Mangalore: The annual felicitation program of the faculty of St Aloysius College (Autonomous) who excelled in various fields of expertise was organized on March 26th in Fr. L.F Rasquinha hall of LCRI Block.
107 teaching and administrative faculty were honoured on the occasion under the categories of "qualification enhancement"(NET/ SLET/ PhD/ any higher degree obtained in service); special recognition for guiding Ph.D's/MPhil's, awards conferred; research grants/ fellowship obtained; books published or chapters contributed to books; newly obtained recognition as research guides; research papers published in reputed International or National peer reviewed journals; completing 25 years of service in the college and 'staff leaving for better prospects.
The awardees received certificates and mementoes; the best research papers selected through scrutiny by a committee headed by Dr. Richard Gonsalves, were given honorary cash awards along with certificates and mementoes. The organizing committee consisted of 16 members who shouldered various responsibilities.
Dr Ratan T Mohunta, HOD of English was the coordinator of the event and Dr Narayan Moolya, HOD of Electronics was the Assistant coordinator. Rev Fr Dionysius Vas S.J presided over the program; he was assisted by Rev Fr Praveen Martis S.J, Principal, Rev Fr Melwyn Anil Lobo S.J, the Finance officer, Rev Fr Denzil Lobo S.J, Director AIMIT and Dr A.M Narahari, Registrar in doing the honours.
Dr Ratan T Mohunta welcomed the gathering, Dr Narayan Moolya proposed the vote of thanks and the program was compered by Ms Rowena.K, lecturer, department of English.