Eminent Aloysian Awards
The Eminent Aloysian Awards is considered as one of the most prestigious award programs of the institution. It is held once in two years and is a joint effort by St Aloysius College Management and SACAA. Started in the year 2008, to recognize the Alumnus who have excelled in their career or business, are a role model to the society and younger generation, and have rendered support to the Alma Mater
Mr M. V. Nair
Mr Mavila Vishwanathan Nair is the Non-Executive Chairman of the Trans Union CIBIL, India's largest credit bureau, and also the Non- Executive Chairman of KFINTECH Pvt Ltd, a leading Registrar, and Transfer Agent.
Dr L. C. Soans
Dr L.C. Soans is a renowned practitioner of organic farming in Moodubidri. He is also a recipient of the Karnataka Rajyotsava Award -2016
Dr Cletus D'Souza
Prof. Cletus J M D'Souza is a renowned Professor of Biochemistry known for his erudition and superior research credentials. He has established himself as one of the most sought-after mentor and research guide in the field of Biochemistry.
Prof. Edmund Frank
Prof. Edmund J B Frank has donned various managerial positions of some of the top-notch business organizations. He lives the true vision and mission of the College, being a person for and with others involved in several philanthropic and charity ventures.
Mr Jeeth Milan Roche
Mr Jeeth Milan Roche is an accomplished entrepreneur and renowned environmentalist. He is the founder of Mangalore Green Brigade and has been on a mission to make Mangalore a green city.
Lt. Gen Ravi Eipe
Lt. General (Rtd) Ravi Eipe fought in the 1962 China war at the battle of Namkachu as a 22-year-old Captain. He took part in “Operation Pawan” in Sri Lanka for which he was awarded “Ati Vishist Seva Medal” in 1989 and was awarded “Param Vishist Seva Medal” in 1997.
Mr P. Jayaram BhatBanker and a Sensitive Financial Manager
A committed banker and a sensitive financial manager, Mr P Jayaram Bhat has an M Sc. degree from the prestigious Mysuru University. Destiny has rightly guided him into the banking profession. His sheer hard work and dedication has taken him to the highest position in Karnataka Bank, one of the renowned banks in India. Widely admired and respected, our esteemed Awardee has been a recipient of several awards and recognitions. He has lived the values of his alma mater. He has never settled for anything less than excellence in his assignments and has always reached out to people who deserve help, a real ambassador of the Aloysian ethos.
Dr V. RavichandranAn extremely successful Entrepreneur, a Progressive thinker, and a magnanimous Philanthropist
Dr. Ravichandran was a Professor at St. Philomena College for 30 years and holds a Master of Science, Master of Philosophy and a Ph.D. degree, in addition to a Fulbright fellowship at Clemson University. He has founded and nurtured several technology services and technology education companies. His venture, Diya Systems has bagged the STPI Best Performer Award for consecutive three years. Eminent philanthropist, Dr Ravichandran has a heart that always goes out to the less privileged of the society- a true Aloysian indeed.
Dr K.V. RaoDirector, Pilikula Science Centre, Mangaluru
A brilliant Scholar with an excellent academic track record, Dr K. V. Rao has always been a proud member of the faculty of this College for more than three decades. As a Professor of Physics, he has not only guided and mentored thousands of students who, today, have reached great heights but also has touched generations of students with his simplicity and unassuming personality. He has Ph.D from the prestigious Raman Research Institute, Bangalore. He has been recognized by the government as well as private organizations to advise them in the fields of Science and Technology. He is a crusader for promoting and popularizing the scientific spirit among common people.
Mr Joseph GonsalvesA man deeply committed to the values of Jesuit education
Mr Joseph Gonsalves, popularly known as Joe Gonsalves, is an inspiration to all. Educated at St Aloysius College and Institute of Marketing, London. Widely traveled and deeply engaged in incorporated companies throughout the globe, Mr Joe Gonsalves has never deterred from the values of his alma mater. His commitment to excellence, discipline and social consciousness is worthy of emulation. He has also been a champion of civic sense, especially traffic regulation in the city of Mangalore. This commitment to civil society has propelled him to be the Chief Traffic Warden of Mangalore at this age-a champion for St Aloysius
Mr Jeevan SaldanhaFounder and Owner of Mangaluru-based Spectrum Industries
An avid sports lover, a young and dynamic leader, Mr Jeevan Saldanha has to his credit, the development of the first Color Sorting Machine for the Optical Separation of seeds and grains with the help of Raman Research Institute. His brainchild, Spectrum Industries, prides itself in having satisfied clientele from more than 25 countries in the world. As the president of the Karnataka Chamber of Commerce and Industry, he has been instrumental in raising issues and concerns of the civil society with public servants and persuading them to take meaningful remedial measures. A true Aloysian, Mr Jeevan Saldanha has a passion for excellence without compromising the core values of altruism and compassion.
