Mysore/Mysuru: Noted Co-operator of Mysuru Y.N. Shankaregowda has been selected for the prestigious State-level H.N. Award (Gandhian H. Narasimhaiah) given by Bengaluru’s Karnataka Rajya Vaignanika Parishat, in consideration of his service to Co-operative sector and the society.
The award will be conferred on him at a programme to take place at Kuvempu Rangamandira in Shivamogga on Dec.29, marking the birth anniversary of Poet Laureate Kuvempu. The programme will be attended by Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai, former ISRO Chairman Dr. A.S. Kirankumar, Parishat President Dr. Hulikal Nataraj, former High Court Judge Nagamohan Das and other dignitaries, according to a press release.
Profile: Y.N. Shankaregowda, a native of Yachenahalli in T. Narasipur taluk, Mysuru District, has served as representative of Karnataka Apex Bank, Treasurer of Karnataka Adult Education Council, Director of Karnataka State Co-operative Marketing Federation, Director of Karnataka State Media Co-operative Society and as President of Yachenahalli PACCS.
He has won many awards and prizes including Government of India’s National Award for organic manure production (2007-08), Best Co-operator Award of Karnataka Government and Mysuru District Rajyotsava award.