Prize and Awards in India
Here is the list of all prestigious prize, awards and honours given by Indian Government to a person for their dedication and work in the field of arts and literature, science, history, sports, films and other field.
Civilian Awards of India
Bharat Ratna: The Bharat Ratna Award is the highest civilian award of India.
Field: It is given for exceptional performance in any field or service.
The Padma Awards are given in three categories; Padma Vibhushan, Padma Bhushan, Padma Shri.
Padma Vibhushan: Padma Vibhushan is the second highest civilian award of India after Bharat Ratna.
Field: Given for exceptional performance in the field of service, including public service, doctors and scientists.
Padma Bhushan: Padma Bhushan is the third highest honour of India after Padma Vibhushan.
Field: Given for distinguish service of a high order.
Padma Shri: Padma Shri is the fourth highest honour of India after Padma Bhushan.
Field: Given for distinguish service.
Arts & Literature Awards of India
Jnanpith Awards: For Indian authors and writers.
Field: Given for outstanding performance in the field of literature.
Sahitya Akademy Award: For Indian authors and writers.
Field: Given for outstanding writing of books in Indian Language.
Military Awards of India
Param Vir Chakra: The Param Vir Chakra (PVC) is the highest military award of India.
Field: Given for showing great courage at wartime.
Ashoka Chakra: The Ashoka Chakra is the highest peacetime military award of India.
Field: Given for showing great courage during peacetime.
Games and Sports Awards of India
Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna: The Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna is the highest sporting award of India.
Field: Given for outstanding international performance in a sport for a consecutive 4 years.
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