8th September, 2023: News18 Tamil Nadu ‘Sigaram Awards’ continue to demonstrate the commitment and dedication of individuals who have had a positive influence on Puducherry and have contributed to the development of the region for the better. The 4th Edition of the News18 Tamil Nadu ‘Sigaram Awards’, a prestigious event recognizing outstanding individuals and organizations in Puducherry, took place on August 25, 2023, at the Anandha Inn, Puducherry. This unique platform celebrates the relentless efforts and significant contributions that have strengthened the foundation of the state, making it a model of excellence.

The distinguished chief guests for this remarkable evening were Dr. Tamilisai Soundararajan, the Hon’ble Governor of Telangana and Lt. Hon’ble Governor of Puducherry, along with Thiru. N. Rangaswamy, the Hon’ble Chief Minister of Puducherry. Their presence enhanced the grandeur of the event, and both the awardees and guests were motivated by their words of encouragement.

The winners of the News18 Tamil Nadu Sigaram Awards 2023 are: Best Social Worker – Mr Bhubesh Guptha; Promising Personality (Agriculture): Mr Sundhar; Best School – Kalmandapam Govt Hr Sec School; Best Teacher (Primary) – Ms Senthil Vadivu, Govt Middle School; Best Teacher (Secondary) – Baskara Rasu, Govt School; Best Doctor – Dr Muthukumaran; Best Sports Person (Weight Lifting) – Mr Vishal; Best Sports Person (Shot Put): Ms Loheetha; Tamil Literature Award: Mr Godhandaraman; Lifetime Achievement Award: Mr Villiyanur N Venkatesan; Excellence in Higher Education: School of Allied Health Sciences, VMRF-DU, Pondicherry; Upcoming Best Business Entrepreneur: 5k Car Care.

Tune into News18 Tamil Nadu to celebrate the outstanding contributions of these exemplary individuals and organizations on September 9, 2023, from 12:00 AM to 1:00 PM, and on September 10, 2023, from 8:00 AM to 9:00 PM.