Dr. H. Shantaram, Administrative Officer, Academy of General Education, Manipal inaugurated the World Konkani Nataka Academy during a function held at Mizar Govinda Pai Hall, Canara High School, Urva, Mangalore on Febraury 11.
N.Yogish Bhat, Deputy Speaker, Karnataka Legislative Assembly was the chief guest. Also present were Dr. K. Mohan Pai and Dr. C. N. Shenoy, Convener, Maharastra were also present.
On the occasion a drama produced by the participants of Children Theatre workshop with the Grant Ministry of Culture, Government of Karnataka was staged. The students of Nalanda School were the actors of the play.