Honours and Awards

Rajendra Prasad Puraskar from “Rajendra Prasad Smruti Sansad” at Cuttack, Orissa in 1997.

“Abhinandanika – 1999” for excellent Abhinay in Odissi dance from “Vishnupriya Smruti Sammana” at Puri, Orissa
Honoured from Kuchipudi Natyakala Mandali in Kuchipudi District, Andhra Pradesh in 1999
Scholarship from the State Government in 1987 for the research-oriented work
Scholarship from the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India in 2000
Honoured with “Debadasi Samman” from Udayan Sanskritik Anusthan in 2003
Member of Expert Committees on Indian Classical Dances (Odissi), Ministry of Culture, Government of India, between 2000 to 2002 for the selection of the Scholars under the Scheme of Scholarship to Young Artists Scheme as well asSenior Fellows under the Scheme of Senior Fellowship of the Government of India
One of the Juries of Central Board of Film Certification for the year 2002