Mr. Bala V Kutti, Chairman of BVK Group initiated his philanthropic activities by establishing the trust called BVK Foundation, after more than two decades of successfully running the BVK Group of Companies. This trust is managed by Trustees from Mr. Bala V Kutti's family, to promote social wellbeing and community development activities.

The Trust is in the forefront of helping needy people through education support & encourage sports and extra curriculartalent within the community. The foundation organizes and conducts various social activities in pursuit of its social responsibility goal.


Purpose of this award

Mr. Bala V Kutti, Founder Chairman of BVK Group has initiated BVK Awards as a Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) activity to encourage deserving candidates for their achievements on an annual basis. The BVK awards are given under various categories recognizing the performance or achievement during the year.

Applications / nominations are called for from global sourashtrian community under each category which is put up to the panel of jury to adjudicate the winners. The winners are awarded cash prize, certificate and trophy at a gala function organized at different cities / venues.


Cash Prize of Rs.10000 for Winners

Memento, Certificate

Award Categories

  • Best Student
  • Best Sport Person
  • Best Artist
  • Best Cultural
    Heritage propagator
  • Best Business Innovator
  • Best Social Worker
  • Best Educational Institution
  • Outstanding Professional
  • Outstanding women Achiever
  • Inspiring Physically Challenged Person
  • Life Time Achievements Awards








Winners of BVK Awards 2017
  • Best Sport person

    Mr. D K Jishnu

  • Best Artist

    Mr N K Seeinvasan

  • Best Cultural Heritage

    Mr T R Damodharan

  • Best Cultural Heritage

    Ms T S Saroja Sundarajan

  • Life Time Achievement

    Dr V P Ramamurthi

Winners of BVK Awards 2016
  • Best Spot person

    Mr. j.Adithyaa Ramesh

  • Best Artist


  • Best Cultural Heritage Propagator

    Mr. A.R. Mohanram

  • Life Time Achievement

    Mr. A.G.S.Rambabu

Winners of BVK Awards 2015
  • Best Student(10th)

    Mr. V.Anuruth Sree

  • Best Student(10th)

    Ms. S.D.Jashnitha

  • Best Student(10th)

    Ms. J.D.Pradhakshya

  • Best Student(10th)

    Mr. R.K.P.Ghan Shyam

  • Best Student(10th)

    Mr. K.B.Aakash Chandhan

  • Best Student(10th)

    Mr. T.K.Bavisha sree

  • Best Student(10th)

    Mr. J.P.Dhiraj Kumar

  • Best Student(10th)

    Mr. G.S.Sundararajan

  • Best Student(12th)

    Ms. S.P.NagaSanthosi

  • Best Student(12th)

    Mr. T.K.Jeshventhraja

  • Sport Person

    Ms. L.S.Yogashree

  • Physically Challenged

    Mr. V.G.Ravindranath

  • Best Cultural Hertiage

    Mr. K.R.Ramachary

  • Best Artist

    Mr. J.P.Appanraj

  • Best Eductional Institution

    Sourashtra Girls Higher Sec School

  • Best Social Worker

    Mr. J.R.Rajendran

  • Outstanding Women Achiever

    Mrs. A.R.Mahalakshmi

  • Outstanding Professional-Choreography

    Mrs. T.P.Chitra mai

  • Outstanding Professional -Education

    Mrs. K.R.S.Girija

  • Best Business Achiever

    Mr. Balavigna Weaving Mill

  • Best Innovator

    Mr. T.J.Ramnath Babu

  • Life Time

    Mr. S.R.Radha

Winners of BVK Awards 2014
  • Best Student (10th)

    Ms.M R Poorani

  • Best Student (12th)

    Ms.K M Nandini

  • Best Student (CA)

