PANAJI :3rd August 2018 ::: Ponda Pratrakar Sangh a noted organisation belonging to Journalist fraternity in Ponda taluka recently felicitated Smt. Rasika Naik, a translator from Department of Information and Publicity and Noted freelance Journalist and Photographer Shri. Nilesh Naik for their contribution in respective fields at a function held at Municipal hall, Ponda. Noted Journalist and Photographer Shri. Nilesh Naik also felicitated by the organisation for his contribution towards journalism.
Present on the occasion were former Chief Minister and MLA, Ponda Constituency Shri. Ravi Naik, Vice Chairman, Ponda Municipal Council Shri. Lekhnath Dalvi, Joint Director, Information of Publicity Department Shri. Ramesh Naik, Councillor, Shri. Ritesh Naik, Anand Naik, Senior journalist and freedom fighter Shri. Shridhar Verekar, President, Ponda Patrakar Sangh Shri. Gokuldas Mulavi, President Antruz Patrakar Sangh Shri.Premanand Shirodkar.
Speaking on the occasion Shri. Ravi Naik said that Journalism is a noble profession. Journalist plays important role in upliftment of society thus women should also make their career in the field of Journalism.
Shri. Lekhnath Dalvi expressed his best wishes to organisation for future endeavour.
Shri. Ramesh Naik in his speech informed gathering about various schemes being executed for journalist fraternity by Department of Information and Publicity.
Smt.Rasika Naik expressed her gratitude towards Ponda Patrakar Sangh for felicitating her. Smt. Naik in the span of 25 years of her service in the Department of Information and Publicity played significant role in disseminating information to media persons during National and State level functions and also international events held in Goa such as BRICS, visits of the President of India, Prime Ministers and other VVIPs to Goa. She also contributed to official magazine `Nave Parva` which is being published by DIP.
Shri. Gokuldas Mulavi welcome the gathering. Programme compered by Shri. Narendra Tari, Shri. Ajay Bagkar proposed vote of thanks.