Kurai Ondrum Illai..... A musical tribute to Dr. V. Shanta by Neela Saraswathi Bal Gurukul Team. The team was led by Mrs. Sriranjani Ajay, IDF Social Ambassador.
Indian Development Foundation honoured Dr. V. Shanta with the Mother Teresa Memorial Award 2013. The award, which included a statue of Mother Teresa, shawl and citation, was presented by Dr. M.S. Swaminathan, Founder Chairman of M.S. Swaminathan Research Foundation. He said, "The Ramon Magsaysay [Award Foundation] recognized her for the compassion and humanism. Her presence is a source of inspiration and guidance."