The Isa Viswa Prajnana Trust’s Vidya Award was given to Dr. A. Sukumaran Nair in honour of his lifetime of outstanding contributions to the field of education. The Minister for Tourism, Shri. Kadakampally Surendran, presented the award to Dr. Nair at the Education for Total Consciousness International Conference on July 16, 2019 at the Isa Viswa Vidyalyam, Thiruvananthapuram.
An esteemed educationalist, Dr. Nair is the former Vice-Chancellor of Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam, former Pro Vice-Chancellor of the University of Kerala, and Chairman of the Global Energy Parliament.
Many of his former students were in attendance at the Conference, including Dr. S. Sreedevi and Dr. C.G. Ramachandran Nair, who felicitated him heartily and lauded his achievements.