Q. With reference to ‘Padma Awards’ consider the following statements::
1. A Padma awardee cannot be given a higher award.
2.The Padma Awards Committee is headed by the President of India.
3.Government employees working in the state secretariat are not eligible for these awards.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
Statement 1 and 2 are incorrect. A Padma awardee can be given a higher award. The Padma Awards Committee is headed by the Cabinet Secretary.
Statement 3 is correct. Government servants including those working with PSUs, except doctors and scientists, are not eligible for these awards.
Source: The Indian Express