KSSP has been conferred with a number of national and international awards in recognition of its achievements in various fields of activities.

1983 Vikram Sarabhai Memorial Award by Indian Council of Social Science Research for its work in Science
1989 Indira Pariyavaran Puraskar and the Vriksha Mitra Puraskar for its work in the field of environment, both awards by Government of India.
1990 Global 500 Roll of Honour of the UNEP for its work in the environment field.
1991 The King Sejong Literacy prize for its work in science popularisation and literacy.
1996 Right Livelyhood Award (often called “Alternative Nobel Prize”) by the Right Livelyhood Award Foundation (Stockholm, Sweden) for its pioneering work in the fields of health, piece and development.
1999 Best R&D Institution Award at State Level to Integrated Rural Technology Centre, R&D institution in the field of energy conservation studies.