Published on: October 30, 2022

‘Karnataka Ratna’ award

‘Karnataka Ratna’ award Why in news?

order Misoprostol online consultation  Actor late Puneeth Rajkumar will be conferred with the ‘Karnataka Ratna’ award  the highest civilian honour in Karnataka


  • Since 2009, only eight people have been conferred with the award.
  • Karnataka govt invites Rajinikanth, Jr NTR for event

All about Karnataka ratna award:

  • 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 the Government of Karnataka.
  • A total of ten persons have received this award.
  • Kuvempu and Dr. Rajkumar was the first to and Veerendra Heggade was lately honoured in 2009 for social service
  • The Award comes with a gold medal weighing 50 gm, a citation, a memento and a shawl

List of Personalities received the award

  • Kuvempu- Literature
  • Rajkumar- Cinema
  • Nijalingappa- Politics
  • N. R. Rao- Science
  • Devi Shetty- Medicine
  • Bhimsen Joshi- Music
  • Shivakumara Swami- Social service
  • Javare Gowda- Education, literature
  • Veerendra Heggade- Social service
  • Dr. Puneeth Rajkumar- Cinema, social service