Recent in News updated on 30th December 2022
Prabhu Chandra Mishra has been awarded Atal Samman Award for his excellence in field of science & research.
The Wharton-QS Reimagine Education Awards, also known as “Oscar of Education” gave significant recognition to the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras (IIT-M)
Noted Cuban social worker and human rights advocate, Aleida Guevara has been selected for the first KR Gouri Amma national award.
Indian cyclist Swasti Singh has been honoured with the prestigious 30th Ekalabya Puraskar for the year 2022. The award is instituted by IMFA’s charitable wing, IMPaCT.
Kura Pokkhir Shunye Ura (The Golden Wings of Watercocks) of Bangladesh and Upon Entry of Spain won the Best Film Award at the 28th Kolkata International Film Festival.
Beth Mead has been awarded the BBC Sports Personality of the Year for 2022 as she was the player of the tournament and top scorer at Euro 2022.
Professor Thalappil Pradeep, Indian Scientist, India Institute of Technology, Madras received VinFuture special Prize in Hanoi.
NHPC Limited has been awarded as the winner of the ‘Best Globally Competitive Power Company of India-Hydropower and Renewable Energy Sector’ at PRAKASHmay.
Sudeep & Shobhana won Rabindranath Tagore Literary Prize 2021-22.
The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) has won the prestigious GRIHA Exemplary Performance Award 2022, a top national level Green Building Award.
Rohini Nayyar prize: Sethrichem Sangtam, who helped triple the incomes of 1,200 marginalised farmers in Eastern Nagaland, was awarded the first Rohini Nayyar prize.
Ministry of Housing & Urban Affairs has won the Platinum Icon in the Digital India Awards 2022 for their initiative “DataSmart Cities: Empowering Cities through Data”. Under Smart Cities Mission.
National Mineral Development Corporation (NMDC) won the coveted IEI (Institution of Engineers, India) Industry Excellence Award 2022 in Chennai.
PETA India’s 2022: Bollywood actress, Sonakshi Sinha has been awarded PETA India’s 2022 Person of the Year title.
Mrs World 2022: India’s Sargam Koushal created history as she finally won the Mrs World 2022 title after 21 years while competing for India in the pageant.
SS Rajamouli-directed period movie ‘RRR’ has been nominated in two categories at the Golden Globe Awards to be held in January 2023. The Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA) has nominated ‘RRR’ in the Best Picture: Non-English language and Best Original Song Naatu Naatu.
SpiceJet has been awarded the ‘Safety Performer of the Year’ award by GMR Delhi Airport Awards.
In various competitive exams like Bank Po, Bank Clerk, Regulatory bodies: RBI Grade B, SEBI Grade A, SSC CGL, State PCS exam; recent awards and recognitions are asked. This article is regularly updated so that students can have all the awards at one place. Bookmark it for revision purposes.
|Awardee||Award||Given by||Important facts|
|Indian Institute of Technology, Madras||Wharton-QS Reimagine Education Awards||Another name :Oscars for Education
silver prize in the ‘Best Online Program
NPTEL (National Programme on Technology Enhanced Learning), a joint initiative of IITs and IISc, won the Gold in the ‘Lifelong Learning category.’
|Aleida Guevara||KR Gouri Amma national award||KR Gouri Foundation||Cuban Human Right activist|
|Swasti Singh||30th Ekalabya Puraskar||IMFA’s charitable wing: Impact|
|Kura Pokkhir Shunye Ura (The Golden Wings of Watercocks) of Bangladesh and Upon Entry of Spain||Best Film Award||28th Kolkata International Film Festival.|
|Beth Mead||BBC Sports Personality of the Year for 2022||BBC Sports||Footballer|
|Professor Thalappil Pradeep||VinFuture special Prize||VinFuture Foundation||IIT Madras professor|
|UIDAI Building||GRIHA Exemplary Performance Award 2022|
|Sudeep and Shobhna||Rabindranath Tagore Literary Prize 2021-22.||Sudeep Sen for his genre and formbender Anthropocene : Climate Change, Contagion, Consolation (Pippa Rann Books & Media, 2021) and Shobhana Kumar for her haibun collection ‘A Sky Full of Bucket Lists’ (Red River, 2021|
|DataSmart Cities: Empowering Cities through Data(MoHUA)||Platinum Icon in the Digital India Awards 2022||Ministry of Communication|
|NHPC Limited||Best Globally Competitive Power Company of India-Hydropower and Renewable Energy Sector at Prakashmay|
|Sonakshi Sinha||PETA India’s 2022 Person of the Year title.||PETA|
|National Mineral Development Corporation||IEI (Institution of Engineers, India) Industry Excellence Award 2022|
|Spice jet||Safety Performer of the Year’ award||GMR Delhi Airport Awards.|
|Sethrichem Sangtam,||Rohini Nayyar prize:||1st edition|
|Sargam Koushal||Mrs world 2022||From India|
|Prabhu Chandra Mishra||Atal Samman Award||For science and research|
|Venkaiah Naidu||25th Sri Chandrasekarendra Saraswathi National Eminence Award (SIES)||Award by SIES instituted in 1998 in memory of late seer of Kanchi, Sri Chandrasekarendra Saraswathi||Other Awardees in various categories:
|Jammu Kashmir||Ayushman Bharat health account ID generation||Ministry of Health||2nd prize in the category for Teleconsultation.|
|Krishna Vavilala||Presidential Lifetime Achievement (PLA) Award||USA Government|
|President Volodymyr Zelensky||2022 person of the year||Times Magazine|
|4 awardees||Jamnalal Bajaj Award||Jamnalal Bajaj Foundation
|Swayam Shikshan Prayog (SSP)||Local
Adaptation Champions Awards
|Global Center on Adaptation (GCA)||at the COP27
in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt.Maharashtra based organization
|Veena Nair||Prime Minister’s Prize for
Excellence in Science Teaching
|Australian Government||She is ViewBank College’s Head of Technology
and STEAM (science, technology, engineering,
arts and maths,) project leader.
