The V.C. Padmanabhan Memorial Awards, instituted by the Manappuram Group, have been announced. P.C. Chacko, MP; Kerala University of Health Sciences Vice-Chancellor K. Mohandas; physician Y.S. Mohan Kumar; entrepreneur Kochouseph Chittilappilly; and artist M.V. Devan have been selected for the awards, which carry a cash prize of Rs.50,000 each. They will be presented at a function here on June 2.