Bengaluru, December 14, 2016: Mr. PNC Menon, Chairman Emeritus, Sobha Limited – India’s most trusted real estate brand, has been bestowed with this year’s ‘K.P.S. Menon Memorial’ award by the “Sri Chettur Sankaran Nair Memorial Cultural (CSN) Trust” at a recently held award ceremony in Ottappalam, Kerala. The award was presented by PadmashreeDr. P.R. Krishnakumar, Chancellor, Avinashilingam University and Managing Director, Aryavaidya Pharmacy.

Mr. Menon has been recognised for his sterling contribution and commitment to industrial development and betterment of the society. In addition, this award has been honoured to him not only for being a very successful business tycoon but also for his generous philanthropic and humanitarian activities.

Expressing his happiness, Mr. J.C. Sharma, Vice Chairman and Managing Director, Sobha Limited said: “It is a special and happy moment forthe entire Sobha family that Mr. PNC Menon has been conferred such a prestigious honour.This award is a testimony of the work Sobha has been doing to enrich the lives of people in need and motivates us further to continue our efforts with utmost sincerity”

The award ceremony was presided over by Mr. P.T. Narendra Menon, Chairman of the trust. The event also witnessed the presence of Mr. P. Unni, M.L.A.; Mr. P.B. Nooh, I.A.S.; Mr. T.R. Ajayan, Cultural and Literary activist; Mr. Pradeep N., President, CNS Literary Wing; and Dr. K.V. Ramachandran, CNS trustee. The award ceremony was followed by gala evening of music and dance recitals.

The K.P.S. Menon memorial award was instituted by Sri ChetturSankaran Nair Memorial Cultural Trustin memory of the late diplomat K.P.S. Menon, who hailed from Ottappalam. The Trust is a non-profit organization that aims at promoting rich historical and cultural values, with special focus on the Malabar region in Kerala.