life Award by the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD)
9.Larsen & Toubro InfotechGlobal Innovation Partner of the Year by Snowflake
10.KK ShailejaCentral European University’s highest award of Open Society Prize 2021 for her work in public health services
11.NTPCIndia’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 SainathJapan’s Fukuoka Grand Prize 2021
16.Utah Jazz’s Jordan Clarkson2020-21 Kia NBA Sixth Man Award
17.David DiopInternational Booker 2021
18.Thomas VijayanNature TTL Photographer of the Year 2021
19.Arunachal Pradesh’s Water Burial bagsBest film National Award on environment conservation at 67th National Films Awards 2021
20.Tsitsi DangarembgaPEN Pinter prize 2021
21.Tillotama ShomeBest Actor award at the 2021 UK Asian Film Festival (UKAFF)
22.RS SodhiConferred with the regional award as Asia Pacific Productivity Champion from Asian Productivity Organization (APO), Tokyo, Japan
23.DBS BankForbes ‘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 MankadICC Hall of Fame  
26.Environmental Organisation ‘Familial Forestry’ of RajasthanPrestigious UN Award – The 2021 Land for Life Award
27.Larsen & Toubro InfotechGlobal Innovation Partner of the Year by Snowflake
28.Sumita MitraEuropean Inventor Award 2021 in the ‘Non-European Patent Office countries’ category
29.KK ShailajaThe Central European University (CEU) Open Society Prize for 2021
30.NTPCIndia’s Best Employers among Nation-Builders 2021
31.Emmanuel CarrereSpanish 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 SainathJapan’s Fukuoka Grand Prize
34.Decoding ShankarToronto International Women’s Film Festival
35.Rajendra Kishore PandaKuvempu Rashtriya Puraskar
Winners of BAFTA TV Awards 2021
1.Leading ActressMichaela Coel, I May Destroy You
2.Leading ActorPaul Mescal, Normal People
3.Drama SeriesSave Me Too
4.Best Comedy PerformanceCharlie Cooper and Aimee Lou Wood
5.Best Comedy SeriesInside No. 9
6.Original MusicHarry Escott, Roadkill
7.SportsEngland v West Indies Test Cricket – Sky Sports Cricket
Complete List of 2021 Pulitzer Prize Winners
1.Public serviceThe New York Times
2.CriticismWesley Morris of The New York Times
3.Editorial writingRobert Greene of the Los Angeles Times
4.International ReportingMegha Rajagopalan, Alison Killing and Christo Buschek of BuzzFeed News
5.Breaking News ReportingStaff of the Star Tribune, Minneapolis, Minn.
6.Investigative ReportingMatt Rocheleau, Vernal Coleman, Laura Crimaldi, Evan Allen and Brendan McCarthy of The Boston Globe
7.Explanatory ReportingAndrew Chung, Lawrence Hurley, Andrea Januta, Jaimi Dowdell and Jackie Botts of Reuters
8.Local ReportingKathleen McGrory and Neil Bedi of the Tampa Bay Times
9.National ReportingStaffs of The Marshall Project;, Birmingham; IndyStar, Indianapolis; and the Invisible Institute, Chicago
10.Feature WritingMitchell S. Jackson, freelance contributor, Runner’s World
11.CommentaryMichael Paul Williams of the Richmond (Va.) Times-Dispatch
12.Breaking News PhotographyPhotography Staff of Associated Press
13.Feature PhotographyEmilio Morenatti of Associated Press
14.Audio ReportingLisa Hagen, Chris Haxel, Graham Smith and Robert Little of National Public Radio
15.FictionThe Night Watchman by Louise Erdrich
16.DramaThe Hot Wing King, by Katori Hall
17.HistoryFranchise: The Golden Arches in Black America, by Marcia Chatelain (Liveright/Norton)
18.Biography or autobiographyThe Dead Are Arising: The Life of Malcolm X by Les Payne and Tamara Payne
19.PoetryPostcolonial Love Poem by Natalie Diaz
20.General nonfictionWilmington’s Lie: The Murderous Coup of 1898 and the Rise of White Supremacy by David Zucchino
21.MusicStride, by Tania León (Peermusic Classical)
22.Special CitationDarnella 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 MittaArline 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 Qutbuddin1st Indian to win the 15th Sheikh Zayed Book Award
