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Awards and Honours of Bihar

Dec 13, 2016 17:54 IST

    The Government of Bihar State gives awards and honours  to distinguished persons of different fields on the occasion of 26th January, 15th August or other special occasions. The awardees are given citation, cash prizes and shawl.


    Here, we are giving brief outline of the important awards and honours, and also list of academy that involves in awards and honour giving which will help the aspirants who are preparing for the State PSC Examinations like BPSC.

    Awards and Honours of Bihar



    Bihar Vishyak Granth

    Land, natural regions, art and daily life

    Dr. Grierson Prize

    Books written on folk language of Bihar (Maithili & Magadhi)

    Bhikhari Thakur Prize

    Books written in Bhojpuri language

    Short story Prize

    Short stories

    Dr. Father kalim Bulke Prize

    Poems written in Hindi on Bhakti literature, drama, novel, research, critical appreciation of original volume

    Vidhyakar Kavi Prize

    Hindi books written in different aspects in state language

    All India Granth Puraskar

    Indian Culture, Modern Indian Literature, National Integration, Comparative Study of Indian literature and other Indian languages.

    Chanakya  Prize

    Political Science

    Mandan Mishra Prize

    Religion and Philosophy

    Vidyapati Prize

    Lok Sahitya written in Hindi

    Arya Bhatt Prize


    Upendra Maharathi Prize

    Art & Sculpture

    Ayodhya Prasad Khatri Prize

    Hindi language and Script

    Kashi Prashad Jaiswal Prize

    History and Sanskrit

    Raja Radhika Raman  Prasad Singh Prize

    Novel and Story

    Shiv Pujan Sahai Prize

    Literature, remembrance and journey

    Rambriksha Benipuri Prize

    Drama and Stage

    Kedarnath Mishra ‘Prabhat’ Prize


    Nalin Vilochan Sharma


    Gorakhnath Singh Prize


    Dr. Sachidanand Sinha Prize

    Law literature

    Amarnath Jha Prize

    Child literature

    Laxmi Narayan Sudhanshu Prize

    Published Research paper related with Hindi language and literature

    Gopal Singh Nepali Prize


    Phanishwar Nath Renu Prize

    Regional Story writing & Literature

    Rashriya Kavi Dinkar Samman


    Mahadevi Verma Prize


    Radha Mohan Awards

    Contemporary Art

    Kumud Sharma Award

    Female Artist

    Sita Devi Award

    Folk Art

    Phaniswar Nath Renu Prize

    Bihar Shikhar Samman

    Dinkar Art


    Rajendra Shikahar Samman


    Maulana Mazharul Shikhar Samman


    Ancient History of Bihar

    List of Academy that gives literary awards in Bihar


    Sangeet Natak Academy

    Lalit Kala Academy

    Hindi  Granth Academy

    Sanskrit Academy

    Bangla Academy

    Urdu Academy

    South Indian Language Academy

    Tribal Language Academy

    Bhojpuri Academy

    Maithili Academy

    Magadhi Academy

    Modern History of Bihar

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