    MS. C S Kousika

  • Best Sport Person

    Ms.L S Sivasree

  • Best Artist

    Shri.T N Sankaranathan Nanniyar

  • Best Cultural Heritage Propagator

    Shri. C S Krishnamoorthy

  • OutStanding Woman Achiever

    Ms. S P Geetha Bharathi

  • Outstanding Professional

    Shri. O S Ashwin Chandar

  • Best Business Innovator

    MS. K G Narayanan

  • Best Social Worker

    Shri.R B R Rama Subramanian

  • Life Time Achievements Award

    Shri.C K Narashimachari

Winners of BVK Awards 2013
  • Best Student (10th)

    Ms. J.B.M. DEEPTHI

  • Best Student (12th)


  • Best Student (CA)


  • Best Artist

    Shri. S.R. RAMLAL

  • Best Social Worker

    Shri. J. Raveendran - Paramakudi (CDC)

  • Best Purohith


  • Best Teacher

    Smt. Suganthi

  • Best Writer

    Shri. Kasin Anandham

  • Best Sports

    Ms. N.B. Vijaya lakshmi

  • Best Different able Person

    Smt. Priyadharini

  • Best Social Worker

    Shri. T.K. Subramanian

  • Best Social Worker

    Shri. S.S. Ramakrishnan

  • Best Writer

    Shri. T.V. Kubendran

  • Best Writer

    Shri. T.A. Ramesh

  • Best Writer

    Shri. K.R. Sethuraman

  • Best Doctor

    Shri. K.R. Suresh Babu


Award will be given to the winner selected by an independent jury panel.

The person needs to be only Sourashtrians whose parents – both father & mother are Sourashtrians. It is mandatory to fillin the the family name ( GheruNaav ) of father & mother of the person being nominated in the nomination form.

Nomination can be submitted by self or by others

Nomination form can be submitted by any one including non-Sourashtrians : However nominee , the candidate being nominated for the Award needs to be a eligible Sourashtrian as above. Consent of the person being nominated is a must as required in the nomination form.

The form shall be filled in wither in English or Tamil only.

In case of supporting document or publication submitted in support of Award , which are originally issued by other authorities or publishers, they can be in the original language. If called for by the Award committee, translation in English/Tamil will have to be submitted.

As there will be stiff competition ideally you should apply in the category where your achievements are outstanding. However, you can apply to more category but certainly not exceeding TWO in any case.

In the Category of Women Achiever, only women can apply . If you are a woman sportsperson/ artist etc you may better apply in the respective award category than apply for Women Achiever Award. However, there is no specific bar to apply.

Photocopies of ID proof – Any govt approved photo ID ( of the candidate)

In the case of organization, certificate of registration

Proof of Achievement - Certificate / Photo/Video/Website link /Commendation letters/ News Paper reports / Actual Literary works / any other proof towards the achievement/.

Only the Nomination form needs to be original. You can submit all other as photocopies. If required the Award committee will call for originals for verification after shortlisting.

The Award committee is aided by an independent expert jury panel. All nominations received in each category will be evaluated by the Jury panel and a shorlisting will be made by them based on inter-se merit. Only shortlisted candidates will be receiving communication towards any additional documentary proof required. After final evaluation , nominees for the award made by Jury will be called for the Award function. All decisions by Jury & Award Committee will be final.

Each Award will carry A cash prize of Rs10,000/ = A momento/trophy

A certificate as Sourashtrian Achievers Award for the category & year.

The award will be presented will be a public function

Yes. Final decision will be made on the highest percentage obtained and in a case of tie, Jury may go for either draw of lot or splitting the cash prize at their discretion.

No. Individual cases of eligibility or otherwise will not be entertained. You may apply in the category that you consider yourself as most elgible.

The award is given by BVK Foundation and is the premier award for Sourashtrian achievers. In order to reach the entire Sourashtrian population across the globe and to all sections , the award promotion is carried out in collaboration with community service organizations. Moreover, Sabhas may have a good idea of achievers and they may encourage them to apply. They and Co-sponsors by their sponsorship demonstrate their deep sense of commitment in taking the community towards excellence. However , once the nominations are received, evaluation and shortlisting will be done only by the Jury panel and award committee set up by BVK foundation. Neither Co-sponsors nor Sabhas /Chambers/organization have any role deciding the awardee.

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