French Cultural Development - Sigaram Award


French Institute of Pondicherry (IFP) has been awarded the Sigaram Award 2019 under the category “French Cultural Development” (பிரஞ்சு கலாசார மேன்மை) during the Second edition of News18 Tamil Nadu ‘Sigaram Awards 2019 held’ on 30th August at Anandha Inn, Pondicherry.


Since 2018, News 18 Tamil Nadu, the regional news channel of the News18network annually honours individuals and organisations from Pondicherry whose consistent efforts and hard work had strengthened the development of the state and made a difference to the society at large.

Individuals and organisations were chosen for the Sigaram Awards on the following categories: Social Service, Sports, the School of State, Medicine, Arts, Entrepreneurship, Agriculture, Rural Enterprises and Education. Two new categories such as French cultural Development and Hospitality were introduced for the Second edition of News 18 Tamil Nadu Sigaram Awards 2019. The nominees have been selected through an editorially driven process and by a set of esteemed jury of members.