SYMA Seva Award winners

2017
Mrs Jayanthi Narayanan
Social Service
Social Service Mrs Jayanthi Narayanan has been silently rendering exceptional service to society. While there would be people proficient with multilingual skills, communication skills in the form of Braille, tactile and visual sign language may not even be known. For over 3 decades, She has been passionately involved in teaching intellectually challenged children, deaf-blind and multiple handicapped. With care and concern, she has been counselling parents of children with special needs, supervise and train teachers in these tough areas. SYMA considers her an Extraordinary Role Model and is proud to bestow on her “SYMA SEVA AWARD 2017” in recognition of her exceptional contributions in the field of teaching and service to such special children and service to society at large. We pray to Lord Srinivasa to bestow on her and her family, long life, good health and vigour to enable continued rendering of service to the society for very many years to come.
2016
Vizha Vendhan Sri NKTG Muthu
Philanthropist
Fine Arts Vizha Vendhan Sri NKTG Muthu is too well known. He was passionately associated with Nataga Thamizh ( drama form) and had seen very many stages, especially in what was the glorious chapter of Historic stage plays. His yeoman services to Finearts would always be remembered adn appreciated by persons who were assoicated with Sabhas in Chennai. Sri. Muthu is a philanthropist involved in helping the poor and downtrodden.
2015
Smt. K. N. Vijayalakshmi
Retd. Headmistress, NKT Boys High School
Education Smt. K. N. Vijayalakshmi has been associated with SYMA Growth since inception imbibing language skills to students with passion and dedication. She retired as Headmistress of NKT Boys High School in 2000 after completing 4 decades of service. At 74, her enthusiasm and passion are exceptional and we at SYMA ( and our Students) have benefitted by her knowledge, compassion teaching skills.
2014
Dr. A V Srinivasan
Neuro
Health Service Dr A V Srinivasan is a famous Neurologist. Besides his great achievements in the field of medicine, he symbolizes service. He has been a member of SYMA from its earlier days and have actively participated in many camps and has been treating many poor patients free or at very nominal fees.
2013
Sri. S. Venkatesh Health Service Shri S. Venkateshan , S/o S Sathyanarayanan, who never misses coming to the Medical centre, pleasantly organizes and ensures that everything is executed in a methodical manner His commitment, regularity and passion to serve are very admirable. SYMA’s free medical centre is famous in Triplicane and its vicinity and ever since its inception 25 years ago, we have had this person attending with incomparable regularity and servicing the patients with care and concern. He is associated with Sri Kanchi Kamakoti Sankara Medical trust and he has been the fulcrum of our day to day activities at our Medical centre.
2012
Dr N Seetharaman Child Health Dr. N. Seetharaman, whose special interest is in Child Health Care, particularly malnourished children. Continuing the family tradition of Medical Service, this kind-hearted person has been serving the Society with steadfast devotion and exceptional commitment Evincing a keen interest in child health care he also did a research study on measles. He combines his rich International experience with his compassion to the poor and needy and has been visiting our Medical Centre with exceptional commitment.
2011
Sri J Babu
GM, Sankara Eye Hospital
Health Service Mr. J Babu, has been with Pammal Sankara ever since 1994. His vision is to provide hi-tech eye care to the poorest of poor. Sankara Eye Hospital has conducted more than 5000 rural outreach eye camps from which close to 1,50,000 cataract surgeries have been performed free of cost. He has been selflessly devoting himself in doing yeomen service in this field. He has worked in some foreign countries and has utilised his rich experience in formulating strategic plans for achieving Vision 2020 goals.
2010
Smt. Pankajam Sridhar Health Service Mrs . Pankajam Sridhar, has been associated with Sri Kanchi Kamakoti Sankara medical Trust right from its inception in 1985. Providing medical assistance to poor has been her forte and she was the First Secretary when the Trust was formed. She is the motivating person in all aspects of the Trust including fund raising, policy making , distribution of drugs, accounting and administration. She has initiated and ensured active participation of many volunteers of various back ground and age. In 1990, she along with Dr Sridhar, Mr Savani, Dr Parthasarathy, and Mr Ram founded Kanchi Sankara Foundation providing lab and x ray facilities at less than nominal costs.
2009
Sri. D. Venkatesh
Shop keeper
Social Service Mr. D. Venkatesh, has been donating blood from young age of 17 and has donated blood over 113 times. He has blossomed to be a model employer providing social security to many. Apart from the noble cause of blood donation, which he has been advocating by his deeds and by encouragement to his workers, he is involved in project ‘dignity to the dead’. Involving Lions Club of Chetput 345-A, their group visit the Govt Hospital Mortuary and cremate unclaimed bodies with proper permission of authorities, thus ensuring dignified disposal of the dead bodies lying in the morgue.
2008
Sri. R. Lakshmi Narasimhan
Chennai Telephones
Social Service Mr. Lakshmi Narasimhan, has been providing many services to young school children through his ‘Ramakrishna Seva Sangam’.
2007
Sri. Muniraj Pandith
Indian Red Cross
Sports Mr. Muniraj Pandith, guided the youth of Krishnampet under the aegis of D3 Police Boys Club.
2006
Sri. Pooram Sathyamurthi Iyengar
Vedic Scholar
Education Thiru Pooram Sathyamurthi Iyengar, despite his physical ill health has been teaching and propagating Vedas to many disciples. This person totally dedicated to the society and leading a saintly life.
Sri. A.S. Sridharan
Yoga Master
Health Thiru A.S. Sridharan , an exponent in Yoga who has been teaching yoga free for the benefit of the residents of Triplicane
Sri. K Elangovan
Sportsperson
Sports Thiru Mr K Elangovan, a great sportsperson who has been coaching and nurturing many athletes, especially those from the economically poor strata of the society.
2005
Mrs Radha
Social Activist
Social Service Mrs Radha .
Mrs. Prema Krishnamohan
Soundarya Ratnamala Isai Kuzhu

Social Activist
Social Service Mrs. Prema Krishnamohan .
Dr Sivakumar K
Ortho Surgeon
Health Dr Sivakumar K.
2004
Mr Balasurbramaniam M
Mangal Tirth Estates

Philanthropist
Social Service Mr Balasurbramaniam M.
Mr Murali M
Sri Krishna Sweets

Philanthropist
Social Service Mr Murali M.
Dr Sridhar K
Plastic Surgeon
Health Dr Sridhar K.
2003
Mr Kondiah
Chennai Corporation
Environment Protection Mr Kondiah.
Mr Chandrasekaran M
Gardener
Environment Protection Mr Chandrasekaran M.
Mr Sriraj R A
Correspondent
Anand Vidyashram

Environment Protection Mr Sriraj R A.