Rajiv Gandhi Shiromani Award



  • Recipient of award from Kerala Industrial Promotion Society, Small scale industries in the year 2008.
  • Recipient of Special Recognition Award by Kerala Koumudhi in the year 2008.
  • Recipient of award from "C Prabhakaran (Former Treasurer of BJ P) Memorial Charitable Trust" in the year 2009.
  • Recipient of Award from "Drisya (Kochi)" in the year 2009.
  • Recipient of Vyavasay Ratnam Award from Kerala Vikasana Padana Kendram in the year 2009.
  • Recipient of Rotract excellent award from Rotract Club of Calicut in the year 2010.
  • Recipient of Indhira Gandhi Sevarathna Puraskar from All India Economy Survey Council New Delhi in the year 2012.
  • Recipient of Karma Chaitanya award from Lions Club Of Calicut beach in the year 2014.

“Rajiv Gandhi Shiromani Award” is instituted by the Citizens’ Integration Peace Society, New Delhi each year for industrial individuals for their outstanding achievement and distinguished service to the nation. The award for 2010 has been accorded to Dr. Manoj Arukandathil, Ph.D and the same was presented to him at a symposium on “Rajiv’s Role in promoting National Integration “ on 22-08-2010 at Teen Murthy Bhavan, New Delhi by his Excellency Dr. Iqbal Singh, Lt. Governor of Pudussery in the presence of Shri. Balram Thacker, Former Lokha Sabha Speaker, His Excellency Shri. Balmiki Prasad Singh, Governor of Sikkim, Honourable Dr. Bhishma Naraian Sigh, Former Governor of Sikkim and Shri. GVG Krishnamurthy, former Election Commissioner of India.

Positions held

  • Managing Director
  • Kumar Industries (India), Kozhikode
  • Chairman
  • SMART Hospital & Research Centre, Kokkallur, Kozhikode
  • Chairman
  • Shree Mansons Charitable Foundation, (SMART)
  • State General Secretary
  • Kerala Small scale Soaps Manufactures Association