News and Pics by Rons Bantwal
Daijiworld Media Network—Mumbai (RD/CN)
Mumbai, Nov 22: Model Co-operative Bank organized a programme to distribute scholarships to talented children of shareholders at Xavier Engineering College auditorium, Mahim (West), on Saturday November 20.
Bank chairman Albert W D’Souza presided over the programme on Saturday evening.
Speaking on the occasion, he advised the students to pursue studies of their interest and also urged their parents to instill Indian culture in them that will make them responsible citizens of the future.
Conrad Saldanha, advisor, Don Bosco Engineering College, Kurla, was the chief guest who distributed scholarships to the students.
Mangalorean Catholic Education Credit Society chairman John D’Silva said that parents are expected to have a clear perspective of the career of their children. He also urged the students to become entrepreneurs and not just follow their parents in becoming salaried employees.
The Bank’s directors Lazarus Menezes, Marita D’Mello, Benedicta Rebello, William Sequeira, Paul Nazareth, Philip Pinto, CEO Frank R Louis, and deputy general manger William R D’Souza were present on the dais.
Benita Furtado compered the programme. Bank vice-president Prof A P D’Souza introduced the guests. Richard Fernandes read the names of student and Malad branch manager Anthony Fernandes proposed the vote of thanks.