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Awards

Balamani Amma Award For Literature

One of the most prestigious literary awards in Kerala –the Balamani Amma Award for lifetime achievement in language and literature has been instituted by APS.

Winner 2018
K.L.Mohana Varma

Sreekumaran Thampi (2018)



Previous Years' Winners
K.L.Mohana Varma

K.L MohanaVarma (2017)

S.Ramesan Nair

S.Ramesan Nair
(2016)

Dr. M Achuthan

Dr. M Achuthan
(2015)

M.T.Vasudevan Nair

M.T.Vasudevan Nair (2014)

P.Valsala

P.Valsala
(2013)

Yusafali Kecheri

Yusafali Kecheri
(2012)

C.Radhakrishnan

C.Radhakrishnan
(2011)

M.P.Veerendrakumar

M.P.Veerendrakumar (2010)

Prof. Vishnunarayanan Namboothiri

Prof. Vishnunarayanan Namboothiri
(2009)

Kakkanadan

Kakkanadan
(2008)

Mahakavi Akkitham

Mahakavi Akkitham (2007)

Kovilan

Kovilan
(2006)

Dr. M. Leelavathy

Dr. M. Leelavathy
(2005)

B.Sugathakumari

B.Sugathakumari
(2004)

Best Publisher Award

For the first time in Kerala,an award for the Best Publisher was initiated by us.

Previous Years' Winners
National Books

National Books
(2014)

Kerala Sahitya Akademy

Kerala Sahitya Akademy
(2012)

Mathrubhumi Books

Mathrubhumi Books
(2011)

DC Books

DC Books
(2008)

Current Books

Current Books
(2006)

Lipi Publications

Lipi Publications
(2005)

Print and Visual Media Award

Awards for media personnel,both print and visual, introduced by us, is one of the most reputed media awards in the state.

Previous Years' Winners
Print Media Awards
M S Sajeevan, Kerala Kaumudi

M S Sajeevan
Kerala Kaumudi
(2015)

K.Padmajan, Mathrubhumi Daily

K.Padmajan
Mathrubhumi Daily
(2014)

K.Sreekumar, Mathrubhumi Daily

K.Sreekumar
Mathrubhumi Daily
(2013)

T.K.Sunilkumar, Kerala Kaumudi Daily

T.K.Sunilkumar
Kerala Kaumudi Daily
(2012)


Visual Media Awards
C Sameer, Kairali People TV

C Sameer
Kairali People TV
(2015)

Deepak Dharmadam, Amrita TV

Deepak Dharmadam
Amrita TV
(2014)

Fouziya Musthafa, India Vision

Fouziya Musthafa
India Vision
(2013)

P.R.Praveena, Asianet News

P.R.Praveena
Asianet News
(2012)


Life Time Achievement Recognition for Senior Journalists
Thomas Jacob

Thomas Jacob
(2017)

P. Narayanan

P. Narayanan
(2016)

Leela Menon

Leela Menon

V. P. Ramachandran

V. P. Ramachandran