List of 1st in India

1st Indian Governor-General of Independent India Chakravarti  Rajgopalachari
1st Governor-General of Independent India Lord Lewis Mountbatten
1st Indian Commander-in-Chief of Free India General Kodandera Madappa Cariappa, 1949
1st Speaker of loksabha Shri G.V. Mavalankar (15 May 1952- 27 February 1956).
1st President Dr. Rajendra Prasad
1st Vice-President Dr. Sarvapalli RadhakrishnanSardar Vallabh Bhai Patel
1st  Home Minister Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel
1st  Finance Minister of India R. K. Shanmukham Chetty
1st Prime-Minister Prime-Minister
1st Field Marshall General S. H. F. J. Manekshaw
1st Governor of RBI Sir Osborne Smith
1st British Governor-General of Bengal Warren-Hastings
1st National Security Adviser Brijesh Mishra
1st Non-Congress Prime-Minister Morarji Desai from Janata Party in 1977-79.
1st Space traveller S. Leader-Rakesh Sharma
1st Auditor General of India V. Narahari Rao
1st Woman IAS Anna Ranjan George, 1950
1st Swimmer who crossed over the English channel by swimming Mihir Sen
1st Woman to swim across the English Channel Arati Saha, 1959
1st Nobel prize winner Rabindra Nath TagoreRabindra
1st Nobel Prize in Physics C. V. Raman in 1930
1st President of National Congress Wyomesh Chand Banerjee
1st Chairman of Lok Sabha G. B. Mavlankar
1st First Woman Chief Minister Sucheta Kriplani
1st Woman Speaker of Lok Sabha Smt. Meira Kumar, 2009
1st Chief Election Commissioner Sukumar Sen
1st Indian Chairman in International Court Justice Dr. Nagendra Singh
1st Foreigner awardee of Bharat Ratna Khan Abdul Gaffar Khan
1st Leader of the Indian Antarctica Mission Dr. Syed Zahuv Quasim
1st Chief Justice of Supreme Court Justice Hiralal J. Kaniya
1st Awarded with ‘Bharat Ratnas’ Dr. Sarvapalli Radhakrishnan, Chakravarti Rajgopalachari, Sir C. B. Raman
1st Woman Awarded with ‘Bharat Ratna’ Indira Gandhi
1st Commandeur of the Order of Arts and Letters Mrinal Sen
1st Chevalier of the Order of Arts and Letter Sivaji Ganeshan
1st Person awarded Bhartiya-Gyan-Peeth Purskar G. Shankar Kurup (Malayalam–1965)
1st Woman awarded with Bhartiya-Gyan-Peeth Purskar Ashapurna Devi, 1976
1st Woman Sahitya Akademi Award Winner Amrita Pritam, 1956
1st Woman Director General of Police Kanchan C Bhattacharya
1st Successful Surgeon who transplanted heart Dr. P. VenugopalMother Teresa
1st Woman to received Nobal Prize Mother Teresa
1st Woman Governor Sarojini Naidu
1st Woman Air Pilot Durba Banerjee
1st Woman Teacher Savitribai Phule
1st Successful heart transplanted person Devi Ram (1994)
1st Indian who won the World Billiard award Wilson Jans
1st Indian who won the Grammy award Pt. Ravi Shankar
1st Indian member in British House of Commons Dada Bhai Naoroji (1892)
1st Mountaineer who scaled Mount Everest 8 times Sherpa-Augarita
1st Indian Managing Director of World Bank Gautam Kazi
1st Player awarded ‘Padam Bhusan’ C. K. Naidu
1st Actress to win Padma Shri Award Nargis Dutt, 1958
1st Writer who was awarded ‘Vyas Samman’ Ramvilas Sharma
1st First President of Indian Science Congress Sir Asutosh Mukherjee
1st Person delivered the Lecture in Hindi in U.N.O Atal Bihari Bajpai (1977)Dada Bhai Naoroji
1st Leanin Peace Prize Saifuddin Kitchlew
1st Indian member of Viceroy Executive Council Sir. S. P. SinhaMorarji Desai
1st Chairman of Finance Commission K. C. Niogi
1st Woman Doctorate of Science Asima Chatterjee (1944)
1st Indian member of American Congress Deleep Singh
