Advocate and Notary V. Thillaikumar recently received the Indira Gandhi Samman Puraskar from the Economic Growth Society of India and Indian Organization for Business Research for his “outstanding contribution and individual achievement” by providing training to youth and sponsoring their higher education. Thillaikumar is the Chairman of Dr. C. Sylendrababu I.P.S. Sports Academy through which he provides free coaching, food and accommodation to the poor and downtrodden students of rural areas to join police service. The award was handed over to him by CBI Director Rajendra Singh Dangi during the National Seminar on Individual Achievement for Economic and Social Development that was held in Delhi on January 1.

- Staff Reporter

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