Awards by Ministry of Home Affairs, Govt of India

#AwardPrize MoneyGiven forRestriction
1.Bharat RatnaNo monetary grant, a certificate and a medallionIn recognition of exceptional service/performance of the highest order in any field of human endeavour.Maximum 3 in a year.
2.Padma Vibhushan3.00 LacExceptional and distinguished service in all fields of activities/disciplines, such as Art, Literature and Education, Sports, Medicine, Social Work, Science and Engineering, Public Affairs, Civil Service, Trade and Industry etc.The award is normally not conferred posthumously except in highly deserving cases. A higher category of Padma award can be conferred on a person only where a period of atleast five years has elapsed since conferment of the earlier Padma award. The total number of awards to be given in a year (excluding posthumous awards and to foreigners) should not be more than 120.
3.Padma Bhushan2.00 LacDistinguished service of a high order in all fields of activities/disciplines, such as Art, Literature and Education, Sports, Medicine, Social Work, Science and Engineering, Public Affairs, Civil Service, Trade and Industry etc.
4.Padma Shri2.00 LacDistinguished service in all fields of activities/disciplines, such as Art, Literature and Education, Sports, Medicine, Social Work, Science and Engineering, Public Affairs, Civil Service, Trade and Industry etc.