Mr Thumbay MoideenFounder of the Thumbay Group.
Mr. Thumbay Moideen is the founder of the Thumbay Group. He established the Gulf Medical University in U.A.E. in the year 2008. In a short span of 16 years, he has established himself as a successful entrepreneur and Educationist. He has set up various Business operations in 13 renowned sectors including hospitals, medical centres, diagnostic centres, health clubs, pharmacies, retail outlets, coffee shops, and nutrition stores. He was featured in the fist of 'The Toy Indian Leaders in the Arab World by Forbes Middle East Magazine in 2014 & 2015
Mr Walter D’SouzaOne of the leading exporters of cashew and also heading an Export House recognized by the Ministry of Commerce, Government of India.
Mr. Walter D'Souza, a Mangalore-based exporter, is the Managing Partner of M/s Fernandes Brothers, one of the leading exporters of cashew, heading an Export House recognized by the Ministry of Commerce, Government of India. He is the Chairman of the Federation of Indian Export Organizations (FIEO) Southern Region. He has served as the President of the Karnataka Cashew Manufacturers Association. He was responsible for setting up a state-of-the-art National R&D Centre for Cashew.
Prof. B.S. RamanA great teacher, disciplinarian, author of many books, compassionate person, brought laurels to St Aloysius College.
Admired by his students for great teaching especially in Financial Accounting and for inculcating a great value system in students. He was a member of the teaching faculty at St Aloysius College, for 35 years. Today he is a household name having authored more than 100 books in Commerce and Management. He was instrumental in establishing the Business Management Department, Teachers Credit Cooperative Society, and the Staff Association at St Aloysius College
Dr K. Ullas Karanth.Conservation zoologist and a leading Tiger Expert based in Karnataka, India.
One of the world's foremost authorities on tiger conservation, Dr. Ullas Karanth is a senior conservation Scientist and Director of the US-based Wildlife Conservation Society-India Program. Dr Karanth is currently rendering his service at the Nagarhole National Park, India. For his outstanding contributions to Wildlife Conservation and Environment Protection, he was conferred the prestigious Padma Shri Award and Karnataka Rajyotsava Award. His scientific papers, articles, and books have been widely acclaimed Dr. K. Ullas Karanth is the son of the distinguished Kannada writer, Dr Shivaram Karanth.
Dr K. Padmanabha RaoA Retired Professor at Manipal Institute of Technology
Dr.K P Rao is a recipient of the prestigious 'Nadoja' award for his contributions towards the development of software to use the Kannada language on computers. He has served as Scientific Officer, Atomic Energy Establishment Trombay, (BARC) and has taught a bewildering variety of subjects at MIT, MIC Manipal, IIT Bombay, and IIT Guwahati. He is a contributor to the Free Software Foundation, Sourceforge, Wikipedia, and Youtube in Language, Linguistics, and Paleography. He has acquired the title Brahma' for his contribution of fonts for focal language scripts.
Padma Bhushan K. Vaman KamathConferred with Padma Bhushan in 2008.
Chairman, ICICI Bank. Chairman, Infosys August 2011 to May 2013. President, Confederation of Indian Industry 2008-09. Chairman of the Society of and Board of Governors IIM Indore. Member of the Board of Governors of Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University. Member of the board of Schlumberger Limited.
Mr Allen C.A. PereiraFormer General Manager, Personnel and Services, Syndicate Bank
Executive Director, Oriental Bank of Commerce 26.03.2006 -03.06.2008. Chairman and Managing Director, Bank of Maharashtra 04-06-2008 to 30-09-2010. Director, National Institute of Bank Management Pune 01-11-2011 to 17-01-2014.
Mr N.G MohanActive Social Worker and Philanthropist.
District Commissioner Barath Scouts & Guides. General Secretary Indian Red Cross Society D.K. Branch. Managing Director, Beta Agencies and Projects Pvt. Ltd. Mangalore
Mr Sudhir Kumar ShettyChief Operations Officer, Global Operations UAE Exchange.
President, India Social and Cultural Centre Abu Dhabi. Member, National Anti-Money Laundering Committee, Central Bank of UAE.
Mrs Lena FernandesEminent Social Worker and Philanthropist.
Principal, St. Aloysius Evening College 1984-1995. 50 distinguished years in the field of Education 1959¬2009.
Padma Bhushan K.K Venu GopalAn Indian Constitutional Lawyer and a Senior Advocate in the Supreme Court of India
On 1 July 2017, he was appointed as the Attorney General of India. Mr. Venugopal, who had served as Additional Solicitor General in the Morarji Desai government, is a doyen of the Supreme Court Bar and an authority in Constitutional Law.
