He was also awarded Doctor of Laws (Honoris Causa) by the Philippines University. He has been awarded the Tamra Patra for participation in the freedom struggle. He is the recipient of a Souvenir from the Secretary-General of the United Nations for distinguished service as President of the U.N. Administrative Tribunal. The title of "Sat Seva Ratna" has been conferred on him by His Holiness the Sankaracharya of Kanchi Kamakoti Peetam. Shri Venkataraman played a major role in the establishment and functioning of the Swaminatha Swamy Temple (Malai Mandir) in New Delhi.
He was a prolific writer and a distinguished orator. In a public life spanning well over sixty years, he was editor of Labour law Journal (1949 - 57), and 'Swarajya' ( 1975-77), a regular contributor to Bhavan' s Journal during his tenure as President of Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan. We have included links to his post- presidential speeches (unpublished) covering a wide range of topics as well as many editorials and other contributions.