On the March 8th i.e. the International Women’s Day, the “Avvaiyar Award” is given to eminent women who have rendered excellent service in any field such as, Social Reform, Women Development, Communal harmony, Service for language, Service in various discipline in Art, Science, Culture, Press, Administration, etc., 22 carat Gold Medal weighing 8 gram, `1.00 lakh in the form of Cheque, a Shawl and a Citation are given to the recipient of the AVVAIYAR AWARD.
Annually, Awards for Best Social Worker (for outstanding work done for women) and Best Institution (for serving women) are given on the Independence Day.
The Best Social Worker is given 22 carat Gold Medal weighing 10 grams, a Shawl and a Citation and the Best Institution is given a cash award of `50,000 in addition to the above.
This year the award has been given to MRS. Padma Venkateraman, for her exemplery work.