The function was organised by Natyaprabar Saradakanta Bordoloi and Silpapran Chandra Phukan Smritirakshya Samiti in collaboration with Rangmahal, a socio-cultural organisation of Nagaon and was inaugurated by the Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi. Roy and Kakati accepted the awards from eminent actors George Baker and Abdul Mazid accordingly in presence of many well-wishers. The awards carried cash amount of Rs.25,000 each alongwith a letter of appreciation. The Cultural Minister Gautam Bora, Premada Phukan, wife of late Chandra Phukan and Gautam Bordoloi, son of late Saradakanta Bordoloi also attended the function. Rockybul Hussain, State Forest Minister, released a souvenir Natyaprabar-Silpipran on this occasion.