Vishwa Konkani Student Scholarships distributed

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Vishwa Konkani Student Scholarships distributed

Scholarships instituted by the Vishwa Konkani Student Scholarship Fund in association with the Konkani Language and Cultural Foundation were distributed among 135 poor, meritorious Konkani-speaking students here on Friday.

All the beneficiaries, who were selected from five districts, are engineering and MBBS aspirants.

U. Ramadas Kamath, chairman of the scholarship fund and senior vice-president of Infosys Technologies, distributed the scholarships amounting to [rupee] l40.5 lakh.

Founder-president of the World Konkani Centre Basti Vaman Shenoy said that from next year, PUC and degree students would also be given scholarships.