Shrimad Keshavendra Thirtha Swami Charitable Trust organizes Annual Event on Scholarship and Sponsor a Student Schemes at SLVT, Udupi.
The annual event of Shrimad Keshavendra Thirtha Swami Charitable Trust ®, which is under the aegis of Shree Kashimath Samsthan, Varanasi was held at Shree Lakshmi Venkatesh Temple, Udupi on January 7th Sunday.
Sri D Gopinath Kamath, President, Shri Mahamaya Mahaganapathi Temple Shirali & Trustee of Basrur Shri Kashimath was the Chief Guest for the event. Sri Gopinath Kamath shared his experience stressing on the importance of hard work and sincereity life. He quoted the importance of receiving blessings from Gurupeetam for success in one’s life. He also stressed the students to believe in our culture, not to forget our roots and remember those who helped during difficult days in life’s journey.
About 130 meritorious and deserving students got benefitted under Sponsor A Student (SAS) scheme of the Trust. 130 Students pursuing PUC, Degree, Professional courses and Master’s degree were selected based on due diligence conducted by the Trust. Under SAS scheme, Trust provides substantial amount based on student’s merit and financial background. Under regular scheme, about 260 students studying SSLC, PUC, Degree, Professional and Master’s degree got benefitted.
Sri CA Arjun Baliga, Chartered Accountant, Udupi delivered a motivational lecture on Career Progression for the benefit and successful future of the SAS students. Apart from his impactful and inspiring lecture, CA Arjun Baliga also had a fruitful interactive session with all the students and advised the students to have focus in life.
President of the Trust, Sri CA Nandagopal Shenoy welcomed the Chief guests, esteemed donors, all the meritorious students and invited guests. Sri CA P V Shenoy, Managing Trustee of Shree Lakshmi Venkatesh Temple presided during the annual event. Secretary, Dr Girish Pai Kulyadi briefed about Keshavendra Trust & SAS Guidelines and Treasurer, Sri Dinesh Shenoy H spoke about Trust activities and new initiatives.
Illustrious achievers Ms Deepika Bhat, Ms Nagashree Pai, Mr Pratham Mallya and SAS Alumni Ms Pallavi Bhat were felicitated during the event. Trustee, Sri P Vishal Shenoy introduced the Chief Guest, Sri D Gopinath Kamath and speaker Sri CA Arjun Baliga to the audience. Sri Srinivas Prabhu U, Joint Secretary was the master of ceremony. Vice President, Sri A Pundalik Kamath and Trustees Sri Radhakrishna Shenoy, Sri M Vishwanath Bhat, Sri Balakrishna Prabhu, Sri Atul Kudva and Sri M Shantharam Pai were present.
The annual event concluded by proposing vote of thanks to chief guest, invited guests, resource person and acknowledging the support of Trustees of Shri Lakshmi Venkatesh Temple, esteemed donors, well-wishers, volunteers and media by Joint Secretary Sri Srinivas Prabhu U.