8.Anupam KherBest 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 Thilsted2021 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 Klenerman2020 Millennium Technology Prize for developing revolutionary DNA sequencing techniques namely, Next Generation DNA Sequencing (NGS)
14.Suresh Mukund10th Annual World Choreography Award 2020
15.Jane GoodallTempleton Prize 2021
16.Hockey IndiaPrestigious Etienne Glichitch Award
17.Max VerstappenMonaco Grand Prix 2021
18.SpiceHealthGold 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 PandianPresident’s award by International Hockey Federation for his contribution to promoting Hockey in Odisha
21.Bharat Ratna Professor C.N.R. RaoInternational ENI Award 2020 for his research in renewable energy sources and energy storage
22.Amartya Kumar SenSpain’s top Princess of Asturias Award in the social sciences category, the Spanish prize foundation
23.Padma Bhushan Dr D Nageshwar ReddyRudolf V Schindler Award from the American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE)
24.Robert LewandowskiEuropean Golden Boot
Important Awards and Honours April 2021
1.Dr Sharankumar LimbaleSaraswati Samman 2020
2.Maggie O’Farrell’s ‘Hamnet’National Book Critics Circle Prize
3.Rajinikanth51st Dadasaheb Phalke Award
4.Biswabhushan Harichandan (Governor of Andhra Pradesh)Kalinga Ratna Samman 2021
5.Aniyan MidhunSouth Asian Wushu Championship
6.Prof. Suman Chakraborty30th GD Birla Award for Scientific Research
7.Alfred V. Aho and Jeffrey David Ullman2020 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. AAbu 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 Benigni78th Venice International Film Festival
14.Aditya Birla Group’s Birla Cellulose LimitedUN’s National Innovative and Sustainable Supply Chain Award
15.Rumana SehgalNelson 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 KharagpurCoreNet Global Academic Challenge 6.0
18.ESAF Small Finance Bank‘Great Place to Work’ by the Great Place to Work Institute
19.Carmen Maria MachadoRathbones 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
Important Awards and Honours 2022
Important Awards and Honours March 2021
1.The Hindu GroupSouth Asian Digital Media Awards by WAN IFRA (World Association of News Publishers), being named as ‘Champion Publisher of the Year’
2.Amitabh Bachchan2021 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 ShankarInternational Woman of Courage Award 2021
11.Anne Lacaton and Jean-Philippe VassalPritzker 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 OmanGandhi Peace Prize
14.For 2020 Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur RahmanGandhi Peace Prize
15.Prof. Sharad PagareVyas Samman 2020
16.Asha BhosleMaharashtra Bhushan Award 2020
17.IIT KharagpurCoreNet Global Academic Challenge 6.0
18.ESAF Small Finance Bank‘Great Place to Work’ by the Great Place to Work Institute
19.Carmen Maria MachadoRathbones 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 2020Mohankrishna Bohara
22.Golden Globe Awards 2021Winners in the Film category: Best Film – Drama: NomadlandBest Film – Musical/Comedy: Borat Subsequent Movie filmBest Director: Chloe Zhao for NomadlandBest Actress – Drama: Andra Day for The United States vs. Billie HolidayBest Actor – Drama: Chadwick Boseman for Ma Rainey’s Black BottomBest Actress – Musical/Comedy: Rosamund Pike for I Care A LotBest Actor – Musical/Comedy: Sacha Baron Cohen for Borat Subsequent Movie filmBest Supporting Actress: Jodie Foster for The MauritanianBest Supporting Actor: Daniel Kaluuya for Judas And The Black MessiahBest Screenplay: Aaron Sorkin for The Trial of the Chicago 7Best Foreign Language Film: MinariBest Animated Feature: SoulBest Original Score: SoulBest Original Song: ‘Io Si (Seen)’ from The Life Ahead Winners in the Television category: Best TV Series – Drama: The CrownBest TV Series – Musical/Comedy: Schitt’s CreekBest Limited Series, Anthology