SRM Tamil Perayam awards 2021

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SRM Tamil Perayam awards (Thamizh Academy Awards) is to be held SRM Institute of Science and Technology, Kattankulathur. Nominations are invited for the following awards: Pudhumaippithan Padaippilakkiya Virudhu, Bharathiyar Kavithai Virudhu, Valliappa Kuzhanthai Ilakkiya Virudhu, G.U. Pope Translation Award, A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Technology Award, Muthutthandavar Thamizhisai Virudhu, Parithimar Kalaingnar Thamizh Aivaringnar Virudhu, Muthamizh Arignar Kalaignar Social Justice award, Sudesamithiran Thamizh Idhazh Virudhu, Arunachalakkavirayar Virudhu and Paarivendhar Painthamizh Virudhu (Lifetime Achievement Award) of Rs.3,00,000. The winners will be awarded to the best contribution towards the Tamil language, literature & culture for 2021.

Nominations are invited to be sent before 20 May 2021 to Secretary, Tamil Perayam, 5th Floor, #518, Administrative Block, SRM Institute of Science and Technology, Kattankulathur – 603 203.

The awards and prize money are as follows

For Best Books 

  • Pudhumaippithan Padaippilakkiya Virudhu (Short Story, Novel, Drama) – Rs. 1 Lakh
  • Bharathiyar Kavithai Virudhu – Rs. 1 Lakh
  • Valliappa Kuzhanthai Ilakkiya Virudhu – Rs. 1 Lakh
  • G.U. Pope Translation Award (Translation from Tamil) – Rs. 1 Lakh
  • A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Technology Award (Science / Technology in Tamil) – Rs. 1 Lakh
  • Muthutthandavar Thamizhisai Virudhu (Book on Sculpture / Pictograph (Painting), Tamil Music – Rs. 1 Lakh
  • Parithimar Kalaingnar Thamizh Aivaringnar Virudhu (Research Book on Tamil) – Rs. 1 Lakh
  • Muthamizh Arignar Kalaignar Social Justice award – Rs. 1. Lakh
  • Sudesamithiran Thamizh Idhazh Virudhu (Tamil Arts, Literature and Cultural Journal) – Rs. 50,000/-

Best Troupe

  • Arunachalakkavirayar Virudhu (Tamil music / Folklore Troupe) – Rs. 50,000/-

Best Tamil Scholar

  • Paarivendhar Painthamizh Virudhu (Lifetime Achievement Award) – Rs. 3 Lakhs
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