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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 FameDr Gullapalli N RaoBy the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ASCRS)
National Geoscience Award for 2016Keshav KrishnaHe is a scientist of National Geophysical Research Institute (NGRI)
Miss Universe 2016Iris MittenaereFrance
Bharatiya Jananpith Navlekhan Award 2016Writers Shraddha and Ghyansham Kumar DevanshDevansh for the poem ‘Akash Mein Deh’
Power & Energy Persona’s Award for Individual Excellence’K M SinghHe is National Hydroelectric Power Corporation (NHPC) Chairman and Managing Director
US Embassy for TB awarenessAmitabh BachchanHe is brand ambassador for the cause.
ICC Cricket Hall of FameArthur MorrisFormer Australia cricketer
Silver Award for Excellence in Citizen Centric ServicesPetroleum MinistryIndian Oil, HPCL and BPCL collectively received silver Award
2017 Laureus World Sportsman of YearCristiano RonaldoFIFA World Player of the Year
The highest civilian honour of AmericaJoe BidenVice President of America
Sena MedalLance Naik Hanamanthappa
2017 Crafoord PrizeFred 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 fameDiego MaradonaHe is Former Argentine footballer
UNESCO’s Intangible Cultural HeritageSitalpati or cool mat from the Cooch Behar districtThese mats are used for sitting or to hang on doors or by windows during summer.
People’s Choice history AwardEllen DegeneresShe is an Actress and comedienne
UN awardISKCON’s Govardhan eco villageFor taking innovative measures of ’sustainable tourism’ in country.
Australian Cricket Hall of FameDavid Boon

Matthew Hayden

2017 Allan Border Medal ceremony in Sydney.

FEBRUARY 2017

2016 National Entrepreneurship AwardsRajiv Pratap RudyTo recognize the entrepreneurial spirit of India’s youth
eGov awardsRajasthan and TelanganaCSI -Nihilent eGovernance Awards is Instituted by the Computer Society of India’s (CSI)
world’s most valuable brandGoogle
Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (CBE)Alastair CookEngland Test captain
Hivor Tiger Award“Sexy Durga” Malayalam filmAt International Film Festival of Rotterdam
2016 B C Roy AwardDr P Raghu RamFor ‘outstanding service in the field of socio medical relief’ for 2016.
BAFTA Awards 2017Dev PatelBest Supporting Actor
Best Film at BAFTA AwardsLa La LandBritain’s main film awards
Outstanding Bravery of the Year AwardShand PanesarScotland Yard has been awarded
Singapore Tata Quiz 2017Rohan Naidu and Shivam BhardwajTata Crucible Campus Quiz Singapore 2017.
Honorary DoctorateSandeep SinghHe is the second Indian hockey player to receive this award.

The only first player was Dileep Tirkey

The Brand Laureate Legendary AwardLata MangeshkarTo recognises world-class achievement
2016 Vyas SammanSurendra VermaVeteran Hindi Scholar and Novelist
International Mercury Award 2016-17Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India (EDII)For the best overall presentation of its 2015-2016 annual report.
Best Green AwardTata Steel’s Katamati MineTo recognition of its environmental protection measures.
IBA-Banking Technology’ awardsKarnataka BankFor Best financial inclusion initiatives
Entrepreneur of the year’ awardVivek Chaand SehgalChairman of Motherson Sumi Systems Ltd

