“Shree Maatha Award”
Every year on the auspicious day of Pattabhisheka of Sri Dharmakartharu, a special programme “Jeeva-Bhava and Sarva-Dharma Sammelana” is organised. In this programme a organisation which has served for the upliftment of the mankind, humanity and Society at large is identified and is awarded with the highest ranking award of Srikshetra the “Shree Maatha Award” and a sum of Rs.1,00,000-00(One lakh) is also given to that organisation. Till 2011-12 individual have been given with this award after 2012-13 this award is been given to organisations.
The awards given to organisation from 2012-13 to 2017-18 are as follows.
1). 2012-2013 :- Dr.J.P.Krishne Gowda, Founder of “Ashakirana”, Blind children’s School, Chikkamagaluru.
2). 2013-2014 :- Dr.Rajani Pai & Dr.Ashok Pai, Founder of “Ashakirana”, Mentally disorder children’s School, Shivamogga.
3). 2014-2015 :- Sri.B.A.Patil, President, “Vimochana Sangha”, Athani.
4). 2015-2016 :- Sri.Veereshwara Punyashrama, Gadag.
5). 2016-2017 :- Prerana Resource Centre, Bangalore.
6). 2017-2018 :- Hindu Seva Prathishtana-Karnataka, Bangalore.
7). 2018-2019 :- Sparsha Trust, Bangalore.