New Year Awards for 4 Prominent Personalities

New Year Awards for 4 Prominent Personalities

Submitted by Newseditor on Sun, 2016-01-10 00:51 Manipal: Four eminent personalities belonging to the districts of Dakshina Kannada and Udupi were honoured at the New Year Awards Function at Fortune Inn Valley View Lawn here on Saturday. The Awards, being given away since 1941, is jointly presented by the Academy of General Education (AGE), Manipal University, Manipal and Syndicate Bank.Chairman and MD, Syndicate Bank Arun Shrivastava presenting the award to Allen Pereira.Every year four prominent people are bestowed the honour and this year the four were Dr H Sudarshan Ballal, Dr M Prabhakara Joshy, Allen CA Pereira and Dr G Shankar. While addressing the gathering on the occasion and giving a brief about the Awards and its recipients this year, Pro Chancellor, Manipal University, Manipal Dr H S Ballal who is also the president AGE said, “It is appropriate to recognise and honour the leaders in different professions and in our communities who fully exemplify social work, values and ethics and who have made a phenomenal contribution to the society over the years”.Dr H S Ballal presenting the award to Dr Prabhakara JoshyHe added, “These individuals have left an impact on the educational, social, cultural and other humanitarian sectors for the benefit of mankind. While the sectors they may have impacted positively may vary, one underlying common denominator is that all these individuals possess unfettered zeal, passion and deep dedication to the cause they believe in”. Satish Pai presenting the award to  Dr G Shankar