List of Awards in India PDF 2020 For All Competitive Exam

List of Awards in India PDF

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List Of National Awards 2020

  • Asian College of Journalism’s (ACJ) Award 2019 → Nitin Sethi and Shiv Sahay Singh
  • ‘Tenzing Norgay National Adventure Award 2019 → Wing Commander Gajanand Yadava
  • Rashtritya Khel Protsahan Puraskar 2020 → Army Sports Institute, Pune 
  • International Booker Prize 2020 for her debut novel ‘The Discomfort of Evening’ → Marieke Lucas Rijneveld 
  • National Award to Teachers 2020 → Sudha Painuli 
  • First Gold Medal for India in Mental Calculations World Cup (MCWC) → Neelakantha Bhanu Prakash Jonnalagadda
  • Lokmanya Tilak National Journalism Award → Sanjay Gupta (editor-in-chief of ‘Jagran).
  • Muppavarapu Venkaiah Naidu National Award for Excellence → Dr M S Swaminathan.
  • Plastic Waste Management Award -2020 → Dibrugarh district, best district of India in plastic waste management category during Swachhta Hi Sewa 2019.
  • Swachhtha Darpan award 2020 → Peddapalli district.
  • eGovernance ‘Award of Excellence’ for the year 2019 → cVIGIL and Voter Helpline App.
  • 2019-2020 PEN Gauri Lankesh Award → Yusuf Jameel.
  • Andhra Pradesh Real Time Pollution Monitoring System (RTPMS) has bagged the National e-Governance Award 2019-20.
  • Dr. Syama Prasad Mukherjee award 2020 for Politics → Sarbananda Sonowal
  • Prem Bhatia Award for political reporting for his work on issues related to the Covid-19 pandemic – Dipankar Ghose
  • Gustave Trouve Award for Excellence in Electric Boats and Boating – Aditya ferry
  • Prestigious CII-ITC Sustainability Award 2019 – NTPC Limited
  • Prof. P C Mahalanobis Award – Chakravarthi Rangarajan
  • 2019 Alexander Dalrymple Award – Vice Admiral Vinay Badhwar
  • SKYTRAX Award for Best Regional Airport in India and Central Asia – Kempegowda International Airport
  • IIFTC Tourism Impact Award 2020 – Zoya Akhtar
  • Paul Harris Fellow Recognition – CM K Palaniswami
  • E- Panchayat Puraskar -2020 – Himachal Pradesh
  • EY World Entrepreneur Of The Year 2020 – Kirann Mazumdar-Shaw
  • Chief Minister Darpan website and mobile app prepared for monitoring Chhattisgarh Government’s ambitious Suraji Gaon Scheme and other flagship schemes, has been awarded “ Elites Excellence Awards-2020 ” under the ‘Digital India initiative’.
  • Dada Saheb Phalke Award 2020 for a short documentary “Chi Lupo” – Kezang D Thongdok
  • Richard Dawkins award – Javed Akhtar

International Awards 2020

  • Karamveer Chakra Award instituted by United Nations and International Confederation of NGO (iCONGO) – Sunil ydv SS
  • President’s Award In Singapore for outstanding services – Kala Narayanasamy
  • 2020 Toronto International Film Festival Tribute Actor Award – Kate Winslet
  • US-India Business Council (USIBC) Global Leadership Award 2020 – Natarajan Chandrasekaran and Jim Taiclet
  • 2020 Von Karman Award of the International Academy of Astronautics – K Sivan
  • “Top Publicist” award in the Global Humanitarian Awards 2020 – Sachin Awasthi
  • European 2020 US Green Building Council (USGBC) Leadership Award – IOC New Headquarters in Lausanne
  • 2020 Commonwealth Short Story Prize award for her short story The Great Indian Tee and Snakes – Kritika Pandey
  • BET 2020 Humanitarian Award for her longstanding philanthropic work – Beyonce
  • World No Tobacco Day Award 2020 – Socio-Economic and Educational Development Society (SEEDS)
  • France’s Christophe Merieux Prize for the year 2020 – Quarraisha Abdool Karim
  • New York Intellectual Property Law Association (NYIPLA) “ Inventor of the Year award ” for the year 2020 – Rajiv Joshi
  • United Nations Military Gender Advocate of the Year Award (2019) – Indian Army Officer Suman Gawani
  • World War II medal by Russia – Kim Jong-Un
  • “ Medal of the Order of Australia ” 2020 – Shobha Sekhar (founder of Kalakruthi, music organisation in Australia)
  • Gulbenkian Prize for Humanity – Greta Thunberg
  • UN honours Kerala Health Minister K.K Shailaja for her efforts to fight the coronavirus pandemic in her state.
  • Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation Award – Deccan Development Society
  • 2020 Nelson Mandela Prize – Marianna Vardinoyannis of Greece and Morissana Kouyate of Guinea.
  • Marcus Wallenberg Prize (MWP) 2020’ or the Nobel Prize for forest sector – Nicholas C. Coops, Richard H. Waring and Joseph J. Landsberg
  • Abel Prize 2020 for mathematics – Hillel Furstenberg & Gregory Margulis
  • NASA Distinguished Public Service Medal – Renjith Kumar
  • QualityNZ Culinary Cup 2020 – Chef Angad Singh Rana
  • World Food Prize 2020 – Indian-American soil scientist, Rattan Lal

Sports Awards And Honours 2020

  • Men’s player of the year at the Dubai Globe Soccer Awards for sixth time → Cristiano Ronaldo.

