Atul Dixit, who received his Ph.D. in mathematics from Illinois, has received the prestigious Swarnajayanti Fellowship of the Government of India, which was awarded to only 17 researchers in India this year. This year, there were three awarded in the mathematical sciences. Dixit's advisor at Illinois was Bruce Berndt.
The complete list of awardees for 2020-2021 is here (each fellowship is for five years). More information about the Swarnajayanti Fellowship is here.