Recipient of the most prestigious Mahindra & Mahindra Samriddhi India Agri 2012, Award
The Trustees of the Asian Agri-histrory foundation, Secundrabad awarded ‘Sipani Krishi Anushandhan Farm Award – 2005’ for our work on “Rediscovering Scented Rice cultivar Kalanamak”.
NEFORD, a member of “Alliance for Mission : Every Village a Knowledge Centre” is proud of having 14 of its staff and volunteers awarded “Jamshedji Tata Virtual Academy Fellowships”.
Purvanchal Pragatisheel Kisaan Manch Samman-2011, for helping farmers improving their agriculture in eastern Uttar Pradesh.
Bayalis Ratna-2015 : Conferred by Nikumbh Kshatriya Samaj, Mau
Rotary Vyavsasik Award-2016, for the work on social up-liftment and livelihood improvement, given by the Rotary Club, Maunath Bhanjan
PHSS Foundation Award for Science and Society, Lucknow-2018
Plaque of Recognition-2005 presented by International Rice Research Institute, Philippines, for more than 9 years of exemplary and dedicated service in the pursuit of IRRI's mission in India
“Plaque of Appreciation”-2014, awarded by STRASA IRRI, for his contribution towards promoting stress-tolerant varieties in India
Fellowship of the National Academy of Agricultural Sciences. (NAAS); Vice-President 1 Jan., 2008 to 31 Dec., 2008 ; Secretary, 1 Jan., 2005 to 31 Dec., 2007
Honorary Senior Research Fellow: University of Birmingham, U.K
British Royal Society Bursary Award (U.K.), 1980-81 (to work on a project ' Resolution of Genotype x Environment Interaction'at the University of Birmingham)
German Exchange Fellowship for higher studies. (1965-1969).
Rashtriya Hindi Sewi Sahstrabdi (Millennium) Award-2000, for promotion of science through Hindi medium
Best citizen of India award-1998
"Sahitya Bhushan" - an award given by Uttar Pradesh Hindi Sanshthan, Government of UP for exemplary contribution to Hindi literature