Dr.Vil'anilam completed his full four years as Vice-Chancellor and retired from service in 1996. He is now more active than ever, continuing his research and studies and has published more books in English and Malayaal'am. Some of his books were translated into Hindi, the national language of India. In 1998, the University Grants Commission (UGC) honoured him with an award of Professor Emeritus in Communication, in which capacity he toured various Universities in India giving lectures and research guidance. From 2002-2003 onwards, he is visiting as Chairman of the Peer Team those universities and colleges in various parts of India that apply for assessmsent and accreditation by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC), an autonomous wing of the UGC. On the personal front, Dr. Vil'anilam and his wife Annie, have started a registered communication training institute, named the V-Institute of Communication Training, Organizational Research and Studies (VICTORS).
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