Archbishop Benedict Mar Gregorios Award, instituted by the Association of Mar Ivanios College Old Students (AMICOS)

The Archbishop Benedict Mar Gregorios Award is a prestigious award given by the AMICOS in Kerala, India. The award is named after the late Archbishop Benedict Mar Gregorios, who was the second metropolitan archbishop of the Syro-Malankara Catholic Church and a promoter of inter-religious dialogue and harmony. The award is given to eminent personalities who have made outstanding contributions to the fields of law, education, culture, and social service. The award consists of a citation, a plaque, and a cash prize of Rs. 1 lakh. Some of the previous recipients of the award are Justice K.G. Balakrishnan, former Chief Justice of India; Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, former President of India; and Dr. Shashi Tharoor, Member of Parliament and former Minister of State for External Affairs. 

Past Awardees