Purvanchal Festival Maati Samman- 2018

Conferred to distinguished Purvanchalis 
1.  Smt. Shabana Azmi (Film Actress and Ex MP)

2.  Shri Durga Shankar Mihsra, IAS, (Urban Secretary to Govt. of India)

3.  Dr. Praveen Chandra, Padma Shri (Chairman, Interventional Cardiology, Medanta)

4.  Dr. Ashoka Jahnavi Prasad (World Famous Psychiatrist)

5.  Smt. Mira Kumar (Sitar Exponent)

Purvanchal Festival Maati Samman- 2017

Conferred to distinguished Purvanchalis 
1.  Shri Prakash Singh , IPS Retd. (Former DG of UP Police & BSF)

2.  Shri Desh Deepak Verma, IAS Retd. (Secretary General, Rajya Sabha)

3.  Shri Vishwa Nath Tripathi (Renowned Hindi Author & Poet)

4.  Shri G.P. Singh (First Generation Entrepreneur & MD, Modern V.R. Security Force)

5.  Ms. Prashanti Singh (Arjuna Awardee  Indian national women’s basketball team Champion)