|Goblin Mode||Oxford dictionaries word 2022||“slang term” means “a type of behaviour which is unapologetically selfindulgent, lazy, slovenly, or greedy|
|C.N. Manjunath, Krishnappa G. and S. Shadakshari||Nadoja Award||Kannada University in Hampi.|
|To honour diplomats- 5 Awardees||Diwali- Power of One’/ ‘Oscars of Diplomacy
||Diwali Foundation USA Inc.||
|Canara Bank||‘Banker’s Bank of the Year Award 2022’||The Banker Magazine, Financial Times Group, United Kingdom||Banker’s Bank of the Year Award 2022’’ for India segment at the Global Banking Summit held in London.|
|Greenhouse-in-a-box ( Eco Oscars)||Earthshot Prize 2022, 2nd edition: prize : one million pounds||Founded by Prince William||5 winners
|SS Rajamouli||Best Director Award for RRR at the New York Film Critics Circle 2022||New York Film Critics Circle||
|South Korea’s Mina Sue Choi||Miss Earth 2022||Based in Philippines|| 22nd Edition,
She inherited from Destiny Wagner of Belize.
The current Elemental Queens are:
|Avani Lekhara||Para Sports Person||FICCI|
|Sarkar Talwar||Lifetime Achievement of the Year award||FICCI||India sporta and Turf Awards|
|Iranian film Nargesi||ICFT-UNESCO Gandhi Medal||IFFI||Payam Eskandari is the Director|
|128 artist||Sangeet Natak Akademi Award||Sangeet Natak Akademi||cash prize of Rs 1 lakh, Akademi fellows will get Rs 3 lakh each and both will also receive a tamrapatra and angavastram|
|Agantuk Movie||’Prasad DI award||IFFI Goa|
|National Gopal Ratna Award||Ministry of Animal Husbandry, Fisheries, and Dairying||on milk day|
|e-Panchayat Mission Mode Project of Ministry of Panchayati Raj
||GOLD Award, National Awards for e-Governance||DAR&PG||under the category “Excellence in Government Process Re-engineering for Digital Transformation” of the National Awards for e-Governance|
|Ms. Naina Dhakad||Tenzing Norgay National Adventure Awards 2021:
|Ministry of Youth|
|Shri Shubham Dhananjay Vanmali||Tenzing Norgay National Adventure Awards 2021:
|Ministry of Youth|
|Group Captain Kunwar Bhawani Singh Samyal||Tenzing Norgay National Adventure Awards 2021: Lifetime Achievement||Ministry of Youth|
|Ravi Kumar Sagar||Dr. Abdul Kalam Seva Puraskar||Vande Bharat Foundation and LeadIndia Foundation||CEO of RK’S INNO group|
|Matrix Business Services India Pvt. Ltd.||Partner of the Year 2022||by one of the world’s most valuable companies, Procter & Gamble (P&G)|
|Purnima Devi Barman||Champions of the Earth||UNEP||The other honourees include Arcenciel (Lebanon); Constantino (Tino) Aucca Chutas (Peru); Sir Partha Dasgupta of the United Kingdom and Cecile Bibiane Ndjebet (Cameroon)|
|Danish Manzoor Bhat||Jaipur Foot USA’s first Global Humanitarian Award|
|39 Schools||Swachh Vidyalaya Puraskar||Ministry of Education||Rs.60,000 cash prize|
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