of India. A centrally located lotus flower is embossed and the text "Padma" written in Devanagari script is placed above and the text "Bhushan" is placed below the lotus. Most recently on 25 January 2020, the award has been bestowed upon sixteen recipients. Children's Day 2020: On this day, children dress up as Jawaharlal Nehru, and pin a red rose to the collar of their 'Nehru' jacket. The State Emblem of India is displayed in the centre of the reverse side, together with the national motto of India, "Satyameva Jayate" (Truth alone triumphs) in Devanagari script, which is inscribed on the lower edge. The centrally placed pattern made of outer lines of a square of 1 3⁄16 inches (30 mm) side is embossed with a knob carved within each of the outer angles of the pattern. Kapila Vatsyayan was a leading scholar of Indian classical dance, art, architecture, and art history. He is known for his studies on electronic optical and magnetic phenomena in molecular systems and is an elected fellow of the Indian Academy of Sciences, National Academy of Sciences, India and The World Academy of Sciences. Swapan Kumar Pati is an Indian quantum chemist, a professor of the department of chemistry at the Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research and the head of the Quantum Theory Molecules to Materials Group at the institute. No prize was awarded in 1986 and between 1995 and 2003; the last award was in 2009. Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) is a public central university located in New Delhi, India. Various programmes such as sports, cultural events, technical festivals, exhibitions, academic events, including lecture series, seminars, conferences, debates and discussions, will be conducted for students and prizes distributed to winners. Disclaimer : We respect your thoughts and views! While Anandavardhanan shared the prestigious honour with Rajat Subhra Hazra from Indian Statistical Institute, Subi George won the prize along with Dr Jyotirmayee Dash from Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science. Hari Krishan Jain was an Indian cytogeneticist and plant breeder, known for his contributions to the field of genetic recombination and the control of interchromosome level.   |  A+A A-. Annick Chaymotty, known by the stage name Devayani Kumari, is a French dancer who performs in the classical Indian dance style Bharatanatyam. [1] Instituted on 2 January 1954, the award is given for "distinguished service of a high order", without distinction of race, occupation, position, or sex. She served as a member of parliament and bureaucrat in India, and also served as the founding director of the Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts. It was founded on 9 April 1950 by Maulana Abul Kalam Azad, the first Education Minister of independent India. He was a member of the Science Advisory Committee to the cabinet as well as the Department of Biotechnology of the Government of India. It was established in 1969 and named after Jawaharlal Nehru, India's first Prime Minister. Subi George, associate chair and professor at the Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research, Bengaluru, belongs to Aarakunnu near Piravam. A Jawaharlal Nehru fellow, Nair was an elected fellow of all the major Indian science academies as well as the Zoological Society of London. The Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, the apex agency of the Government of India for scientific research, awarded him the Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prize for Science and Technology, one of the highest Indian science awards, in 1974, for his contributions to biological sciences. The prize is given to Indian scientists below the age of 45 for outstanding research in biology, chemistry, environment science, engineering, mathematics, medicine and physics.Anandavardhanan got the award for his research in number theory. Professor Anvita Abbi is an Indian linguist and scholar of minority languages, known for her studies on tribal languages and other minority languages of South Asia. Last Updated: 27th September 2020 06:31 AM Jawaharlal Nehru was an Indian independence activist and, subsequently, the first Prime Minister of India, as well as a central figure in Indian politics both before and after independence. Addressing the 79th CSIR Foundation Day, Vardhan said during the coronavirus pandemic, scientists of the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) contributed towards making ventilators and … Yugoslavia established full diplomatic relations with India on 5 December 1948 following the 1948 Tito–Stalin split. The name of a recipient, whose award has been revoked or restored, both of which require the authority of the President, is archived and they are required to surrender their medal when their name is struck from the register. Prominent figures like Dr. B.R. The views expressed in comments published on newindianexpress.com are those of the comment writers alone. [4] As of 2019[update], none of the conferments of Padma Bhushan during 2010s have been revoked or restored. It was hosted by Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru, who then headed a provisional government that was preparing for India's Independence, which came on 15 August 1947. The Padma Bhushan is the third-highest civilian award of the Republic of India. “I have been working on supermolecular synthesis and organic optoelectronic materials,” he told TNIE. [3] The criteria included "distinguished service of a high order in any field including service rendered by Government servants", but excluded those working with the public sector undertakings with the exception of doctors and scientists. He was a recipient of the Rajyotsava Prashasti honor of the Government of Karnataka. [1], The following people have received this award. 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A Jawaharlal Nehru Fellow, Barnabas was also an elected fellow of the Indian Academy of Sciences, Indian National Science Academy and the National Academy of Sciences, India. [4] The design was also changed to the form that is currently in use; it portrays a circular-shaped toned bronze medallion 1 3⁄4 inches (44 mm) in diameter and 1⁄8 inch (3.2 mm) thick. The Asian Relations Conference brought together many leaders of the independence movements in Asia, and represented a first attempt to assert Asian unity.