- Year of 2018
- Year of 2017
- Year of 2016
- Year of 2015
- Year of 2014
Department of Culture, Assam institutes various awards to honour the doyens of Assam for their contribution and extraordinary work in the field of culture and various other allied sector of the society to acknowledge and recognise their talents in their respective fields such as classical and modern music and dance, folk and traditional music, dance and drama, cinema and puppetry and so on. Various awards given by the department are at the interval of one year, two years or three years depending on the guidelines for the same which comprise in both National and State level award.
National level awards:
The National level awards are
Once in every two years: Ajan Peer Award, Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed Award, K. K. Handique Award, Gopinath Bardoloi Award, Kalicharan Brahma Award
Once in every three years: Srimanta Sankaradeva Award, Madhabdeva Award, Siu-Ka-Pha Award, Bir Chilarai Award.
The Term of Award: The Awardee for Srimanta Sankaradeva Award will be given an amount of Rs. 3.00 Lakhs( Rupees Three Lakhs) only, a Citation and a Gold Medal.
In case of other National Awards Rs. 2.00 Lakhs( Rupees Two Lakhs) only along with a Citation will be given to the Awardees.
The Cultural Affairs Department, Assam will invite nominations by a specific date from the following i. Sangeet Natak Akademi of India
State level awards:
The State level awards are
Yearly: Shilpi Award, Bishnu Rabha Award, Natasurya Phani Sarma Award, Sonit Konwar Gajen Barua Award
Once in three years: Sahityachariya Atul Chandra Hazarika Award, Bhabendra Nath Saikia Award, Birendra Kumar Bhattacharya Award, Amal Prabha Das Award, Chandra Prabha Saikia Award, Ganesh Gogoi Award, Mamoni Raisom Goswami Award, Asom Ratna Award, Birangana Sati Sadhani Award, Baskandi Sheikh Ahmed Ali Award, Syed Abdul Malik Award.
The Term of Award: The Awardee for Asom Ratna Award will be given an amount of Rs. 3.00 Lakhs( Rupees Three Lakhs) only, a Citation, a memento and a shawl.
In case of other State Awards Rs. 1.00 Lakhs( Rupees One Lakh) only along with a Citation and a Shawl will be given to the Awardees.
Procedure for nomination and selection: