Sevalaya Bhuvaneswari received Community Warrior Award for 2023
Bhuvaneswari Muralidharan, Honorary Correspondent, Sevalaya, was awarded the Community Warrior Award at the nRoot Awards – 2023 held on 18th March 2023 at Periyar Maniammai Institute of Science & Technology, Thanjavur, in honour of the service to Society for over 3 decades in the areas of education, health, rural development, disaster relief and rehabilitation through Sevalaya.
Dr. Anjugam Boopathy, MBBS, MD., Deputy Mayor, Thanjavur was the Chief Guest of the event.
The award was given to Bhuvaneswari Muralidharan by C Vijayalakshmi Bharthi, Founder, Chakku Charitable Trust.
Lieutenant General Sanjay Chauhan (Retd) Director General at Directorate General of Quality and Chairman of BRIDGE Bharat Council was the presiding officer. He participated in the function online.
The award was instituted by nRoot technologies. The function was organized by nRoot in association with BRIDGE Bharat Council and Life Academy.
L N Anupriya, Head Quality of Sevalaya and M Saravanan, Donor Relations Officer of Sevalaya’s Old age home, Thanjavur participated in the function.
Minister Periyakaruppan and Ex-Central Minister G K Vasan presenting the Distinguished Alumni Award - 2022
Sevalaya Murali was felicitated and conferred with distinguished alumni award by Minister Periyakaruppan at a grand alumni reunion function held at New college on 8 Oct 2022 . Ex-central minister G K Vasan and other distinguished guests and alumni were also present at the occasion to celebrate. the completion of 70years of New College.
Sevalaya Murali studied in New college from 1977 to 1981, before going to IISC Bangalore.
Champions of Chennai Award 2022
Sevalaya is the recipient of the Champion of Chennai Award in the category of Social Initiatives, awarded by the KSA Trust, public charitable trust and an apolitical organisation whose vision is to recognize silent champions who have impacted people around them positively and have thus made the world a better place to live in.
Sevalaya Murali received the award at the hands of the Chief Guest Gagandeep Singh Bedi, IAS, Commissioner of Greater Chennai Corporation, at a function held at Chennai on 18th August 2022. Noted Bharathanatyam dancer and Kalaimamani awardee Priyadharshini Govind was the Special Guest at the event.
In his acceptance speech, Sevalaya Murali briefly spoke about the services offered by Sevalaya, particularly in the field of education of the rural children from poor families and eradication of child labour in 40 villages in Thiruvallur District. He narrated the story of how the free education offered by Sevalaya has helped the daughter of a vegetable vendor to become a doctor.
Gagandeep Singh Bedi congratulated the award winners and expressed his happiness to participate in the event where he could meet many inspiring personalities.
Bharathi Ratna Award
Pothigai Thamizh Sangam honored Sevalaya Murali with the Bharathi Ratna award on 27th June 2022. The Award was presented by the Honorable Speaker of Tamilnadu Legislative Assembly M Appavu during the Inauguration of Chellamma Bharathi Learning Centre at Kadayam. Chellamma - Bharathi statue was unveiled and Sevalaya's 34th Annual Day Celebrations at Kadayam were held on the occasion of the 125th wedding anniversary of the illustrious couple.
Service over Self Award
Bhuvaneswari Muralidharan, Honorary Correspondent, Sevalaya, was awarded the Service over Self award by Inner Wheel District 323 at their Annual conference SAMSIDDHI held on 1st April 2021 at ITC Grand Chola, Guindy, in honour of the service to Society for over 3 decades in the areas of education, health, rural development, and disaster relief and rehabilitation through Sevalaya.
Social Service Award
Sevalaya’s founder and Managing Trustee Mr.V.Muralidharan received Social service award from Karnataka Sangha in Karnataka Rajyotsava celebrations held in Chennai on 17th November 2019.
Best Social Worker (Women Welfare) – State Award
This prestigious award was presented by the Chief Minister of Tamilnadu, Selvi J Jayalalithaa during the Independence day function at Fort St. George, on August 15, 2016. It was an acknowledgement of more than two decades of assiduous service to the cause of the underprivileged sections of the society.
At Sevalaya’s heart is providing ‘free’ education to more than 2000 underprivileged children. More than half of them are girls from the surrounding villages. Sevalaya has taken up the cause of sponsoring the collegiate education of 50 girl children who have completed their Std. XII Board exams.
Life Time Achievement Award
Sevalaya’s Hon. Co-Ordinator Mrs. Bhuvaneshwari Muralidharan Received Life Time Achievement Award from Dr. Muthulakshmi Reddy Womens Association, on occasion of Dr. Muthulakshmi Reddy’s Birthday Celebrations and 32nd Annual day of the Association.
Life time Achievement Award
Lifetime Achievement Award presented by film director SP Muthuraman to Muralidharan at a function organized by Angel Matriculation School, Thirunindravur, Chennai.
Aringar Anna Award
Sevalaya was awareded the ‘Aringar Anna’ award, instituted by Ministry of Environment, Government of Tamil Nadu on the occasion of World Environment Day, function held on 5th June, 2013.
Life Time Achievement Award
Sevalaya received Life Time Achievement Award from Indian Medical Association on their Doctors Day Program
Sprit of Humanity 2015 – Education – National Award
Sevalaya wins a national award for education. AmeriCares selected Sevalaya for spirit of Humanity award in education category and the award was presented in Mumbai on 9th September 2015. 400 NGOs from all over India participated and 28 finalists were invited to Mumbai to make a presentation to the jury committee. Sevalaya was selected best in the country in education.
In recognition of all the efforts put in by Sevalaya to protect the environment, ‘Outstanding Environmentalist’ award was presented by Mr. VP. Kalairajan, MLA and Justice Jagadeesan.
Change Maker Award
Raindropss is a social organisation, created for delivering social awareness messages to the public. This organisation is an initiative of youth, with a view to honour achievers of NGOs engaged in the services to the society. Raindropss has chosen Sevalaya for its services to the society and invited for honouring in a colourful function held on 12th December 2015 at Rani seethai hall, Chennai, Tamilnadu. Dr. Balamurali Krishna a veteran carnatic music legend presented the Change Maker award to Mr.V Muralidharan, Founder and Managing Trustee of Sevalaya.
Mr. Aravind, Anchor, while introducing Sevalaya to the audience, lauded the services of Sevalaya. He said that as the very nomenclature suggests, it is an institution and a temple of service to render help to the needy.
Best Project Managed Community Service Organization
Sevalaya was selected as the ‘Best Project Managed Community Service Organization’ by Project Management Institute (PMI). The award was presented by Mr. Vineet Nayyar, CEO, HCL Technologies.
Nallor Viruthu (Good Samaritan Award)
M/s Krishna Sweets a leading eatery – chain in south awarded “Nallor Viruthu” (Good Samaritan) to Mr. V Muralidharan on 19th September 2015. In a colourful function held in “Thathvaloga Auditorium” the award was given him by M Murali, Managing Director Sri Krishna Sweets. While presenting the award he said, Sevalaya fully deserves due to his yeoman services to the poor and downtrodden.
Mr. Ramanan, rendered Thirukural couplets from “Anbudaimai” chapter with music by Ms.Keerthana. in the function Mr. Ramanan particularly mention that he has visited Sevalaya and could see the great activities in the service to the poor and underprivileged children.
Mr. V Muralidharan in his acceptance speech declared that he was receiving the award on behalf of 154 staff members of Sevalaya who have been contributing in the mission of Sevalaya in transforming the lives of the rural poor.
Best Old Age Home in Tamil Nadu
Sevalaya was selected as the ‘Best Old Age Home in Tamil Nadu’ by the Social Welfare Department, Govt. of Tamil Nadu.
NGO of the Year – 2013
Public Relations Council of India, selected Sevalaya as the ‘NGO of the Year’. The award was presented in Mumbai on 14th February 2014, jointly by Dr. Vithal Venkatesh Kamat, Executive Chairman & Managing Director of Orchid Group and Mrs. Rajashree Birla, Director of Aditya Birla Group.
|Sl. No||Name of Award||Year||Award Given By|
|79||Community warrior award- Mrs. Bhuvaneshwari Muralidharan||2023||nRoots – 2023|
|78||Champions of Chennai – Mr. V Muralidharan||2022||Champions of Chennai|
|77||Bharathi Ratna Award – Mr. V Muralidharan||2022||Pothigai Thamizh Sangam|
|76||Service over Self Award – Mrs. Bhuvaneshwari Muralidharan||2021||Inner Wheel District 323|
|75||Seshan Sanman Award – Mr.V Muralidharan||2020||Kalaimamani Isaikkavi Ramanan’s family|
|74||Certificate of Recognition to Sevalaya||2019||RRD|
|73||Social Service Award -Mr.V Muralidharan||2019||Kannada Sangha – @ Karnatka Rajyotsava Celebrations|
|72||Life Time Achievement Award – Mrs. Bhuvaneshwari Muralidharan||2019||Dr.Muthulakshmi Reddy Womens Association|
|71||Life Time Achievement Award – Mr. V Muralidharan||2019||Indian Medical Association|
|70||Old Age Home Award||2018||Social Welfare Department, Tamil nadu Government|
|69||Achiever’s Award||2018||Thirukkural Ilakkiya Peravai (Tirukkural literary forum)|
|68||Humanitarian Award||2017||Vice President of India|
|67||Lifetime Achievement Award||2017||Soka Ikeda college of Arts and Science|
|66||Lifetime Achievement Award||2017||Humour Club International|
|65||FICCI Flo Women Achiever Award||2017||FICCI flo, Chennai|
|64||Distinguished Philanthropist 2017||2017||Jeppiar Icon Award 2017|
|63||Inspiring Ideal Men’16||2016||Women Exclusive Magazine Award|
