Alto Porvorim: Thomas Stephens Konkani Kendra felicitates Fr Pratap Naik SJ

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Alto Porvorim, Jun 22: Fr Pratap Naik (PN) SJ was felicitated by Thomas Stephens Konkani Kendra (TSKK), Alto Porvorim, on June 14, with a shawl, headgear, memento, and flower bouquet. Fr Pedro Rodrigues SJ, the Provincial of Goa Province was the chief guest and honoured PN.

Since 1978, PN was associated with TSKK with its concept, goals and objectives, name, to draft the memorandum of association and rules and regulations; registration, building up library, planning and conducting various types of courses, workshops, seminars; supervision of the building and new campus of TSKK, creating a botanical garden of local fruits and flowers; administration, research, publications; obtaining the recognition to TSKK as a research institute by the Goa University; PhD guide and examiner of Konkani at the Goa University; editing the TSKK Research Bulletin Sod; Konkani programmes on AIR Panaji and Mangaluru, Door darshan, HCN, Prudent Media, CCRTV Goa, Divyavani Live Channel Mangaluru, production of TSKK’s CDs, etc.

PN was the official and active member of TSKK for 32 years from March 5, 1980 to January 31, 2012. Now he continues to be its general body member. At present, he is the only surviving founding member, out of the 10 founding members of TSKK. The TSKK was officially founded on March 5, 1980.

The memento has the following text

“In grateful appreciation for your planning and execution, and outstanding dedication towards the project of constructing TSKK’s own campus at Porvorim, Goa. On the occasion of the National Conference held on June 14 at the Thomas Stephens Konkani Kendra AC hall in commemoration of the 25th anniversary (1999-2024) of the blessing and inauguration of TSKK’s own campus.”





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