- 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
- Selected as Member of the writers Delegation
by the Government of Pakistan to visit china in 1987.
- Graduate Award for best Tv Compere (Literary
- 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 …….
- Received the President’s Award for Pride
of Performance for literature ,Government of Pakistan, Islamabad
- Recommended by her Department, Central Board
of Revenue for conferment of Sitara-e-Imtiaz 20th December ,1993