Dr. from Bidar, Karnataka. All India Online Painting was organized by APJ Abdul Kalam Foundation. Painter Mahalakshmi Pawar got merit award in this competition. Painter Pawar has earlier received the Kalashree Award from the National Arts Forum in Rajasthan. He was honored with the Most Admirable Artist award in Nashik under the Maha Business Award 2019 organized by Resil, a research institute. Pawar is the founder of the Art Magic drawing class in Pune.