Under the auspices of the Department of Food Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs of Dakshina Kannada district and the D. K. District Federation of Consumer Organizations(R), ‘World Consumer Day celebrations and award of Certificates on Consumer Education’ was organized in D.K. Zilla Panchayat Netravathi auditorium on 15-03-2014. The Deputy Commissioner of the district Mr. A. B. Ibrahim was the inaugurator of this programm.
The certificates were distributed to the students who have successfully completed the certificate course on Consumer Education. For the seventh time, Suraksha Consumer Forum was adjudged as the Best Consumer Club and Mr. Dinakara Rao was recognized as the Best Coordinating Director in college section during this academic year. In this regard, Dakshina Kannada District Federation of Consumer Organisations(R) honoured Prof. Dinakara Rao, for the remarkable achievements as the Director of Consumer Forum since seven years.
Ms. Chinmayi N R, Mr. Mukundakrishna and Ms. Samanvitha of I B.Com ‘A’ Section were honoured with Gold, Siver and Bronze Medals respectively for their outstanding performance in certificate course on consumer education. The project report prepared by Ms. Poojashree and group of I B.Com ‘A’ Section on the topic ‘Misleading Advertisements’ has won the ‘Best Project Report Award’andthe project report prepared by Ms. Chinmayi and group of I B.Com ‘A’ Section on the topic ‘Drinking Water’ has won the ‘Second Best Project Report Award’.
P. I. Shrividhya, CEO, Zilla Panchayath, Mangalore and Prof. Sathyanarayana Mallipatna, Former Principal, University College, Mangalore were the chief guests.Ms. Asha Shetty, President, District Consumer Disputes Redressal Forum, Mangalore was the president of this programme. Prof. Rajamohan Rao, Principal, Govindadasa College Surathkal, Prof. Leo Noronha, Principal, St Philomena College Puttur, Prof. Aruna P. Kamath, Principal, S. D. M. College of Business Management, Mangalore, Dr. Kamble Balakrishna Y were Guests of Honour. Mr. M. J. Salian, the President, D. K. District Federation of Consumer Organizations(R) gave introductory remarks. Mr. Sharana Basappa, Deputy Director, Food Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs of Dakshina Kannada welcomed the gathering. Prof. Vishnu Bhat, Vice Principal and Prof. Pradeep K. S. and 54 members of Suraksha Consumer Forum of St Philomena College have participated in this programme.