मध्य क्षेत्रीय केंद्र, नागपुर को नगर राजभाषा कार्यान्वयन समिति द्वारा वर्ष 2015-16 हेतु प्रोत्साहन पुरस्कार से सम्मानित किया गया।
यह हर्ष का विषय है कि “नगर राजभाषा कार्यान्वयन समिति, कोलकाता” द्वारा अक्टूबर – दिसम्बर 2013 एवं जनवरी – मार्च 2014 में समाप्त तिमाही रिपोर्ट के मूल्यांकन एवं राजभाषा के क्षेत्र में उत्कृष्ट कार्य निष्पादन हेतु भारतीय मानवविज्ञान सर्वेक्षण, मुख्यालय को प्रथम पुरस्कार प्रदान किया. महानिदेशक सवं अध्यक्ष कोलटॅलिक द्वारा कार्यालय को सर्वश्रेष्ठ कार्यान्वयन शील्ड एवं प्रशस्ति पत्र प्रदान किया गया.
Prof. K. K. Misra, Ex-Director, Indira Gandhi Rashtriya Manav Sangrahalaya Bhopal and Anthropological Survey of India receiving the Raj Bhasha Award on the Hindi Divas from Her Excellency, Hon’ble President of India, Mrs. Pratibha Patil.
Dr. S. Simon John has been given the award of young scholar Presidential award instituted by MHRD, for his contribution to Tamil Folk Lore Studies for the year 2007 2008 on 6th May 2001 at Rashtrapathi Bhawan . He was officially nominated by AnSI (Kolkata & Mysore). Dr. Simon John is RA (Folk Lore) attached to SRC, Mysore. Presently he is Associate professor (Folklore Studies) at Janapada Sampada Division, Indira Gandhi National Centre for Arts, New Delhi (on Deputation).
Dr. S.Simon John has worked as a Research Associate (Folklore) at Anthropological Survey of India since October, 2000 and is presently on deputation as an Associate Professor (Folklore Studies) at the Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts, New Delhi. He did his doctoral research on Childrens Folklore and has carried out extensive fieldwork and documentation of folk cultural practices in different parts of Tamil Nadu related to various projects of the Anthropological Survey of India. So far he has published 20 research papers and four books focused in Tamil Folklore studies. One of his research papers entitled Human Body, folk Narratives and Rituals published from Free University, Germany has received an honorarium of 1000 Euro.
Director -in – Charge receiving Presidential Award for Documentary film(The Wanchoo, 2002) in non fiction catagory from His Excellency Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Hon’ble President of India