Mangaluru: Y Sudhir Kumar Shetty Perla, President of UAE Exchange has been chosen for 13th Pingara Rajyostava Award-2017.
Interacting with reporters here, Pingara Rajyotsava Award committee member and immediate past President of Karnataka Konkani Sahitya Academy Roy Castelino said, “Sudhir Kumar Shetty Perla has been chosen for the award for his immense social service and providing employment opportunity to people in various countries.”
“The award will be conferred by Bishop of Mangaluru diocese Dr Aloysius Paul DSouza on November 7 at 4:00 pm in Town Hall. Since past 12 years Pingara Rajyostava Award has been conferred for 12 eminent achievers,” said Roy Castelino.
He also mentioned that Pingara Rajyostava Award-2017 committee had received 23 application for the award this time.
Former president of Karnataka Kannada Sahitya Parishad Harikrishna Punaroor, Raymond D’ Cunha Editor of Pingara, DK Working Journalist Association President Jaganath Shetty Bala, Elias Fernandis and CJ Pinto were present during the press meet.