Catholic Sabha, Udupi and John D’Silva Foundation, Mumbai felicitated meritorious students of Udupi Diocese in Karnataka. The programme was organized at St. Francis Xavier Church Hall, Udyavar on January 31, 2021.
According to the report
, delivering the keynote address during the programme, Cyprian Monteiro, Joint Director of the Education Department of Mangalore, said that students should show more interest in jobs in Government departments. For this purpose, they should start preparing right from their early stages of education so that they can achieve success in the competitive examinations.
During the programme, Udupi Diocese students who had secured highest marks were awarded Pratibha Puraskar by John D’Silva Foundation, Mumbai. Catholic Sabha, Udupi, gave scholarships to meritorious students from economically weaker sections of the Christian community.
John D’Silva, President of John D’Silva Foundation and his wife Mrs Gladys D’Silva, Fr Stany Lobo-Chancellor of Udupi Diocese, Fr Ferdinand Gonsalves-Spiritual Director, Alwyn Quadros-immediate past President of Catholic Sabha, Udupi Pradesh, Dr Gerald Pinto-Director of Pratibha Puraskar Committee, Gerald Rodrigues-Treasurer of Catholic Sabha, Udupi Pradesh, Ronald D’Almeida-President of Udupi Deanery Catholic Sabha and Lawrence D’Sa-President of Udyavar Unit of Catholic Sabha, were present.