Mangalore,June.12: Mangalore Alumni Association (MAA) in its objective of helping the University in the development of infrastructure has constructed a bus shelter in the University in the premises of Mangalagangothri. This work was sponsored by Karnataka Bank Ltd., Mangalore.
The bus shelter was inaugurated by the Hon’ble Minister for Health and Family Welfare, Govt. of Karnataka Shri. U. T. Khader. The plaque was unveiled by Managing Director and CEO of Karnataka Bank Ltd., Shri P. Jayaram Bhat.
MAA also has installed a helpdesk in the premises of bus shelter to provide necessary information regarding the University and its services to the general public. This help desk was inaugurated by Hon’ble Vice Chancellor of Mangalore University Prof. K. Byrappa.
On this occasion, the Hon’ble minister lauded the efforts of MAA and congratulated Karnataka Bank for supporting such noble cause of constructing a bus stop which is useful not only to the students but also for general public. He said with the cooperation of such associations and public sector organisations the government can provide much better infrastructure to the public.
Shri P. Jayaram Bhat mentioned that during the centenary celebration of K.S.N. Adiga the founder chairman of Karnataka Bank on 5th November 2014 the bank had announced the construction of bus shelter by MAA. This has come true and today the bus stop is ready. He also handed over a cheque of Rs. 5 lakhs to the hon’ble Vice Chancellor Mangalore University for having a K.S.N. Adiga endowment lecture every year .
On this occasion the hon’ble Vice Chancellor Prof. K Byrappa thanked both Mangalore University Association and Karnataka Bank for their help in the developmental activities of the University. He recalled the services of shri. K.S.N. Adiga in getting the University to Mangalore. He also requested the hon’ble Minister to help the University in establishing a primary health centre on the campus, which will be helpful to both the students of the University and general public from the nearby villages.
Prof. P. S. Yadapadithaya, Registrar, Prof. B. Narayana, Registrar Evaluation, Prof. P. A. Rego, Finance Officer of Mangalore University, Shri. Dinesh kumar Alva, President MAA, Prof. P. L.Dharma, Shri. Sadananda Shetty, Dr. Deviprabha, Prof. A. M. Khan, Dr. T. Y. Malliah, other office bearers of MAA and various faculty members of the University were present on the occasion.