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KNOWLEDGE FACTORY programme that St. Agnes College has envisaged to celebrate its centenary.

Published On : 29 Dec 2019   |  Reported By : media release

Mangaluru, 28 December 2019: KNOWLEDGE FACTORY is the first of the many programme that St. Agnes College has envisaged to celeberate it’s centenary with the community. It is a day-long programme, from 9.30 a.m. to 5.30 p.m., to be held on 10th January 2020. The Promise Foundation and the NIITI Consulting, Delhi, are collaborating with our college to put up this highly appreciated programme that has been held in the past years in the metropolitan cities. A special thanks to Mr. Amith Prabhu and his team.

Learning takes place not only in classrooms but through every walk of our life. The best lessons are given by life itself. India houses many such renowned personages whose life’s lesson is sure to enthuse the community of Mangaluru, and specially in motivating our students.

The speakers of the day are internationally renowned, from all walks of life, i.e., from the film industry we have Lisa Rani Ray, Indian Canadian Actor, Author, Philanthropist and Social Activist; Sunil Butch, Director, Live Nation; ex CEO, Zee Entertainment; Deepanitha Sharma, Actor, Supermodel and Entrepreneur; Kriti Tula, Co-Founder and Creative Director, Doodlage Nandini Srikar, Singer and Composer; and Prakash Belavadi, Movie and Theatre Actor, who along with Vasanthii Hariprakash, Radio TV Journalist and Founder, Pickle Jar, would speak on maverick intellectual and renaissance man, the late Girish Karnad. The second category is of the Women who dared to venture into successful innovative enterprises like Swathi Pande, Co-Founder and CEO, Arboreal; Anuradha Kedia, Co-Founder, The Better India; and Gaurava Yadav, Founder & CEO, EduAce Services and a well known quiz master too. From the sports arena we have the beautiful sportswoman Heena Sidhu, who is the world number 1 pistol shooter. The programme will be anchored by celebrity news presenter Rini Simon Khanna.

Through this programme we present to our community of D.K., motivational words of people who shine today in spite of all the odds faced by them. What better lessons can be learnt by us, if not from the mouths of these stalwarts?

In addition the programme holds the attraction of a quiz on History by the renowned quiz master Gaurava Yaday. Quite a few have shown interest in participating in the same. The winner will be awarded cash prize of Rs.30,000 and the runner up Rs.20,000. Two make a team, without restrictions of age or catergory.

We are issuing two kinds of passes for the programme: Rs.200 for students and Rs.500 for others. An opportunity for the participants with Rs. 500 pass, to dine and interact with the celebrities will be another attraction of the day. There will also be a lucky draw on each category of passes with electronic gadgets worth Rs.25,000 each as prizes.

We desire that the communities of Mangaluru and its neighbourhood come, participate and benefit from this unique programme that is conducted first time in Mangaluru. We invite you to celeberate with us the founding of an institution which has empowered thousands of women at a time when higher education for women was considered a myth.

We request you to kindly provide wide publicity for this programme.

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