SHILLONG, May 19: The Deputy Commissioner, East Khasi Hills, Shillong has informed the general public that the Padma Awards namely, Padma Vibhushan, Padma Bhushan and Padma Shri will be announced on the occasion of Republic Day 2018.
The awards seek to recognize ‘work of distinction’ and are given for distinguished and exceptional achievements or services in all fields of discipline such as Art, Literature and Education, Sports, Medicine, Social Work, Science and Engineering, Public Affairs, Civil Service, Trade and Industry and such.
All persons without distinction of race, occupation, position or sex are eligible for these awards.
Individuals from east Khasi Hills District who desire their names to be recommended to the Government for the award are requested to send their nominations to the Office of the Deputy Commissioner, East Khasi Hills District, Shillong on or before August 14, 2017. More information may be downloaded from the District website http://eastkhasihills.gov.in.