Honouring Excellence and Contributions to Society

Published: 21st March 2016 05:28 AM  |   Last Updated: 21st March 2016 05:28 AM   |  A+A-

CHENNAI: The 18th annual Vocational Awards function of the Rotary Club of Chennai Towers, honouring achievers and contributors, was held recently. The 2016-recipients are Madhan (cartoonist and journalist) for arts, football coach N Thangaraj for sports, and C Durgadevi, founder of Mazhaikaga (NGO) for environment. This year two new awards were added, and they were given to V Balakrishnan (deputy commissioner of police) for his bravery and service during the December floods, and Deborah Thiagarajan for promoting the region’s culture. The lifetime Achievement Award was given to dancer Janardhanan, who is also a professor at Kalakshetra.



Disclaimer : We respect your thoughts and views! But we need to be judicious while moderating your comments. All the comments will be moderated by the editorial. Abstain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or inflammatory, and do not indulge in personal attacks. Try to avoid outside hyperlinks inside the comment. Help us delete comments that do not follow these guidelines.

The views expressed in comments published on are those of the comment writers alone. They do not represent the views or opinions of or its staff, nor do they represent the views or opinions of The New Indian Express Group, or any entity of, or affiliated with, The New Indian Express Group. reserves the right to take any or all comments down at any time.

flipboard facebook twitter whatsapp