Kamal Kumari National Award (List of Winners)

Kamal Kumari National Award
Kamal Kumari National Award
The Kamal Kumari National Award is an Indian award given to individual and groups in India for their outstanding contribution in the field of art & culture, literature, and science & technology.

The award was instituted by the Kamal Kumari Foundation in 1990 in memory of Kamal Kumari Barooah, the matriach of the Khongiya Barooah Family.

The first award was given to Sobha Brahma in 1991 in category of Culture.

The award carries a cash prize of 2 lakh INR, a trophy and a citation.


YearAwardeeFromProfessionCategory
1991Sobha BrahmaAssamBodo writerArt & Culture
1992C. N. R. RaoKarnatakaSolid State chemistScience & Tech.
1992S. P. ThyagarajanTamil NaduMicrobiologistScience & Tech.
1992Sankha GhoshWest BengalBengali poetArt & Culture
1993Sarbeswar BuzarbaruahAssamPlasma scientistScience & Tech.
1993Nilmani PhookanAssamAssamese poetArt & Culture
1994Dilip Kumar ChoudhuryAssamPhysicistScience & Tech.
1994Sisir Kumar DasWest BengalBengali writerArt & Culture
1995Indira GoswamiAssamAssamese WriterArt & Culture
1995T. S. R. Prasada RaoAndhra PradeshMolecular catalysisScience & Tech.
1996Amita MalikNew DelhiMedia criticArt & Culture
1996Lakshmidhar SatpathyBhubaneswarNuclear physicistScience & Tech.
1997Achyut LahkarAssamTheatre personalityArt & Culture
1997Raghunath Anant MashelkarGoaFormer Director General, CSIRScience & Tech.
1998Nabakanta BaruaAssamAssamese writerArt & Culture
1998Vibha DhawanNew DehliBiotechnologistScience & Tech.
1999Hiren GohainAssamSocial scientistArt & Culture
1999Ashoke SenKolkataTheoretical physicistScience & Tech.
2000Bhabendra Nath SaikiaAssamAssamese writerArt & Culture
2000Jayant NarlikarMaharashtraAstrophysicistScience & Tech.
2001Adoor GopalakrishnanKeralaFilmmakerArt & Culture
2001Tej P. SinghNew DehliBiophysicistScience & Tech.
2002Samir BhattacharyaWest BengalBiotechnologistScience & Tech.
2002Maharaj Kumari Binodini DeviManipurManipuri writerArt & Culture
2003Prannoy RoyWest BengalPsephologistArt & Culture
2003Jitendra Nath GoswamiAssamAstrophysicistScience & Tech.
2003Jahnu BaruahAssamFilm MakerArt & Culture
2004Dhrubajyoti MukhopadhyayWest BengalGeologistScience & Tech.
2004Nabaneeta Dev SenWest BengalWriter and academicArt & Culture
2005Joyanti ChutiaAssamPhysicistScience & Tech.
2005Kanaksen DekaAssamAssamese writerArt & Culture
2006Dhirendra Nath BurhagohainAssamCivil EngineerScience & Tech.
2006Hemanta MishraNepalWriterArt & Culture
2007Maqsood SiddiqiKolkataChief, Cancer Foundation of IndiaScience & Tech.
Kolkata
2007Aribam Syam SharmaManipurFilmmakerArt & Culture
2008Bhupendra Nath GoswamiPuneFormer Director, Indian Institute of Tropical MeteorologyScience & Tech.
2008Ramakanta RathOrissaPoetArt & Culture
2009Roddam NarasimhaKarnatakaAerospace scientistScience & Tech.
2009Parveen SultanaAssamClassical singerArt & Culture
2010Ramesh C. DekaAssamOtorhynolaryngologistScience & Tech.
2010Amaresh DuttaAssamProfessor, Guwahati UniversityArt & Culture
2011Shri Krishna JoshiUttarakhandPhysicist, IIT RoorkeeArt & Culture
2011Heisnam KanhailalManipurTheatre personality, Founder-Director of Kalakshetra ManipurArt & Culture
2016Dhiraj BoraGandhinagarProfessor,
Institute for Plasma Research
Science & Tech.
2016Aisharjya P. KonwarAssamPainterArt & Culture
2016Pushpa BhuyanAssamDancerArt & Culture