Karnataka Ratna Award List: The Karnataka Ratna is the highest civilian honour of the state of Karnataka. It is awarded in recognition of a person's extraordinary contribution in any field. It was instituted in the year 1992 by the Government of Karnataka. The Karnataka Ratna award is a silver citation with 50 gram gold medal, a memento and a shawl.
The Karnataka Award is given to each individual who has made an outstanding performance at the state level. Recently Dr. Puneeth Rajkumar is awarded posthumously with state's highest civilian award of Karnataka Ratna on 1 Nov 2022 at 67th Kannada Rajyotsava. He is popularly known as Appu, and power star. He is winner of national award as a child artist for his film Bettada Hoovu and his father Dr. Rajkumar has also won Karnataka Ratna Award in 1992. The persons who have received this award and Karnataka Ratna Award 2023 Winners List is given below.
Karnataka Ratna Award List
National poet Kuvemou and Dr. Rajkumar were the first recipient of Karnataka Ratna Award in 1992. There are total 10 recipient of Karnataka Ratna award. Check Karnataka Ratna award winners list below in table.
|5.||Dr. Devi Prasad Shetty||2001||Medical|
|7.||Shri. Sri Shivakumara Swamiji||2007||Social Service|
|8.||Dr. J. Javaregowda||2008||Education & Literature|
|9.||Dr. Virendra Hegde||2009||Social Service|
|10.||Dr. Puneeth Rajkumar||2022||Cinema, Social Service|
Karnataka Ratna Award Winners List in Kannada
The below list of Karnataka Ratna Award winners in Kannada
|4.||ಸಿ ಎನ್ ಆರ್ ರಾವ್||2000||ವಿಜ್ಞಾನ|
|5.||ದೇವಿ ಪ್ರಸಾದ್ ಶೆಟ್ಟಿ||2001||ವೈದ್ಯಕೀಯ|
|7.||ಶ್ರೀ ಶಿವಕುಮಾರ ಸ್ವಾಮಿಗಳು||2007||ಸಾಮಾಜಿಕ ಸೇವೆ|
|8.||ಡಾ. ಡಿ. ಜವರೇಗೌಡ||2008||ಶಿಕ್ಷಣ ಮತ್ತು ಸಾಹಿತ್ಯ|
|9.||ಡಾ. ವೀರೇಂದ್ರ ಹೆಗ್ಗಡೆ||2009||ಸಾಮಾಜಿಕ ಸೇವೆ|
|10.||ಪುನೀತ್ ರಾಜ್ಕುಮಾರ್||2022||ಸಿನಿ ಹಾಮಾಗೂ ಸಾಮಾಜಿಕ ಸೇವೆ|
Check Karnataka Ratna Award winners list at official website https://www.karnataka.gov.in/page/Awards/State+Awards/Karnataka+Ratna/en
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