Udupi: Catholic Sabha Shirva deanery of the diocese, in association with Karnataka State Minority Development Board, organized an information camp on government facilities meant for Christians at Our Lady of Health parish auditorium, Shirva, here on Sunday, June 14.
The parish priest of Our Lady of Health Shirva, Fr Stany Tauro presided over the programme.
Fr Tauro urged the parishioners to avail the state benefits through the Minority Development Board.
Udupi district Minority Development Board Officer Sridar Bhandary briefed about the state facilities meant for Christians to the parishioners of Shirva deanery on the occasion.
Twenty-eight Catholic representatives of Shirva deanery who were elected in the recently held Gram Panchayat elections were felicitated along with Allen D’Souza of Mukamar parish, who has been striving hard to avail state facilities to parishioners of Shirva deanery since the past 2 years, during the programme.
Catholic Sabha political wing convener Serine D’Sa, state facilities co-ordinator Reginald Lobo and Catholic Sabha treasurer Paustine D’Souza were present on the dais.