Mangaluru, June 14, 2015: A modern bus stand, constructed in memory of K. Suryanarayana Adiga, who developed Karnataka Bank, was inaugurated at MU / Mangalagangothri campus. Minister for Health and Family Welfare U.T. Khader lauded the Mangala Alumni Association and Karnataka Bank for providing the much needed infrastructure and urged people to use the new upto date stand.
Karnataka Bank Managing Director P. Jayaram Bhat said that the late K.S.N. Adiga, who had dedicated himself to social service, was also responsible for the establishment of Mangalore University.
Presiding over the event, University Vice-Chancellor K. Byrappa said Mangalore University had its beginning as a postgraduate study centre of Mysore University because of the efforts of Adiga. On the occasion, MD Bhat handed over a cheque for Rs. 5 lakh towards KSN Adiga Endowment to VC Byrappa.