BSK Conducted Scholarship Distribution & Motivation Programme – 2017

Suresh S. Rao Neramballi
Tuesday, September 5, 2017

Billava Sangha, Kuwait are into the second year of the Education Programme for the less privileged deserving students of the community and the Education programme -2017 was organised with the Scholarship Distribution and Motivation Programme in association with Shree Guru Charitable Trust, Surathkal, Mangaluru, held on Sunday, 20th August 2017 at Shri Vishwanatha Kalyana Mantapa (Glass House), Shri Gokarnanatha Kshetra, Kudroli, Mangalore. Shri Raghu Poojary, President of Billava Sangha Kuwait inaugurated the programme by lighting the lamp. There was welcome dance by Kumari Adhithi Dambel and Sri Rithesh Krishnapura.

Honourable guests Sri Pithamber Heraje, SP (Retired), Vice president of Billava Maha Mandala, Sri. Adve Ravindra Poojary, (Award winner state level model teacher) Administrator of Sri Narayana Guru Group of Educational Institutions, Mulki and Sri Chandrasekhar Nanil, President of Shree Guru Charitable Trust graced the occasion. Other guests Sri Ranjan Mulki, Sri H K Ravindra and Sri Vasu Poojary along with Sri Satish Kunder Advisor and Mr. Shanmukha Poojary Internal Auditor of Billava Sangha Kuwait were also present at the dais. Sri Raghu Poojary, President of Billava Sangha Kuwait presided over the function. Mrs. Prathibha Kulai delivered the Motivation speech and had interactive session with the students raising their spirits high. Sri Rohith Sanil, advisor of Billava Sangha Kuwait welcomed the distinguished guests and the gathering.

Sri Satish Kunder on behalf of the Billava Sangha Kuwait gave the insight of the activities of Billava Sangha Kuwait and presented how the motivated members of BSK worked hard to take this Education Programme to second year with more vigour and commitment. He also commended the work done by Shree Guru Charitable Trust in making this programme meaningful. He stressed the need of imparting discipline in the students along with education so that misuse of our youth can be stopped and also the next generation is able to take up the leadership of the community with strong and disciplined leadership qualities.

Sri Pithambera Heraje in his speech called all the community members to work to strengthen the community and need to develop our institutions on own including Medical College. He pained that our misguided youth have taken the wrong path and being misused in politics and religion. This has irreparable impact on many families and this need to be stopped with proper education. He also thanked Billava sangha Kuwait in taking up this noble cause.

Sri Adve Ravindra Poojary motivated the students with his speech and inspired students to work for the country in the progress and eradicating the ills like corruption. He compared that students to a pencil which needs to be polished every now but can pen down great things when used by great hands. Likewise children can become great when they are trained under such hands. Sri Chandrasekhar Nanil President of Shree Guru Charitable Trust stated the importance of the association with Billava Sangha Kuwait in the success of this programme and wished that this bonding between the two associations to remain for ever to take the cause forward. He also informed how the members of the trust worked hard in identifying the deserving students and organising the programme.
Sri Jayanada, Vice President of Sri Guru Charitable Trust in his emotional speech explained how some of the less privileged students with all hardships and even without proper place to live have excelled in their studies. He also gave the details of the work by the trust. Sri Raghu Poojary, President of Billava Sangha Kuwait also spoke on the occasion and thanked Sri Guru Charitable Trust for making this Education Programme a reality with their extensive Survey work. Some of the students also spoke thanking BSK and Trust for the assistance they got for their education

Scholarships worth Rs. 6,10,000/- were distributed among 100 less privileged deserving students pursuing Post graduation, Engineering, Diploma, Law, Degree, Pre-University and Trade courses. Scholarships were distributed by the guests in the dias and Mr Rohith Sanil, Mr. Gautham Suvarna, Mr. Manjo Anchan, Mr. Vijay Kavoor, Mrs. Rashmi Nagaraj, Mr. Manjo Bangera, Mr. Praveen Kotian Kodakkal, Mr. Vivek Rao & others. Smt. Jyothi Bangera who have been attending this programme as the audience from last year, impressed with the programme presented the additional Scholarship to one of the physically Challenged Student thus raising the emotions high.

Final instalment of offering received from Koti Chennaya devotees from Kuwait for the resurrection of Kuppe Panjurli Daivasthana was handed over to the Deyi Baydethi Koti Chennaya Moolasthana Kshethradalitha Samithi on the occasion.

Earlier in the day the members of Billava Sangha Kuwait had a small counselling session and motivated the students. Education programme -2017 was beautifully hosted by Mr. Jayananda and concluded with Vote of thanks by Sri Gautham Suvarna, General Secretary of Billava Sangha Kuwait.

Billava Sangha Kuwait slogan – “Proud Associates for Education to the deprived, Path to Enlightenment and Life” is there to remain and BSK pledged to carry on with more enthusiasm year after year.

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