Kamal Kumari National Award

The Kamal Kumari National Award is an Indian Award given to individuals and groups in India for outstanding contribution to Art, Culture & Literature and Science & Technology. It was instituted by the Kamal Kumari Foundation in 1990 in memory of Kamal Kumari Barooah, the remarkable matriarch of the Khongiya Barooah family of Thengal, Assam.[1] The foundation has till date a number of awardees. The first award was given to Sobha Brahma in 1991 in the category of Culture. The award carries a cash award of Rs.200,000, a trophy and a citation.[1][2]

Kamal Kumari National Award
Civilian award for contributions to Art, Culture & Literature and Science & Technology
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Awarded forArt, Culture & Literature,
Science & Technology
Sponsored byThe Kamal Kumari Foundation
Reward(s)200,000 in cash
First awarded1991
Last awarded2016
Highlights
First winnerSobha Brahma
Last winnerDhiraj Bora
Aisharjya P. Konwar
Pushpa Bhuyan

List of AwardeesEdit

Year Awardee From Profession Category Ref
1991 Sobha Brahma Assam Bodo writer Art & Culture [3]
1992 C. N. R. Rao Karnataka Solid State chemist Science & Technology [3]
1992 S. P. Thyagarajan Tamil Nadu Microbiologist Science & Technology [3]
1992 Sankha Ghosh West Bengal Bengali poet Art & Culture [3]
1993 Sarbeswar Buzarbaruah Assam Plasma scientist Science & Technology [3]
1993 Nilmani Phookan Assam Assamese poet Art & Culture
1994 Dilip Kumar Choudhury Assam Physicist Science & Technology [3]
1994 Sisir Kumar Das West Bengal Bengali writer Art & Culture [3]
1995 Indira Goswami Assam Assamese Writer Art & Culture [3]
1995 T. S. R. Prasada Rao Andhra Pradesh Molecular catalysis Science & Technology [3]
1996 Amita Malik New Delhi Media critic Art & Culture [3]
1996 Lakshmidhar Satpathy Bhubaneswar Nuclear physicist Science & Technology [3]
1997 Achyut Lahkar Assam Theatre personality Art & Culture [3]
1997 Raghunath Anant Mashelkar Goa Former Director General, CSIR Science & Technology [3]
1998 Nabakanta Barua Assam Assamese writer Art & Culture [3]
1998 Vibha Dhawan New Dehli Biotechnologist Science & Technology [3]
1999 Hiren Gohain Assam Social scientist Art & Culture
1999 Ashoke Sen Kolkata Theoretical physicist Science & Technology
2000 Bhabendra Nath Saikia Assam Assamese writer Art & Culture [4]
2000 Jayant Narlikar Maharashtra Astrophysicist Science & Technology [4]
2001 Adoor Gopalakrishnan Kerala Filmmaker Art & Culture [4]
2001 Tej P. Singh New Dehli Biophysicist Science & Technology [4]
2002 Samir Bhattacharya West Bengal Biotechnologist Science & Technology [2][3]
2002 Maharaj Kumari Binodini Devi Manipur Manipuri writer Art & Culture [2][3]
2003 Prannoy Roy West Bengal Psephologist Art & Culture [3]
2003 Jitendra Nath Goswami Assam Astrophysicist Science & Technology [2][3]
2003 Jahnu Baruah Assam Film Maker Art & Culture [2][3]
2004 Dhrubajyoti Mukhopadhyay West Bengal Geologist Science & Technology [5]
2004 Nabaneeta Dev Sen West Bengal Writer and academic Art & Culture [5]
2005 Joyanti Chutia Assam Physicist Science & Technology [5]
2005 Kanaksen Deka Assam Assamese writer Art & Culture [5]
2006 Dhirendra Nath Burhagohain Assam Civil Engineer Science & Technology [1][3]
2006 Hemanta Mishra Nepal Writer Art & Culture [1][3]
2007 Maqsood Siddiqi Kolkata Chief, Cancer Foundation of India
Kolkata
Science & Technology [1][3]
2007 Aribam Syam Sharma Manipur Filmmaker Art & Culture [1][3]
2008 Bhupendra Nath Goswami Pune Former Director
Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology
Science & Technology [1][3]
2008 Ramakanta Rath Orissa Poet
Former Chairman, Sahitya Akademi.
Art & Culture [1][3]
2009 Roddam Narasimha Karnataka Aerospace scientist
Indian Institute of Science
Science & Technology [6]
2009 Parveen Sultana Assam Classical singer Art & Culture [7]
2010 Ramesh C. Deka Assam Otorhynolaryngologist
All India Institute of Medical Sciences
Science & Technology [8]
2010 Amaresh Dutta Assam Professor
Guwahati University
Art & Culture [8]
2011 Shri Krishna Joshi Uttarakhand Physicist
IIT Roorkee
Art & Culture [9]
2011 Heisnam Kanhailal Manipur Theatre personality
Founder-Director of Kalakshetra Manipur
Art & Culture [10]
2016 Dhiraj Bora Gandhinagar Professor
Institute for Plasma Research
Science & Technology [11]
2016 Aisharjya P. Konwar Assam Painter Art & Culture [11]
2016 Pushpa Bhuyan Assam Dancer Art & Culture [11]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h Staff Reporter (19 April 2009). "Kamal Kumari awards announced". The Assam Tribune. Retrieved 31 December 2009.
  2. ^ a b c d e "Kamal Kumari awards given away". 30 November 2004. Retrieved 31 December 2009.
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z Hueiyen News Service (20 April 2009). "Syam Sharma selected for Kamal Kumari Award". New Delhi: e-pao.net. Retrieved 31 December 2009.
  4. ^ a b c d UNI (21 September 2002). "Bhabendra Nath, Adoor win Kamal Kumari awards". Guwahati: Dailyexcelsior.com. Retrieved 31 December 2009.
  5. ^ a b c d "Kamal Kumari National Awards Presented". Guwahati: High beam. 2 April 2006. Archived from the original on 2 November 2012. Retrieved 31 December 2009.
  6. ^ "Brief Profile". JNCASR. 2016.
  7. ^ "National Awards". Culturopedia. 2016.
  8. ^ a b "Kamal Kumari awards declared". Assam Tribune. 16 October 2011.
  9. ^ "Kamal Kumari awards presented". Assam Tribune. 25 November 2012.
  10. ^ "Heisnam Kanhailal". Kalakshetra Manipur. 2016.
  11. ^ a b c "Kamal Kumari National Awards to Puspa Bhuyan". The Eastern Today. 10 February 2016.

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