Saturday, September 24, 2016

Meeting of MUPNC

 Monthly meeting of the Manipal University Philatelic and Numismatics club of the month of September 2016 was held at the Manipal College of Nursing, Manipal on 17th September 2016. The meeting was presided over by Dr Suma Nair, Director Student Affairs in the absence of the Vice Chancellor and President of the Club. The gathering was welcomed by the Secretary, Ms Steffi Jenifer Quadras.

 
About 36 members were present for the meeting. Mr. M K Krishnayya, Mr. Prabhakar Kamath,         Mr. Mansoor, Mr. Y.T Michael and Mr. K Sridhar members from Dakshina Kannada Philatelic and Numismatics Association were also present.
 
 
 
Mr. K Sridhar gave a talk on “Gutter Stamps”. He also cleared various doubts asked by the members. The meeting was concluded after the talk. A philatelic exhibition was organised by Mr. Vishwesh K and Mr. K Sridhar.



Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Exhibition of World Currencies by Mr.Mercy Noronha


An exhibition of World Currency of more than 100 countries was exhibited by our member Mr. Mercy Noronha at our monthly meeting held at Pandeshwar Post Office on 14th August 2016.





Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Sad Demise of our Members

We are deeply saddened to inform that our Patron Members Sri S.C. Sequeira (82) and Sri Neelaya Bajpe (77) passed away recently.
 
Sri.S.C. Sequeira
Sri.Neelaya Bajpe
Sri. Sequeira, who collected stamps, coins and Currency  was an active member participating in our meetings till about a year back. Sri. Neelaya Bajpe, who was a veterinary doctor, collected Postal Stationaries and stamps on dogs was active, had attended the previous meeting before his death. He had won many district, state and national award for his collection of Postal Stationaries.

We pray that both of their soul rest in peace. Both of you will be remembered by our members and you guidance to us will always be missed.

Monday, June 13, 2016

DKPNA - Office Bearers - 2016 - 2018

Newly elected Office bearers for the year 2016-2018 at the Annual General Body Meeting of the Association held on 12th  June 2016 at Head Post Office Mangalore.

 President                      – Mr. M.Prabhakar Kamath

Vice Presidents             – Mr. Baikady Srinivas Rao
                                      - Dr. Ranjan.R.K
                                      - Mrs. Jane D’souza

Secretary                     –  Mr. M.Jaya Prakash

Joint Secretary             – Mr. Mansoor Hussain B

Treasurer                     – Mr. Raghavendra Shenoy
Joint Treasurer             – Mr.Raghunath Prabhu

Librarian                      – Mr. Mansoor Hussain B
Chartered Accountant   – Mr. K.B.Prasanna Kumar

Committee Members:

    Mr. M.R.Pavanje
    Mr. M.K.Krishnayya
    Mr. Neelayya Bajpe
    Mr. S.Gopal
    Dr. G.G.Laxman Prabhu
    Mrs. Harriet Lasrado
    Mr. M.C. Shenoy
    Mr.Nasir Misbah
    Mr. Madanlal
    Mrs.Merlyn Correa
    Mr. U.Ramdas Mallya
    Mr. K.Sridhar
    Mr. Ram Mohan Manel
    Mr. Radhakrishna Kumble
    Mr. Nagendra Nayak

Friday, June 3, 2016

Annual General Body Meeting - 2016

 
DAKSHINA KANNADA PHILATELIC & NUMISMATIC ASSOCIATION
POST BOX NO.250, MANGALORE – 575 001

ANNUAL GENERAL BODY MEETING NOTICE

08.05.2016

The Annual General Body Meeting of our Association for the year 2015-16 is scheduled to be held on 12th June, 2016 at 10.30 A.M at Philatelic Bureau, Head Post Office, Pandeshwar, Mangalore – 575001.

You are cordially invited for the meeting.

AGENDA

1. Welcome Address                          - by the President
2. Annual Report                                - by the Secretary
3. Account Presentation                     - by the Treasurer
4. Office Bearer's Election
5. Any other matter with the permission of the Chair.
6. Vote of Thanks.

If you have any queries write to us at dakapa_1999@yahoo.com.

Outstation Members (who are unable to attend the meeting) are welcome to convey any message/suggestion/greetings etc. which will be conveyed in the meeting.

NOTE: MEMBERS WHO HAVE NOT RECVD THE MEETING NOTICE BY POST KINDLY TREAT THIS AS MEETING NOTICE.MEMBERS WHO ARE OUTSIDE INDIA WILL NOT RECEIVE NOTICE BY POST

KINDLY INTIMATE US IF THERE IS ANY CHANGE IN YOUR POSTAL ADDRESS, E-MAIL, PHONE ETC.

Sd.
Secretary. 
 

Monday, May 30, 2016

Summer Exhibition and Workshop


Manipal University Philatelic and Numismatics Club (MUPNC) in collaboration with the Rotary Club Manipal town organised a Summer Exhibition and workshop in the Melaka Manipal Medical College, Manipal Campus premises on 14th May 2016. Aim of the workshop and exhibition was to enlighten people about the fading hobbies of Philately and Numismatics and promote these hobbies in the younger generation. Of the twenty six people who exhibited their collections,  fifteen were affiliated members of the Dakshina Kannada Philatelic and Numismatics Association (DAKAPANA), while eleven were members of  MUPNC. Eight members of MUPNC were exhibiting their collections for the first time and it was encouraging that five of them were children below the age of 15.


The exhibition was inaugurated by Dr, N Udupa, Director Research (Health Sciences). Dr Abdul Razzak, Pro Vice Chancellor, Melaka campus,  Dr. Jaspal Singh Sahota, Dean, MMMC, Malaka campus, Dr. Ullas Kamath, Dean, MMMC, Manipal campus and Dr. Suma Nair, Director, Student Affairs, Manipal University were present during the inauguration. Dr Udupa spoke about his interest for stamps during his childhood and suggested starting a museum at the University level. Dr Geetha Maiya, Deputy Director Student Affairs concluded the formal function with a vote of thanks. 






More than 400 people visited the exhibition. There were 55 collections of stamps adding to 105 frames, two collections on currency and seven collections of coins displayed in 28 tables. A workshop was conducted by Dr Joseph Thomas, Professor, Department of Urology, KMC, Manipal on the the “Story of the Rupee” and Mr. Jayaprakash Rao, Secretary DAKAPANA conducted a workshop on “Introduction to Stamps”. There were over  40  attendees for the workshop. Children below the age of 15 were give free stamps as a motivation to continue the hobby. 

The valedictory function was presided over by Dr Suma Nair in presence of Dr Ramprasad, Faculty coordinator, MUPNC and Dr. Sulatha Bhandary, Deputy Director, Student Affairs and Dr. Annamma Kurien, Associate Dean, MMMC, Manipal.   

MUPNC thanked DAKAPANA members for supporting the event. it also thanked the Audio Visual Department and estate office of Manipal University,  for Mr Mafatlal H Shet, who provided free stamps for the children. A word of appreciation to the Indian Postal Department for being there at the event and creating the necessary awareness.