Udupi: Dr N R Narayana Murthy founder of Infosys was honoured with “Rastra Ratna Award” by Sri Vishwesha Thirtha Swamiji of Paryaya Pejawar Math on January 23.
Dr Narayana Murthy visited Sri Krishna Math, offered special prayers and obtained blessings of the Swamiji. After the visit to Sri Krishna Math, a brief felicitation ceremony was held at the Ananada Thirtha Mantapa where Narayana Murthy received the award.
Addressing the gathering Sri Vishwesha Thirtha Swamiji of Paryaya Pejawar Math said that Narayana Murthy’s contribution to IT sector is remarkable. He has glorified Bengaluru making it an IT link to the globe. The political class interacts with him while taking policy decisions. He is also a renowned face of Madhwa community. He has been conferred Rastra Ratna award, the highest honour of the Math. The Rastra Ratna award will be conferred to the achievers in various fields.
Dr Narayana Murthy receiving the award said that the Swamiji’s love towards him has inspired him to engage himself into social service with honesty.
Vishwesha Thirtha Swamiji of Paryaya Pejawar Math also felicitated Nira Radia, who used to run a public relations firm, with the Seva Ratna Prashasti
Sri Vishwa Prasanna Thirtha Junior Swamiji of Pejawar Math, Vasudeva Perampalli, Murali Kadekar and others were present.