Pravasi Legal Cell organized K. Padmanabhan Memorial RTI Lecture and National Award function on 27th January 2019 at the Constitution Club of India, New Delhi. This year the award has been felicitated to Advocate D. B. Binu, a renowned RTI activist and President, RTI Kerala Federation. 
During the event, a book titled “Right to Information Act: Key to Open Democracy” was released authored by Adv. Jose Abraham, Advocate on Record, Supreme Court of India and Founder President of Pravasi Legal Cell. The Chief Guest of the event was Justice (Rtd) K. G. Balakrishnan, former Chief Justice of India who did the honour of releasing the book. Shri. Wajahat Habibullah, the first and former Chief Information Commissioner of India did the honour of delivering the RTI Lecture of the event. RTI Award – 2018 was given to Advocate D. B. Binu by Justice (Rtd) C. S. Rajan, Patron of Pravasi Legal Cell.