Mangalore University to confer honorary doctorate on K C Naik

Daijiworld Media Network - Mangaluru (SP)

Mangaluru, Feb 27: The 38th convocation of Mangalore University will be held at 3 pm at Mangala auditorium on February 27. This was announced by vice chancellor of the university, Prof P S Yadapadithaya, at a press meet he addressed on Wednesday, February 26.

"Union minister of state for external affairs and parliamentary affairs minister V Muraleedharan, will be delivering the convocation address. Deputy chief minister and minister for higher education Dr Ashwath Narayan will preside. Considering valuable contributions he has made to education and social service sectors, honorary doctorate will be conferred on entrepreneur K C Naik. Two will be given doctor of literature degrees, while PhD degrees will be conferred on 105 persons. Gold medals will be awarded to 34 persons and cash awards will be disbursed to over 120," he explained.

K C Naik

Yadapadithaya stated that in the examinations conducted by the university during the academic year 2018-19, 42,405 candidates appeared for examinations, and 29,914 of them cleared them with a pass percentage of 70.54. He also said that 6,217 out of 6,663 who appeared for postgraduate examination cleared the examination. In the degree examination, 23,561 out of 35,602 who appeared, have passed," he narrated.

He also said that the 'Shaheed Chowk (war memorial)' built at Mangala auditorium ground at a cost of Rs 24 lac will be inaugurated by V Muraleedharan on the occasion.

Registrar A M Khan, registrar (examinations) Prof Raveendrachar, and syndicate member Ramesh, were present.

About K C Naik

K C Naik from Kodipady in Puttur holds B Com degree. He entered the world of business by acquiring a transport vehicle before completing degree education. He began to serve the people through Mahabaleshwara Bus Service. He has been operating several business concerns now including Canara Rubber Products, wholesale plywood marketing business, Sarosh Technical Services, etc. Since 1992, he has been involved with the field of construction through Mahabaleshwara Promoters and Builders. In 2007, he constructed Lord Gopalakrishan temple in Shaktinagar and contributed immensely to religious sector. He has been provided basic amenities to people and studying materials to school children. He set up Shakthi residential school and Shakthi PU College in 2017 at Shaktinagar where CBSE syllabus is followed. His Shakthi Advanced Learning and Shakthi Coaching Academy have added to the list of invaluable contributions he has made to education sector.



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  • J.F D SOUZA, Attavar, Mangalore

    Thu, Feb 27 2020

    CONGRATULATIONS Dr.K.C.Naik for the distinction conferred on you. Wish you all the best.

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  • Santosh Kumar, Mangalore

    Thu, Feb 27 2020

    Congratulations to Dr. K.C. Naik. Thanks to Mangalore University for recognizing his contributions to the society. I wish Dr. K.C Naik good health and happiness.

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  • Naveen Frank, Sharjah

    Thu, Feb 27 2020

    Congratulations Mr ( Dr.) K C Naik

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  • Neetha, Mangalore

    Thu, Feb 27 2020

    Congradulations Sir. Best wishes on your achievements...

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  • Francis M Aranha, Mangalore

    Thu, Feb 27 2020

    Congratulations and Best Wishes to Dr. K.C Naik.

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  • Jossey Saldanha, Mumbai

    Thu, Feb 27 2020

    K C Naik is Honest & Educated ...

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