MAC Charities has announced its annual awards for Tamil language and literature, for excellence in fine arts and for excellence in first-generation entrepreneurship for 2014. The Dr. Rajah Sir Annamalai Chettiar Award for her outstanding contribution to Tamil language and literature will be awarded this year to Dr.A.Anandarasan, Eminent Tamil scholar.
‘Kavi Perarasu’ Vairamuthu (Padma Bhushan Awardee) is the nominee for the Dr.M. A. Chidambaram Chettiar Award given to honour excellence in the field of Tamil Poetry & Lyricism. The Dr. A. C. Muthiah Award for excellence in first-generation entrepreneurship will be conferred on Mr.Ramprasad Gurunathan, President, Milestone Metals Inc. The awards, each carries a cash prize of Rs.2,00,000 and a citation in a Silver Casket, will be presented on 12 October 2014.