Dr Shantharam Shetty MOrthopaedic Surgeon and Pro Chancellor of Nitte University.
He is the founder and Chairman of the Tejasvini Hospital and Shantharam Shetty Institute of Orthopaedics and Traumatology (SSIOT), Mangalore. Shetty is a recipient of the Karnataka Rajyotsava Award for meritorious service in the field of medicine. In May 2004, Shetty founded SSIOT and Tejasvini Hospital, where he currently practices. As an academician, he has 80 publications to his name; he has delivered more than 240 CME lectures, 180 scientific lectures and 19 named orations across India and all over the world.
Mr Alan NazarethFormer Indian Ambassador
Mr. Nazareth has served in India’s diplomatic missions in Tokyo, Rangoon, Lima and London before his first Ambassadorial appointment in 1979 as High Commissioner/Ambassador of India to Ghana, Liberia, and Togo. and subsequently Consul General of India in New York and Ambassador of India to Egypt and Mexico, . Ambassador Nazareth retired in May 1994 and in the years thereafter has been Guest lecturer at several National and International universities. His ‘Gandhi’s Outstanding Leadership’ book, published in 2006 has come out already in ten Indian languages as also in Spanish, Portuguese, Mandarin, Korean & Bahasa Indonesia. Ambassador Nazareth delivered the keynote address at the International day of Non Violence event at the United Nations in New York.
Dr Habib RehmanChairman of Unity Health Care & Services.
Dr C.P. Habeeb Rahman is also the Chairman and Medical Director of Unity Care and Health Services and Unity Academy of Education, which runs the 250 bedded hospital-Unity Health Complex, located at Highlands in Mangalore. He is also the Director of Unity ILM (Information, Learning and Media) Centre and Chairman of Arabic Academy. He is the former president of DK chapter of Indian Medical Association, Panel Physician for GCC Countries (KSA, UAE, Bahrain, Kuwait and Oman) in India and a member of International Hospital Federation, London.
Dr M. Mukunda PrabhuEminent Historian
He was also a numismatist, gemologist, a collector of deep sea shells, stamps and precious stones. A former soap factory chemist, Mukund was born at Manjeshwar in 1931.
Dr P. Dayananda PaiAn Educationist, Philanthropist and Developer
He is a managing trustee and board trustee of B.M.S college and Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, and is the syndicate member of Manipal University and the National Institute of Technology, Surathkal and a former syndicate member of Mangalore University. Pai was awarded the Karnataka Udyog award and the Karnataka Rajyotsva award for social and charitable activities. He was conferred an honorary doctorate by Mangalore University for his exceptional contribution to the field of education and philanthropy.
Mr Stan D’Souzaeminent scientist of international repute at Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC Mumbai)
Dr Sanislaus Francis D’Souza, an eminent scientist of international repute at Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC Mumbai) and a loving family man.Stan completed his schooling and college at St Aloysius School & College in Mangaluru and graduated with a B.Sc. degree in Chemistry/ Physics. He then went on to do his MSc in Biochemistry at Mysore University and excelled as a gold medallist. Subsequently, he made it through an all India selection and joined BARC in 1972 as Scientific Officer after graduating from the 15th batch of Training School of Bioscience. He did his PhD in Biochemistry from Mumbai University and thereafter his post-doctoral fellowship at the University of Texas Health Sc. Ctr. at Dallas (UTHSCD) under late Dr. Paul Srere.
Lt. Gen Nandaoctogenarian army general
B C Nanda was born on 12 May 1931 in Madikeri, Kodagu. After the IMA he was dispatched to 2 Mahar located at Dagshai in the Shimla Hills. Two months later due to threats from Pakistan troops were moved to the Punjab border and Nanada was posted with the Headquarters of 2 Mahar near a village called Chajjalwadi in the Punjab. He subsequently spent tenures with Delta Company near the Attari Border and Charlie Company located a little east of Amritsar.
Justice Santhosh Hegdeformer judge of the Supreme Court of India, former Solicitor General of India and was Lokayukta for Karnataka State of India from 2006 to 2011.