MARCH 2017

BCCI Lifetime Achievement AwardMs. Shanta RangaswamyThe BCCI for the first time, has introduced the Lifetime Achievement Award for Women
2017 Harvard Humanitarian of the Year awardRihannaShe is a Singer
Prestigious Polly Umrigar AwardVirat KohliHe is the first to receive the award thrice
Dilip Sardesai AwardR AshwinFirst time he received this award
Best University of 2017Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU)The annual Visitor’s Award for the ‘Best University’, 2017.
Most Popular Tourism Destination AwardSri LankaAt the Guangzhou International Travel Fair (GITF) in China.
Moortidevi awardM P Veerendra KumarHe is Eminent Malayalam author and journalist
Best Actress Award at the International Film FestivalActress Aishwarya Rai BachchanInternational Film Festival and Awards of Australia (IFFAA).
Saraswati Samman 2016Mahabaleshwar SailFor his novel Hawthan
Honorary degree of Doctor of ScienceMohan BhagwatFor his contribution in the field of veterinary sciencesand social work.
Transgender beauty pageantJiratchaya SirimongkolnawinShe belongs to Thailand
World’s richest manBill GatesForbes magazine’s annual ranking of global billionaires.
India’s richest personReliance Industries Chairman Mukesh AmbaniAccording to the latest Forbes list.
world’s richest womanL’Oréal’s Liliane BettencourtAccording to the latest Forbes list.
KCK International Award for excellence in print JournalismRajasthan PatrikaPranab Mukherjee presented this Award
Kirti Chakra AwardMajor Rohit SuriFor part of the surgical strikes last year
2017 Abel PrizeYves MeyerMathematician
Lifetime Achievement awardRaghu RaiPhotojournalist
Kala Ratan AwardAnupam KherAwarded by Hamid Ansari

APRIL 2017

US India Business Council AwardN Chandrababu NaiduThe award of ‘Transformative Chief Minister
A.M. Turing AwardBerners-LeeComputing’s version of the Nobel Prize.
2017 UNESCO/Guillermo Cano World Press Freedom Prize.Dawit IsaakThis prestigious award in recognition of his courage, resistance and commitment to freedom of expression.
Asian Businesswoman of the YearDame Asha KhemkaAn Indian-origin educationist in the UK
Shaurya Chakra’ awardAtu ZumvuHe is Nagaland Police
National Geoscience Awards 2016Keshav KrishnaNational Geophysical Research Institute
Pulitzer prizeThe Underground Railroad(Book)Author Colson Whitehead
Honorary Canadian citizenMalala YousafzaiNobel Peace laureate
Krishi Karman Award 2015-16Himachal PradeshFor commendable increase in food grains production.
Miss Congo UK 2017Horcelie Sinda Wa MbongoShe has HIV-positive at the age of 11
FICCI’s gender parity awardMahavir Singh Phogat

Prathap C Reddy

country’s first gender parity index by Ficci’s Ladies Organisation (FLO)
Raj Kapoor awardsSaira Banu, Jackie ShroffLifetime achievement award’ of the Maharashtra
M.S. Swaminathan AwardR.R. HanchinalChairperson of Protection of Plant Varieties and Farmers Rights Authority
Cartier Women’s Initiative award’Trupti JainIndian engineer
UNESCO Peace PrizeGiuseppina (Giusi) NicoliniHe is mayor of the Italian island of Lampedusa
Krishi Karman Awards, 2015-16Tamil Nadu, Himachal Pradesh and TripuraFor commendable increase in food grain production in small category states
Golf Industry Association Awards 2017Aditi Ashok

SSP Chawrasia

Ali Sher

MAY 2017

USIBC AwardChandrababu NaiduHe is selected for the Transformative Chief Minister Award
National AwardAkshay KumarHe was conferred for the movie ‘Rustom
Order of Diplomatic Service Merit Sungnye Medal of the Republic of KoreaRajive KaulChairman of Nicco group
2016 Wisden-MCC Cricket ‘Photograph of the Year’ AwardSaqib MajeedHe is hailing from Srinagar, J&K
Genderless Best Actor awardEmma WatsonBest Actor category at the MTV Movie and TV Awards.
Fellowship Award in UKSachin TendulkarHe is India’s Cricket icon
New York Indian Film FestivalKonkona SensharmaFor her directorial debut “A Death in the Gunj”
Fellows of Royal SocietyKrishna Chatterjee

Subhash Khot

Yadvinder Malhi

For their outstanding contributions to science
Woodrow Wilson AwardChanda KochharAward for Global Corporate Citizenship
Honorary life membership of MCCV.V.S. LaxmanFormer India batsman
2017 Young Scientist medalVikram VishalHe is IIT Bombay Asst Professor
INSA Young Scientist awardAravind Kumar RenganAward in the Young Scientist category for 2017
Annual Whitley Awards/Green OscarSanjay GubbiFor his work to protect Karnataka’s tiger corridors
Dan David prizeShrinivas KulkarniFor his contribution in the field of astronomy
National Geographic Bee contestPranay VaradaIndian-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 prizeShrinivas Kulkarni
Porter Prize 2017Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India (EDII)
Dadasaheb Phalke Academy AwardActor Priyanka ChopraInternationally Acclaimed Actress’ category
Cannes Film Festival 2017 Award“The Square” MovieBest Film

