What are the benefits given to Bharat Ratna?
The recipients receive a Sanad (certificate) signed by the President and a peepal leaf-shaped medallion. There is no monetary grant associated with the award. Bharat Ratna recipients rank seventh in the Indian order of precedence.
What are the benefits of getting Padma Shri award?
The award seeks to recognize ‘work of distinction’ and is given for distinguished and exceptional achievements/service in all fields/disciplines, such as, Art, Literature and Education, Sports, Medicine, Social Work, Science and Engineering, Public Affairs, Civil Service, Trade and Industry etc.
Who is the first recipient of Bharat Ratna?
politician C. Rajagopalachari
The first receiver of this award was politician C. Rajagopalachari, philosopher Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan, and scientist C.V. Raman. Since 1954, Bharat Ratna Award has been presented to 45 individuals including 12 who were awarded posthumous awards.
How are Bharat Ratna awardees treated in India?
Personal Staff & Driver also provided to these guests. The Bharat Ratna awardees are treated as State Guests when they travel within India. Diplomatic Passport has a Maroon cover and is issued to Indian diplomats, top ranking government officials and diplomatic couriers. The Bharat Ratna awardees are entitled for a diplomatic passport.
Can a Bharat Ratna awardee get a diplomatic passport?
Diplomatic Passport has a Maroon cover and is issued to Indian diplomats, top ranking government officials and diplomatic couriers. The Bharat Ratna awardees are entitled for a diplomatic passport.
Who is the only Pakistani to receive Bharat Ratna?
Dilip Kumar greets Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan at Meenambakkam Airport, Chennai ( c. 1960 ). Kumar is the only Indian recipient of Pakistan’s highest civilian award, Nishan-e-Imtiaz, whilst Khan is the only Pakistani recipient of India’s highest civilian award, Bharat Ratna.
Which is higher Bharat Ratna or Padma Bhushan?
Padma awards come in the next category. First of all, let us know why and to whom are these awards given. Bharat Ratna is the highest civilian honor, given for exceptional service towards advancement of Art, Literature and Science, and in recognition of Public Service of the highest order.