or TV Film: The Queen’s GambitBest Actress – Drama: Emma Corrin for The CrownBest Actor – Drama: Josh O’Connor for The CrownBest Actress – Musical/Comedy: Catherine O’Hara for Schitt’s CreekBest Actor – Musical/Comedy: Jason Sudeikis for Ted LassoBest Supporting Actress: Gillian Anderson for The CrownBest Supporting Actor: John Boyega for Small AxeBest Actress (Limited Series, Anthology or TV Film): Anya Taylor-Joy for The Queen’s GambitBest 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 Irwin1st 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 GuptaScience and Engineering Research Board (SERB) Women Excellence Award 2021
6.S. Theodore BaskaranSanctuary Lifetime Service Award 2020 by Sanctuary Nature Foundation
7.YS Jagan Mohan ReddySkoch 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 VaranasiVLCC 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 BharadwajInternational 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 NishankSahitya Gaurav Samman 2021
3.Pandit Satish Vyas96th Tansen Music Festival, Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh
4.Anhinav Kala Parishad96th Tansen Music Festival, Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh
5.Dr Raghu Ram PillarisettiMost Excellent Order of the British Empire in Queen Elizabeth II’s 2021 New Year’s Honours List
6.Ministry of Tribal AffairsSKOCH Challenger Award for Best performance in e-governance category
7.Ministry of Panchayati RajSKOCH Challenger Award for Best performance in e-governance category
8.AIIMS BhubaneswarKayakalp Award
9.Biswajit Chatterjee‘Indian Personality of the Year’ award at IFFI
10.Nikhil Srivastava2021 Michael and Sheila Held Prize
11.Dr Rajendra Kumar BhandariSubhash Chandra Bose Aapda Prabandhan Puraskar 2021
12.Ram Temple Tableau of Uttar PradeshFirst prize in Republic Day 2021
13.MeghalayaNational Award for Best Electoral Practices 2020
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Important Awards and Honours 2022
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List of Important Awards and Honours 2020

S. No.AwardAwardee
1.Dr Dinesh KatreEmmett Leahy Award 2020
2.Paul ZachariaEzhuthachan Puraskaram 2020
3.HariharanJC Daniel Award for lifetime contribution to Malayalam Cinema
4.S HareeshJCB Prize in Literature for 2020
5.Azim PremjiEdelgive Hurun India Philanthropy List 2020
6.Ruskin BondTata Literature Live Lifetime Achievement Award 2020
7.Dr K S SubramanianFertiliser Association of India (FAI) Golden Jubilee
8.Sadat RahmanInternational Children’s Peace Prize 2020
9.Douglas Stuart2020 Booker Prize for Fiction
10.Ramesh Pokhriyal NishankVatayan Lifetime Achievement Award
11.Naseeruddin Shah2020 Aditya Vikram Birla Kala Shikhar Puraskar
12.Neel Choudhary and Irawati Karnik2020 Aditya Vikram Birla Kalakiran Puraskar
13.Dr Bish Agrawal2020 AESC (Association of Executive Search and Leadership Consultants) lifetime Achievement Award 2020
14.Sanjay Singh‘2020 Gandhi Award’
15.Ratan TataIACC (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 GhanaCentral Bank of the Year Award 2020
19.Mark CarneyGovernor of the year at Central Bank of the Year Award 2020
20.Aishwarya Sridhar2020 Wildlife Photographer of the Year Award
21.Seema Gupta17th annual Stevie Award for Women in Business
22.Dr Jajini Varghese‘Outstanding Young Person of the World 2020’
23.Global Himalayan Expedition (GHE) of India2020 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 PuriLifetime 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 2020World Food Programme (WFP)
28.Sarala PuraskarOdia poet, Nityanand Nayak
29.Nobel Prize in Literature 2020American poet Louise Glück “for her unmistakable poetic voice that with austere beauty makes individual existence universal”.
30.Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2020Emmanuelle Charpentier and Jennifer A. Doudna “for the development of a method for genome editing”.
