SRM Institute of Science and Technology, Kattankulathur announced the winners of the SRM Tamil Peraayam awards 2021 (Thamizh Academy Awards) at the press meet held at the Press Club, Chennai. The winners were announced by Founder Chancellor of SRM Group of Institution, Dr. T. R. Paarivendhar along with SRMIST Vice Chancellor Dr. C. Muthamizhchelvan and Tamil Peraayam head Karu Nagarajan.
Speaking at the press meet, Dr. T. R. Paarivendhar said, “Each year we allocate about Rs.20 lakhs towards this Thamizh Academy Awards. We call for nominations and the section process is done in three stages.”
“This is the 10th year we are giving out this award. We have had over 350 entries this year. The purpose of this award is to encourage many more to promote the language all over the world,” he added.
The winners were awarded for their best contribution towards the Tamil language, literature, & culture for 2021.