President Presents Shilp Guru Awards

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The President of India, Pranab Mukherjee presented Shilp Guru awards and National Awards to master craftspersons in New Delhi.

9 Shilp Gurus and 19 National Awardees received the awards for the year 2015.

The main objective of the awards is to give recognition to masters for their excellence in craftsmanship and valuable contribution to Indian Handicrafts.

Shilp Guru Award consists of a gold coin, Rs. 2,00,000/- in cash, a Tamrapatra, an Angavastram and a certificate. 

National Award consists of Rs. 1,00,000/- in cash, a Tamrapatra, an Angavastram and a certificate.  

The Shilp Guru Awards, National Awards and National Merit Certificate are awarded to a craftsperson only once in a lifetime, to encourage master craftspersons to maintain excellence in craftsmanship and keep alive our old tradition. 

List of Shilp Guru Awardees for the year 2015

Sl.No. Name & Address Craft State Region
1. Shri K.Siva Prasada Reddy

S/o Sh.K.V.Rami Reddy

(PO)Tangutur, 5/8/25, Banaganapally Mandal Kurnool District, Pin- 518 125

Kalamkari Painting Andhra Pradesh Southern Region
2 Shri Irshad Hussain Farooqi

S/o Sh.Wali Muhammad Farooqi, House No.837/B, Street No.22, Moti Masjid Road, Zakir Nagar,

New Delhi- 110025

Calligraphy in wood carving Delhi Northern Region
3 Shri Rajender Parshad Bondwal

S/o Shri  Jai Narain Bondwal

Hathi Dant Wale, Street No.4, Nai Basti , Bahadurgarh

Dist. Jhajjar, Haryana-124 507

Sandal Wood Carving Haryana Northern Region
4. Khatri Abdul Razak Mohmed

S/o Khatri Mohmed Sidhik

Khatri Vas, Dhamadka,

Kutch – 370001,Gujarat

Ajrakh Hand Block Printing Gujarat Western Region
5 Abdul Raouf

S/o Shri Shaik Ahmed

R/o H.No.2-2-137, Kulsum Galli Chowbara Road, Bidar

Karnataka – 585 401

Bidri Craft Karnataka Southern Region
6 Sh.Girish Kumar Rajsoni

S/o Shri Ghanshyam Lal Verma

01, Nakoda Nagar III, Ramtekri Mandsaur, Madhya Pradesh

Pin-458001

Thewa Craft Madhya Pradesh Western Region
7 Shri Pravakar Maharana

S/o Shri Sadhu Charan Maharana, Sishupal Garh, Gangotri Nagar-2, Bhubaneswar-751002, Odisha

Stone Carving Odisha Eastern Region
8 Shri Inder Singh Kudrat

S/o Shri Paddddmashree Kudrat Singh

Kudrat-43, Ganesh Nagar, Moti Dungari, Vijay Path, Tilak Nagar Jaipur- 302004, Rajasthan

Enamel of silver & Gold jewellery Rajasthan Northern Region
9. Shri Hari Charan Das

S/o Shri Prasanna Kumar Das

Vill & PO- Jagendranagar, Madhya Para, PS. East Agartala, Tripura (West)

