• M.A. History of Art
  • M.A. Ancient History, Culture, and Archaeology
  • Initial art studies at SIR JJ School of Art, Bombay
  • PhD Thesis: Art Artist and Society.
  • Musiology under Ms. Grace Morley at National Musium, New Delhi


  • 1967 President's letter of honour
  • 1972 Haryana State Awards for Art Object
  • 1989 Maha Koshal Kala Award
  • 1995 U N Gold Medal for Painting on Peace
  • 2000 Avantika Sarswati Samman
  • 2004 Haryan Gorava Award by the state of Haryana for the Lifetime achievements in Art
  • 2006-07 Karam Yougi Award for life time achievement in Art by Haryana Institute of Fine Arts (HIFA), Karnal
  • Millennium trophy for world peace and work for Under developed people by N.B.S.
  • Bal Mtra Awards for the welfare of Girl Child Projects

Institutional Creation

  • 1961-62 Department of Fine Arts Government College for Women Chandigarh
  • 1963 Depatment of Fine Arts and Art Gallery Home Science college Chandigarh.
  • 1961-62 Department of Fine Arts Government College for Women Chandigarh
  • 1976-77 Planned the Seventh School (School of Creative Arts) Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi
  • 1979 Founded Art Centre (National Art Centre) Gurgaon (Haryana) for the welfare of Art and Culture
  • 1987 inniciated the creation of Zonal cultural Centres of India and submitted its plan to the Prime Minister of India

upsurge group

  • Founder of Upsurge Group of Artist


  • Member Governing Body North Zone Cultural Centre Patiala
  • Life Member Indian National trust for Art and Cultural Heritage New Delhi
  • Life Member Nehru Bal Samiti, New Delhi