31.Nobel Prize in Physics 2020Roger 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 AwardRatan Tata
33.Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2020Harvey 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 MarketingKerala Tourism’s ‘Human by Nature Print Campaign’
35.Right Livelihood Award 2020The 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 CentreRashtriya Ispat Nigam Ltd (Vizag Steel Plant)
38.Lifetime Achievement Awards by Euromoney Awards for Excellence 2020Aditya Puri
39.Asia Game Changer Award 2020Chef Vikas Khanna
40.2020 Dayton Literacy Peace Prize’s Lifetime AchievementMargaret Atwood
41.Ig Noble Prize 2020 for Medical EducationPrime Minister Narendra Modi
42.All India Football Federations Men’s Footballer of the Year 2019-20Gurpreet Singh Sandhu (Goalkeeper)
43.All India Football Federations Women’s Footballer of the Year 2019-20Sanju Yadav (Midfielder)
44.Gan Samragni Lata Mangeshkar Award 2020-21Usha Mangeshkar
45.SDG Special Humanitarian Action AwardSonu Sood
46.Asian College of Journalism’s (ACJ) Award 2019Nitin Sethi and Shiv Sahay Singh
47.‘Tenzing Norgay National Adventure Award 2019Wing Commander Gajanand Yadava
48.Rashtritya Khel Protsahan Puraskar 2020Army Sports Institute, Pune
49.International Booker Prize 2020 for her debut novel ‘The Discomfort of Evening’Marieke Lucas Rijneveld
50.National Award to Teachers 2020Sudha Painuli
51.First Gold Medal for India in Mental Calculations World Cup (MCWC)Neelakantha Bhanu Prakash Jonnalagadda
52.P C Mahalanobis Lifetime Achievement AwardC Rangarajan
53.Carnegie Corporation of New York’s 2020 list of ‘Great Immigrants’Siddhartha Mukherjee and Raj Chetty
54.2020 Diana AwardFreya Thakral
55.Overall Winner of the 2020 Commonwealth Short Story PrizeKritika Pandey
56.Virtual Race Across America (VRAAM) 2020Lt Col Bharat Pannu
57.Natvarya Prabhakar Panshikar AwardRatnakar Matkari
58.EU Green Building Award 2020International Olympic Committee
59.CII-ITC Sustainability Award 2019NTPC Ltd
60.2020 Dada Saheb Phalke AwardKezang 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 AwardHockey Player Gurubux Singh and Cricketer Palash Nandi
64.Elites Excellence Award 2020Chhattisgarh CM Darpan website and mobile app
65.US-India Business Council (USIBC) Global Leadership Award 2020N 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 2020Sachin Awasthi
68.CPJ (Committee to Protect Journalists) International Press Freedom Award 2020Shahidul Alam (Bangladesh), Mohammad Mosaed (Iran), Dapo Olorunyomi (Nigeria) and Svetlana Prokopyeva (Russia)
69.2020 Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) Tribute Actor AwardKate Winslet
70.Nelson Mandella Prize 2020Guinean doctor Morissana Kouyate and Marianna Vardinoyannis from Greece
71.‘Legend of Animation’Arnab Chaudhuri
72.Gulbenkian Prize for HumanityGreta Thunberg
73.President’s Award for Nurse in SingaporeKala Naryanasamy
74.Gustave Trouve Award for Excellence in Electric Boats and BoatingAditya
75.Premier League Golden Boot Football AwardJamie Vardy
76.‘Karamveer Chakra Award’Sunil YDV SS
77.EY World Entrepreneur of the Year 2020Kiran Mazumdar Shaw
78.Richard Dawkins Award 2020Javed Akhtar
79.‘NASA Distinguished Service Medal’Renjith Kumar
80.Medal of the order of Australia (OAM)Shobha Sekhar
81.World Food Prize 2020Rattan Lal
82.QualityNZ Culinary Cup 2020 in the category of Seafood challengeChef Angad Singh Rana
83.QualityNZ Culinary Cup 2020 in the category of Mutton/lamb challengeChef Vaibhav Bhargava
84.German Book Trade for 2020 Peace PrizeAmrtya Sen
85.Lifetime Achievement Award of Vithabai NaryangaokarGulabbai Sangamnerkar
86.20th Annual BET Awards 2020Popstar Beyonce
87.Commonwealth Short Story Prize 2020Kritika Pandey
88.Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation AwardDeccan Development Society
89.e-Panchayat Puraskar-2020Himachal Pradesh
90.American Academy of Arts and SciencesProf. Shobhana Narasimhan
