Best Social Worker Award (for outstanding work done for women) and Best Institution (for serving women):
The Independence Day Award is awarded to the civilians of Tamil Nadu to encourage the outstanding work done for women by the individual and serving women for institutions. The following rules and guidelines were issued for the selection of the awardees for the Best Social Worker and Best Institution Award.
• The award shall be in the form of a Medal and named as Best Social Worker and Institution Award .
• The Medal will be in the circular in shape made of gold (10 grams 22 carrot) for Best Social Worker and Best Institution.
• In addition to the medal Certificate of appreciation will be given.
• In addition to the medal a cheque of Rs.50,000
(Rupees Fifty thousand only) will be given to the Best Institution.