A FEW from the city are also getting invitations from international organisations to present their expertise in their fields of specialisation.

Isaac Mathai, chief managing director of Soukya, is being honoured with an award to mark the 250th birth anniversary of the Dr. Samuel Hahnemann, founder of Homeopathy.

The World Health Organisation has now invited him to serve on its committee for Renewal of the Global Health Policy for the 21st Century.

H.R. Viswanath, former principal of BMS College of Engineering and president of the International Federation for Highrise Structures, has been invited to the 20th Session of the Governing Council of the UN Habitat to be held from April 4 to April 8 at Nairobi, Kenya.

The main agenda of the meet is to implement and monitor the goal of the United Nations Millennium Declaration on improving the lives of slum dwellers and assess the reconstruction after disasters.

By R.M.

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