A multifaceted personality like him made a mark in every field he entered. Below is a list of his awards and recognitions.
- Gold Medal for best fighter controller in 1966
- Sahitya Akademi Award for his long poem Ghar in 1980
- Commendation of Chief of Air Force in 1985
- Sahitya Ratan Award by the Nami Dogri Sanstha in 2001