2012-Telugu Association of North America
The Best Human Service Award
NATA is an international organization established by prominent Telugu people living in North America. Renowned professors, scholars and businessmen are members of the organization .It provides financial assistance to persons of Telugu origin living in various countries in the world & also to the poor people in USA besides promoting community services, cultural and social activities, student assistance, and preservation and promotion of Telugu language and heritage in the United States, and in various countries across the globe.
The organization honors 18 eminent telugu people living in different countries once in every two years. Dr Kumar P.V.H.N Annavarapu Ph.D is honored with The Best Human Service Award 2012 on 1st July 2012 which is an international award given to eminent persons in recognition of their services by North American Telugu Association (NATA) at Houston, Texas, USA
Dr Kumar P.V.H.N Annavarapu Ph.D is a multifaceted personality who has contributed a lot to the society as an academician, journalist, author, educator, publisher, researcher, and philosopher. He has authored several books and published hundreds of editorials, write-ups, essays in the fields of education, Philosophy, Social aspects of life and on teachings of Sri Shirdi Sai baba, India towards having good human relationships, improving moral values in the society, mutual respect and spread the message of oneness among all the people and in recognition of his contribution towards betterment of mankind the Best Human service Award has been conferred on him.
2011-Telugu Association of North America
The Best Literature Award
TANA is the oldest and biggest Indo- American international organization established in the year 1977 by renowned Telugu people living in North America . It provides financial Aid of more than one million dollars every year to persons of Telugu origin living in different countries to promote Telugu language and its heritage in the United States and in Andhra Pradesh by conducting community services, cultural activities ,social activities, scholarships to meritorious students , medical assistance to the needy persons.
World famous scholars, businessmen, entrepreneurs and philanthropists are members of the organization. Famous and eminent personalities from among crores of Telugu people spread worldwide are presented with Awards for outstanding performance in their profession and contribution to the society once in every two years.
In the 18th TANA Conference held at Santa Clara International Convention Centre, California on 1st July 2011, The Best Literature Award- 2011 has been presented to Dr Kumar PVHN Annavarapu for excellence in multiple fields and contribution in enriching the Telugu literature and spread the spirit of oneness and integration among all people for peaceful coexistence.
Dr Kumar P.V.H.N Annavarapu Ph.D is a journalist, Editor, author and publisher, researcher. He has done PhD (Doctor of Philosophy in History), M.Phil (Master of Philosophy, PGDPR (Public Relations) and has 27 Years Experience in the field of Public Relations, Human Resources, Articles Writing and Columns Writing. He has authored 149 books and published hundreds of editorials, write-ups, essays in the fields of personality development, career guidance, education, youth development, Philosophy etc.
2011-Telugu Association of Metro Atlanta
Georgia State Best Literature Award
Telugu Association of Metro Atlanta (TAMA) is an association formed in 1981 by eminent telugu people of Metro Atlanta. TAMA organizes events to celebrate major festivals, literary and cultural events like 'Sahiti Sadassu' (literary meet), musical nights, Ganesh Pooja etc and facilitates renowned people on important occasions. It is working for Socio, Cultural and Economic development of Telugu People not only in USA but also for the telugu community spread all over the world
In the 30th Annual day Celebrations held on 9th July 2011 at Georgia International Convention centre Atlanta . On the occasion Dr.Kumar PVHN Annavarapu a renowned person of Telugu literature is honored with Georgia State Best Literature Award for his Rachanalu/ literary works and outstanding contribution to Literature.
Dr.Kumar PVHN Annavarapu has written several books /editorials /essays and is instrumental in the establishment of fortnightly magazine, VIDYA at Hyderabad and served as a Chief Editor which has established readership of about 4.5 Lakh (Four lakhs fifty thousand) in Andhra Pradesh, India to reach to youth in achieving their goals in their respective professions is commendable. He has unsaturated quest for knowledge, innovation, creativity on socio-economic and cultural development of the people and his literary works are exemplary.
Telugu is a dravidian language mainly spoken by the people of Andhra since mediveal times about 200 B.C. It is the third most spoken language in the Indian sub-continent.. It is described as the Italian of the east . Telugu people have occupied prominent positions in the history of the India and world & as well in present times. It has rich cultural heritage such as dance forms like Kuchipudi and handicrafts of Etikoppaka , Kondapalli toys have emanated from this land.
2011-Telugu Canada Foundation
Excellence Award and Best Writer Award
Telugu Canada Foundation is a Worldwide Voluntary and Cultural Organization founded by the Telugu people residing in Canada. The Telugu Canada Foundation invites selected telugu stalwarts from various fields once in every two years from around the world to honour them and present give prestigious awards in recognition to their services.
The Telugu Canada Foundation selected Dr. Kumar PVHN Annavarapu, from Print Media Category for this prestigious award and the award was conferred on Dr. Kumar in a function organized at Toronto, Canada during the year 2011,.
Dr. Kumar PVHN Annavarapu has authored more than 250 books and published hundreds of editorials, write-ups, essays in the fields of education , research, Philosophy and on the life and teachings of Sri Shirdi Sai baba. He is a member of American Asian Journalist Association, San Fransisco, USA, Member of All India Newspapers Editors Association, New Delhi, Member of World Association of Newspapers and other bodies. .His determination, persistence, dedication, sincerity, hard work coupled with humbleness and simplicity in the development of the telugu language and activities in various fields have made him to receive this prestigious international award .
Telugu is a dravidian language mainly spoken by the people of living in Trilingadeshsa i.e within the area of the three famous shrines of Draksharamam (East Godavari district), Kaleswaram (Karimnagar district) and Srisailam (Kurnool district) of Andhra Pradesh. It is also the official language of Yanam District in Pondicherry. Telugu is also spoken in Karnataka, Orissa, Tamil Nadu, Jharkhand, Maharashtra and Chattisgarh states of India and in different countries .