Source: Govt of India
The Padma awards for the year 2012 have been announced on Wednesday, January 25 2012. The President approved 109 awards including five Padma Vibhushan, 27 Padma Bhushan and 77 Padma Shri awards.
Sarod player Pandit Bhuddhadeb Dasgupta, 1954 Mechanical Engineering, B E College has been honoured with the Padma Bhushan award. He was awarded D.Litt by BESU in 2010.
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 will conferred by the President of India at a function held at Rashtrapati Bhawan in March/April.
|Comments by S K SEN from India on Sunday, January 29, 2012 at 10:58 - IP Logged |
|What a great news that Sarod player Pt Buddhadeb Dasgupta have won the Padmabhusan award who is one of our great BEC Alumni. Wishing him great success and good health.|
S K Sen
|Comments by Hillol Ray from United States on Thursday, January 26, 2012 at 06:45 - IP Logged |
|What a joy and pride for our alma mater !! Sarod player Pandit Buddhadeb Dasgupta, 1954 Mechanical Engineering, B E College, has been honoured with the 2012 Padma Bhushan award of India. Wishing him good health and continued success to bring more glories for BEC/BESU. Sjncerely, Hillol Ray, 1973 CE |