Ramiah, a social worker, was honoured with ‘Yuva Sri Kala Bharathi' by Vivekanandar Sevasramam. This is the 38th award received by this 84-year-old writer and a retired Executive of State Bank of India for his service towards various activities.

Mr. Ramiah was recently elected for the fourth term in succession as Cabinet District Chairman for Free Medical Camps by Lions Club International, 324 A.8.

His name was recommended for Kalai Maamani by Tamil Nadu State Government and Padma Shri Award by the President of India. He is an editor for a medical journal and has authored two books.