• Linguistics Fellowship, Humboldt University, Berlin (East, GDR-East Germany, 1985
  • Writers’ Delegation: Delivered lectures at the universities of Venice, Naples and Rome as a member of Indian delegation in Italy, 1999.
  • Delegation to Mahatma Gandhi Institute, Moka, Mauritius to lecture and sign MoU between CIIL, Ministry of HRD, Govt of India and MGI, 2006
  • Poet-Invitee, Frankfurt Book Fair, Frankfurt, Germany, 2006 with readings in lectures in four Cities
  • Leader of Indian Delegation of Writers, China (To Beijing, Xi’an and Shanghai); Sept. 2007
  • Delegation to the National Institute of Language Education and Training, (NILET), Colombo, Sri Lanka to sign MoU, 2007
  • Member of Writers’ Delegation: Lectures on Translation at the London Book Fair, 2009
  • SAARC Delegation to Kathmandu for South Asian University Meeting, Nepal, 2009
  • Member of Indian delegation in Paris and Chicago for establishment of Vivekananda Chair and Inauguration of Tagore’s Original Painting Exhibition in February 2012
  • Awarded Mithila Vibhuti Sanman 2007 and the Keertinarayan Mishra Award (Chetana Samiti) for his play ‘No entry: Maa Pravisha’, 2009; by the Chief Minister of Bihar on 31st October, 2009 (premiered in Patna on 21st February, 2011).
  • Awarded the 2014-Kalaignar Porkizhi Award by BAPASI, Chennai – the organizers of Chennai Book Fair (Book-Sellers & Publishers’ Association of South India) for my contribution to Maithili language and literature under “Other Indian Languages and Literature” category.