Young Scientist felicitated
Ms. Rashmi Parvathi, seventeen-year-old scientist of the District, studying at Vivekananda P.U. College, Puttur, was felicitated by Mr. Manjunath Bhandary, Chairman, Bhandary Foundation. She has been selected to attend the International Convention in the United States of America to be held in May 2013. She will be presenting her project on Agricultural Research at Houston. The Chairman honoured her with a cheque for Rs.1.5 Lakh from the Corpus Fund through Mr. Abhishek Goyal, IPS, Superintendent of Police, Dakshina Kannada District, for her research mission.
Under corporate social responsibility an amount of Rs. 25,000/- from the Sahyadri Corpus Fund has been handed over to Master Akhil R. M., student of Std. VIII, Lourdes Central School, Bejai, Mangalore, to participate in the World School Chess Championships 2013 at Porto Carras, Halkidiki, Greece, from 6 to 15 May, 2013.