Bhubaneswar: Eminent painter Jagdish Kanoongo and Ghumura dance exponent Jayanta Behera will get Ila-Bansi Panda Award for arts for the year 2021. The Award has been instituted by IMFA Charitable Trust.

The Award carries Rs 1.5 lakh cash, a citation and a plaque.

Earlier, the Trust has announced the name of author Paramita Satpathty for Sarala Award for literature.

The Awards will be handed over to the nominees at a function in October 2021.