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Padma Awards 2014 – In 3 Simple Charts

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We break down this years Padma Awards in three simple charts. No confusion now :).

Which states, categories got the maximum share of India’s top civilian honor this year?

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Just 2 out of 127 have been conferred Padma Vibhushan. Almost 80% of the awardees have been given Padma Shri.

 

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Which categories got the most awards?

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Over 40% of the awards have been given in just 2 categories–Medicine and Art. Although there is no fixed quota on the number of awards for different categories, top 4 categories make up for 100 awards.

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Does Padma Award cover all states?
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Note: Under foreigner/NRI/PIO category 4 awardees were from USA and one each from Japan and Bangladesh

48 of the 127 awards went to Maharashtra and Delhi.

 

Data source: Press release from Ministry of Home Affairs.

 

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