JUNE 2017

APQN Quality Award 2017National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC)Award for International Co-operation in Quality Assurance
Bharat Gaurav AwardMadhur BhandarkarAward by NRI community of US
MGNREGA national awardVizianagaram, Andra Pradesh
Kalinga Literary FestivalAnand Neelakantan Haraprasad Das Paramita SatpathyKalinga Literary Festival was conceptualized in 2013 and launched in 2014 to celebrate the Classical Language Status of Odia language
ICC Hall of FameMuttiah MuralidaranFirst Sri Lankan to be honored
Highest French civlian honour, the Legion d’HonneurSoumitra Chatterjee
Little Miss Universe Internet 2017Padmalaya NandaShe is 12 years Old
First honorary citizen of ManchesterAriana GrandeTo recognise the “great many selfless acts and demonstrations of community spirit”
Man Booker International prize 2017David GrossmanIsraeli author won the prize for his Novel A Horse Walks Into a Bar
Bhupen Hazarika AwardYeshe Dorjee ThongshiAn eminent writer from Arunachal Pradesh
US based Marconi PrizeArun NetravaliHe is a India born Scientist
Ministry of Environment Award for 2017Shrihari ChandraghatgiIndian agricultural microbiologist
United Nations Public Service AwardThe West Bengal Government’s Kanyashree PrakalpaScheme aimed at retaining girls in schools and other educational and skill development institutions and preventing child marriage.
Carnegie Medal 2017Azim PremjiHe is Wipro Chairman
Crowned Miss India 2017Manushi ChhillarHaryana girl
USIBC Global Leadership AwardsAdi Godrej, Andrew LiverisAwarded by US-India Business Council

JULY 2017

Great Immigrants awardAdobe Chief Shantanu Narayen and former US Surgeon General Vivek MurthyFor their role in helping advance the country’s society, culture and economy.
Indian of the year awardPreeti ShenoyAward by the Brands Academy
Australia’s highest civilian awardGuruswamy JayramanHe works as a senior accountant with Woollahra Municipal Council
Personality of the Year’ awardKishore Sansi, Managing Director and CEO of Vijaya BankAwarded by Skoch Consultancy Services.
Woman of the Year at IIFA Awards 2017 IIFA Awards 2017Taapsee PannuHeld in New York
WPC Excellence Award Indian Oil CompanyWorld Petroleum Congress in Istanbul
Most Admired LeadersDivyanka Tripathi & Terence LewisIn the field of entertainment by Herald Global
Lifetime Achievement Award for contributions in Lok SabhaVeteran BJP leader L.K. AdvaniFor his contributions as a parliamentarian
2016 National Award for Excellence in Cost ManagementV.O. Chidambaranar PortUnder the category “Transportation and Logistics”.
Indian Film Festival Of MelbourneAishwarya Rai BachchaFor her contribution to global cinema.
Mahanayak Samman 2017Shakuntala Barua 
Yoshiaki IshizawaRamom Magsaysay AwardFor save Cambodia’s renowned Angkor Wat temple complex

AUGUST 2017

Bharat Gaurav – East Bengal’s highest honourDhanraj PillayHe is Former India hockey captain
National Geographic Photographer of The YearSergio Tapiro VelascoFor photographing Mexico’s Colima volcano
Prem Nazir’ awardActor SharadaShe is national award winner
World’s Highest Paid Author by ForbesJK Rowling

 

Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna awardsSardar Singh (Hockey player)

Devendra Jhajharia (Paralympian)