|62||Sat Paul Mittal 2016 (National Award)||2016||Nehru Sidhant Kender Trust, Punjab|
|61||Best Teacher Award||2016||Lions Club International|
|60||Best Social Worker (Women’s Welfare)||2016||Tamilnadu Government|
|59||Champion level – Guide Star India Platinum Award||2016||Guide Star India|
|58||May Day Award||2016||Rotary Club of Vadapalani|
|57||Change Maker Award||2015||Raindropss|
|56||Best Social Service Organisation||2015||Mylapore Academy|
|55||Nallor Viruthu (Good Samaritan)||2015||Sri Krishna Sweets|
|54||Sprit of Humanity Award 2015- Education||2015||AmeriCares Foundation, Mumbai|
|53||Best institution working for girl child education||2014||All India Women’s conference, New Delhi|
|52||Best Social Worker||2014||Tamilnadu Bhramin Association|
|51||Noble Service Award||2014||Consumer and People’s Rights Protection Centre|
|50||Best Chennai-ite in Social Service||2014||Big FM Radio|
|49||Best Grass Root Level Worker||2014||CIOSA|
|48||Best Social Worker||2014||Lions Club of South West|
|47||NGO of the Year||2014||Public Relations Council of India|
|46||Lifetime Achievement Award||2014||Angel Matriculation School, Thiruninravur|
|45||Design for Change – Best Project||2013||Riverside School, Ahmadabad|
|44||Dhuruva Award||2013||Swadeshi Magazine|
|43||“Aringar Anna” Award (Awarded as Best NGO)||2013||Ministry of Environment, Government of Tamilnadu|
|42||Out Standing Environmentalist Award||2013||Exnora International|
|41||Best Old Age Home in Tamilnadu||2012||Government of Tamilnadu, Social Welfare Department|
|40||Best Project of the year in Contribution to Community||2012||Project Management Institute (PMI)|
|39||Best “Social Reformer”||2012||Soka Ikeda College|
|38||Pramerica Award||2012||The Primerica Foundation|
|37||Pudiya Thalaimurai “Promising Star Award”||2012||Puthia Thalaimurai|
|36||Best Green Campus Award||2012||Government of Tamilnadu, Forest Department|
|35||Design for Change – Best Project||2011||Riverside School, Ahmadabad|
|34||Inspired by Swami Vivekananda Series – Award||2011||Ramakrishna Ashram|
|33||Bharathi Award||2011||The DAWN|
|32||Best Digital Literacy Center||2011||Rotary club of Madras Midtown|
|31||Best Organization of the Year||2010||Readers of ‘Puthia Thalaimurai’, a leading Tamil weekly|
|30||Design for Change – Best Project||2010||Riverside School, Ahmadabad|
|29||Best social worker||2010||All India Tamil Writers’ Association|
|28||Old Age Home Award||2010||Corporation of Chennai|
|27||Sevai Semmal||2010||Thirukovilur Panpattu Kazhagam|
|26||Toppers in Digital literacy||2010||Rotary Club of Madras Midtown|
|25||‘Rose of Ridwan’||2010||Bahai Spiritual Society|
|24||Karuna Ratna||2010||Karuna International|
|23||For Services to Society||2010||Gandhi Library K Mahalingam Muthu Vizha Committee|
|22||For propagating the works of Bharathiyar||2009||Bharathiyar Sangam|
|21||Excellence in Social Service||2009||Kamadhenu Charitable Trust|
|20||“Good Samaritan Award” For Human Excellence||2009||Rotary Club of Madras Chenna Patna|
|19||Achiever Award||2009||Lioness Assembly|
|18||LUCAS TVS NIQR Award for Outstanding Service Organisation||2009||National Institute of Quality and Reliability|
|17||Award for Value Based Management||2008||Pegasus Institute of Excellence|
|16||KVS Sarathbabu Memorial Award for Lifetime Excellence and the title of “SEVA RATHNA”||2008||Wisdom International Monthly Magazine|
|15||Mudhalvan Award||2008||Thiruninravur Town News|
|14||Best Green Campus||2008||Collector, Tiruvallur|
|13||Outstanding Couple in the field of Social Service||2008||PR Syndicate|
|12||Sadguru Gnanananda National Award for Families in Social Service||2008||Manava Seva Dharmasamvardhini Trust|
|11||Exnora Seva Ratna 2007||2007||Exnora International|
|10||For Excellent Social Service||2006||Humour Club International, Triplicane Chapter|
|9||Seva Ratna Award||2006||Exnora Club of Villivakkam|
|8||Selfless Service Award||2006||Kanakadhara Educational Trust|
|7||TK Krishnasamy Award||2006||Mahatma Gandhi Library, Saidapet|
|6||TCS Education World Teachers’ Award (For innovative value based Education – Primary Education)||2006||TCS Education World Awards Committee 2006|
|5||Young Achiever Award||2003||Yuva Shakthi, Teynampet|
|4||Bharathi Pani Parattu||2002||Bharathi Kalai Kazhagam Chennai|
|3||Best Service Award Millenium 2000||2000||Angel Matriculation School, Thiruninravur|
|2||For Excellent Social Service||1997||Humour Club International Triplicane Chapter|
|1||Sevai Oli||1997||Nallor Vangi, Perambur|