11th GARSHOM INTERNATIONAL AWARDS ANNOUNCED
|Garshom Pravasi Ratna 2016||Dr. Francis Cleetus|
|Garshom Pravasi Vanitha 2016||Smt. Mani Menon|
|Garshom Yuva Pravasi 2016||Dr. Rajeshkumar N. V|
|Garshom Special Jury Award||Mr. Shijo Francis|
|Garshom Special Jury Award||Mr. Manoj Mavelikkara|
|Best Pravasi Malayalee Association 2016||Malayalee Association for Arts & Culture (MAAC) |
Jury Chairman: Mr. Joseph Scaria Jr. (Director- Habitat for Humanity International, Asia Pacific Region)
Members: Dr. Anvar Abdulla (Malayalam University, Tirur), Mr. Ivan Nigli (Former Karnataka MLA), Mr. D. Jayakrishnan (Secretary, Press Club, Kollam District), Mr. Jins Paul.
11th Garshom Awards presented at Malacca, Malaysia
The 11th Garshom Awards presented at Malacca Cultural Center (Panggung Seri), Taman Budaya, Malacca on 17 December, 2016 at 5.30 PM. The Hon. Deputy Chief Minister, Govt. of Malacca, Malaysia, Md. Yunos Husin inaugurated the 11th Garshom Awards presentation ceremony. The Hon. Minister for Human Resource Development, Govt. of Malacca, Malaysia, Datuk M. S. Mahadevan given away the awards. Tan Sri Raveendran Menon, AMMA president Datuk Suseela Menon, Program Organizing Committee Chairman Dr. N R Nambiar, Garshom Awards 2016 Jury chairman Mr. Joseph Scaria Junior, Garshom Foundation, Secretary Mr. Jins Paul, Garshom Infomedia Ltd, Executive Director Jaijo Joseph and Malacca Kerala Samajam president Dr. Jayasankar are felicitated the awardees.
The event hosted by Malacca Kerala Samajam (MKS) and Malaysia Hindu Malayalee Parishad (PAKAR) and Patronised by All Malaysia Malayalee Association (AMMA).