Imaginative and prescient Konkani programme to advertise literature launched

Mangaluru: World Konkani Centre entered right into a Memorandum of Understanding with NRI entrepreneur Michael D’Souza on Thursday to supply publication grants for 100 Konkani Books. The `Michael D’Souza Imaginative and prescient Konkani’ goals at promotion of Konkani literature by encouraging and motivating unbiased Konkani writers and publishers.
Nandagopla Shenoy, President of the world Konkani Centre and D’Souza signed the MoU in the direction of this within the presence of senior writers, artists and editors of Konkani on the World Konkani Centre, right here.
Talking after signing the MoU, D’Souza stated he all the time felt there’s a have to assist Konkani writers to carry their artistic writing to the sunshine. “The literature they painstakingly produce deserves to be learn by the folks. Attributable to escalating price of manufacturing, Konkani writers discover it troublesome to publish their artistic works. Subsequently, it was determined to supply grants to publish high quality books in Konkani,’’ he stated, urging Konkani writers and publishers to make good use of this programme to counterpoint Konkani literature.
“Konkani is a various language unfold throughout varied communities, however collectively we’re all the time one Konkani Neighborhood. Our founder and nice visionary Basti Vaman Shenoy left us an ideal legacy of inclusive tradition and oneness. It’s our obligation to proceed his legacy” stated Shenoy.
Previous to signing the MOU, D’Souza paid tribute by garlanding the statue of Founder Basti Vaman Shenoy on the entrance of the constructing.

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