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Jan 25, 2012

Shri T. Venkatapathi Reddiar of Puducherry has been selected for Padma Shri Award

Padma Shri Award

Shri T. Venkatapathi Reddiar of Puducherry (formerly Pondicherry) has been selected for Padma Shri Award. He has been selected in others category – Horticulture.
  • T. Venkatapathi is the first Padmasri recipent of Puducherry
  • His creation includes 100 varieties of Cassandra (Kanagambaram) flower and hundreds of Casuarinas
The President of India has approved the conferment of Padma Awards-2012. This year the President has approved 109 awards including one duo case (counted as one) and 14 in the category of Foreigners/ NRIs/ PIOs/ Posthumous. These comprise 5 Padma Vibhushan, 27 Padma Bhushan and 77 Padma Shri Awards. There are 19 ladies among the awardees.

Padma Awards, the country’s highest civilian awards, are conferred in three categories, namely, Padma Vibhushan, Padma Bhushan and Padma Shri. The Awards are given in all disciplines/ fields of activities, viz. art, social work, public affairs, science and engineering, trade and industry, medicine, literature and education, sports, civil service, etc. ‘Padma Vibhushan’ is awarded for exceptional and distinguished service; ‘Padma Bhushan’ for distinguished service of high order and ‘Padma Shri’ for distinguished service in any field. The awards are announced on the occasion of Republic Day every year.

The awards are conferred by the President of India at a function held at Rashtrapati Bhawan sometime around March/ April.

Photos of Padma Shri T. Venkatapathi Reddiar

Shri T Venkatapathi Reddiar Puducherry photo

Padma Shri T Venkatapathi Reddiar

8 comments:

Navaneeth Babu yadav said...

good...

Ethi raj said...

can any one send his contact number?..
ethirajram.it@gmail.com
or
9710506168

Anonymous said...

Mobile number of Padma Shri T. Venkatapathi Reddiar-
00919443226611

Anonymous said...

proud to say that i'am from pondicherry

Guru Swethan said...

i'd like to know his contact address pls...

Anonymous said...

im proud to be an indian

Varatha Raja said...

i want to meet him can anyone tell his address pls...

RAMESH MAHADEVAN said...

EXCELLENT

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