Former Karnataka leader minister S M Krishna, Infosys founder and IT enterprise veteran N R Narayana Murthy, and previous badminton participant Prakash Padukone, had been decided on for the ‘Kempegowda International Award’, which has been instituted starting this yr.
Former Karnataka leader minister S M Krishna, Infosys founder and IT industry veteran N R Narayana Murthy, and former badminton participant Prakash Padukone, were selected for the ‘Kempegowda International Award’, which has been instituted beginning this year.
Karnataka Higher Education Minister C N Ashwath Narayan, who is also the Vice-President of Nadaprabhu Kempegowda Heritage Area Development Authority, made an statement to this impact on Saturday. He stated Chief Minister Basavaraja Bommai will gift the awards to recipients at some point of the grand birthday celebration on the 513th birth anniversary of Kempegowda, the architect of Bengaluru metropolis, on June 27 at Vidhana Soudha.
The minister said all the 3 achievers have contributed of their own specific way for the improvement of Bengaluru and the repute it has garnered. The award incorporates a coins prize of ₹five lakh together with a plaque. Narayan met Krishna at his residence these days on behalf of the government and informed him approximately the award being bestowed upon him.
Expressing his happiness for being decided on for the award, Krishna stated he could be satisfied to just accept it, the minister’s workplace stated in a assertion. A excessive-level committee headed by means of the nation’s Startup Vision Group Chairman Prashanth Prakash has made this feature.
IT industry veteran Mohandas Pai, R Balasubrahmanyam-Founder of Vivekananda Youth Movement, and retired IAS officer M K Shankaralinge Gowda had been members of the committee. R Vinayadeep, Commissioner of the Authority, is the member secretary of the committee.