The Award distribution ceremony of the 'Srishti 2016' - the Arts and Literary festival for techies, organized by Prathidhwani, a socio cultural organization of Technopark Employees, held on 30th November. The awards were distributed by beloved Malayalam poet 'Ezhacheri Ramachandran', a Kerala Sahitya Academy award winner and lyricist.
Prathidhwani Secretary Rajeev Krishnan presided over the function. Technopark GM, Mr. Naresh M. along with other jury members such as famous short story writer Dr. M. Rajeev Kumar, famous poet Vinod Vellayani and award winning Cartoonist T.K. Sujith were present in the ceremony. Srishti convener Bimal Raj delivered the Welcome speech while Prathidhwani Vice President Ajith Anirudhan registered gratitude.
The ceremony held at Travancore hall at Technopark Park center from 6 pm to 8 pm on November 30. The Jury panel presided by Paul Zachariah evaluated the entries from different categories . The results were published at the ceremony by Jury members. There were First, second and third prizes along with three Consolation Prizes in each category. Along with that the reader’s choice awards based on readers’ comments and votes were also be announced.
The Jury Panel
Malayalam Short story : M . Rajeev Kumar
English short story : Paul Zacharia
Malayalam poem : Vinod vellayani
English poem : Gopi kottoor
Malayalam article : Prathap VR
English article : Bhavani Cheerath
Cartoon : Sujith T K
Pencil Drawing : Prof .Manoj
The number of entries in each categories
Malayalam Short story : 62
English short story : 33
Malayalam poem : 54
English poem : 34
Malayalam article : 9
English article : 12
Cartoon : 12
Pencil Drawing : 31