Pt. Ajay Pohankar has been awarded by numerous organisations and prestigious institutes of India for his musical career spanning over 6 decades. It started in 1959 with the 'Sangeet Praveer' award in Pune and he was the youngest awardee as he was only 12 years old at that time. Some of his awards are mentioned below.

Sangeet Natak Akademi Puraskar, 2012

Pt. Ajay Pohankar was awarded this prestigious National award at the hands of the Honorable President of India at a ceremony held in Delhi.

Narayan Sanmaan, 2008

Pt. Ajay Pohankar was awarded at the hands of the legendary Smt Gangubai Hangal of the Kirana Gharana in Hubli.

2015

Pt. Ajay Pohankar received this award at the hands of the legendary Dr. Balmurli Krishnan at a function held in Chennai in 2015.

Maharashtra Rajya Sanskritik Puraskar, 2006

Pt. Ajay Pohankar received this state award at the hands of former Chief Minister Shri Vilasrao Deshmukh and Shri Ashokrao Chauhan for his contribution in Music.

Vatsalabai Bhimsen Puraskar, 2012

Pt. Ajay Pohankar received this award at the hands of Pandit Jasraj at the Sawai Gandharva Music Festival, Pune in 2012.

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