1946:               Awarded the Silver Medal, Bombay Art Society, Mumbai.

1948:               Awarded the Gold Medal, Bombay Art Society, Mumbai.

1956:                Awarded the Prix de la Critique, Paris.

1981:               Awarded the Kalidas Samman National Award, Government of Madhya Pradesh.

1981:               Elected Fellow of the Lalit Kala Akademi, New Delhi.

1981:               Awarded the Padma Shri by the Government of India.

1992-93:           Awarded the Kalidas Samman

2004:               Lalit Kala Ratna Puraskar, Lalit Kala Akademi, New Delhi

2007:               Awarded the Padma Bhushan by the Government of India

2013:               Awarded the Padma Vibhushan