Karnataka Ratna Award
ಕರ್ನಾಟಕ ರತ್ನ ಪ್ರಶಸ್ತಿ
Awarded forHighest civilian honour of Karnataka
Sponsored byGovernment of Karnataka
Established1992 (32 years ago) (1992)
First awarded1992
Last awarded2022
Highlights
Total awarded10

The Karnataka Ratna is the highest civilian honour of the State of Karnataka, India. It is awarded in recognition of a person's extraordinary contribution in any field. It was instituted in the year 1992 by Chief Minister S Bangarappa [1] by the Government of Karnataka. A total of ten persons have received this award.

The Award

The Award comes with a gold medal weighing 50 gm, a citation, a memento and a shawl.[1]

List of recipients

Year Name Image Field Notes
1992 Kuvempu Literature
1992 Rajkumar Cinema
1999 S. Nijalingappa Politics [2]
2000 C. N. R. Rao Science [3]
2001 Devi Shetty Medicine [4]
2005 Bhimsen Joshi Music [5]
2007 Shivakumara Swami Social service [6]
2008 Javare Gowda Education, literature [1]
2009 Veerendra Heggade Social service [1]
2022 Puneeth Rajkumar
(posthumously)
Cinema and Social Service [7]

References

  1. ^ a b c d Karnataka Ratna award for Javara Gowda, Veerendra Heggade
  2. ^ "A home of mementos". The Hindu. 4 February 2009. Archived from the original on 15 December 2019.
  3. ^ "Karnataka Ratna for C.N.R Rao". The Hindu. 27 March 2001. Archived from the original on 15 December 2019.
  4. ^ "Padma Bhushan raises the bar for Devi Shetty | Deccan Herald". 25 January 2012.
  5. ^ "Bhimsen Joshi conferred upon 'Karnataka Rathna'". Zee News. 30 September 2005. Retrieved 16 November 2021.
  6. ^ "Siddaganga seer receives Karnataka Ratna". The Hindu. 2 April 2007. Archived from the original on 29 June 2018.
  7. ^ "'Karnataka Ratna' award for Puneeth Rajkumar on November 1". The Indian Express. 20 October 2022. Retrieved 29 October 2022.