Panaji:::October 10, 2016 …. Chief Minister Shri Laxmikant Parsekar will felicitate the former NCC achievers, short listed by the State ex-cadets NCC Association (SENA with the achievers awards 2016 at a special function to be held on October 12, 2016 at 12.00 noon at the Black Box, Kala Academy, Panaji.
Prominent among the recipients who will be felicitated are Deputy Chief Minister Shri Francis D’Souza, Chief Consultant Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgeon at Goa Medical College Dr. Shirish Borkar, Businessman and Hotelier Shri Gaurish Manohar Dhond. A senior 76 year old ex-NCC cadet Shri Ravindranath U. Kakode will be felicitated with Life Time Achievement Award for being in NCC for his keen interest in gardening and love for environment.
Chief Minister Shri Laxmikant Parsekar will be the Chief Guest while Deputy Chief Minister Shri Francis D’Souza will be the Guest of honour. The Executive Director of The Navhind Times Smt. Palalvi Dempo will be the special Guest.
The awards have been instituted by The Navhind Times to honour ex-NCC achievers and to motivate them and instil in them a sense of discipline, responsibility and positive attitude in life.
Other achievers selected for the award include Shri Gaurish Shankwalkar (Civil Services), Shri Vikramaditya D’Lima (Manager Stock Exchange), Shri Atmaram Shetgaonkar (Dy. Conseervator of Forest) Shri Vivek Costa Pereira (Associate NCC Officer/Teacher), Shri Rajendradatta Gulabchand Keny( Executive/Industry) and Adv. Sadika Buddadhet (Legal/Social).
The recipients of the award were selected by a committee headed by Shri John Aguiar and comprising of Dr. Pramod Yadav and Shri Pramod Naik.
The association will also impart training to the NCC cadets not only to guide them in joining the defense forces but also to compete in the civil services examinations.