91.Naming NASA’s 1st Mars HelicopterVaneeza Rupani
92.Russia’s 1st Satellite to Monitor Arctic ClimateArktika-M
93.Young Career Award in Nano Science and Technology for the year 2020Saurabh Lodha
94.2020 Pulitzer Prize in feature photographyIndian journalist Dar Yasin, Mukhtar Khan, and Channi Anand
95.Marcus Wallenberg Prize 2020Joseph J Landsberg, Richard H Waring, and Nicholas C Coops
96.Startup India Animal Husbandry Grand Challenge AwardsWhite Gold Technologies LLP, Mumbai
97.SKYTRAX Award 2020 in the category of Best Regional Airport in India and Central AsiaKempegowda International Airport, Bangalore
98.SKYTRAX Award 2020 in the category of World’s Best AirportChangi Airport of Singapore
99.Best airport staff in India and Central Asia categoryChhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport, Mumbai
100.Fed Cup Heart Award for Aisa/Oceania ZoneSania Mirza
101.VMware 2020 Regional Partner of the Year Award for the Services Excellence categoryAnunta
102.Vice Admiral G.M. Hiranandani Memorial Rolling Trophy for the year 2020Lieutenant Commander Akshay Kumar
103.UN Military Gender Advocate of the Year 2019Suman Gawani
104.NYIPLA “Inventor of the Year award” for the year 2020Rajiv Joshi
105.Christophe Merieux PrizeQuarraisha Abdool Karim
106.‘Hero to Animals Award’ by PETA IndiaChief Minister of Odisha, Naveen Patnaik
107.Chinese Virtual Grand Prix ChampionshipCharles Leclerc
108.Inclusion in The Medicine Maker Power List 20 For 2020Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw
109.William E. Colby Award 2020Adam Higginbotham
110.13th edition of the International Prize for Arabic Fiction (IPAF) in 2020Novelist Abdelouahab Aissaoui
111.Wisden’s Leading Cricketer 2020 MenEngland All-rounder Ben Stokes
112.Wisden’s Leading Cricketer 2020 WomenEllyse Perry of Australia
113.Edison AwardTata Power for campaign ‘Club Enerji #Switchoff2SwitchOn’
114.Forbes billionaires list “The Richest in 2020”Jeff Bezos
115.128th Commonwealth Points of Light Award winnerJadav Payeng
116.MS Swaminathan AwardV Praveen Rao
117.Chameli Devi Jain AwardArfa Sherwani & Rohini Mohan
118.Hemingway Award 2020Novelist Ruchika Tomar
119.IIFTC Tourism Impact Award 2020Zoya Akhtar
120.2019 Road Safety Media Fellowship AwardPrachi Salve, Pradeep Dwivedi
121.Moghai Ojah AwardParamananda Majumder
122.Ugandas Highest Civilian AwardRajesh Chaplot
123.National AwardDRDO
124.1st Position for the Implementation of Pradhan Mantri Matru Vandana YojanaMadhya Pradesh
125.1st Men’s section Khelo India Ice Hockey tournament 2020Ladakh Scouts Regimental Centre (LSRC) Red
126.2019 FIH Women’s Rising Star of the YearLalremsiami
127.SERB Women Excellence Award-2020Dr Niti Kumar
128.34th Cannes OpenD Gukesh
129.‘Central Banker of the Year 2020’ for the Asia-Pacific regionShaktikanta Das
130.1st Mathrubhumi Book of the Year AwardVinod Kumar Shukla
131.Lifetime Achievement Award by International Olympic Committee’s (IOC)Pullela Gopichand
132.Dan David Prize 2020Gita Sen
133.Miss Diva Universe 2020Adline Castelino
134.National e-Governance AwardRailMadad
135.Laureus World Sportsman of the Year AwardLewis Hamilton and Footballer Lionel Messi
136.Mystic Kalinga Literary AwardManoj das
137.French honour for Theatre ArtisteSanjana Kapoor
138.National Award for Implementation of the Pradhan Mantri Matru Vandana YojanaSouth Salmara Mankachar of Assam
139Swami Vivekananda Karmayogi Award 2020Jadav 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 AwardJasprit Bumrah
143.‘World Games Athlete of the Year’ AwardRani Rampal
144.Global Bihar Excellence Award 2019Piyush Jaiswal
145.Miss Teen International 2019Aayushi Dholakia
146.Global Child Prodigy Award 2020Indian girl Sucheta Satish & Indian Yoga Boy Ishwar Sharma
147.Costa Children’s Award 2019Jasbinder Bilan
148.29th Saraswati SammanVasdev Mohi
149.“Merck Young Scientist Award 2019”Sakya Singha Sen
150.Cisco Youth Leadership Award 2019Priya Prakash
