On Nov. 1, the Utter Pradesh Hindi Sansthan announced their awards for the year 2013 for the Indian languages work being done in India and Abroad. The selection committee selected Research Triangle Park based Dr. Sudha Om Dhingra for "Hindi Videsh Prasad Samman. The award is the highest in Hindi language and consists of Rs 100,000 cash and air fare.

Dr. Sudha Om Dhingra also received another award in Hindi literature from a literary organization " Spandhan" based in Bhopal. The award consists of a "samman Patr" and Rs11,000.

Dr. Sudha Om Dhingra is a noted Hindi writer, poet and editor of Hindi Chetna, the only Hindi quarterly magazine published in North America. She has 11 books to her credit and her writing contributions are part of >35 books and more than 200 magazines!