Sunday, December 13, 2015
The team propelled by the creative lead of Aravindh Jayabal, catalysed by a crew of young minds, fine tuned by the lady of dexterity – Ms.Raihanah Shekar is named - Raindropss. When all of us, at this juncture, at Chennai, fear of the Rain, this Team Raindropss, have started to be the change that they want to happen in the society for its goodness. And that is how, this “Annual Calendar Launch & Change maker Awards” have reached third edition, and a lot more to go!
This year – 2015 , Life time Achievement award was conferred to the Greatest legends , who have been ruling the rooster for more than eight Decades! Dr. Balamuralikrishna – A Legendary musician and Dr.M.S.Swaminathan – the Father of Green Revolution were conferred with Life Time achievement award, for the quantum of services they did, they do and they will do, for the huge amount of lives the inspired, they inspire and they will be inspiring! It is also a pride moment to realise that both the LTA awardees have been awarded the second Highest Civilian Honor - Padma Vibushan !
The change – maker awards were given to ten people for their yeomen services to the society, bringing in the change – being the change that they wanted to see. The award winners were , Dr.N.C.Rajamani (VP, Astro Malasia), Dr.Gnanasambandham ( Tamil Laureate ), Dr. Valarmathi ( Scientist), Dr.Karunanithi (Chairman, Vivekanandha Institutions), Dr.Anoop( MD, Ava Cholayil), Ms.Jaishree Raveendran (Founder& ED, Ability Foundation), Dr.Santhosham (Chairman, VGP groups), Mr.Murali (Social activist, Selvalaya) and Md.Yunus ( Founder, PRO & Life saver).
Featuring the twelve achievers, Raindropss released its annual calendar for the year 2016. The funds mobilised by the calendar purchase, is used for two main causes, says Aravindh. The part of the funds from its sales will be donated to Ability foundation, towards its work for empowering the lives of differently abled People and the other, will help to bring back Namma Chennai, to its beauty by making happen the Chennai Flood Rehabilitation works.
The audiences witnessed a couple of tribute performances by Ms,Raihanah, Dr.Narayanan and Shamsudeen who dedicated their performances to Dr.Balamuralikrishna – The legendary musician. The Grand event, Anchored by Shashi had also seen many noted luminaries like Dr.Sultan Ahemed Ismail, Ms.Vani Jairam, Dr.Ushaa Eshwaran and few other luminaries as well wishers, were seen in the event.
Raindropss 3 rd Annual Calendar(2016) Launch – Maatram Theadi (Be the Change) and Lifetime Achievement Award to Dr.M.Balamuralikrishna and Dr.M.S.Swaminathan, held at Rani Seethai Hall on 12 December 2015, was a great grand success, bringing in lots of young minds, unite and serve for a noble cause.
Raindropss – Responsibility !