2014. Marwar Ratna Award for “Exceptional and Outstanding Contribution in the Field of Conservation, Preservation and Promotion of Regional Culture and Heritage”, presented by H.H. Maharajah Gaj Singhji II of Jodhpuron 12th May, 2014. This honour was jointly awarded to Ilse and to Hanwant Singh Rathore for their efforts over two decades to save Rajasthan’s camels as well as the associated Raika culture.
2009. Trophèe des femmes (Umweltpreis der Fondation Yves Rocher)
2002. Rolex Associate Award for Enterprise. Protect an ancient Rajasthan community’s way of life.