Mallinath Kumbar a Professor.at Department of studies in Library and Information Science. University of Mysore has received Rashtriya Gaurav Award-2016 for Meritorious Services, outstanding performance and remarkable role in the field of Library and Information Science.
The award was presented at National seminar on Economic growth and National Integration held at New Delhi on 9th June-2016. The Rashtriya Gaurav Award is a Brain child of India International Friendship Society (IIFS), New Delhi.
Prof. Mallinath Kumbar received the award from Former Governor of Tamil Nadu and Assam Dr Bhishma Narain Singh. . The guests present at the occasion were Sardar Joginder Singh, Former Director CBI and Chairman IIFS, Major Ved Praksh, Member AICC, Dr. GVG Krishna Murthy, Former Chief Election Commissioner, Syed Sibtey Razi, Former Governor of Jharkhand and Assam, Shivraj Patil, Former Speaker of Lok sabha, Home Minister and Governor of Punjab.