Education and Awards

Educational Qualifications Related to Dance:

Certificate Programme (4 years) in the Indian Classical Dance in Bharatha Natyam from the Govt. College of Music & Dance, Hyderabad, India – May 1984.

Completed Master’s Degree in (MA) Kuchipudi, (Master’s Degree Program) from Telugu University of Hyderabad, India – 1991.

M.P.A (Master of Performing Arts) in Bharatnatyam Successfully completed from Central University, Hyderabad, India – 1995.

M.Phil. received in “Fine Arts” from Dravidian University, Kuppam, Chitoor, A.P. – Oct 2010.

Doctorate in FINE ARTS from the United Technology Research University (Recognized by the Christian Seminar, New York, USA). Affiliated and accredited by Berkley University, California, USA. 2015.

Wonder Book of Records:

Smt. Saritha Dilip has created a record by performing the Indian Traditional Dance theme of “Mahashakthi Mahishasura Mardini” for more than 500 times on Public Stages at the state as well as National level. This bagged her a place in the prestigious Wonder book of Records (India).

Durgabai Deshmukh recognition Award:

The central Social Welfare Board instituted an annual award from the year 1998 for outstanding and innovative work done by a voluntary organization in the field of  women’s development. The award is named after Dr Durgabai Deshmukh, the founder Chairperson of the Central Social Welfare Board. The Award is presented along with a citation (image).

Smt. Saritha Dilip was the recipient of this award as the innovative work done by her for the development of women was recongnized by the Central Social Welfare Board.

Other Important Awards Presented to Smt. Saritha Dilip:

• Amrapali Nrithya Mayuri recognition Award (image)

• Padma Nrithya Siromani Award (image)