“Padma Shri” Award
In recognition of his significant contribution in the area of Renewable Sources of Energy, Mr. Rakesh Bakshi being conferred with the “Padma Shri” Award, one of India’s high civilian awards, by the then Hon’ble President of India Mr. R. Venkataraman at the Investiture Ceremony held at Rashtrapati Bhawan, New Delhi, India on 23 March 1991.
Wind Energy Pioneer Award
Mr. Rakesh Bakshi receiving the “Wind Energy Pioneer Award” presented by the then Hon’ble President, British Wind Energy Association, Hon’ble Mr. Colin Moynihan, in July 1995 at Warwick, England.
Diploma & Medal of Honour
Mr. Rakesh Bakshi receiving the “The Diploma of the National Association for Danish Enterprise” and “His Royal Highness Prince Henrik’s Medal of Honour” from the then Hon’ble Minister for Foreign Affairs, Kingdom of Denmark Mr. Niels Helveg Petersen in the presence of the then Danish Ambassador to India, His Excellency Mr. Bjarne H. Sorensen on 18 February 1997 at New Delhi, India.
The Climate Technology Leadership Award” was bestowed on Mr. Rakesh Bakshi by Climate Technology Initiative on 1 November 1999 during the occasion of the Fifth Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change held from 25 October 1999 to 5 November 1999 at Bonn, Germany. The Award was presented by Mr. Robert Priddle, the then Executive Director of the International Energy Agency.
Mr. Rakesh Bakshi receiving Rotary’s Highest Award “For the Sake of Honour Award” from Mr. M. Nandagopal, Chairman, Mohan Breweries & Distilleries Ltd. in the presence of Rtn. PHF S. V. Veerramani, President, Rotary Club of Adyar, on 15 November 2005 at Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India.
Mr. Rakesh Bakshi receiving the award of “Order of the Star of Italian Solidarity” from Hon’ble Minister of State for External Affairs, Government of Italy, Mr. Gianni Vernetti, in the presence of His Excellency Mr. Antonio Armellini, Ambassador of Italy on 6 July 2006 at New Delhi, India.
SESI 2005 Award for Global Policy and Partnership awarded by the Solar Energy Society of India, the Indian Section of the International Solar Energy Society to Mr. Rakesh Bakshi. The Award was presented to Mr. Rakesh Bakshi by the Hon’ble Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Non-Conventional Energy Sources (presently known as Ministry of New and Renewable Energy), Government of India, Mr. Vilas Muttemwar on the occasion of the Inaugural Ceremony of the International Congress on Renewable Energy (ICORE-2006) held on 8 February 2006 at Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India.
for cooperation and support to WREC/WREN during the last two decadesOn the occasion of the World Renewable Energy Congress XI, 20th Anniversary September 2010, WREC/WREN honoured Mr. Rakesh Bakshi with an outstanding award for his cooperation and support to WREC/WREN during the last two decades. Chairman of the World Renewable Energy Congress (WREC) and Director General of WREN, Professor Ali Sayigh presented the above mentioned award to Mr. Rakesh Bakshi on 20 April 2011 at New Delhi, India.
The Excellence Award 2011 in Renewable Energy Sector conferred by the Energy and Environment Foundation on Mr. Rakesh Bakshi was received on his behalf from Dr. Bhishma N. Singh by Ms. Shweathambri Bakshi, daughter of Mr. Rakesh Bakshi on 23 April 2011 at New Delhi, India. Also seen in the picture standing next to Ms. Shweathambri Bakshi is Mr. Riteesh Mohan Bakshi, elder son of Mr. Rakesh Bakshi.
In recognition of his eminent contributions and attainments, the National Institute of Technology, Kurukshetra at the 14th Convocation held on 4 March 2017 conferred the Degree of ‘Doctor of Philosophy’ Honoris Causa on Mr. Rakesh Bakshi. The Degree was presented by Mr. Jagdish Khattar, Chairman, Board of Governors, National Institute of Technology, Kurukshetra.
Presented to Mr. Rakesh Bakshi by Rotary District 3080 for his Activism and Contribution to save our Environment and Mother Earth. The Certificate of Appreciation also states that the District 3080 Dedicates 10 eLearning Centres in the region in his Honour. The Certificate of Appreciation was presented to him on the occasion of the Rotary District 3080 Conference held at Karnal, Haryana on 18 February 2017.