Executive Chairman, Sakthi Sugars Limited, India
Movers and Shakers

The ‘Movers & Shakers’ award recognises Dr M. Manickam for empowering rural youth and creating better livelihoods through development programmes.  

Dr M. Manickam currently serves as the Vice President of South India Sugar Mills Association. He serves as the Member and Advisor for the State Level Information and Communication Technology Task Force, Government of Tamil Nadu and Indian Council of Agricultural Research, New Delhi, Government of India. 

He is the Chairman of the Governing Council of Dr Mahalingam College of Engineering & Technology Institutions. As a philanthropist he demonstrates a keen interest in empowering rural youth and uplifting the community.

The Asia HRD Awards Committee is honoured to bestow upon Dr M Mahalingam the Movers & Shakers Award 2016 for Moving and Shaking old beliefs and creating new paradigms in uplifting the rural youth through development programmes.