Padma Shri Award’ conferred by Government of India for the distinguished contribution in the field of Mallakhamb. Award declared on 25th January 2024.

Awards

  • International Level Awards

    International Level Awards

    “Pragyaa Mandal Life Time Achievement Award” by Gayatri Parivar, Singapore in July 2018.

    “Vyas Yoga Award” by Vyas Yoga, Singapore in July 2018.

  • National Level Awards

    National Level Awards

    “Sport Achiever Award 2016” by Customs and Central Excise for the contribution in Sport and Social Work in May 2016.

    ‘Pillars of Hindustani Society Award 2016” by Trans Asian Chamber of Commerce & Industries in February 2016 for the International propagation of Mallakhamb. .

    “Samarpan Puraskar” 2009 by Samagra Yoga Foundation & Bhartiya Yoga Peeth, in October 2009, for the excellent contribution for the propagation of Traditional Indian Physical culture Mallakhamb .

    “Sports Appreciation Award” by Special Organizing Committee, IXth Asian Games, Delhi, in November 1982, for valuable services rendered to the Organizing Committee. .

  • State Level Awards

    State Level Awards

    “Swami Vivekanand Award” by Geeta Parivar Sangamner, Ahmednagar, December 2017.

    “Sport Award” by Medical Department, Government of Maharashtra, Aayush Sanchalanalay, Arogya Bharti and CIDCO, on the occasion of International Yoga Day, June 2017 .

    “Yogi Arvind Puraskar 2014” by Jagruti Shikshan Mandal, Badlapur in December 2014 for propagation of Mallakhamb .

    “Brahmand Achievement Puraskar 2014” by Brahmand Ayurved, Thane in September 2014, for extra ordinary contribution in the field of Sports .

    “Krutadnyata Puraskar 2012” by Krutadnyata Trust, Pune, in March 2012 for the propagation of Traditional Indian Physical culture Mallakhamb.

    “State Level Raktakarna Award” by Raktanand Group, Maharashtra, in December 2004 for donating blood for more than 100 times.

    First “Vishnu Anna Patil State Level Award” 2003-04 by Digvijay Vyayam Sanstha, Sangli, in October 2003 as Best Mallakhamb Coach.

    “Milind Kamble Sports Award” by Milind Kamble Smruti Pratishthan, Ahmednagar, in May 2001 for the propagation of Mallakhamb .

    “Balambhattadada Deodhar Award” by Maharashtra Amateur Mallakhamb Association, Pune, in November 1998.

  • District Level Award

    District Level Award

    “District Sports Award” 2003, by Mumbai City District Sports Office of Directorate of Sports & Youth Services, Maharashtra state, in July 2004, as Best Mallakhamb coach.
  • Awards by Various Organizations

    Awards by Various Organizations

    “Samaj Shilpi Award” by Nana Saheb Dandekar Trust, Mumbai, in November 1997 for exemplary contribution to social work through sports.

    “Anandi Anna Pansare Foundation Award” by Anandi Anna Pansare Foundation in November 2016, for the propagation of Traditional Indian Physical culture Mallakhamb in India and Abroad.

    “Kreeda Sanskriti Award” by Dhanraj Vanjari Fan Foundation on the occasion of Senior Citizen Day in October 2016, for contribution in the field of Sport and Fitness.

    “HT for Mumbai Award as Changemaker 2016” in January 2016 by ‘Hindustan Times’ as ‘a change maker for the society’.

    “Sanyasashram Puraskar 2014” by Sanyasashram, Vileparle in July 2014, for propagation of Mallakhamb globally.

    “Saraswat Samaj Gaurav Puraskar 2013” by Saraswat Samaj in April 2013 for the exemplary contribution to the society through sports .

    “Most Entertaining Personality of the Year” 2011 by E-Television in April 2011 for taking the sport Mallakhamb to masses and creating awareness about it.

    “Shree Siddhivinayak Eklavya Puraskar’’ 2009 by Siddhivinayak Ganpati Temple Trust, Prabhadevi, Mumbai, in October 2009.

    “Khelratna” Sahyadri Navratna Award 2007 by Mumbai Doordarshan Kendra, Sahyadri Vahini, in May 2007, for significant contribution to the society .

    “Samaj Shakti Puraskar” 2006 by Harihar Putra Bhajan Samaj, Chembur, in May 2006, for the contribution in the field of Sports.

    “Madhavrao Maharaj Scindia Award” 2004 by Shantai Education Society, in January 2005, for significant and appreciable contribution in the field of Sports..

    “Vocational Excellence Award 2004-2005” by Rotary Club of Deonar R.I. District 3140, Deonar, Mumbai in October 2004, for consistent efforts in propagation of Mallakhamb.

    “Prof. Manikrao Excellence Award” in July 2004 as Best Coach, by Shree Samartha Vyayam Mandir, Dadar.

    Lokhitwadi Deshmukh Puraskar” by Marathi Vrittapatra Lekhak Sangh, in June 2004, for contribution in Newspaper articles.

    “Goregaon Sports Club Award” by Goregaon Sports Club in June 2003 for contribution in the field of Mallakhamb.

    “Mallakhamb Kreeda Puraskar” by Manohar Vichare Pratishthan, Mumbai, in July 2001 for excellence in the field of sports.

    “Uday Lad Sports Excellence Award” by U.R.L. Foundation, Mumbai, in May 2001 for significant contribution to Mallakhamb.

    “Best Teachers Award” by Lions Club, Mira Road, in September 1999.

  • Awards for working with Visually Challenged

    Awards for working with Visually Challenged

    “Nayan Ratna Award” by Nayan Foundation for the commitment and tireless efforts to shape lives of visually impaired in June 2017.

    “Aiasha Award” 2011 by All India Andha Stree Hit Association for coaching Mallakhamb to the Visually Challenged students for over 20 years..

    “Manthan Puraskar” by the Manthan Foundation, Pune, in November 2002 for propagation of Mallakhamb in visually challenged students and special children.

Best Organizer Award

Best Organizer Award

Best Coach – Dadoji Konddev Award

Best Coach – Dadoji Konddev Award