Inaugural function of Diamond Jubilee Celebrations

Date : 21-Sep-2017

The inaugural function of Diamond Jubilee Celebrations of St Philomena College Puttur was held on September 21, 2017 in college quadrangle.

Honourable Minister for Forest, Ecology and Environment and District in Charge Mr. B Ramanatha Rai released Diamond Jubilee Logo and said, ‘Today, education has become the right of every citizen. However, in India less than 20 percent of the population can afford to have the benefit of higher education. Good education always plays an important role in determining the social justice.’

Vicar General of Mangalore Diocese and Vice President of CBE Rt Rev. Msgr Denis Moral Prabhu V G blessed the Diamond Jubilee by lighting the lamp and delivered the presidential address.

Alumnus and former Vice Chancellor of Karnataka State Open University and Hampi Kannada University Prof. B A Viveka Rai delivered felicitation address.

Honourable Vice Chancellor of Mangalore University Prof. K Byrappa participated as the chief guest.

The Post Master General of South Karnataka Region, Bangalore Mr. S Rajendra Kumar released the Diamond Jubilee Special Postal Cover.

The MLA of Puttur constituency and Parliamentary Secretary to Chief Minister, Government of Karnataka Mrs. Shakunthala T Shetty released ‘My Stamp’.

The Secretary of CBE Very Rev. Fr Gerald D’Souza released the Text Book on Financial Accounting authored by Prof. Maxim Carl, HoD of Commerce.

The Opposition Chief Whip, Legislative Council, Government of Karnataka Capt. Ganesh Karnik launched ‘Diamond Jubilee Project’.

The Chief Whip, Legislative Council, Government of Karnataka Mr. Ivan D’Souza participated as the guest of honour and expressed his best wishes.

Joint Director of Collegiate Education, Mangalore Region Prof. Udayashankar H and Deputy Director of Pre University Education, Mangalore Mr. K R Thimmayya participated as guests of honour.

President of PTA Mr. Lawrence Lobo, President of PTA of PU College Mr. Durgaprasad Rai and President of Old students Association  Mr. Jayaraj Bhandary graced the occasion.

The members of Performing Arts Association presented the prayer song. The Correspondent Very Rev. Fr Alfred J Pinto welcomed the gathering. The Principal Prof. Leo Noronha presented the glimpses of 60 years of the college. The Principal of PU College Rev. Fr Vijay Lobo proposed the vote of thanks. The HoD of English Mrs. Bharathi S Rai and Lecturer in Commerce Mr. Rahul compered the programme.