Jun 19 2018

VC Padmanabhan Memorial Awards for Excellence Conferred

Lulu International Convention Centre, Thrissur

The ninth V.C. Padmanabhan Memorial Awards for Excellence for 2018 were conferred on the distinguished awardees at a function held on June 19, 2018 at the Lulu International Convention Centre, Thrissur.

Prominent winners for the year included the eminent playback singer Dr. S.P. Balasubrahmanyan, and the boxing champion Smt. MC Mary Kom. Also honoured were Smt. Arundhati Bhattacharya, former Chairman of State Bank of India, and Shri V.J. Kurian, IAS (Retd.), Managing Director of Cochin International Airport Ltd.

The awards, given away by Hon’ble Justice (Retd.) Shri Cyriac Joseph, former Judge, Supreme Court of India, carried a cash prize of Rs.3 lakhs and a trophy. Mr. V.P. Nandakumar, MD & CEO, Manappuram Finance Ltd., presided over the function.

The Chief Guest lights the ceremonial lamp
The Chief Guest lights the ceremonial lamp
Presidential address Mr. V.P .Nandakumar, MD & CEO, Manappuram Finance Limited
About “V.C. Padmanabhan Memorial Awards, 2018” Justice (Retd.) M. Ramachandran, Former Judge, High Court of Kerala
Inaugural address Hon’ble Justice (Retd.) Shri Cyriac Joseph, former Judge, Supreme Court of India
Arts and Literature Dr. S.P. Balasubrahmanyan, Playback Singer
Excellence in sports and games Smt. M.C. Mary Kom, Olympic Boxer and Member of Parliament Rajya Sabha
Business Excellence leading to development of Society at large Smt. Arundhati Bhattacharya, Chairperson, SEBI MF Advisory Committee & Former Chairman of State Bank of India
A Civil Servant Achieving Excellence in Public Administration Shri V.J. Kurian, IAS (Retd.), Managing Director of Cochin International Airport Ltd
The distinguished awardees pose with the Hon’ble Chief Guest
A memento is presented to the distinguished Chief Guest
Smt. Arundhati Bhattacharya, Chairperson, SEBI MF Advisory Committee & Former Chairman of State Bank of India, delivers the V.C. Padmanabhan Memorial Lecture 2018
Memento presented to the distinguished speaker, Smt. Arundhati Bhattacharya
Convocation – MBA Degree Certificate awarded
A view of the audience in attendance

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