Most prominent among the awards is our prestigious V P Sivakumar Memorial Keli Short Story Award, presented every year to the best short story published in Malayalam, consisting of a cash prize, a memento designed by Prof. V C John and a certificate. Also, many prominent personalities belonging to different walks of life are honoured with Keli Awards. Senior citizens who have contributed much to the society are also given recognitions.

1. N.S Madhavan(Thuruthu,1993)

2. KP Ramanunni(Mukha Lakshnam,1994)

3. C V Sreeraman(Ishta Daanam,1995)

4. Chandramathi(Anchamante Veravu,1996)

5. T.V. Kochu Bava(Jala Maalika,1997)

6. Santosh Echikanam(Ubhaya Jeevitham,1998)

7. B. Murali(Eda 8888 Vizhungu,1999)

8. Subhash Chandran(Manushyanu Oru Aamukkam enna novelintae onnam adhyayam,2000)

9. P. SurendranChinese Market,2001)

10. Thomas Joseph(Manushya Vaahanam,2002)

11. Ashokan Charuvil(Dwaraka Talkies,2003)

12. R. Unni(Mudra Reakshesam,2004)

13. E. Santosh Kumar(Paasupathanu,2005)

14. M. Mukundan(Aanineyum Pennineyum Kurich,2006)

15. Sithara S(Idathavalam,2007)

16. K.R Meera(Gillotine,2008)

17. Ambika Suthan Mangad(Aanatheara,2012)

18. S. Harish(Adam,2013)

19. Premod RamanThantha Thaazhu,2014)

20. G.R Indugopan(Elivaanam,2015)

21. Vinoy Thomas(Udamasthar,2016)