Activities

2024

June

DATE:01-06-2024

A Talk on Worship of Mother Goddesses of Goa by Dr Rohith R Phalgaonkar held at WKC under Vardhini research Fellowship. He is nominated as research fellow and contributing content to the coffee table book on WORSHIP OF MOTHER GODDESSES OF GOA. CA Balaji Bhat, Goa is sponsoring the Coffee table Book.

DATE:03-06-2024

Sri Siddhesh Shenoy and Smt. Shruti Pai Shenoy, IT professionals and couple
from Sydney, Australia visited WKC.

On 08-06-2024 the new website of Vishwa Konkani Kendra was upgraded and expanded to deliver the multi-dimensional activities of Konkani literature, language education, youth training, scholarship, folk tradition and culture of Vishwa Konkani Kendra to fans spread across the world. The new website was inaugurated by Mr. Kudpi Jagadish Shenai, Senior Vice President of the Centre, and President of the Centre, C.A. Nandagopal Shenai called for good use of the website. Chethan Bhat’s team from VIBS demonstrated the website. Vice President Gilbert D’Souza, Secretary C. A. Giridhar Kamath, Treasurer Shri BR Bhat, Trustees Dr. K. Mohan Pai, Vatika Kamath, D Ramesh Nayak, K. B Kharvi, Narayana Nayak, Dr B, Devadasa Pai were present.

On 17-06-2024 Dr.PV Bhandary, Psychiatrist,AV Baliga memorial Hospital,Udupi visited WORLD KONKANI CENTRE, in connection with discussions for APTA SALAHA counselling training program for volunteers, under SAMAHITA initiative of WKC.

May

DATE:24-05-2024

Prof Savitha Kherkar, Dean, School of Bio Sience and Biotechnology, Goa University, GOA, visited WKC along with her team. Prof Savitha is the younger sister of Prof Madhavi Sardesai renowned for her research work in Konkani Linguistics and Language movement.

DATE:26-05-2024

Sahitya Academi in collaboration with Kavitha Trust and WKC KAVISANDHI programme held at WKC.

DATE:29-05-2024

Sri Prakash Pai, former President of Nucleus Software Exports Ltd, Co-founder Bharosa Club and Co-founder of Kochikar Technologies LLP visited WKC and appreciated the efforts of WKC in bringing communities together for promoting language and Culture.

April

DATE:07-04-2024

Announcing 21 Konkani books eligible for Michael D’souza Vision Konkani MDVK VISHWA KONKANI PROJECT Inauguration held at WKC, Shaktinagar, Mangaluru. This is out of a total 100 books eligible over a period of 5 years under MDVK VISHWAKONKANI grants.

   

DATE:08-04-2024

Feast of Goan Konkani Music programme held at VISHWA KONKANI KENDRA, performed by artists from Goa, organised by Mangalore Catenian Circle 375 under mentorship of Guilbert D’souza, Vice President, Konkani Bhas Ani Sanskriti Pratishtan, WKC, Shaktinagar, Mangaluru.

    

DATE:17-04-2024

ASIAN NEWS INTERNATIONAL (ANI NEWS) reporter Ms. Suchitra Goswami and her team visited WKC, Mangaluru to cover the activities of the WKC. Sri Arun Shet , former member of Karnataka Konkani Academy accompanied them.

DATE:20-04-2024

Sri Vinayak Pai, MD & CEO of TATA PROJECTS LIMITED visited WKC, Shaktinagar, Mangluru. He is welcomed by the President CA Nandagopal Shenoy and Treasurer B R Bhat and and Trustee Dr K Mohan Pai, Smt Vanitha S Naik, Kumta, CA Anantesh V Prabhu, President of KCCI, CA Gautham Pai, Chairman of Mangaluru branch of SIRC of ICAI, S. Mukund Kamath, President of Seva Bharathi, Chief Admin officer Dr B Devdas Pai and other dignitaries were present.

DATE:29-04-2024

WKC President CA Nandagopal Shenoy addressed members of Andhra Pradesh GSB Samaaj in TIRUPATI, AP in a social gathering and explained importance of speaking Konkani at home. He explained the activities of WKC in supporting Konkani students, CA Power 25 training programe, soft skill development initiative Kshamata training program, Vishwa Konkani YouTube channel and other initiatives in conservation of Konkani language and culture was also briefed on this occasion.