President of India Shri Pranab Mukherjee conferred the prestigious <b>Indian Red Cross Gold Medal</b> (2012), the highest National Award given for exceptional Red Cross Humanitarian Work of high order, on Dr. Wooday P. Krishna at a ceremonial function held in Rasthraprati Bhawan, New Delhi, on 3rd May 2013. Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare and Chairman of Indian Red Cross Society Shri Ghulam Nabi Azad was present during the occasion

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President's Gold Medal

President of India Shri Pranab Mukherjee conferred the prestigious Indian Red Cross Gold Medal (2012), the highest National Award given for exceptional Red Cross Humanitarian Work of high order, on Dr. Wooday P. Krishna at a ceremonial function held in Rasthraprati Bhawan, New Delhi, on 3rd May 2013. Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare and Chairman of Indian Red Cross Society Shri Ghulam Nabi Azad was present during the occasion.

NOTABLE AWARDS & HONOURS

Dr. Wooday P Krishna's work in many fields has attracted the attention of the Government and many other important and powerful bodies. He has been honoured by many for his memorable achievements both at the State and National level and also by foreign associations.

Indian Red Cross President's Gold Medal
(2012)
Nadoja Award
(2020)
Honorary Degree of Doctor of Letters
(D. Lit.) (2023)

Dr. Wooday P Krishna is a recipient of several noted global awards and honours, including coveted fellowships.

INTERNATIONAL
  • Fellowship

    of World Academy of Productivity Science, Canada
    for helping to raise the living standards of people across the globe through productivity enhancement.

  • Fellowship

    of the Institution of Engineering & Technology, U.K.,
    considered as one of the top international recognitions in the Engineering field for individual excellence in professional practice.

  • Citation

    from Basava International, New York, U.S.A. for Humanitarian Services

NATIONAL
  • President's Gold Medal

    the highest National Award given for exceptional Red Cross Humanitarian Work of high order, from the President of India.

  • Eminent Mechanical Engineer National Award

    for contribution in the field of Engineering
    from the Institution of Engineers (India)

  • The Doyens Award

    of the Hindu Group
    in recognition of exemplary commitment and impactful positive contribution to education in Karnataka

  • Bharatiyavidyavisarada

    from Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, Mumbai

  • Technology Excellence Award

    from the Indian Technology Congress for promoting Information & Communication Technology in education

  • Eminent Valuer Award

    for lifetime achievement in the field of Industrial Valuation
    from the Institution of Valuers, Bangalore Branch, 2022

  • Scroll of Honour (2020)

    from the Institution of Engineers (India) for outstanding contribution to the cause of Engineering and Nation Building

STATE
  • State Rajyotsava Award

    for Life Time Achievement in Social Service
    from Govt. of Karnataka

  • State Award

    for Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities
    from Govt. of Karnataka

  • State Youth Award

    for Youth and Community Services
    from Govt. of Karnataka

  • Nadoja Award

    which is equivalent to the prestigious honorary degree of Doctor of Literature (D. Litt.) of Kannada University, Hampi for significant contribution in the field of education, 2020.

  • Honorary Degree of Doctor of Letters (D. Lit.)

    for exceptional service to society from Bengaluru City University, 2023.

  • Gandhi Endowment Award

    for significant contributions in the fields of Social Service & Education by Kannada Sahitya Parishat

  • Honorary Life Membership

    of State Award Winning Social Service Organization Udayabhanu Kala Sangha, Bengaluru

  • Elected General President (2014)

    of 4th Andhra Border Area Kannada Literary Conference
    by Kannada Sahitya Parishat

  • Red Cross Service Award

    for outstanding Humanitarian Work
    from the Governor of Karnataka

  • Dr. G. Madegowda Social Service Award

    from Dr. G. Madegowda Foundation, Mandya District.

Others
  • Sri Suttur Mutt Honour (2024)

    for Social Service
    from Jagadguru Sri Veerasimhasan Mahasamsthan Mutt, Sri Suttur Kshetra, Mysuru District.

  • Vijaya Karnataka Achievers of Bengaluru Award (2023)

    for outstanding contribution in the field of Education
    from The Times Group.

