1999Padma Vibhushan Government of India
1993International Person of the Year Award World Dairy Expo
1991Distinguished Alumni Award Michigan State University.
1989World Food Prize World Food Prize, USA.
1986Wateler Peace Prize Award Carnegie Foundation, The Netherlands.
1986Krushi Ratna Award Government of India.
1966Padma Bhushan Government of India.
1965Padma Shri Government of India.
1963Ramon Magsaysay Award Ramon Magsaysay Award Foundation.