Lalit Kala Akademi (LKA) has announced 15 winners of the 60th Annual National Academy Awards.
The National Academy Awards carries a plaque, a shawl and prize money of Rs 1 lakh.
At the 60th National Exhibition of Art, scheduled from 25th March to 8th April 2019 at the National Gallery of Modern Art (NGMA) and Sir JJ School of Art.
60th National Academy Awards Winners Names
|Chandan Kumar Samal||Odisha|
|Hemant Rao||Madhya Pradesh|
|Hiren Kumar Chotu Bhai Patel||Gujarat|
|Jitendra Suresh Sutar||Maharashtra|
|Douglas Maryan John||Maharashtra|
|Pratap Chandra Chakraborty||West Bengal|
|Rashmi Singh||Uttar Pradesh|
|Sachin Kashinath Chaudhari||Maharashtra|
|Sunil Kumar Viswakarma||Uttar Pradesh|
|Vasudeo Taranath Kamath||Maharashtra|
|Veenita Sadguru Chendvankar||Goa|
The Lalit Kala Akademi or National Academy of Art is India’s national academy of fine arts.
Type: Autonomous organization
Established: 1954 in New Delhi
Founder: Government of India
Aim: To promote and propagate the understanding of Indian art, in and outside the country.