Award Name : Padma Shri
Year of Award : 2014
Award for : Education
Location : Wangla, Nagaland, India
Dr. P. Kilemsungla is an Indian educationist. She hails from Kohima, Nagaland. She is the first woman from Nagaland to be appointed as member of the Union Public Service Commission. She has been selected for Padma Shri for her contribution in the field of literature and education. She was born on March 1, 1951 in Nagaland, India. Dr. Kilemsungla graduated from Lady Keane College, Shillong and did her M.A from Guwahati University. She then did her Ph. D from NEHU. She started her career as a lecturer in Kohima Arts College and went on to teach at the Nagaland College of Teachers Education (NCTE). She then became the principal of the first District Institute of Educational Training (DIET) in Kohima and later served as the principal of the Government Polytechnic and then NCTE, Kohima.