Awards

Honours and Recognition for MNC

  • The Sakhi Mandal Sahyog of Chennai honored Mrs. Jaya Krishnaswamy with an award for her "Extraordinary contribution in her Specialized field of Spreading Awareness on the Importance of Special Education and Early Childhood (Mental Retardation).This award was presented by His Excellency Dr. K Rosaiah, the Governor of Tamilnadu at the Rajbhavan on Women's Day 2016.
  • The Probus Club of Chennai in association with the Russian Centre of Science and Culture conferred the award of "Probus Award of Excellence 2016" on Mrs. Jaya Krishnaswamy at the Russian Centre of Science and Culture, Kasturi Rangan Road, Chennai 18 on Women's Day 2016.
  • MNC won the India NGO Awards 2012/13 - Small Category for their demonstration of best practices of impact, scalability and replicability, innovation and sustainability in their programmes, and in creative and successful resource mobilisation.
  • The Founder Director, Mrs. Jaya Krishnaswamy received the Best Social Worker Award in the field of Disability in 2012 from the Honble. Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu.
  • Received the National Award in the Institution category in 2004.
  • Recognised by Govt of Tamil Nadu (Director for Rehabilitation of the Disabled) Vide RC.No.14994/SSIII/2003 dated 16/9/03
  • The Founder Principal of the Centre, Mrs. Vimala Kannan, was awarded the 'Best Teacher Award' in the field of Mental Retardation by the Tamil Nadu Government (2001).
  • Received the 'Chief Minister's Special Award for Best Institution' in 1996.
  • Programme Co-ordinator of this Centre has been appointed by the State Govt as a member of the State Co-ordination Committee, a statutory body as per the Persons with Disabilities Act (1995).
  • Received the Best Institution Award from Tamil Nadu Government in 1995.
  • Programme Co-ordinator of the Centre was invited and deputed by UNICEF suo moto to attend the International Portage Conference (On Mental Retardation) in Jamaica in 1992.
  • The Upanayan Early Intervention Programme is included in the curriculum of training for Special Educators by Rehabilitation Council of India
  • The Upanayan Early Intervention Programme developed indigenously by the Centre's parent organisation was released by Mother Teresa in 1992.