The special award was given as part of the St. John Ambulance’s Iyarkai Mission 2012 programme

K. Ramakrishnan, chairman, K. Ramakrishnan College of Engineering, received a special award from K. Rosaiah, Governor, for enrolling and imparting training to 1,000 students as volunteers of St. John Ambulance (India), Tamil Nadu.

Vijaya Ramakrishnan received a similar award on behalf of K. Ramakrishnan College of Technology.

The special awards were distributed as part of St. John Ambulance’s Iyarkai Mission 2012 programme of creating volunteer force in the colleges and imparting training to them.