  • Sevak of the Year Award (2023)

    for Life Time Achievement in Social Service
    from Sevak Organisation founded by Guruji Acharya Vinay Vinekar

  • Parimala Award (2023)

    for Education
    from Parimala Geleyara Balaga, Bengaluru

  • Sri Balagangadharanatha Swamiji Award (2023)

    for Education Work
    from V. Somanna Foundation

  • Nadoja Dr. G. Narayana Cultural Award (2023)

    from Kannada Development Authority & Another

  • Educationist of the Year Award (2022)

    from the Bangalore Management Association

  • Kaayaka Yogi Dr Shivakumara Swamiji Award

    for Education and Social Work
    from Karnataka Vachana Sahitya Parishath

  • Kempegowda Award

    for contribution in the field of Education
    from the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike

  • Seva Shri Award

    for outsanding Youth Work
    from Vivekananda Kala Kendra (a State Award Winning Organisation), Bengaluru

  • Dr M C Modi Memorial Humanitarian Award (2022)

    from Lions International District 317A conferred annually on an extraordinary citizen of Bengaluru City engaged in humanitarian service to the society.

  • Service Award

    from Karnataka State Federation of Voluntary Service Organizations, 2022.

  • Gandhian S. Viswanath Award

    from Mahatma Gandhi Memorial Trust, Mandya, for propagation of Gandhian Thought

  • Distinguished Alumnus Honour

    from Mysuru Sri Ramakrishna Vidyashala Old Boys' Association for selfless service to society

  • Gandhi Sahitya Sangha Platinum Jubilee Honour

    for propagation of Gandhian Thought and Philosophy

  • Honorary Membership

    of Rotary Bengaluru Metro in recognition of exceptional Social Service

  • DVG Puraskar

    for Social Service from DVG Vedike, Bengaluru

  • Honoured with a Bilingual Felicitation Volume

    Krishna Siri to commemorate his 50th birthday

  • Bio-Sketch

    included in Asia Pacific Who's Who

  • Plaque of Honour

    from the Silver Jubilee Batch of Mysuru Sri Ramakrishna Vidyashala in recognition of outstanding contribution and commitment in achieving Excellence in Education, 2022.

  • Short Film

    on the life and achievements of Dr Wooday P Krishna produced by the Department of Information and Publicity, Government of Karnataka, 2020.

  • Elected General President (2018)

    of Bangalore District Chutuku Sahitya Sammelan

  • Elected General President (2017)

    of Bengaluru Gandhinagar Assembly Constituency Kannada Sahitya Sammelan by Kannada Sahitya Parishath

  • Profile

    included in The Doyens: Guardians of Knowledge , a Coffee Table Book on Education in Karnataka, published by The Hindu Group, 2017.

  • All India Kannada Sahitya Sammelan Honour (2015)

    for Life Time Achievement in Education and Social Service.

  • Works dedicated to Dr. Wooday P Krishna by Noted Kannada Writers
    • 'Mukha Mukhi', a Collection of Interviews on electronic media compiled by Vinay Bhat, published by Patel Publications Bangalore, 2023.
    • A biography of Dr. Wooday P Krishna by Dr K.V. Muddaveerappa and Prof. M. G. Rangaswamy in 2017 in Kannada.'Sikshana Shilpi', Revised edition in 2023.
    • Kannada Writer Dwaranakyunte Pathanna has dedicated his book 'Nerala Nidhaana', a Collection of Articles, 2023.
    • Dr S Poornima dedicated her book 'America Pravasa Kathanagalu: Ondu Saamskrutika Adhyayana', based on her doctoral thesis, 2022
    • Padma Awardee Kannada Poet Dr Doddarangegowda dedicated his works 'Saptashrunga', a Collection of Critical Articles, in 2010 and 'Middleman', a Collection of Short Stories, in 2022.
    • Poet Siddesh Duggenahalli dedicated his book 'Desikathanagalu', a Collection of Research Articles, 2022.
    • Noted Scholar Prof Mallepuram G Venkatesha dedicated his book 'Tattva Kathana', 2022
    • Central Sahitya Akademi Awardee Kannada Writer Lokkuru Ananda, dedicated his translated work 'Muttu', an English novel entitled 'The Pearl' by Nobel Prize Winner John Steinbeck, 2022.
    • Well known Poet Dr. Satyamangala Mahadeva dedicated his work 'Rekkegalodaavo Mugilige', 2021.
    • State Awardee Novelist Janagere Venkataramaiah dedicated his novel 'Jeevajala' (700 pages), 2018.
    • Karnataka Janpada Academy Prize Winning Author Dr. K. V. Muddaveerappa dedicated his book 'Bisila Dani', 2017.
    • Dr Sisira dedicated his book 'Srujanasheela' to mark Dr Wooday P Krishna 50 in 2013.
    • Prof H B Shivakumar dedicated his book 'Kunchitiga Vokkaligara Maduve Sampradayagalu', 2011
ಕವಿಗಳ ಕಣ್ಣಲ್ಲಿ ವೂಡೆ ಪಿ ಕೃಷ್ಣ
A Short Film
  • On the life and achievements of Dr Wooday P Krishna is produced by the Department of Information and Publicity, Government of Karnataka, 2020.