Shri Panchuram Sagar, a National awardee for Dokra Art has received many accolades and awards for his master craftsmanship. He has been honoured with National Award in 1999, State Award in 1999, Kalashree Award in 2001, Kalamani Award in 2004. Dokra Art is an ancient craft of making metal artifacts by a waxcasting technique. Dokra art dates back to 4000-5000 years old craft . Panchuram Sagar is a resident of Bastar, Chattisgarh. He has participated in many exhibitions within India and worldwide. He got artistic legacy from his father and has been practicing this art for more than 40 years. Panchuram Sagar's mission is to keep this art form alive for generations to come and he wishes to create global awareness for this ancient craft through his beautiful creations.