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Awards and Honours
May 07 2024

Awards and Honours : 

GK questions on awards and honors are undoubtedly one of the most common and important questions asked in MBA GK exams. You can expect questions on this in all your main MBA exams like IIFT, XAT, MICAT, CMAT, etc. You will be asked questions for the year 2023-24, so it is necessary that you cover all the major awards for this year. Here we have a compiled list of all awards and honors, and we shall keep updating this every month. But until then, check out the major events in the list below!


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Detailed list of Awards and Honours:


Sr. No. Award Awardee
1. United Nations Military Gender Advocate of the Year Award Major Suman Gawani
2. VMware 2020 Regional Partner of the Year Award Anunta
3. 2020 Young Career Award in Nano Science and Technology Saurabh Lodha
4. 2020 Pulitzer Prizes (field of photography Dar Yasin, Mukhtar Khan, and Channi Anand.



Sr. No. Award Awardee
5. Wisden’s Leading Cricketer 2020 Men England All-rounder Ben Stokes
6. Forbes billionaires list “The Richest in 2020” Jeff Bezos
7. 13th edition of the International Prize for Arabic Fiction (IPAF) in 2020 Novelist Abdelouahab Aissaoui
8. Inclusion in The Medicine Maker Power List 20 For 2020 Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw
9. William E. Colby Award 2020 Adam Higginbotham
10. ‘Hero to Animals Award’ by PETA India Chief Minister of Odisha, Naveen Patnaik
11. Chinese Virtual Grand Prix Championship Charles Leclerc
12. Wisden’s Leading Cricketer 2020 Women Ellyse Perry of Australia
13. Edison Award Tata Power for campaign ‘Club Enerji #Switchoff2SwitchOn’



Sr.No. Award Awardee
14. Abel Prize Lauretes 2020 Hillel Furstenberg & Gregory Margulis
15. Women Transforming India Awards (WTI) Defence Minister Rajnath Singh
16. Influential Women in Sports list 2020 Nita Ambani, Serena Williams & Simone Biles
17. Nari Shakti Puraskar President Ram Nath Kovind
18. Chameli Devi Jain Award Arfa Sherwani & Rohini Mohan
19. Hemingway Award 2020 Novelist Ruchika Tomar
20. MS Swaminathan Award V Praveen Rao
21. Ugandas Highest Civilian Award Rajesh Chaplot
22. 2019 Road Safety Media Fellowship Award Prachi Salve, Pradeep Dwivedi
23. Moghai Ojah Award Paramananda Majumder
24. 128th Commonwealth Points of Light Award winner Jadav Payeng
25. IIFTC Tourism Impact Award 2020 Zoya Akhtar
26. National Award DRDO



Sr.No. Award Awardee
27. London’s World Book of Records Manoj Kumar
28. AFP’s Kate Webb Prize Ahmer Khan
29. Dr. Syama Prasad Mukherjee award 2020 for Politics Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal
30. Dan David Prize 2020 Gita Sen
31. Mystic Kalinga Literary Award Manoj das
32. French honour for Theatre Artiste Sanjana Kapoor
33. 1st Men's section Khelo India Ice Hockey tournament 2020 Ladakh Scouts Regimental Centre (LSRC) Red
34. 10th Dada Saheb Phalke Film Festival 2020 Hrithik Roshan
35. Miss Diva Universe 2020 Adline Castelino
36. 2019 FIH Women's Rising Star of the Year Lalremsiami
37. SERB Women Excellence Award-2020 Dr Niti Kumar
38. Laureus World Sportsman of the Year Award Lewis Hamilton and Footballer Lionel Messi
39. National Award for Implementation of the Pradhan Mantri Matru Vandana Yojana South Salmara Mankachar of Assam
40. 1st Position for the Implementation of Pradhan Mantri Matru Vandana Yojana Madhya Pradesh
41. 34th Cannes Open D Gukesh
42. ‘Central Banker of the Year 2020’ for the Asia-Pacific region Shaktikanta Das
43. 1st Mathrubhumi Book of the Year Award Vinod Kumar Shukla
44. Lifetime Achievement Award by International Olympic Committee’s (IOC) Pullela Gopichand
45. National e-Governance Award RailMadad
46. Swami Vivekananda Karmayogi Award 2020 Jadav Payeng



Sr. No. Award Awardee
47. Kerala’s national media award Journalist & Hindu group chairman N Ram
48. Australian civilian honour Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw
49. ‘Muppavarapu Venkaiah Naidu National Award for Excellence’ Dr M S Swaminathan
50. 1st Prize at the Republic Day Parade, 2020 Tableaux of Assam
51. Miss Teen International 2019 Aayushi Dholakia
52. Cisco Youth Leadership Award 2019 Priya Prakash
53. 'World Games Athlete of the Year' Award Rani Rampal
54. ‘Muppavarapu National Award for Social Service’ Dr Gutta Muniratnam
55. Padma Shri award from Telangana Farmer Chinthala Venkat Reddy
56. Polly Umrigar Award Jasprit Bumrah
57. Global Bihar Excellence Award 2019 Piyush Jaiswal
58. Global Child Prodigy Award 2020 Indian girl Sucheta Satish & Indian Yoga Boy Ishwar Sharma
59. Kerala National Media Award N. Ram
60. ‘Harit Ratna Award 2019’ Dr N Kumar
61. Doctor of Letters (D.Litt.) by Calcutta University Abhijit Vinayak Banerjee
62. Plastic Waste Management Award 2020 Assam's Dibrugarh district
63. Costa Children’s Award 2019 Jasbinder Bilan
64. 29th Saraswati Samman Vasdev Mohi
65. “Merck Young Scientist Award 2019” Sakya Singha Sen
66. 2020 Tyler Prize Pavan Sukhdev
67. 2020 Subhash Chandra Bose Aapda Prabandhan Puraskar Award Disaster Mitigation & Management Centre (DMMC)


We hope you found this article on Awards and Honours 2020 useful. We shall keep updating this list for the entire year, so do keep checking back and reading about the awards and honors for 2020. 

Happy preparations! 

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