151.Kerala National Media AwardN. Ram
152.‘Harit Ratna Award 2019’Dr N Kumar
153.1st Prize at the Republic Day Parade, 2020Tableaux of Assam
154.Doctor of Letters (D.Litt.) by Calcutta UniversityAbhijit Vinayak Banerjee
155.2020 Tyler PrizePavan Sukhdev
156.Padma Shri award from TelanganaFarmer Chinthala Venkat Reddy
157.2020 Subhash Chandra Bose Aapda Prabandhan Puraskar AwardDisaster Mitigation & Management Centre (DMMC)
158.Plastic Waste Management Award 2020Assam’s Dibrugarh district
Important Awards and Honours 2022

Important Awards and Honours 2019

S. No.AwardAwardee
1.Miss Universe for the year 2019Zozibini Tunzi
2.Nobel Peace Prize 2019Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed
3.FICCI India Sports Awards 2019Railway Sports Promotion Board
4.British PM Boris JohnsonGeneral Election in the UK
5.Prof. Sibnath DebVisitor’s Award – for Research in Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences
6.Prof. Sanjay PuriVisitor’s Award- for Research in Physical Sciences
7.Prof. Asad Ullah KhanVisitor’s Award – for Research in Biological Sciences
8.Dr Shaon Ray ChaudhuriVisitor’s Award- for Technology Development
9.Amitabh BachchanDadasaheb Phalke Award 2018
10.Tony Joseph2019 Shakti Bhatt First Book Prize
11.Lionel MessiBallon d’Or Award
12.Sangeeta JaitleyEconomic Times (ET) Lifetime Achievement Award for Public Service 2019
13.Joaquin Rafael PhoenixPETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals) ‘Person of the Year’ Award 2019
14.Christopher Martin-JenkinsSpirit 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 YanomamiRight Livelihood Award for the year 2019
20.Ajit DovalHonorary Doctorate at the Hemwati Nandan Bahuguna Central University (HNBCIJ)
21.Priyanka ChopraMarrakech Film Festival
22.Gurugram-based startup‘Space Oscar’ Award
23.Rani Rampal, Saurabh ChaudharySports Person of the Year awards at the FICCI India Sports Awards 2019
24.Greta ThunbergTime magazine’s Person of the Year for 2019
25.Toni-Ann SinghMiss World 2019
26.Union Territory of Jammu and KashmirNational Award Union Rural Development Ministry for best performance in the implementation of PMGSY
27.Ben StokesBBC Sports Personality of the Year 2019
28.R. NagaswamySilver Jubilee International Conference of Art
29.Aditya K.Bharat Award for bravery
30.Kamareddy district of TelanganaUnicef-2019 Award for Swachh Bharat implementation
31.Dr Santosh G HonavarAmerican Academy of Ophthalmology’s (AAO) highest Life Achievement Award
32.Major Anoop MishraArmy Design Bureau Excellence Award
33.Isabelle HuppertLifetime Achievement Award at IFFI 2019
34.S Rajinikanth‘Icon of Golden Jubilee of IFFI’ Award
35.Nawazuddin SiddiquiGolden Dragon Award at 2019 CIFF
36.Pepsico IndiaUS 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 KothariRaja Ram Mohan Roy Award
41.Writer Abhishek SarkarYoung Literature Award
42.Rofiquzzaman RonyGemcon Young Poetry Award
43.Kumar Mangalam BirlaABLF Global Asian Award
44.Shanta GokhaleTata Literature Live! Lifetime Achievement Award for 2019
45.K. Ullas KaranthGeorge Schaller Lifetime Award
46.Ravi PrakashBRICS-Young Innovator Prize 2019
47.Robert De NiroSAG-AFTRA’s highest tribute: the SAG Life Achievement Award
48.BhonsleAsian Film Festival Barcelona
49.Tobacco Board of IndiaGolden Leaf Award
50.Rezwana Choudhury BannyaICCR distinguished Alumni Award
51.Sridevi and RekhaAkkineni Nageswara Roa National Award for 2018 and 2019
52.Ankur Ranjan Phukan & Monoranjan BoriMunin Barkotoki Literary Award 2019
53.Dr. Cyrus PoonawallaABLF Lifetime Achievement Award
54.Avneet SidhuGuru Nanak Dev Ji Achievers Award
55.Bajrang PuniaIndian Personality of the Year Award (Sports)
56.Sir David AttenboroughIndira Gandhi Prize for Peace, Disarmament and Development for 2019
57.Virat KohliPeople for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) India’s ‘Person of the Year for 2019’
58.Greta ThunbergInternational Children’s Peace Prize
