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Awards and Honours 2017
Awards and Honours 2017

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AWARDS AND HONOURS 2017

NAME OF THE AWARD

AWARD WINNER

KEY POINTS TO NOTE

JANUARY 2017

Ophthalmology Hall of Fame Dr Gullapalli N Rao By the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ASCRS)
National Geoscience Award for 2016 Keshav Krishna He is a scientist of National Geophysical Research Institute (NGRI)
Miss Universe 2016 Iris Mittenaere France
Bharatiya Jananpith Navlekhan Award 2016 Writers Shraddha and Ghyansham Kumar Devansh Devansh for the poem ‘Akash Mein Deh’
Power & Energy Persona’s Award for Individual Excellence’ K M Singh He is National Hydroelectric Power Corporation (NHPC) Chairman and Managing Director
US Embassy for TB awareness Amitabh Bachchan He is brand ambassador for the cause.
ICC Cricket Hall of Fame Arthur Morris Former Australia cricketer
Silver Award for Excellence in Citizen Centric Services Petroleum Ministry Indian Oil, HPCL and BPCL collectively received silver Award
2017 Laureus World Sportsman of Year Cristiano Ronaldo FIFA World Player of the Year
The highest civilian honour of America Joe Biden Vice President of America
Sena Medal Lance Naik Hanamanthappa
2017 Crafoord Prize Fred Ramsdell,

Alexander Rudensky and Shimon Sakaguchi

To discovery of regulatory T cells, cells that can be regarded as our immune system’s security guards.
Italian football hall of fame Diego Maradona He is Former Argentine footballer
UNESCO’s Intangible Cultural Heritage Sitalpati or cool mat from the Cooch Behar district These mats are used for sitting or to hang on doors or by windows during summer.
People’s Choice history Award Ellen Degeneres She is an Actress and comedienne
UN award ISKCON’s Govardhan eco village For taking innovative measures of ’sustainable tourism’ in country.
Australian Cricket Hall of Fame David Boon

Matthew Hayden

2017 Allan Border Medal ceremony in Sydney.

FEBRUARY 2017

2016 National Entrepreneurship Awards Rajiv Pratap Rudy To recognize the entrepreneurial spirit of India’s youth
eGov awards Rajasthan and Telangana CSI -Nihilent eGovernance Awards is Instituted by the Computer Society of India’s (CSI)
world’s most valuable brand Google
Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (CBE) Alastair Cook England Test captain
Hivor Tiger Award “Sexy Durga” Malayalam film At International Film Festival of Rotterdam
2016 B C Roy Award Dr P Raghu Ram For ‘outstanding service in the field of socio medical relief’ for 2016.
BAFTA Awards 2017 Dev Patel Best Supporting Actor
Best Film at BAFTA Awards La La Land Britain’s main film awards
Outstanding Bravery of the Year Award Shand Panesar Scotland Yard has been awarded
Singapore Tata Quiz 2017 Rohan Naidu and Shivam Bhardwaj Tata Crucible Campus Quiz Singapore 2017.
Honorary Doctorate Sandeep Singh He is the second Indian hockey player to receive this award.

The only first player was Dileep Tirkey

The Brand Laureate Legendary Award Lata Mangeshkar To recognises world-class achievement
2016 Vyas Samman Surendra Verma Veteran Hindi Scholar and Novelist
International Mercury Award 2016-17 Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India (EDII) For the best overall presentation of its 2015-2016 annual report.
Best Green Award Tata Steel’s Katamati Mine To recognition of its environmental protection measures.
IBA-Banking Technology’ awards Karnataka Bank For Best financial inclusion initiatives
Entrepreneur of the year’ award Vivek Chaand Sehgal Chairman of Motherson Sumi Systems Ltd

MARCH 2017

BCCI Lifetime Achievement Award Ms. Shanta Rangaswamy The BCCI for the first time, has introduced the Lifetime Achievement Award for Women
2017 Harvard Humanitarian of the Year award Rihanna She is a Singer
Prestigious Polly Umrigar Award Virat Kohli He is the first to receive the award thrice
Dilip Sardesai Award R Ashwin First time he received this award
Best University of 2017 Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) The annual Visitor’s Award for the ‘Best University’, 2017.
Most Popular Tourism Destination Award Sri Lanka At the Guangzhou International Travel Fair (GITF) in China.
Moortidevi award M P Veerendra Kumar He is Eminent Malayalam author and journalist
Best Actress Award at the International Film Festival Actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan International Film Festival and Awards of Australia (IFFAA).
Saraswati Samman 2016 Mahabaleshwar Sail For his novel Hawthan
Honorary degree of Doctor of Science Mohan Bhagwat For his contribution in the field of veterinary sciencesand social work.
Transgender beauty pageant Jiratchaya Sirimongkolnawin She belongs to Thailand
World’s richest man Bill Gates Forbes magazine’s annual ranking of global billionaires.
India’s richest person Reliance Industries Chairman Mukesh Ambani According to the latest Forbes list.
world’s richest woman L’Oréal’s Liliane Bettencourt According to the latest Forbes list.
KCK International Award for excellence in print Journalism Rajasthan Patrika Pranab Mukherjee presented this Award
Kirti Chakra Award Major Rohit Suri For part of the surgical strikes last year
2017 Abel Prize Yves Meyer Mathematician
Lifetime Achievement award Raghu Rai Photojournalist
Kala Ratan Award Anupam Kher Awarded by Hamid Ansari

