Dr.Veeramani’s exemplary and selfless service to humanity has attracted great admiration from educationalists across the globe. Following the footsteps of his mentor, Dr.Veeramani has proved to be a relentless fighter for social justice, literacy and for the development of the downtrodden society.
The reformist firmly believes that improvement in education is the key to create productive, informed citizens and to disseminate all social injustices, thereby strengthening the growth of our nation.
Dr.Veeramani himself has been an academic achiever all his life. He was a rank holder throughout his school days and received a Gold Medal for his Post Graduate degree in Economics. He also has another degree in Law. Asiriyar also received his Doctorate (D.Litt.) (Honoris Causa) from Alagappa University in the year 2003.
Recognizing his efforts towards the effective implementation of Community Development Scheme, the Canadian Government awarded him the prestigious “CIDA – Award of Excellence,” – an international award given to the best social service organization in the world.
The Malaysian Dravidar Kazhagam awarded him the title of “Karuthukkanal” [Spark of ideas] identifying his excellence in innovating ideas that benefit the society, while the Myanmar Self-respect Association conferred him the title of “Per Arivaalar” (genius) for his supreme intellect. Though titles and awards flood him, Dr.Veeramani remains to be a simple down-to-earth person, who leads an envious life with a humble mind and attitude.
Indeed, a legend born to make a difference!