Mangalore University confers Honorary Doctorate to K Prakash Shetty, Founder Chairman MRG Group

Mangalore University has conferred Honorary Doctorate degree to K Prakash Shetty, Founder Chairman of MRG Group for his significant contribution to the society. Karnataka’s Governor Thawar Chand Gehlot, alongside Prof Sachin Chaturvedi, Director General of Research and Information System for Developing Countries in New Delhi, conferred the honorary doctorate upon Shetty. Mangalore University Vice-Chancellor Prof P L Dharma was also present at the felicitation ceremony that took place on the sidelines of the varsity’s 42nd annual convocation at the Mangala Auditorium on Saturday (June 15). Minister for higher education MC Sudhakar, who is also the pro-chancellor of the university also participated at the event as a guest.

Shetty is an accomplished hospitality leader with over 30 years of experience, starting his journey with the launch of Banjara in 1993. He is the Founder and Chairman of MRG Group, a conglomerate that includes luxury boutique hotels, fine dining restaurants, and other ventures. Shetty is known for his commitment to social causes and has received multiple awards, such as the Kannada Rajyotsava Award and the Bharat Gaurav Ratna Award. His restaurants are celebrated for their quality cuisine, and his contributions to the hospitality industry have been widely recognized.

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