Directorate of Archaeology, Archives and Museums

Government of Madhya Pradesh

Wakenkar Award

Dr. VS Wakankar National Award 

In the name of Padmashri Dr.V.S.Wakankar, Government of Madhya Pradesh established a national award for eminent scholar in the field of Indology. A cash award of Rs. one lakhs was given to Late Dr. S.P. Gupta Delhi (2005-2006) , Prof.V.N.Mishra (2006-2007) and Dr. T.P.Varma, Varanasi (2007-2008) and the cash award of two lakh rupees for the year 2008-2009 will be given to Prof B.B.Lal Delhi as recommended by the Jury members.

Dr. VS Wakankar

Prof. BB Lal