Awards & Achievements
During her musical journey of over 40 years, Kalpana has won many awards. Besides a Gold Medal from the Indore University in M. A. Music, she has to her credit a Gold Medal in Light Classical Music and a Silver Medal in Light Music from All India Radio, both in the same year in her very early performing career. Over the years she has been bestowed with many Puraskars and Sammans including the prestigious and the first ever Smt. Vatsala Bhimsen Joshi Puraskar, Smt. Krishna Hangal National Award, Madhya Pradesh Gaurav Puraskar, Prasar Bharti’s Kala Sadhana Samman to name a few.
- Smt.Vatsala Bhimsen Joshi Puraskar
- Smt.Krishna Hangal National Award
- Madhya Pradesh Gaurav Puraskar
- Prasar Bharati's Kala Sadhana Puraskar
- Abhinav Kala Samman.
- Mahankal Samman.
- Kai. Indira Bai Khadilkar Puraskar.
Kalpana is actively associated with several organizations promoting music and is an office bearer in Abhinav Kala Samaj, Lata Mangeshkar Alankaran Samaroh, Mama Saheb Music Foundation etc.
She has several albums of classical, semi-classical and light music which find place in the connoisseurs of music. Kalpana has also been teaching classical and other forms of music in the Guru-Shishya Parampara & has a number of disciples, some of them are now performing in their own right.