Source : Times of India
Mangaluru: World Konkani Centre, Konkani Language and Cultural Foundation, Mangaluru instituted Basti Vaman Shenoy Vishwa Konkani Seva Awards on Tuesday announced recipients of the award for 2017. They are G Nagendra Prabhu, associate professor, post-graduate department of zoology and research centre, University of Kerala among men and Dr Usha S Heranjal, Anu Eye Hospital, Valsad, Gujarat among women.
The award is sponsored by Vishwa Konkani Kendra chief patron and chairman of Manipal Global Education T V Mohandas Pai. The above two personalities will receive Rs 1 lakh each and a shawl, citation and other items at a ceremony to be held on November 20 at Sri Sudheendra Hall, Canara Girls High School, Dongerkery, Mangaluru.