The newly elected Konkani Bhas Ani Sanskriti Prathistan Board of Trustees, known as the Konkani Global Centre, Mangaluru, took charge Thursday at a board meeting at the center here.
Chartered accountant and philanthropist Nandagopal Shinui has been elected as the President of Pakistan for the term 2021-2024 without opposition.
Other officials include Kudbi Jagadish Shenoy, Gilbert D’Souza, Kiran Pudkuli (Vice-Chairs), PR Bhatt (Treasurer), Jiridhar Kamath (Secretary), Sneha V. Shinui (Joint Secretary), and Kasturi Mohan Pai, KP Kharvi. , Muralidar F. Prabhu, U Shakuntala R. Kenny, Ramesh Bai Kananur, Melvin Eugene Rodrigues, Dr. Ramesh Naik, Narayan Naik, C.
In view of the women’s service to founder and outgoing President Basti Vaman Shinui, the Board of Trustees asked him to continue to be a guiding resource as Honorary Co-Chair of Prahaistan. The board also thanked Honorary Chairman RV Deshpande and Chairman B Dayananda Pai and asked them to continue serving in their positions, said a statement.
Founded in 1996, by the Konkani Movement Dean Basti Vaman Shinui, the Prathistan Party established the Konkani Global Center in Mangaluru in 2009.
Under the Vision TVM programme, envisioned by the Global Konkani Center Senior Mentor, TV Mohandas Pai, Prahastan has initiated several programmes, one of which is the Vishwa Konkani Scholarship Program which has awarded more than 26,000 scholarships.