APRIL 2017

US India Business Council Award N Chandrababu Naidu The award of ‘Transformative Chief Minister
A.M. Turing Award Berners-Lee Computing’s version of the Nobel Prize.
2017 UNESCO/Guillermo Cano World Press Freedom Prize. Dawit Isaak This prestigious award in recognition of his courage, resistance and commitment to freedom of expression.
Asian Businesswoman of the Year Dame Asha Khemka An Indian-origin educationist in the UK
Shaurya Chakra’ award Atu Zumvu He is Nagaland Police
National Geoscience Awards 2016 Keshav Krishna National Geophysical Research Institute
Pulitzer prize The Underground Railroad(Book) Author Colson Whitehead
Honorary Canadian citizen Malala Yousafzai Nobel Peace laureate
Krishi Karman Award 2015-16 Himachal Pradesh For commendable increase in food grains production.
Miss Congo UK 2017 Horcelie Sinda Wa Mbongo She has HIV-positive at the age of 11
FICCI’s gender parity award Mahavir Singh Phogat

Prathap C Reddy

country’s first gender parity index by Ficci’s Ladies Organisation (FLO)
Raj Kapoor awards Saira Banu, Jackie Shroff Lifetime achievement award’ of the Maharashtra
M.S. Swaminathan Award R.R. Hanchinal Chairperson of Protection of Plant Varieties and Farmers Rights Authority
Cartier Women’s Initiative award’ Trupti Jain Indian engineer
UNESCO Peace Prize Giuseppina (Giusi) Nicolini He is mayor of the Italian island of Lampedusa
Krishi Karman Awards, 2015-16 Tamil Nadu, Himachal Pradesh and Tripura For commendable increase in food grain production in small category states
Golf Industry Association Awards 2017 Aditi Ashok

SSP Chawrasia

Ali Sher

MAY 2017

USIBC Award Chandrababu Naidu He is selected for the Transformative Chief Minister Award
National Award Akshay Kumar He was conferred for the movie ‘Rustom
Order of Diplomatic Service Merit Sungnye Medal of the Republic of Korea Rajive Kaul Chairman of Nicco group
2016 Wisden-MCC Cricket ‘Photograph of the Year’ Award Saqib Majeed He is hailing from Srinagar, J&K
Genderless Best Actor award Emma Watson Best Actor category at the MTV Movie and TV Awards.
Fellowship Award in UK Sachin Tendulkar He is India’s Cricket icon
New York Indian Film Festival Konkona Sensharma For her directorial debut “A Death in the Gunj”
Fellows of Royal Society Krishna Chatterjee

Subhash Khot

Yadvinder Malhi

For their outstanding contributions to science
Woodrow Wilson Award Chanda Kochhar Award for Global Corporate Citizenship
Honorary life membership of MCC V.V.S. Laxman Former India batsman
2017 Young Scientist medal Vikram Vishal He is IIT Bombay Asst Professor
INSA Young Scientist award Aravind Kumar Rengan Award in the Young Scientist category for 2017
Annual Whitley Awards/Green Oscar Sanjay Gubbi For his work to protect Karnataka’s tiger corridors
Dan David prize Shrinivas Kulkarni For his contribution in the field of astronomy
National Geographic Bee contest Pranay Varada Indian-American student
Whitley Awards

Or Green Oscars

Sanjay Gubbi

Purnima Barman

For their works in the field of animal and bird conservation in India.
Prestigious Dan David prize Shrinivas Kulkarni
Porter Prize 2017 Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India (EDII)
Dadasaheb Phalke Academy Award Actor Priyanka Chopra Internationally Acclaimed Actress’ category
Cannes Film Festival 2017 Award “The Square” Movie Best Film

JUNE 2017

APQN Quality Award 2017 National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) Award for International Co-operation in Quality Assurance
Bharat Gaurav Award Madhur Bhandarkar Award by NRI community of US
MGNREGA national award Vizianagaram, Andra Pradesh
Kalinga Literary Festival Anand Neelakantan Haraprasad Das Paramita Satpathy Kalinga Literary Festival was conceptualized in 2013 and launched in 2014 to celebrate the Classical Language Status of Odia language
ICC Hall of Fame Muttiah Muralidaran First Sri Lankan to be honored
Highest French civlian honour, the Legion d’Honneur Soumitra Chatterjee
Little Miss Universe Internet 2017 Padmalaya Nanda She is 12 years Old
First honorary citizen of Manchester Ariana Grande To recognise the “great many selfless acts and demonstrations of community spirit”
Man Booker International prize 2017 David Grossman Israeli author won the prize for his Novel A Horse Walks Into a Bar
Bhupen Hazarika Award Yeshe Dorjee Thongshi An eminent writer from Arunachal Pradesh
US based Marconi Prize Arun Netravali He is a India born Scientist
Ministry of Environment Award for 2017 Shrihari Chandraghatgi Indian agricultural microbiologist
United Nations Public Service Award The West Bengal Government’s Kanyashree Prakalpa Scheme aimed at retaining girls in schools and other educational and skill development institutions and preventing child marriage.
Carnegie Medal 2017 Azim Premji He is Wipro Chairman
Crowned Miss India 2017 Manushi Chhillar Haryana girl
USIBC Global Leadership Awards Adi Godrej, Andrew Liveris Awarded by US-India Business Council

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