Mangaluru, May 28, 2015 : Former cricketer and Arjuna awardee Javagal Srinath will be honoured with ’Vandana Award - 2015’ for his lifetime achievements. The award conferring ceremony, jointly organised by Rotary Club of Mangalore Central and Rotaract Club of Mangalore City will be held at Hotel Deepa Comforts here on May 29 at 8 pm.
Awards Committee Chairman Dr B Devadas Rai said Mangalore University Vice Chancellor Prof Dr K Byrappa will be chief guest for the felicitation and award presentation ceremony. Rotary International District 3180 Zone IV Assistant Governor Satish Bolar and District Rotaract Representative Razak Kabakars are guest of honours.
Vandana Award which was constituted in 2004 comprises no cash prize. The award was conferred on 26 dignitaries including Dr Shantharam Shetty, Dr M Mohan Alva, Prof Dr B M Hegde, M N Rajendra Kumar, Justice Santhosh Hegde, Gurukiran, Kasaragod Chinna and also to an organization called Mobility Center For The Blind, so far.