Want to nominate someone for Padma Awards 2018: Here’s how

Padma Awards 2016 (Image Jagran.Com)

North Gazette News/New Delhi
Easing the norms for Padma Awards conferred by Indian government every year, the government has now enabled every citizen of the country to recommend/nominate anyone for the awards to be conferred in 2018.

The last date for sending nominations by state governments, organisations or individuals for Padma Awards 2018 is September 15, 2017.

A spokesperson of Indian government said that now any citizen of the country can nominate any one.

“People are encouraged to nominate unsung heroes who deserve these prestigious awards (Padma Vibhushan, Padma Bhushan and Padma Shri),” the spokesperson said.

Indian government spokesperson said that the nominations/recommendations for the Padma Awards 2018 will be received only on the Padma Award online portal available on the address http://www.padmaawards.gov.in/.

No other mode of nomination/recommendation will be accepted, he said, adding nominations received after September 15, 2017 will not be considered.

More details can accessed on Indian Home Ministry website http://mha.nic.in/ under ‘Awards and Medals’ tab.

Further details can be accessed by clicking on the link http://padmaawards.gov.in/SelectionGuidelines.aspx

Indian citizens can follow below given process to nominate someone for Padma Awards 2018:-

Process for Padma Awards Nominations can be submitted online through the following URL: http://www.padmaawards.gov.in/

Following steps should be followed for Nomination by Citizen for Padma Awards 2018:

Basic common steps:

1. Click on Nomination button on Home screen/ Menu bar

2. Go under By Individual column and select user sub-type (e.g. Governor, Citizen etc.)
Steps for citizens already registered on Padma portal: 1. Click on Already registered? Click here to login.

2. Fill up your login ID, Password and Captcha. Click on Login.

3. Click on New Nomination to initiate nomination process.

4. Fill up 1. Personal Basic Details part of the form. Click on Save & Next.

5. Fill up 2. Citation, Upload photo and Document part of the form. Click on Save As Draft.
6. On completion of nomination, click on Final Submit. After this, you cannot edit the details. You will receive confirmation regarding nomination on registered mobile and email.

7. After final submission, you can share your nomination details on Facebook and Twitter. Steps for citizens not registered on Padma portal: Click on Proceed button on Registration screen. For citizens with registered Aadhaar card:

1. Fill up details as per your registered Aadhaar card. Click Proceed.

2. Enter the OTP received on phone number linked with Aadhaar card and click Submit.

3. Fill up the registration form. Click on Register. Remember the login id and password.

4. Log in to the nomination screen by filling your login credentials provided on registration same as Steps for citizens already registered on Padma portal above.

For citizens without registered Aadhaar card:

1. If you don’t have an Aadhaar card, click on Don’t Have An Aadhaar.

2. Fill the form based on the ID proof you available with you. Upload a copy of ID proof. Click on Proceed.

3. Enter the OTP received on phone number submitted with ID proof and click Submit.

4. Fill up the registration form. Click on Register. Remember the login id and password.

5. Log in to the nomination screen by filling your login credentials provided on registration same as Steps for citizens already registered on Padma portal above.

Nomination by Organization:

1. Go to Nomination and choose By Organization.

2. Select the user sub-type and proceed to Login page.

3. If you have not been registered, go to Aadhaar number enabled authentication.

4. After registration, you can proceed to Nomination process.

5. After filling all required details, save the form as draft.

6. After Final Submission you cannot edit details.

7. Confirmation regarding nominations will be conveyed on registered mobile and email.

8. After final submission, you can share your nomination on Facebook and Twitter.

Click on Nomination button on Home screen/ Menu bar

Go under By Individual column and select user subtype (e.g. Governor, Citizen etc.)

Are you already registered? Click on Already Registered?

Click here to login Click on Proceed button No Yes Have an Aadhaar card? Fill up details (Aadhaar number, fullname and phone number) as per Aadhaar.

Click on Proceed button Click on Don t Have Aadhaar Fill the form based on the ID proof available with you. Upload a copy of ID proof (pdf, jpg, png).

Click on Proceed Enter the OTP received on phone number linked to Aadhaar and click Submit Fill up the registration form.

Click on Register Remember login ID and Password Enter OTP received on phone number submitted with ID proof and click Submit No Yes Fill your Login ID, Password & Captcha

Click on Login Click on New Nomination to nomination process Fill up

1. Personal Details part of the form Click on Save & Next Fill up

2. Citation, Upload photo and Document part of the form Click on Save As Draft On final completion of nomination, click on Final Submit After this, you cannot edit/ modify the details Confirmation will be sent via sms on your registered mobile and email If you want you can share your nomination details on facebook and twitter

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