Pin-799004

Cane & Bamboo Tripura North Eastern Region

List of National Awardees for the year 2015

Sl.No. Name & Address Craft State Region
1. Smt.Punam Das

W/o Shri Binod Lal Das

Vill. Salempur, P.O.Bijai, P.S. Pandaul, Dist. Madhubani,

Bihar -847 404

Mithila Painting Bihar Eastern Region
2. Smt.Ramrati

W/o Shri Harkishan

RZ-111, Prajapati Colony, Indra Park, Uttam Nagar,

New Delhi – 110059

Terracotta Delhi Northern Region
3. Shri Zameer Ahmed

S/o Ustad Mazharuddin

B-38, 1st floor Nizamuddin west

New Delhi-110013

Miniature Painting Delhi Northern Region
4. Mohd. Yaqoob

S/o Haji Nasiruddin

R/o S-57, Main Road, Brahampuri, Delhi-110053

Metal Embossing Delhi Northern Region
5. Zahid Hussain Beig

S/o Shri Mohd.Hussain Beig

53, KadimMasjid, P.O. Nowshera, P.S.Lal Bazar, Srinagar, Jammu & Kashmir

Papier Machie Jammu & Kashmir Northern Region
6. Shri M.Ramamurthy

S/o Late V.Madhavachary

R/o No.2, Nagadevanahalli Vinahyaka Layout Gyanabharthi post, Bangalore – 560056

Wood Carving Karnataka Southern Region
7. Shri Laxmidhar Subudhhi

S/o Late Subal Subudhhi

At-Raghurajpur, P.O./P.S. Chandanpur, Dist. Puri,

Odisha- 752012

Palmleaf Engraving Odisha Eastern Region
8 Shri Biswanath Swain

S/o Late Bhim Swain

At-Raghurajpur, P.O./P.S. Chandanpur, Dist. Puri,

Odisha- 752012

Palm Leaf Engraving & Painting Odisha Eastern Region
9. Smt.Jashobanti Meher

W/o Shri Karnna Meher

AT & PO- Barpali   College(Chowk), Dist. Bargarh, Odisha-786 029

Natural Fiber Craft Odisha Eastern Region
10. Abdul Ghani,

S/o Shri Hafiz Mohd. Shafi

Plot No. B-17, 18 Vivekanand Colony,  outside Chandpole Gate, Khetri House, Jaipur-302016, Rajasthan

Block Printing Rajasthan Northern Region
11. Shri Vasudev Sharma

S/o Late Sh.Lakhan Lal Sharma

E-2, Vidhan Sabha Nagar, Dholai, New Sanganer Road, Jaipur-302020

Miniature Painting Rajasthan Northern Region
12. Shri Jugal Kishor Chandel

S/o Shri Choti Lal Chandel

House No.1848, Jai Lal Munshi Ka Rasta, Chandpole Bazar, Jaipur-302001, Rajasthan

Miniature Painting Rajasthan Northern Region
13. Shri Roop Kishor Soni

S/o late Shri Hari Ram Soni

R/o House No.101, Murgi Farm Ki Gali, Gandhi Colony, Jaisalmer, Rajasthan- 345 001

Silver Engraving Rajasthan Northern Region
14. Shri Akoju Venkateshwarlu

S/o Sh. Akoju Chandramouli

House No.2-3-207, Kaman Road, Karimnagar – 505001 Telangana State

Silver Filigree Telangana Southern Region
15. Shri Munna Lal Soni

S/o  Shri Shambhu Dayal Soni

Mohalla –Chobayana Hardol Baba Parisar Lalitpur,

Uttar Pradesh-284403

Metal Craft Uttar Pradesh Central Region
16. Shri Israr Ahmed

S/o Shri Inayat Ali

474/24, Near Lions School Sitapur Road Khadra, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh -226 020

Bone Carving Uttar Pradesh Central Region
17. Shri Kunjbihari Singh

S/o Shri Ramsaran Singh

K-4/53A, Lal Ghat, Varanasi

Uttar Pradesh -221001

Gulabi Meenakari Uttar Pradesh Central Region
18. Shri Sohit Kumar Prajapati

S/o Shri Ram Adhin Prajapati

Mo.Husenabad, P.O.Nizamabad, Dist. Azamgarh , Uttar Pradesh     Pin – 276 206

Black Pottery Uttar Pradesh Central Region
19 Shri Haradhan Das

S/o Late Shri Nandalal Das

Vill & Post-Haldinala, PO & PS-Garhbeta, Dist. Paschim

Medinipur, West Bengal – 721127

Copper Engraving West Bengal Eastern Region

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