Mangalore, Oct. 31: Dakshina Kannada Automobile & Tyre Dealers Association (R), Mangalore felicitated two of its veteran members K. G. Shenoy (Mangalore) and B. Vadiraja Beliya (Kundapur), with ‘Outstanding Contribution Award’ and ‘Lifetime Achievement Award’ respectively in recognition of their contribution to automobile and auto spares industry of the region.
The awards were conferred on the recipients during the 29th Annual General Meeting of the Association held on Saturday, October 26th, at ‘Auto Bhavan’, the association’s premises at Maroli, Mangalore.
Association President Maroor Padmanabha Pai, Secretary Kasturi Prabhakar Pai, Joint Secretary R. P. D’souza, Vice President B. L. Suvarna, Treasurer K. Vilas, Managing Committee Member Shashidar Pai Maroor were present on the dais.
PROFILE OF THE RECIPIENTS
KARKALA GOVINDA SHENOY is the Senior Vice President of the Association and has been actively serving the body for the last 21 years. He was responsible for streamlining the Association activities and he also played a crucial role in the formation of Federation of Karnataka Automobile and Allied Industries Associations, Bangalore during 1999. Later, he also served as the State Federation President for two years 2003 / 2005 and spearheaded the rapid expansion of the Federation throughout Karnataka state.
BEJADY VADIRAJA BELIYA is a partner of The Auto Stores, Kundapur and he has been actively contributing to the firm’s growth for the last 50 years. The Auto Stores is a firm dealing mainly in truck parts, car parts and rice mill parts. A simple and unassuming person, his career stands testimony to how ‘Sky is the limit’ for a meritorious person. Through this firm, he has been instrumental in providing quality spares and reliable service to meet the needs of the automobile industry of the region, maintaining high standards of professional ethics.