2016 Awards List in India, World- Current Affairs Awards and Honours (January to June)

Important Awards in Literature, Science, Sports, Peace,Politics, Business,Economics,Movies,Institutions etc relevant to India or popularly known . List of Trophies, Medals ,Winners during the year by government , Organisations and Persons

2016 India & International Awards List 

Name of the Award
Calder Memorial Trophy 2016
Artemi Panarin
Russian Ice Hockey player
2015 GD Birla Award
Sanjay Mittal
IIT  Kanpur Professor
Order of Friendship Award- Russia
Ban Ki Moon
UN Secretary General
Regius Professorship in Manufacturing by Queen Elizabeth II
Lord Kumar Bhattacharyya
Indian origin professor and founder of Warwick Manufacturing Group (WMG)
Amir Amanullah Khan Award
Narendra Modi
Afghanistan’s highest civilian honour
Pen Pinter Prize 2016
Margaret Atwood
Canadian poet
National Order of the Republic of Ivory Coast
Pranab Mukherjee
Highest civilian honour of Ivory Coast
2016 International Dublin Literary Award
Akhil Sharma
Indian-American author got for his semi-autobiographical novel “Family Life.”
2016 Green Economy Visionary Award
Dr. R Seetharaman
Group CEO of Doha Bank
Fukuoka prize 2016
A.R Rahman
Got in Grand prize category
Springer Theses Award
Arnab De
Indian-American scientist
2016 Scholastic Asian Book Award
Aditi Krishnakumar
Won the award for her 32,000-word manuscript titled Codex: The Lost Treasure Of The Indus
India Biodiversity Award 2016
Pakke Tiger Reserve
Located in Arunachal Pradesh
2016 Harvard Alumni award
Sunil Mittal
Founder, chairman and Group CEO
2016 National Geographic Bee Contest
Rishi Nair
Indian-American student

2016 Millennium Technology Prize
Frances Arnold
U.S Bioengineer becomes first woman to win the prize
Yug Kavi Siddhicharan Award 2016
Pawan chamling
Nepal’s prestigious literary award won by Sikkim CM
Intel Foundation Young Scientist Award 2016
Syamanatak Payra
15 year old Indian-American
Young Scientist Award of the European Materials Research Society’s (E-MRS)
Nandini Bhandaru
PhD student at IIT-Kharagpur
2016 Man Booker International Prize
Han Kang
South Korean author for her novel ‘The Vegetarian’.
‘Hall of Fame’ Award by the International Astronautical Federation (IAF)
Prof Udupi Ramachandra Rao
Former ISRO Chairman and space scientist
Lonely Planet Group’s Best Indian Destination for Wildlife Award
Madhya Pradesh Tourism
Lonely Planet is world’s largest travel guide book publisher
Commonwealth Short Story Prize for 2016
Parashar Kulkarni
For his funny fiction story ‘Cow and Company’
2016 WSIS Prize (World Summit on the Information Society)
Andhra Pradesh Harita-Priya Agriculture Project
Project is meant to collect very specific climate data from farms and give farmers personalised information through SMS
“North Star”-Mongolia’s highest award.
Lokesh Chandra,
Mansura Haider
For contribution to the development of friendly relations between India and Mongolia
2016 Nelson Mandela Graça Machel Innovation Award
Tabassum Adnan
Pakistani woman’s right activist
2016 Hridaynath Mangeskar Award
Viswanathan Anand
Indian Chess legend
2016 International Plant Nutrition Scholar Award (IPNSA)
K.Ashok Kumar
IIT Scholar
2015 Saraswati Samman
Padma Sachdev
Dogri Poetess and Novelist
2016 Global Indian of the Year award
Aishwarya Rai Bachchan
Bollywood Actress
Legion of Honour, the highest French civilian distinction.
J.J Singh
Former Indian Army Chief
2016 UNESCO/Guillermo Cano World Press Freedom Prize
Khadija Ismayilova
Innovative journalist of Azerbaijan
Founder Awards 2016
Mother Teresa
Award given to persons within the global Asian community to recognise and reward their exemplary achievements
Saudi Arabia’s highest civilian honour- the King Abdulaziz Sash
Narendra Modi
Award was bestowed upon Indian PM by  Saudi Arabia’s King Salman bin Abdulaziz at the Royal Court.
Skoch Lifetime Achievement Award
Venkaiah Naidu
For his initiative in establishing the path breaking tech incubator T-Hub
2016 Global Teacher Prize
Hanan Al Hroub
Palestenian teacher
2016 Abel Prize
Andrew Wiles
British Mathematician
2016 Tyler Prize
Partha S Dasgupta
Given for Environmental Achievement
2016 Mahindra Samriddhi India Agri Lifetime Achievement Award
Dr. Amrita Patel
Played important role in the implementation of NDDB’s Operation Flood
2015 Krutitava Smagra Samman
Padma Sachdev
Dogri Poetess and Novelist
47th Dadasaheb Phalke Award 2015
Manoj Kumar
Veteran Bollywood actor
2015 Bihari Puraskar
Dr. Bhagwati Lal Vyas
Eminent Poet.
Instituted by K.K Birla Foundation.
2016 Pandit Dinanath Mangeshkar Award.
Sanjay Leela Bhansali,
Ranveer Singh
Film maker
Aryabhatta Award
Avinash Chander
Former DRDO Director General
Germany’s prestigious Cross of the Order of Merit (Bundesverdienstkreuz) Award
Goverdhan Mehta
Chemical scientist
2016 Remi Award
Kanavu Variyam(Tamil Film)
Pride of Kerala Award
Vidya Balan
Bollywood actress
Bhimsen Joshi Award 2016
Ram Narayan
Sarangi Maestro

Also Read: Awards List 2016- July to December 

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