The prestigious Sahitya Akademi Award (Assamese) for the year 2015 was won by Kula Saikia who had won the Munin Barkotoki Award for the year 1998. Kula Saikia had also won the Katha Award in the year 2000.
Moreover, since its inception in 2011 till 2015 all the winners of the Sahitya Akademi Yuva Puraskar (for Assamese) are past Munin Barkotoki Awardees, as per the list below:
2011 Arindam Borkataki
2012 Kamal Tanti
2013 Bijoy Sankar Barman
2014 Manika Devee
2015 Mridul Haloi
2017 Pratim Baruah
Sanjib Pol Deka was awarded the Yuva Puraskar by Bharatiya Bhasa Parishad for the year 2015 - 2016.