1st Editor of Time Magazine Bobby Ghosh
1st Director of CBI becoming Governor Ashwani Kumar
1st Person to reach the North Pole Squadron Leader Sanjay Thapar
1st Person to reach the South Pole Col Jatinder Kumar Bajaj
1st Nishan-e-Pakistan Morarji Desai, 1990
1st Magsaysay Award Vinoba Bhave, 1958Sushmita Sen
1st Miss World Reita Faria in 1966
1st Miss Universe Sushmita Sen in 1994
 1st Miss Asia Pacific Zeenat Aman in 1970
1st Miss Earth Nicole Faria in 2010
1st Sound film Alam Ara (1931) directed by Ardeshir Irani
1st Colour film Kisan Kanya (1937), directed by Moti B. Gidvani
1st Oscar winner Bhanu  Athaiya
1st Place to get electricity Darjeeling in 1897
1st Dadasaheb Phalke Award Devika Rani in 1969
1st Newspaper Hickey’s Bengal Gazette started in 1760Tenzing Norgay
1st Satellite Aryabhata, launched on 19 April 1975
1st Man to climb Mt Everest Tenzing Norgay
1st Man to climb Mt Everest without oxygen Phu Dorjee, 1984
1st Woman to climb Mt everest Bachendri Pal
1st Captain in Tests C. K. Nayudu for the 1932 tour of England
1st ODI captain Ajit Wadekar
1st District to achieve 100% literacy rate Ernakulam district, Kerala, 1990
1st Bowler who made hat-trick in Test Cricket Harbhajan Singh
1st Batsman who made 300 runs in test Cricket Virendra Sehwag
1st Individual Medal in Olympic games KD Jadhav
1st First Marshal of Indian Air Force Arjan Singh
1st Grandmaster Viswanathan Anad
1st First Indian who individually won the Gold medal in Olympic games Abhinav Bindra
1st Fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge Srinivasa Ramanujan
1st First Gold Medallist on International Track Hima Das
1st Woman External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj
1st Fellow of the Royal Society Ardaseer Cursetjee
1st First Indian who won the Bronze medal in Boxing in Olympic games Vijendra Kumar
1st Director of CBI DP Kohli
1st C. S.— Satendra Nath Tagore
1st Raman-Magsaysay awardee Acharya Vinoba Bhave
1st Posthumally Bharat Ratna Awardee Lal Bahadur Shastri
1st Licensed Pilot J R D Tata
1st President of National Human Rights Commission Justice Rangnath Mishra
1st Hindi Literature person-awarded Bhartiya Gyan Peeth Purskar Sumitra Nandan Pant (1968)
1st Indian players played Davis Cup M. Salim and S. M. Jacob (Singles), A. A. Faiyaz and L. S. Dare (Doubles) (1921)
1st Sportsperson to received Bharat Ratna Sachin Tendulkar
1st Woman Honours Graduate Kamini Roy
1st Tennis Grandslam title winner Mahesh Bhupati
1st Indian player who played the test cricket K. S. Ranjeet Singh (from England)
1st Scientist elected for Lok Sabha Dr. Meghnad Saha
1st Scientist awarded Ghanshyam Das Birla award Prof. Ashish Datta (1991)
1st Literature who was awarded Murti Devi Purskar C. K. Nagraj Rao (1993)
1st Person, who became High Commissioner in Great Britain V. K. Krishna-Menon
1st Indian who was awarded the Lenin Peace Prize Dr. Safuddin Kichlu (1952)
First Indian who contested the election for British Parliament Lal Mohan Ghose
1st Woman Graduates Kadambini Ganguly and Chandramukhi Basu, 1883
1st Woman Chief Justice of High Court Leila Seth, Himachal Pradesh, 1991
1st Woman IPS Kiran Bedi
1st Woman Supreme Court judge Kumari Fathima Beevi
1st An Indian, appointed the judge of High Court, during the British period Ram Prasad Ram
1st Chevalier of the Order of Arts and Letters Sivaji Ganesan
1st Test-tube baby Durga Agarwal, born 1978
1st First Lady Doctor Anandibai Joshi

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