(MENAFN - Muscat Daily) This year's Kairali-Ananthapuri award for social work was conferred on Dr Sunitha Krishnan during the recently concluded Indian Community Festival, organised by the Kerala wing of the India Social Club.
The award was presented to Dr Sunitha by Indian Ambassador to Oman, H E J S Mukul. Dr Satish Nambiar, chairman of the Indian Social Club, Wilson George, chairman of Board of Directors of Indian Schools in Oman, P M Jabir, organising committee chairman of Indian Community Festival, Bibi Jacob, managing director of Ananthapuri, leading Indian community business leaders Mohammed Ali and Kiran Asher as well as K Rathish and Rejilal K, officebearers of Indian Social Club Kerala wing were present on the occasion.
Born in the southern Indian city of Bangalore, Dr Sunitha Krishnan runs an NGO, Prajawla, based in Hyderabad. The organisation has been able to save many women from human trafficking. She also oversees more than 17 rehabilitation centres that look after rescued women. Thousands of children have so far benefitted from the social activities of Dr Sunitha Krishnan.
She has also won other awards, including Global Leadership Award, Real Heroes Award and Sreeshakthi Award earlier. The previous winners of the Kairali-Ananthapuri award are Dr T P Gangadharan and Daya Bai.