Was Advocate General of Karnataka 1984 to 1988 Additional Solicitor General of India(1989-1990) Supreme Court Judge from 1999 to 2005 Lokayukta member in Karnataka from 2006 to 2010
Dr Devi Prasad ShettyChairman of Narayana Health, and also an Executive Director
Founder Chairman of Narayana Health in Bangalore. Expert in the field of Cardiac Surgery. Recipient of Padma Shri and Padma Bhushan from the Government of India. He founded Narayana Health in the year 2000. He initiated the concept of "micro health insurance scheme" in Karnataka, which eventually led to the Karnataka government implementing the Yeshasvini scheme, a micro health insurance scheme for rural farmers. He is an active member of the European Association for Cardio- Thoracic Surgery since 1996 and a life member of the Indian Medical Association. He was also a member of the Finance Committee of the 47th Annual Conference of the Indian Association of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgeons. He was a member of the governing body of the Medical Council of India between 2010 and 2011
Mr Y. Abdullah KunhiAn eminent Educationist and Entrepreneur, also the Chairman of Yenepoya group.
Recipient of Karnataka Rajyotsava Award. Chairman of Yenepoya Institute of Medical Sciences and Research Pvt Ltd. Chairman of Islamic Academy of Education which is the foundation of Yenepoya Medical College, Yenepoya Dental College, and Yenepoya Institute of Nursing Sciences
Mr Aubrey D’SouzaChairman Aubrey D'Souza Charitable Foundation
Donated Rs 5 Lakhs to his Alma mater in the 1970s to set up the Computer Department at St Aloysius College where the MCA programme was started. Mr Aubrey D’Souza, Philanthropist and the person who initiated St Aloysius College into the computer revolution back in 1986
Prof. K.V. Rao
Prof. K Venkat Rao was among the first non-Europeans to be offered a Chair at the prestigious Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, where he served as a Professor from 1985 until his death in 2018. He was a well known experimental scientist in areas such as magnetism, amorphous materials and materials science. He has over 650 published papers in a career spanning 50 years. He obtained his BSc degree from St Aloysius College, Mangalore and D. Phil (Oxon) from Oxford University (1964-1967).
Mr Anantha KrishnaFormer Chairman of the Karnataka Bank.
Rendered a remarkable and dedicated service of 45 years to the Bank Started his career as a teacher in Mathematics.
Mr Clarence PaisA well-known figure in Karnataka and a distinguished lawyer.
He has successfully combined law and coffee cultivation and has donated his 30 acre Anjali farm in Bantwal to his Alma mater.
Dr Derrick Lobo
Retired from United Nations - World Health Organization in April 2007, after a 13 year highly successful professional career His career of 37 years was dedicated to the control and elimination of poverty-related diseases such as Leprosy, TB, Malaria, Filaria, and other neglected tropical diseases. He also worked as Director of GREMALATES Referral Hospital and Leprosy Centre in Chennai:1984-1994.
Mr Ivan Fernandes
A young and successful entrepreneur. He is the Chairman and Managing Director of Ducont FZ LLC. President of the Indus Entrepreneur, Dubai Chapter. President-elect of Kanara Entrepreneurs Ltd Groomed his career as a Scientist in Bhabha Research Centre (BARC), Trombay with a specialization in 'Image Processing'. He has also developed a signature verification system for banks.
Mr Rajesh Rao
Mr Rajesh Rao, regarded as the pioneer of Indian Games Industry, founded India’s first Games Company Dhruva Interactive in 1997. For twenty two years Mr Rao built Dhruva to become a leading provider of external development services to the global games industry with an impeccable reputation for high quality and reliability. In May 2019, Dhruva was acquired by Rockstar Games. He was Chair, NASSCOM Gaming Forum for eleven years during which time the industry came together to start a number of initiatives to promote game development in India, notable among them was the annual game developer conference, NGDC, which is now re-branded as IGDC.
Mr Eric OzarioA singer, composer, full-time cultural activist, an outstanding educationalist
A singer, composer, full-time cultural activist, an outstanding educationalist, a revered mentor, and a distinguished, determined Konkani activist who through his organization Mandd Sobhann, has revitalized Konkani language and culture. He was the architect of the Konkani Niranthari, a 40 hour long singing marathon embarked on by Mandd Sobhaan on 27 January 2008 which broke the Guinness Book of World Records
Dr N. Vinaya HegdePresident, Nitte Education Trust & Chancellor, Nitte (Deemed to be University)
A great entrepreneur, philanthropist, educationist, technocrat, sports lover, and a great visionary. Is Chancellor of the Nitte - Deemed to be University. Nitte Vinaya Hegde can be described as an entrepreneur having made a successful foray into the field of education, a philanthropist, a technocrat, an avid sports lover, a family man and finally to describe in his own words a true human being. He towers over many others when it comes to his contribution in heralding the second renaissance in the field of education in undivided Dakshina Kannada district. Under the guidance of this great visionary, Nitte Education Trust (NET) run by him has emerged as the largest Mangalore-based educational institution catering to basic and professional education. Being the son of a famous father late justice K S Hegde, Former Judge of the Supreme Court of India and Speaker of Lok Sabha, was not a deterrent for him to carve out his own place of eminence.