BCCI Annual Awards 2020

  • Polly Umrigar award & Dilip Sardesai awards → Jasprit Bumrah.
  • Best International Cricketer (Female) Award → Poonam Yadav.
  • Col CK Nayudu Lifetime Achievement Award → Kris Srikkanth and Anjum Chopra.
  • Best International debut in men’s and women’s category → Mayank Agarwal and Shafali Verma.

ICC Awards 2019

  • Sir Garfield Sobers Trophy for Best Cricketer of the Year → Ben Stokes (England).
  • Test Cricketer of the Year → Pat Cummins (Australia).
  • ODI Cricketer of the Year → Rohit Sharma (India).
  • T20I Performance of the Year → Deepak Chahar.
  • Emerging Cricketer of the Year → Marnus Labuschagne (Australia).
  • Spirit of Cricket Award → Virat Kohli stopping the fans booing Steve Smith at the Oval.
  • David Shepherd Trophy for Umpire of the Year → Richard Illingworth, England.

Kerala Sports Awards

  • Muhammad Anas winning GV Raja award (Male) for athletics.
  • In the female category, PC Thulasi was adjudged the winner for GV Raja award.

❖ ‘World Games Athlete of the Year’ award → Rani Rampal.
❖ NBA All-Star Game MVP award has been permanently named after Kobe Bryant.

Laurel Awards 2020

  • Laureus World Sportsman of the Year → Lewis Hamilton and Lionel Messi.
  • Laureus World Sportswoman of the Year → Simone Biles.
  • Laureus World Team of the Year → South Africa Men’s Rugby Team.
  • Laureus Best Sporting Moment: ‘Carried on the shoulders of a nation’ → Sachin Tendulkar.
  • Laureus Lifetime Achievement Award → Dirk Nowitzki.

2019 ESPN INDIA Awards

  • ESPN’s Female Sportsperson of the Year award → PV Sindhu.
  • Sportsperson of the Year (Male) → Saurabh Chaudhary (Shooter).
  • Lifetime Achievement award → Balbir Singh Sr. (Hockey).
  • Emerging Sportsperson of the Year → Deepak Punia.
  • Comeback of the Year → Koneru Humpy.

TIMES OF INDIA Sports Awards (TOISA) 2019

  • Sportsperson of the Year → P.V. Sindhu.
  • Cricketer of the year → Rohit Sharma.
  • Team of the year → Indian men’s Hockey Team.

Annual Hockey India Awards

  • Hockey India Player of the Year in women’s category → Rani Rampal.
  • Hockey India Player of the Year (Men’s) → Manpreet Singh.

❖ Inaugural BBC Indian Sportswoman of the Year award → PV Sindhu.
❖ BBC awarded PT Usha a Lifetime Achievement Award.

Cricket South Africa’s (CSA) annual awards

  • Men’s ‘cricketer of the year’ – Quinton de Kock
  • Women’s cricketer of the year and ODI cricketer of the year awards – Laura Wolvaardt
  • ODI and T20 player of the year – Pacer Lungi Ngidi

● First Indian to win Fed Cup Heart Award from the Asia/Oceania zone – Sania Mirza

Film & Music Awards 2020

  • 2019 Harivarasanam award → Musician And Composer Ilaiyaraja.
  • The award has been instituted by the Kerala state government and is being given from 2012 onwards.
  • National Lata Mangeshkar Award for 2018 → Noted singer Suman Kalyanpur and music composer Kuldeep Singh.
  • WBR Golden Era of Bollywood honour by the World Book Of Records in London → Manoj Kumar.

Golden Globe Awards 2020

  • Best Motion Picture (Drama) → 1917.
  • Best Motion Picture (Musical/Comedy) → Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, Quentin Tarantino.
  • Best Director (Motion Picture) → Sam Mendes, 1917.
  • Best Actress in a Motion Picture → Renée Zellweger, Judy.
  • Best Actor in a Motion Picture (Drama) → Joaquin Phoenix, Joker.
  • Best Motion Picture (Foreign) → Parasite.
  • Best Motion Picture (Animated) → Missing Link.
  • Cecil B. DeMille Award → Tom Hanks.
  • Carol Burnett Award → Ellen DeGeneres.

62nd Annual Grammy Awards

  • Record of the Year → “Bad Guy”, Billie Eilish.
  • Album of the Year → When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go? – Billie Eilish.
  • Song of the Year → “Bad Guy”, Billie Eilish.
  • Best New Artist → Billie Eilish.

