The Isa Viswa Prajnana Trust’s Vidya Award was given to GEP Chairman Dr. A. Sukumaran Nair in honour of his lifetime of outstanding contributions to the field of education. The Minister for Tourism, Shri. Kadakampally Surendran, presented the award and citation to Dr. Nair on July 16, 2019. It was during the Inaugural Function of the Education for Total Consciousness International Conference in Thiruvananthapuram.
An esteemed educationalist, Dr. Nair is the former Vice-Chancellor of Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam, former Pro Vice-Chancellor of the University of Kerala, and Chairman of the Global Energy Parliament.
Many of his former students were in attendance at the Conference, including Dr. S. Sreedevi and Dr. C.G. Ramachandran Nair, who felicitated him heartily and lauded his achievements.
Presentation of the Vidya Award Citation
Dr. A. Sukumaran Nair's Acceptance Speech
Left to right: Dr. S. Sreedevi, Prof. N. Radhakrishnan, Dr. Alok Kumar Gupta, Dr. M.R. Thampan, Dr C.P. Sreekantan Nair, Dr. A. Sukumaran Nair, Jagadguru Swami Isa, Dr. Christophe Dumas