Jayaram Bhat and Manohar Prasad- Recipients of Rotary Vandana Awards 2017
Mangaluru: Addressing the media persons during a press meet held at Mangalore Press Club, PDG MPHF Rtn. Dr. Devdas Rai -Chairman of Rotary Vandana Awards Committee said, ” This year Jayaram Bhat, Managing Director Karnataka Bank and Manohar Prasad Chief of News Bureau of Udayavani Kannada Daily have been chosen for the prestigious state level Rotary Annual “Vandana Award” for the year 2017, in recognition of their invaluable contributions, in the field of Banking and Journalism respectively. The award is jointly instituted by Rotary Club of Mangalore Central and Rotaract Club of Mangalore City, which is being conferred on Mr. Jayaram Bhat in recognition of his exemplary achievements in the field Banking. and for Manohar Prasad in appreciation of his life time achievements in the field of journalism. The award comprises of a citation, plaque and memento.”
“Member of the Parliament Nalin Kumar Kateel will grace the occasion as Chief guest, while Mangaluru City Corporation Mayor M/s. Kavitha Sanil will be the guest of honour and will felicitate the Awardees in a function to be held on Friday 24th March 2017 at Hotel Moti Mahal Mangaluru. at 8.00 pm. President of Rotary Club of Mangalore Central Rtn. Anil Gonsalves will preside over the function. Rotary District Zonal Lieutenant Rtn. Elais Sanctis, District Rotaract Representative Rtr. Miss. Hitaishi. President of Rotaract Club of Mangalore City Rtr.Yathish Salian will also be present on this occasion” added Rtn Dr. Rai.
Rotary Club and Rotaract Club annually confer their prestigious state level Vandana Award to the achievers in the field of sports, literature, Industry, business, Banking, Music, Science, Art, Culture and Social Service as a part of the Clubs Vocational Service projects. Rtn Anil Gonsalves, Rtn Santhosh Shet, Rtn Raymond D’Cunha- President, Past President and Secretary of Rotary Club of Mangalore Central respectively, and Rtr Yathish Salian, President of Rotaract Club of Mangalore City were also present on the dais during the press meet.