Kollam: Gandhibhavan International Trust, Pathanapuram won the award for excellence in social service, given by K Chittilappilly Foundation for the individuals and institutions who have contributed to charity and social service initiatives. Dr. Punalur Somarajan, director of the trust, received the award amount of Rs. 2 lakh and certificate of appreciation. Chairman of the foundation Kochauseph Chittilappilly distributed the awards in the ceremony held at Renai Hotel, Kochi. The winners, both individual and institution, were selected from more than 200 nominations from all over the state. K Vijayan, Joint MD of K Chittilappilly foundation, Dr. George Sleeba, executive director of K Chittilappilly foundation and Jacob Kuruvila, director of K Chittilappilly foundation will attend the ceremony.