Shilp Guru

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Shilp Guru is an award conferred by Government of India every year to the master craftspersons in innovating different styles and designs of the traditional craftsmanship, to continue with the highest level of aesthetic character, quality and skill in the traditional Indian Handicrafts .

The Shilpguru awards were first introduced in 2002 where 10 eminent Master Craftpersons were honoured with "Shilp Guru" title by the President of India. The award is presented along with Sant Kabir Awards and National Awards to Master Craftspersons and master weavers, introduced in 1965.[1]

Awardees[edit]

2008[edit]

The following is the list of the recipients of the Shilp Guru in 2008.[2]

Sirial No. Name State Field
1 Shri Pradip Mukherjee Rajasthan Phad Painting
2 Shri Jagdish Prashad Delhi Art Metal Brass Engraving
3 Mohammad Yousuf Bhat Jammu & Kashmir Kani Woven Shawls
4 Shri Gokul Bihari Patnaik Odisha Palm Leaf / Pattachitra
5 Shri Khalil Ahmad Uttar Pradesh Woollen Punja Durry
6 Shri Mahesh Kumar Suman Uttar Pradesh Wooden Block making
7 Shri Brahmdeo Ram Pandit Maharashtra Pottery
8 Shri Machihan Sasa Manipur Pottery
9 Smt. Naorem Ongbi Neelamani Deviji Manipur Pottery
10 Shri Reba Kanta Mahanta Assam Wood and Bamboo Mask Making

2009[edit]

The following is the list of the recipients of the Shilp Guru in 2009.[3]

Sirial No. Name State Field
1 Shri Govind Ram Jhara Chhattisgarh Bell Metal Dhokra Casting
2 Shri Mohammad Ayyub Delhi Wood Carving Block Making
3 Shri Rohit Kantilal Salvi Gujarat Patan Patola Double Ikat
4 Shri Manubhai Chunilal Chitara Gujarat Kalamkari Matani Pachedi
5 Smt. Lalita Vakil Himachal Pradesh Chamba Embroidery
6 Shri Ramakant Rupchand Suryawanshi Maharashtra Bronze Casting
7 Shri Kailash Chandra Meher Odisha Tassar Patta Painting
8 Shri Debendra Mishra Odisha Stone Carving
9 Shri Mohammad Shareef Uttar Pradesh Wood & Bone Carving
10 Smt. Takdira Begum West Bengal Kantha Hand Embroidery

2010[edit]

The following is the list of the recipients of the Shilp Guru in 2010.[4]

Sirial No. Name State Field
1 Shri Omkar Dhawan Delhi Inlay Work on Bone / Wood
2 Shri Budhi Ram Prajapati Haryana Terracotta
3 Shri Ghulam Rasool Khan Jammu & Kashmir Sozni Embroidery
4 Shri Tsering Wangdus Leh Ladakh (J & K) Scroll / Thanka Painting
5 Shri Ismail Sulemanji Khatri Madhya Pradesh Bagh Hand Block Print
6 Shri Hari Har Maharana Odisha Stone Carving
7 Shri Nand Kishore Verma Rajasthan Miniature Painting
8 Shri Prabhu Dayal Yadav Rajasthan Blue Pottery
9 Shri Hazi Mohammad Yusuf Dyer Rajasthan Barik Bundi Bandhej
10 Shri Mobeen Husain Uttar Pradesh Brass Morori Work

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