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Walter Nandalike
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Born 1972 or 1973 (age 43 or 44)[1]
Residence Dubai, United Arab Emirates[1]
Spouse(s) Wilma Nandalike[1]
Children Cema Nandalike[1]
Samantha Nandalike[1]

Walter Nandalike (born 1972 or 1973) is the founder of Daijiworld Media (Mangalore), a web portal on the Mangalorean community. He is currently the Editor-in-chief and and Managing director of Daijiworld. He has been awarded more than 75 awards and honours for his outstanding achievement in creating media group since year 2001.

Walter originally hails from the village of Nandalike in Udupi district. He had migrated to the Gulf for employment purposes, with no knowledge of computers. Having learnt about computers, he sent his first E-mail to his friends on 1 April 2000 saying that he was hosting a site on the Net, which was meant to be a joke for All Fools Day. His friends took him seriously and started inquiring about the site. Surprised by the levels of interest, Walter started thinking seriously about the project. He learnt computers thoroughly and eight months later on 14 January 2001, launched www.daijidubai.com, primarily with the objective of hosting information and news only pertaining to Konkani language and society. The portal is now known as www.daijiworld.com[2]

Today Walter Nandalike is the founder three major media segments in India. After daijiworld.com, he initiated Daijiworld Weekly in 2009. Which is successfully running under the leadership of Hemacharya (Stephan Mascarenhas). In the year 2014 he launched Daijiworld24x7 tv channel which has become household name in the coastal region. He also responsible for launching Daijiworld Audio-Visual Studio, a world-class state-of-art studio, first of its kind in the region.

The biggest gain in the daijiworld media is charity work initiated by Walter Nandalike. Under his vision, over Rs 11 Crore help reached directly to the needy without the interference of middlemen.This deed has been widely appreciated by the society.

Walter currently resides in Dubai and is married to Wilma Nandalike, and they have three children, Cema Nandalike Samantha Nandalike.[1] and Luke Nandalike

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 Melisha Noronha - Bangalore. "Walter Nandalike Awarded 'Star of International Institute for Public Policy'". Tuesday, February 17, 2009 9:28:19 AM (IST). International Institute for Public Policy (IIPP) Media Release. Retrieved 2009-12-18.
  2. M. Raghuram. "Weaving web links". Saturday, Jan 14, 2006. The Hindu. Retrieved 2009-12-18.

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