LIFE TIME:
  • Certificate of Merit ,awarded by the sir syed girls college, Karachi for Proficiency in poetry.
  • Certicate of Merit, Awarded by the students Thinkers Forum Karachi for securing first prize in essay Competition student of Karachi University
  • Certificate of Merit , awarded by Radio Pakistan Karachi student Drama Festival for participation in the Drama Festival Student of Karachi University……….1970
  • The Best Poet awar by the United States Information Service (USIS),Karachi 1970.
  • The Adamjee Award for best poetry for the book Kushboo in Karachi …1979 Awarded a Gold Medal for the best poet of the year at the silver jublee celebration of sir syed college for women Karachi..1979
  • Second position in the Central superior service (CSS) Exam 1981
  • Best probationer’s Award Civil Sevices Academy, Lahore …1982
  • Awarded the Allama Iqbal Hijra Award for the book Kud Kalami ,Lahore…1985
  • Awarded the Zahoor Nazar Award for Urdu Nazam India…1986
  • Selected as Member of the writers Delegation by the Government of Pakistan to visit china in 1987.
  • Graduate Award for best Tv Compere (Literary Programs),Lahore …1988
  • Awarded the Faiz Ahmad Faiz International Award for poetry, by the World Urdu Conference, New Delhi, India…1989.
  • Represented Pakistan in the 4th South Asian Poetry Festival, Dhaka ,Bangladesh …1989.
  • Selected as Fullbright Scolor-in-Residence, Hartford Consortium for the Hartford, Conn. USA….1990. Teaching South Asian Literature at the Trinity College Hartford.
  • Received the thomos Jefferson Fellowship for Edward S. Mason Program ,to study at the john F. Kennedy School of Government , Harvard University Cambridge ,Mass ,USA ……. 1991
  • Received the President’s Award for Pride of Performance for literature ,Government of Pakistan, Islamabad ….1991
  • Recommended by her Department, Central Board of Revenue for conferment of Sitara-e-Imtiaz 20th December ,1993