Vyas Samman

Vyas Samman

The Vyas Samman is a prestigious literary award in India, presented annually by the K.K. Birla Foundation since 1991. It is conferred for outstanding work in Hindi literature published in the last 10 years.

The first recipient of Vyas Samman was Ram Vilas Sharma and the last recipient (2020) is Prof. Sharad Pagare for his work "Patliputra Ki Samragi."

The award carries a cash prize of Rs. 4 lakh along with a plaque and a citation.

List of Recipients

YearRecipientBook
1991Ram Vilas SharmaBharat ke Pracheen bhasha
parivar aur Hindi
1992Shiv Prasaad SinghNeela Chand
1993Girija Kumar MathurMain Waqt ke Hoon Samane
1994Dharamvir BharatiSapna Abhi Bhi
1995Shri Kunwar NarayanKoi Dusra Nahin
1996Ramswarup ChaturvediHindi Sahitya aur Samvedna ka Vikas
1997Kedarnath SinghUttar Kabir Tatha Anya Kavitaen
1998Govind MishraPaanch Aanganon wala Ghar
1999Sri Lal SuklaBisarampur Ka Sant
2000Giriraj KishorePehla Girimitya
2001Ramesh Chandra Shah 
2002Kailash VajpayeePrithvi Ka Krishna Paksh
2003Chitra MudgalAnwan
2004Mridula GargKath Gulab
2005ChandrakantaKatha Satisar
2006Parmanand Srivastava 
2007 None 
2008Mannu BhandariEk Kahani Yah Bhi (Autobiography)
2009Amar KanthInhi Hathiyaron Se
2010Vishwanath Prasad TiwariPhir Bhi Kuch Rah Jayega
2011Ramdarash MisraAam Ke Patte
2012Narendra KohliNa Bhooto Na Bhavishyati
2013Vishwanath TripathiVyomkesh Darvesh (Memoir)
2014Kamal Kishore GoyenkaPremchand Kee Kahaniyon Kaa
Kaal Kramanusar Adhyan
2015Sunita JainKshama
2016Surinder VermaKaatna shami ka vriksha padma-pankhuri
ki dhar se
2017Mamta KaliaDukkham Sukkham
2018Leeladhar JagudiJitne Log Utne Prem
2019Nasira SharmaKagaz ki Nav 
2020Prof. Sharad Pagare (31st)Patliputra ki Samragi

📝SideNotes:

  • K.K. Birla Foundation –
    • Established in  – 1991.
    • By – Krishna Kumar Birla.
    • Headquarters – New Delhi.
  • Other Awards provided by K.K. Birla Foundation – 
    1. Saraswati Samman 
    2. Bihari Puraskar 
    3. Shankar Puraskar
    4. Vachaspati Puraskar 
    5. G.D. Birla Award for Scientific Research

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