Awards & Recognitions
“The Best Social Worker Award 2010” awarded by Government of Tamil Nadu.
"Best Institution Award 2012" awarded by Government of Tamil Nadu.
The Australian Consulate General and the Australian Alumni Association (India) have jointly bestowed the
“Citizen of the Year 2015” Award for outstanding Community Service on Mr. C. Govindakrishnan, Founder - Nethrodaya
Ashoka Fellow – International award for Social innovaters in the year 2004.
“Award of Eminence” , A National level award by Ability foundation
"Saveetha's Best social Entrepreneur Award 2015" by Saveetha Engineering College
"I Care Award" by Lions Club of Madras Central
“Big FM Chennaiite best social worker Award 2011” by Big Fm
Velammal Best social Entrepreneurship Award 2011 by Velammal Group of Instituions.
“Vocational Excellence Award” by Rotary Club of Pallava.
Best Social worker Award from National Integrity Cultural Academy.
Best Social Entrepreneur - Blind Welfare Foundation
Spirit of Courage & Forbearance award by (Tamilnadu Kidney Research Foundation) Tanker Foundation
State Award for Eminence by Indian Association for the Blind
Best Social Worker Award from MOP Vaishnav College for Women.
Lotus Temple Award (Delhi) for best Social Worker.
Best Social Worker Award from Nazareth Group of Institutions.
The Best Social Worker award by “Karunai Karangal Seva Sangam” –
“Service Excellence Award-2012”- Confederation of Tamil Nadu Malayalee Associations.
“ Manithaneya Mamani Award”- Maha Kavi Bharathi Welfare Association.
Life Time Achievement Award from Lions Club of Chennai Phoenix 2017/ 2018.
Vel Tech group of Institution appreciates the sincere efforts of Mr. C. Govindakrishnan and dedicated staff team of Nethrodaya special School for achieving 100% result in HSC 2015.
Rotary club of Chennai Mid city presents Life Time Achievement Award
Woman Economic Forum confess the Award of exceptional Leaders of Excellence.
Social Icon award by Heroes of Chennai 2018.
“Vocational Excellence Award” by Rotary Club of Madras Besant Nagar