Award for Manmohan Singh

Wednesday, June 20, 2018
The Hindu.
 

Awards presented to SPB, Mary Kom, Arundhati Bhattacharya, V.J. Kurian

Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has been selected for the V.C.Padmanabhan Memorial lifetime achievement award 2018, instituted by Manappuram Finance Ltd.
 
The award is being conferred on Dr. Singh under the category ‘Public Representative with excellence in good governance’. The award will be presented to him in Delhi.
 
The ninth V.C. Padmanabhan Memorial Awards for Excellence for 2018 were presented at a function held here on Tuesday.
 
Former Supreme Court judge Cyriac Joseph presented the awards to singer S.P. Balasubrahmanyam; boxing champion M.C. Mary Kom; Arundhati Bhattacharya, former chairman of State Bank of India, and V.J. Kurian, managing director of Cochin International Airport Ltd. The awards carried a cash prize of Rs. 3 lakh and a trophy. V.P. Nandakumar, MD & CEO, Manappuram Finance Ltd., presided over the function.
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