Sangeet Shikskak Gaurav Puraskar (Felicitation of an Exemplary Music Teacher)
Bharatiya Sangeet Prasarak Mandal started this esteemed Sangeet Shikskak Gaurav Puraskar in the memory of founder of Gandharva Mahavidyalaya, Lahore, Pandit Vishnu Digambar Paluskar. Guru plays an essential role in the musical journey of each student. The Guru shapes the caliber of a student knowing his strengths and weaknesses. The valuable guidance and the teaching of the Guru transform a disciple into a complete artist. This award acknowledges the efforts taken by a Guru and salutes the age-old knowledge sharing tradition of India which is kept alive by these Gurus.
Every year, the institute expresses its respect to an extraordinary music teacher by conferring this prominent award.
Ramkrishnabua Vaze Puraskar (Felicitation of an Upcoming Young Artist)
In year 1994, Pandit Bhaskarbua Joshi, the recipient of the Sangeet-Shikshak Gaurav Puraskar, donated the entire amount of his award to the Gandharva Mahavidyalaya in memory of his guru Gayanacharya Ramkrishnabua Vaze. Pandit Vazebua always encouraged the budding talents in music, supported the young artists in every possible way.
Keeping up his legacy of encouragement to young generation, Ramkrishnabua Vaze Puraskar was started to support an upcoming talents young artist - female or male.
Special Awards for the Students
Apart from conferring various well-known awards, Gandharva Mahavidyalaya felicitates and promotes several students who excel in various examinations. Students are awarded on the occasion of the Annual Function of the Mahavidyalaya.