Mangaluru, Jan 02, 2019: Nitte University felicitated renowned Orthopaedic Surgeon and Researcher Dr. A Ananthram Shetty and well known social activist Krishna Kumar Punja, for receiving the Karnataka Rajyotsava Award.
Dr. AnanthramShetty, who is currently the Chair of Orthopaedics and Director of Research,Institute of Medical Sciences, Canterbury Christchurch University, United Kingdom has been associated with Nitte University as an Adjunct Professor and is a key research collaborator with the Stem Cell Research Centre of the University.
Krishna Kumar Punja has worked extensively in Dakshina Kannada district through Sevanjali Trust which is associated with Nitte University for delivery of healthcare to underprivileged sectors of the society.
The Chancellor of the University, N. Vinaya Hegde, Pro Chancellors Dr. M. Shantharam Shetty and Vishal Hegde, Vice Chancellor Prof. (Dr.) Satheesh Kumar Bhandary, Pro Vice-Chancellor Dr. M.S. Moodithaya, Director (Finance & Planning) Rajendra and other dignitaries were present at the ceremony.