Dikshu C. Kukreja, Managing Principal of the New Delhi based renowned firm CP Kukreja Architects has been bestowed with the Bharat Shiromani Award for the year 2018-19 for Excellence in Architecture. For the first time ever, an architect has been honored by the Shiromani Institute for their valuable contribution and exemplary works to the field. Dikshu C. Kukreja was presented the honor by Lord Swraj Paul in the presence of Ambassadors of Iceland and Slovenia.
The prestigious Award is awarded to select few dignitaries by the Shiromani Institute which is a non-profit voluntary organisation. Other past recipients of the Award include stalwarts like Mother Teresa, Sachin Tendulkar, Kapil Dev, Lata Mangeshkar and the Dalai Lama for their exemplary contributions to society.