Minister for Social Welfare MK Muneer presented the Mahila Tilak award to V. Parukutty Amma, columnist, at her residence here on Saturday. She is among the 101 women being honoured at the ongoing Gender Fest in Kozhikode. The award carries a purse of Rs.10,000 and a citation. District Collector P.B. Salim; Director of Social Welfare M.S. Jaya; Noorubina Rasheed, general convener, Gender Fest; and K. Mohammed Ali, Corporation Councillor; were present.