Asia Society Game Changers AwardDev PatelHe is Indian-origin actor
Best Skilling India award on NACERASSOCHAM 
Indian of the YearDebraj ShomeIndia Leadership Conclave
Title of National ChampionSravanth Malla2017 South Asian Spelling Bee
Hindu Playwright Award 2017Gerish Khemani and Akshat NigamIn Search of Dariya Sagar
Hugo Award for Best Novel 2017N.K. JemisinFor her work “The ObeliskGate”.
Green Marketer’ AwardHindustan UnileverMarquee Awards 2017
AAAI Lifetime Achievement Award 2017Roda Mehta 
Environment Excellence Awards 2016-17National Aluminium Company (NALCO)Appreciation Award in large mines category
Marconi Lifetime AwardThomas KailathHe is Pune -born Stanford Professor
Kesari Media AwardT J S GeorgeVeteran journalist
Sena Medal  Gallantry awardMajor Mitali MadhumitaThe first woman officer to receive
Best performanceCorporation BankConferred by NABARD
Best performer awardKarnataka Vikas Grameen bankConferred by NABARD
7th Dr. Ambedkar awardBappi Lahiri
Prestigious  Agriculture Leadership Award 2017Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar RaoFor his innovative services rendered to the welfare of farmers
Arjuna Award 2017Oinam Bembem DeviDurga of Indian football
Miss India America 2017LaRodaLos Angeles, California
2017 Biju Patnaik AwardDigambar Behera.For Scientific Excellence
2017 DigitAnalysis’ awardTata DocomoFor best Wi-Fi services in North India
Women Transforming India Awards 2017Laxmi Agarwal, Safeena Husain, Kamal Kumbhar, Subasini Mistry, Arunima Sinha, Jamuna TuduNITI Aayog, in partnership with MyGov and the United Nations, announces winners
Saraswati SammanMahabaleshwar SailEminent Konkani writer
Dhyan Chand Award 2017Samurai TeteFormer India Women’s Hockey captain

SEPTEMBER 2017

Exhibitor of the Year’ AwardAjay BijliChairman and Managing Director of PVR Limited
Energy efficiency awardRajiv Gandhi International Airport Ltd, Hyderabad. 
PLuS Alliance PrizeN R Narayana MurthyFor Research Innovation, Education Innovation, Global Leadership and Global Innovation.
Best Make In India Wi-Fi Company” AwardDIGISOL Systems LtdAt “My India Wi-Fi India Summit & Awards 2017”.
ASSOCHAM Services Excellence AwardsGujarat International Finance-Tec City (GIFT City)For its contribution to the growth of the International Financial Services
N R Madhava Menon Best Law Teacher Award 2017Eminent jurist Tahir MahmoodTo legal education and the legal profession
US’ Marconi Society Award 2017Google research scientist Ananda Theertha Suresh
Paul Baran Young Scholar Award (Marconi Society Young Scholar Award           )Wenhan Dai
Raghunandan Industries PvtKrishi Pragati Awards 2017For outstanding contribution made in the area of Agri Commodities.
Salman KhanGlobal Diversity Award 2017Honoured for his contribution to the Indian film industry
Marine Products Export Development Authority (MPEDA)Rajbhasha Keerti Award
ANR National AwardS S RajamouliFor his contribution to the Telugu film industry.
UN peace prizeZannah MustaphaAward for his “crucial mediating” role
UN prize for sustainable farming modelSwayam Shikshan PrayogA Pune city based NGO
Prestigious Von Hippel AwardProfessor C.N.R RaoHe is the first Asian to be chosen this Award
‘Best Tourism State’ national awardMadhya PradeshFor the third consecutive year

OCTOBER 2017

2017 Nobel Prize in MedicineJeffrey C Hall, Michael Rosbash and Michael W YoungFor their work on internal biological clocks known as the circadian rhythm.
2017 Chemistry Nobel awardJacques Dubochet, Joachim Frank and Richard HendersonFor developing cryo-electron microscopy
2017 Nobel Prize in Physics AwardRainer Weiss
Kip Thorne