65th Amazon Filmfare Awards 2020

  • Best Film → ‘Gully Boy’.
  • Best Director → Zoya Akhtar for ‘Gully Boy’.
  • Best Actor In A Leading Role (Male) → Ranveer Singh for ‘Gully Boy’.
  • Best Actor In A Leading Role (Female) → Alia Bhatt for ‘Gully Boy’.
  • Lifetime Achievement Award → Ramesh Sippy.
  • Excellence In Cinema → Govinda.

Dadasaheb Phalke International Film Festival Awards 2020

  • Best Film → Super 30.
  • Best Actor → Hrithik Roshan.

Oscars Awards 2020

  • Best picture → Parasite.
  • Best actress → Renée Zellweger, Judy.
  • Best actor → Joaquin Phoenix, Joker.
  • Best director → Bong Joon-ho, Parasite.
  • Animated short film → Hair Love.
  • Animated feature film → Toy Story 4

Literature & Academics Awards 2020

  • UK based Costa Children’s Award 2019 for her debut novel ‘Asha and the Spirit Bird’ → Jasbinder Bilan.
  • Assam Sahitya Sabha’s Basudev Jalan Award → Kapoor Chand Jain.
  • Harit Ratna Award 2019 → Dr N Kumar (Vice-Chancellor of Tamil Nadu Agricultural University).
  • Mathrubhumi Book of the Year award for his translated book “Blue Is Like Blue → Vinod Kumar Shukla.
  • Mystic Kalinga Literary Award-Indian and Global Languages → Odisha Writer Manoj Das.
  • Honorary doctorate by the University of Manchester → Ratan Tata.
  • Ruchika Tomar prestigious 2020 PEN/Hemingway Award for her which novel → A Prayer for Travelers.
  • Santanu Das, Mirza Waheed win The Hindu Prize 2019.
  • Deutsche Welle’s Freedom of Speech Award 2020 – Siddharth Varadarajan
  • William E. Colby Award for his book Midnight in Chernobyl – Adam Higginbotham
  • 2020 PEN/Hemingway Award for her novel A Prayer for Travelers – Ruchika Tomar
  • Hindu Prize 2019
    Fiction – Mirza Waheed ( Tell Her Everything )
    Non-Fiction – Santanu Das (India, Empire, and First World War Culture: Writings, Images and Songs).

Social & Environment Awards 2020

  • Champion of Change Award-2019 → Hemant Soren.
  • International Gandhi Awards for Leprosy for the year 2019 → Dr N.S. Dharmshaktu.
  • Swami Vivekananda Karmayogi Award 2020 → Forest Man of India Jadav Payeng.
  • 128th Commonwealth Points of Light Award winner → Jadav Payeng.
  • The Order of Australia honour → Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw.
  • Jagjivan Ram Innovative Farmer Award – T. Purushothaman (shrimp farmer)
  • 2020 Diana Award for her Recycler App – Freya Thakral
  • Peace Prize of the German Book Trade for his decades-long work around issues of global justice – Amartya Sen
  • Edison Award under social innovation category – Tata Power
  • ‘ Hero to Animals Award ’ by PETA India – Naveen Patnaik
  • Skoll Award for Social Entrepreneurship 2020 – Indian NGO ARMMAN
  • ‘ Order of Rising Sun ‘ by the Japan government – Thangjam Dhabali Singh (doctor by profession and founder of the Manipur Tourism Forum (MTF)

Science & Technology Awards 2020

  • Merck Young Scientist Award 2019 for doing remarkable research in chemical science → Sakya Singha Sen.
  • SERB Women’s Excellence Award-2020 → Dr. Niti Kumar.
  • Young Career Award 2020 in Nano Science and Technology by Department of Science and Technology – Saurabh Lodha
  • Dr MS Swaminathan Award for the period 2017-2019 – V Praveen Rao
  • Nikkei Asia Prize 2020 – IIT Madras Professor T Pradeep

Miscellaneous Awards 2020

  • ICSI Lifetime Achievement Award → Indu Jain (Chairman, Bennett Coleman & Company Limited (BCCL).
  • World Economic Forum Annual Meeting for being included in the WEF’s Lighthouse Network → Tata Steel Kalinganagar.
  • Ayurveda Ratan Award 2020 in Brussels → Dr Partap Chauhan.
  • Kannada Ratna Award → Actor Rishab Shetty.
  • Rajesh Gopinathan, CEO and Managing Director of Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) won the Outstanding Business Leader of the Year.
  • TCS also bagged the iconic company of the decade award.
  • Mukesh Ambani, Chairman, Reliance Industries was recognised as the Iconic Business Leader of the Decade at the Indian Business Leader Awards (IBLA).
  • Former Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley was posthumously given the Hall of Fame award for his contribution to the Indian economy.
  • Highest Civilian Award (Golden Jubilee Medal-Civilians) of Uganda → Businessman Rajesh Chaplot.
  • Chameli Devi Jain Award for Outstanding Women Mediaperson, 2019 – The Wire‘s senior editor Arfa Khanum Sherwani and freelance journalist Rohini Mohan have jointly won.
  • IIFTC Tourism Impact Award 2020 → Zoya Akhtar.
  • French honour of ‘Chevalier dans lOrdre des Arts et des Lettres (Knight of the Order of Arts and Letters) → Sanjana Kapoor.

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