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 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.