Mangalore, August 14: Rev. Dr. Aloysius Paul D’ Souza, Bishop of Mangalore has been selected for the award of Outstanding Community Leader for the year 2012-13, instituted by International Institute for Public Policy (IIPP).
The announcement was made on the eve of the nation’s 66th Independence Day by IIPP Executive Coordinator Anita Cordeiro. The award has been instituted to honour eminent personalities who have contributed their mite to the well being of the society, thus being a role model to the community.
A Crystal Award in commemoration of the Outstanding Community Leadership will be hand carried from the United States of America to be presented ceremoniously to Rev. Dr. Aloysius D’ Souza during the course of this year. There will also be a cash prize of Rs.1, 00, 000 along with the Award towards Educational Scholarship to the poor and deserving that will be allocated by the Bishop to suit with his own best discretion.
By: sathish Kapikad