Barry Barish

For decisive contributions to the LIGO detector and the observation of gravitational waves
2017 Nobel Prize in Literature AwardKazuo Ishiguro (Japan)In novels of great emotional force, has uncovered the abyss beneath our illusory sense of connection with the world
2017 Nobel Prize in Peace AwardInternational Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) (founded in Australia)For its work to draw attention to the catastrophic humanitarian consequences of any use of nuclear weapons and for its ground-breaking efforts to achieve a treaty-based prohibition of such weapons
2017 Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences AwardRichard H. Thaler (USA)For contributions to behavioural economics
Gauri LankeshAnna Politkovskaya AwardThe award given in the memory of a slain Russian reporter and political activist
Rajesh NathGermany’s Highest Civilian HonourHe is Managing Director of VDMA India
M K SanuMathrubhumi Literary Award He is Eminent critic, biographer and orator
Padma Prabha PuraskaramPrabha VarmaHe is eminent poet, lyricist and journalist
2017 Man Booker PrizeGeorge SaundersFor his first full-length novel Lincoln in the Bardo
Swachh Bharat Inter-Ministerial AwardMinistry of Petroleum & Natural Gas
NASSCOM Customer Service Excellence Award 2017CSS CorporationIndia’s premier IT industry body
Green platinum awardThe Govardhan Eco VillageSet up by the International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON)
Lata Mangeshkar AwardAlka Yagnik and Udit Narayan
America’s Top Young ScientistGitanjali RaoFor her sensor that can detect lead levels in water
Golden Peacock AwardN Chandrababu NaiduFor Global Leadership in Public Service and Economic Transformation
Lifetime Achievement Award by the PHD Chamber of Commerce and IndustrySharmila TagoreFor her contribution in the field of cinema
Pramod Mahajan Smriti AwardAnupam KherHe is Chairman of Film and Television Institute of India
Hridaynath Mangeshkar AwardJaved AkhtarHe is veteran writer-lyricist
European Union’s Sakharov PrizeVenezuela’s democratic oppositionFor a peaceful transition to democracy

NOVEMBER 2017

2017 Newton AwardAndrew Shennan, Shivaprasad GoudarBoth teams were awarded £200,000 or Rs 1.7 crore
53rd Jnanpith AwardKrishna SobtiShe is Renowned Hindi littérateur
Vishnudas Bhave awardMohan JoshiFor his contribution to theatre
Miss Earth 2017Karen IbascoShe is hails From Philippines
2018 Jewish Nobel PrizeNatalie PortmanFor professional achievement and commitment to Jewish values
Tata Literature Live! Lifetime Achievement AwardGirish Karnad
Infosys Prize 2017Prof. Sanghamitra Bandyopadhya, Ananya Jahanara Kabir, Upinder Singh Bhalla, Ritabrata Munshi, Yamuna Krishnan, Lawrence Liang.To make DNA machines to study living cells
National Child Award for Exceptional Achievement 2017Zaira WasiPerforming Arts on the occasion of Children’s Day
Miss International 2017Kevin LillianaShe is from Indonesia
Miss World 2017Manushi ChhillarShe is from India
DSC Prize for South Asian LiteratureAnuk ArudpragasamHe is Sri Lankan author
Lifetime achievement award at IFFIAtom EgoyanHe is a Canadian filmmaker
Indira Gandhi Peace PrizeDr. Manmohan SinghFormer Prime Minister Dr
Lifetime Achievement AwardGirish KarnadFor his outstanding contribution in the field of theatre.
‘Life Time Achievement Award’ by the Indian Mountaineering Foundation (IMF).Manik BanerjeeHe is also Veteran journalist
2017 Climate and Clean Air AwardSameer MaithelHe is Founder and Director of Greentech Knowledge Solutions
Big Little Book AwardNabaneeta Dev SenHe is an Author in Bengali language
NITI Aayog prizeIndian Institute of Information Technology and Management-Kerala (IIITM-K)
Asia Pacific Screen AwardsActor Rajkummar RaoFor his performance in “Newton
‘Ozone Award’

 

Anil Madhav Dave

Chandra Bhushan

R S Agarwal

Atul Bagai

Policy and Implementation Leadership
Miss Universe 2017Demi-Leigh Nel-PetersShe is from from South Africa
Lifetime Achievement AwardRuskin BondConferred by Chandigarh Literary Society

 


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