59.Eliud Kipchoge, Dalilah MuhammadWorld Athlete of the Year Award
60.Floating school project of BangladeshAga Khan Architecture Award
61.Singer Billie EilishBillboard’s 2019 Woman of the Year
62.Odia women weightlifter Jhilli DalabeheraEkalabya Award for 2019
63.Suresh Krishna‘Quality Ratna’ Award
64.Indian journalist Neha DixitInternational Press Freedom Award 2019
65.Manisha Kulshreshtha28th Bihari Puraskar Award
66.G Satheesh ReddyHonorary Fellowship by RAeS
67.‘Particles’Golden Peacock Award at IFFI 2019
68.Akkitham Namboodiri55th Jnanpith Award
69.NDTVInternational Press Institute India Award
70.Kharjan TEBest Tea Garden School Award
71.Bodybuilder Chitharesh NatesanMr. Universe 2019
72.Kiran Mazumdar ShawLifetime Achievement  Award by ICMR
73.Sudarsan PattnaikItalian Golden Sand Art Award 2019
74.Amit PanghalHaryana Gaurav Award
75.Sachin TendulkarSwachchta Ambassador Award
76.Azizbek AshurovUN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) prestigious Nansen Award
77.Ben StokesProfessional 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 PandeyAsia Environmental Enforcement Award
83.Chandi Prasad Bhatt31st Indira Gandhi Award for National Integration
84.Noted Director and Producer PriyadarshanMadhya Pradesh government’s National Kishore Kumar Award
85.Margaret Atwood and Bernardine Evaristo2019 Booker Prize
86.Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra“Orchestra of the year Award 2019”
87.K ParasaranMost Eminent Senior Citizen Award
88.Jennifer AnistonPeople’s Icon Award 2019
89.“Gully Boy” & “Delhi Crime”Asian Academy Creative Awards
90.Ilham TohtiSakharov Prize
91.BharatPeDigiDhan Mission Fin-tech Award
92.Anup SinghUdyog Rattan Award
93.Nedumangad2019 Deen Dayal Upadhyay Panchayat Sashaktikaran Puraskar Award
94.YES BankDigiDhan Mission Digital Payments Award
95.Dutee ChandVogue Award for Sportsperson of the Year
96.Sanjay KapoorMost Inspiring Indian Bollywood Actor in UK
97.Kavitha GopalPresident of India Prize 2019
98.Kalli PurieIndias Most Powerful Women in Media
99.Prof. Sibnath DebVisitor’s Award for Research in Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences
100.Prof. Sanjay PuriVisitor’s Award for Research in Physical Sciences
101.Prof. Asad Ullah KhanVisitor’s Award for Research in Biological Sciences
102.Dr Shaon Ray ChaudhuriVisitor’s Award for Technology Development
103.IPS officer Chhaya Sharma2019 Asia Society Game Changers Award
104.Paolo Borrometi for Courageous and Ethical Journalism2019 Peter Mackler Award
105.Andhra PradeshBest State Award for overall growth in the tourism category
106.Goa and Madhya PradeshAdventure Tourism category
107.UttarakhandBest Film Promotion Friendly State
108.TelanganaBest State in the Innovative use of IT category
109.Odisha State Disaster Management Authority (OSDMA)IT Excellence Award, 2019
110.Odia Writer Pradeep Dash40th Edition of Prestigious Sarala Puraskar
111.Navdeep Singh SuriFirst Class Order of Zayed II Award
112.Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh HasinaDr Kalam Smriti International Excellence Award 2019
113.Neena GuptaBest Feature Film and Best Actress Award
114.Agnes Kharshiing11th International Hrant Dink Award
115.Vinod Kumar YadavEminent Engineers Award
116.Anand KumarEducation Excellence Award 2019
117.Kerala TourismThree PATA Gold Awards
118.Sonu NigamMagnificent Performing Arts Award
119.Ravish KumarGauri Lankesh National Award
120.Amitabh BachchanDadasaheb Phalke award
121.Adam HarperSASTRA Ramanujan Prize for 2019
122.Prime Minister Narendra Modi2019 Global Goalkeeper Award
123.Payal JangidChangemaker Award 2019
124.Cochin International AirportAward for Passenger Satisfaction
125.Thanu PadmanabhanM P Birla Memorial Award 2019
126.Kallie PuriIndia’s Most Powerful Women in Media
127.Tapan Kumar MishraNational Tourism Award for the Category of “Best Tourist Guide”
128.Sanjay KapoorMost of the inspiring Indian Bollywood Actor
129.Kavitha GopalPresident of India Prize 2019
