Kindly recommend Prof. H.M. Marulasiddaiah for Karnataka Rajyothsava Award 2016 for Social work or Social Work Education. Its he who coined the term ‘Samajakarya’. HMM has contributed extensively to Kannada literature and also to social work literature on the basis of field work and research. Trough social work education he has trained thousands of students. He is also from Bellary. The man who conceived “Nirmala Karnataka” needs to be recognized.
N.V. Vasudeva Sharma
Commencing from the January 2016 issue of Samaja Karyada Hejjegalu (Social Work Foot Prints), a Young Talent Promotion series will be initiated by inviting creative articles from students of social work either in Kannada or in English. A panel of experts will identify suitable articles for publication in the journal in the January, April, July and October issues in 2016. Two articles each will be considered for publication. From among the published articles, one article will be adjudged by the panel for award. The award winning student - writer will receive the H.M. Marulasiddaiah award, cash prize and Certificate of Merit.