Governor's award for Excellence from the Government of Karnataka, 2002.
The India NGO Award, 2006.
State Award in recognition of Services to Children, 2007.
State Award in recognition of services rendered to persons with disability, 2009.
Aryabhatta International Award to Founder Managing Trustee, Mahantesh GK, 2009.
National Award to Founder Managing Trustee GK Mahantesh from the Ministry of Child Welfare, 2010.
State award to Founder Trustee Nagesh for his services in the field of Disability, 2010.
Vajra Kumar Prashasti to Mr. Mahantesh for his services in the field of disability Sep 2011.
Karamveer Puraskar to Mr. Mahantesh for services in the field of disability in Nov 2011.
Mr. Mahantesh, Founder Managing Trustee received NDTV sports Award for lifetime achievement, 5th Feb 2012.
Mr. Mahantesh was felicitated in Delhi, June 5th 2012 at the Hindustan Times coffee table book release named India Awakened : Agents of Change by Shri. Jairam Ramesh, Hon’ Minster of Rural Development Govt. of India along with Dipankar Gupta, NAC member, Aruna Roy, HT Editor-in Chief Sanjoy Narayan, & BJP leader Nirmala Sitharaman. This book is brought out by Hindustan Times in partnership with Tata Tea.