130.Ayushmann KhurranaActor of the Year award at the 11th edition of GQ Men of the Year Awards
131.InfosysUnited Nations Global Climate Action Award
132.PT UshaIAAF Veteran Pin Award
133.Ravish KumarRamon Magsaysay Award 2019
134.Dr. Vikram SarabhaiJournalism Award in Space Science, Technology and Research
135.NITI Aayog4th Edition of WTI Awards
136.Vice President Venkaiah NaiduPresident’s Certificate of Honour and Maharshi Badrayan Vyas Samman Awards
137.ISRO Chairman K. SivanDr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Award
138.Himachal PradeshPOSHAN 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 DevBharat Gaurav Award
142.Bhasha MukherjeeMiss England 2019
143.President of GuineaNational Order of Merit
144.Naaz JoshiMiss World Diversity 2019
145.Actor Steve CooganCharlie Chaplin Award
146.Lionel MessiUEFA’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 Chatterjee1st Indian Chef to win French honour
150.Wing Commander Abhinandan VarthamanVir Chakra
151.Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi“Order of Zayed“
152.Philipose Mar ChrysostumGuinness Award
153.Dr K ThangarajJC 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 CantonaUEFA President’s Award
157.Sattriya danseusePrestigious Award
158.Former President of India Pranab MukherjeeBharat Ratna
159.Aparna Kumar1st IPS officer to complete 7 Summits Challenge (Climbing the North America’s Highest Peak Denali (20,310 feet)
160.Northeast Frontier RailwayBest Innovation Award (Railway)
161.“Find the Incredible You” CampaignPacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) Gold Award 2019
162.Wipro’s Azim Premji, Mastercard CEO Ajay Banga2019 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 MandhanaArjuna Award 2018 by Sports and Youth Affairs Minister Kiren Rijiju
166.P T UshaInternational Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF)Veteran Pin
167.Vocalist S. SowmyaSangita Kalanidhi Award at 93rd Annual Conference of Music Academy
168.Meryl StreepTribute Actor Award at 2019 Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF)
169.Sudarsan PattnaikPeople’s Choice Award at 2019 Revere Beach International Sand Sculpting Festival
170.Vidisha BaliyanMiss Deaf World 2019 Title
171.Priya Priyadarshini Jain‘Indian Woman of Influence Award’at House of Lords, UK
172.P.Raghu RamHonorary fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons(FRCS) of Thailand
173.Zakhir HussainAkademi Ratna category
174.Sonal MansinghAkademi Ratna category
175.Jatin GoswamiAkademi Ratna category
176.K Kalyanasundaram PillaiAkademi Ratna category
177.Diwan Singh BajeliOverall Contribution/Scholarship
178.Puru DadhichOverall Contribution/Scholarship
179.Country’s First Woman FighterFlight Lieutenant Mohana Singh
180.Global Leadership Award 2019Sunder Pichai and Adena Friedman
181.World’s Richest Female MusicianRihanna
182.‘Nishan Izzuddin’- Maldives’ awardPrime Minister Narendra Modi
183.Distinguished Alumni AwardNirmala Sitharaman and S. Jaishankar
184.Danny Kaye Humanitarian AwardPriyanka Chopra
185.54th Jnanpith AwardAmitav Ghosh
186.BBC World Service Global ChampionAkshaya Patra
187.Femina Miss India World 2019Suman Rao
188.‘Save Water Hero Award’Makarand Tilloo
189.Innovation for Sustainable Development AwardNitesh Kumar Jangir
190.Miss Universe Australia 2019Priya Serrao
191.‘Lifetime Achievement Award’Mark Tully
192.Kyrgyzstan’s Highest National AwardXi Jinping
193.‘Journalist of the Year’ RedInk AwardRachna Khaira
194.President’s award for excellent CSR in social developmentNALCO
195.Emirates Recycling AwardNia Tony
196.Statesmanship AwardJimmy Carter
197.World Health Organization AwardRajasthan government’s Medical & Health Department
198.J.C. Daniel AwardSheela J.C.
199.Gold AwardMahindra Automobiles
200.‘Outstanding Artistic Achievement’ AwardMovie – Veyil Marangal (Trees Under the Sun)
201.IIT Kanpur’s Honorary DoctoratePullela Gopichand
Important Awards and Honours 2022