The Vakkom Moulavi Foundation Trust’s Professor N.A. Karim Award for Outstanding Public Service comprising of Rs. 1 lakh cash, citation and memento was awarded to the eminent Gandhian social worker Shri. P.V. Rajagopal by Hon’ble Vice President of India Shri.Hamid Ansari at a function held at Kanakakkunnu Palace on 16th February 2013. The Awardee was selected by a 5 member jury consisting of Dr.B.Ekbal, Prof. V.K. Damodaran, John Samuel, Padmashri.Shankar and Dr.Manisha Priyam.