Namma Bengaluru Prathishtana presented Namma Bengaluru Awards 2012 for 11 achievers in 9 divisions at a ceremony held in Bangalore recently.

The awards were presented by Lexicographer Prof. G. Venkatasubbaiah.

Bachettira Ganapathy Chengappa, Director, Karnataka State Fire and Emergency Services, is among the awardees.

Chengappa is a native of Kiggal village in Murnad, Kodagu.

Chengappa joined the Fire and Emergency as Fire Station Officer after graduating in Science from the Bangalore University.

Chengappa was conferred the Namma Bengaluru award in recognition of his services to the Department for modernising using latest technology and taking up several developmental activities.

Among the other awardees was P. Manivannan, Managing Director, Bescom, who previously served as Deputy Commissioner of Mysore and Bangalore City Police Division.

Namma Bengaluru is an initiative of MP Rajeev Chandrashekar which is working towards making Bangalore a model city.

Namma Bengaluru Prathishtana aims to be the voice of the people that needs to be heard in order for Bangalore to become a global city.

Courtesy : Star Of Mysore