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Awards and Honours

18 National and 3 State-Level awards already instituted by the Dept. of Culture, Govt. Of Madhya Pradesh for related activities are being performed and executed by the Directorate of Culture. The details of these awards are as follows:

National Awards

# Name of Award Recommendation Form Institution year Honorarium Faculty for which this award is instituted
1 महात्मा गांधी सम्मान Download 1995-96 Rs. 10.00 lakh To an institution who is working according to Gandhi Philosophy and Ideology
2 कबीर सम्मान Download 1986-87 Rs. 3.00 lakh In the field of Indian poetry
3 तानसेन सम्मान (हिंदुस्तानी शास्त्रीय संगीत) Download 1980-81 Rs. 2.00 lakh In the field of Hindustani Music
4 कालिदास सम्मान (शास्त्रीय संगीत) Download 1980-81 Rs. 2.00 lakh In the field of theatre
5 कालिदास सम्मान (रूपंकर कला) Download 1980-81 Rs. 2.00 lakh In the field of classical Dance
6 कालिदास सम्मान (रंगकर्म) Download 1980-81 Rs. 2.00 lakh In the field of theatre
7 कालिदास सम्मान (शास्त्रीय नृत्य) Download 1980-81 Rs. 2.00 lakh In the field of classical Dance
8 तुलसी सम्मान Download 1983-84 Rs. 2.00 lakh In the field of folk and traditional tribal Art (only for male Artist)
9 लता मंगेशकर सम्मान Download 1984-85 Rs. 2.00 lakh For music direction, and playback singer in the field of light music
10 इक़बाल सम्मान Download 1986-87 Rs. 2.00 lakh For creative Urdu writing
11 मैथिली शरण गुप्त सम्मान. Download 1996-97 Rs. 2.00 lakh In the field of Hindi Literature
12 देवी अहिल्या सम्मान Download 1996-97 Rs. 2.00 lakh In the field of traditional folk and tribal Art (For female Artist)
13 किशोर कुमार सम्मान Download 1997-98 Rs. 2.00 lakh For film direction, Acting script writing and lyric writing
14 शरद जोशी सम्मान Download 1992-93 Rs. 2.00 lakh In the field of writing of Report, Diary letter and Hindi satire
15 कवि प्रदीप सम्मान Download - Rs. 2.00 lakh For stage poetry field
16 नानाजी देशमुख सम्मान Download - Rs. 2.00 lakh सामाजिक, सांस्‍कृतिक समरसता, उत्‍थान, परिष्‍कार, आध्‍यात्‍म, परंपरा, समाज एवं विकास तथा संस्‍कृति हेतु व्‍यक्ति (पुरुष अथवा स्‍त्री) एवं संस्‍था के लिए
17 कुमार गन्धर्व सम्मान Download 1992-93 Rs. 1.25 lakh For young Artist from age (25-45 years) in the field of classical music for vocal and instrumental
18 राजा मानसिंह तोमर सम्मान Download - Rs. 1.00 lakh For institutions working under music, culture and art conservation