Google's Sundar Pichai and Microsoft's Satya Nadella awarded Padma Bhushan

Padma Bhushan is the third-highest civilian award in India after the Bharat Ratna and the Padma Vibhushan.

Google's Sundar Pichai and Microsoft's Satya Nadella awarded Padma Bhushan
Satya Nadella (Left) and Sundar Pichai (right)

Alphabet CEO Sundar Pichai and Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella were among the 17 awardees conferred with the Padma Bhushan this year. They have been honored with the award for their immense contributions in the "trade and industry" category.

President Ram Nath Govind as per the annual tradition, announced the names of the Padma award winners on the eve of Republic Day.