Kundapur, Oct 28, 2015: The Yadthare Manjayya Shetty Memorial Awards were conferred on prominent NRI entrepreneur and NMC Group Chairman Dr B.R. Shetty and eminent Kannada film director Girish Kasaravalli at a function held at the RN Shetty Kalyana Bhavan here to commemorate the birth anniversary of late Manjayya Shetty. The Trust formed in his memory had organised the function.
Speaking after receiving the Award, Dr BR Shetty recalled his journey towards the path of success and added the Award has increased the responsibility on his shoulders. He also informed about his plans to construct toilets for 102 poor families in Kundapur and Byndoor.
In his address, Girish Kasaravalli said he considers himself lucky to receive the award and added that he had even made a movie in Kundagannada.
The programme was earlier inaugurated by AG Kodgi, former MLA. B Jagannath Shetty, President of the Trust, presided over the function.
N Vinay Hegde, Chancellor of Nitte University, Jayaprakash Hegde, former MP, Dr Shantharam Shetty, Vice Chancellor of Nitte University, A Sadananda Shetty, Bunts Welfare Trust President and others were present on the occasion.