Rebuilding Kerala- NRIs from Kuwait offered 11 crore rupees in a single day

IIK Staff Reporter; Photo: Anwar Sadath Thalasserry
Sunday, October 7, 2018

The meeting of community members and business leaders called by the Non Resident Keralite Affairs (NORKA) Director Dr Ravi Pillai in Kuwait promised over 11 crores rupee in a single day for the rebuilding of Kerala.

Kerala Government had taken it as a challenge and appealed to the world over to join hands in the Rebuilding New Kerala after the incessant rains, flashflood, and continuous landslides had spread havoc in the State of Kerala last month.

The task of coordination the rebuild new Kerala outside India is bestowed with the Loka Kerala Sabha Members. The Loka Kerala Sabha, under NORKA Directorate are planning to collect 30 crores from the NRI community in Kuwait.

The business meet called by Norka Director Dr Ravi PIllai at Jumeira Messila Beach Hotel, Kuwait was attended by number of business people from all walks of life. Representatives of more than 28 companies attended the meet and promised more than 5.5 crore rupee to the Chief Ministers relief fund. This was in addition to the amount many of the companies and personals already contributed. Earlier the day, Dr Ravi Pillai also called a public meeting of various community members where by community organizations assured another 5.5 crores towards CMDRF as part of their contribution.

The arrangements are made to handover the collections to the Kerala Minister E P Jayarajan who will be visiting Kuwait on 20th of this month.

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Monday, October 8, 2018
directly debit the money you wish to donate to the needy else it will be eaten by middlemen and politicians as in the past. I collected bank account details of an economically backward person who was affected by the floods and directly sent money to her account.

Bajrangi Bhai
Monday, October 8, 2018
Why the hell they are wasting money by partying in star hotels. There is more show business than real cause.

Sunday, October 7, 2018
Same seniles in suits......the needy will get nothing..... its kerala. The communists and congress will eat it all up as in past, The NRI is fool to give a single paisa to the govt..... give to people YOU PERSONALY KNOW IN NEED. Till now the useless communist govt have not given a proper clear plan for rebuilding as asked by the center govt what they will do with the initial payment.

Sunday, October 7, 2018
hello friends,
we all know its a tragedy and a sad moment for all human being.

who suffered who lost they knows the pain, but based on it some good things are done may be frauds also going on .god knows.
god bless them .timely things will be settled down .

Sunday, October 7, 2018
VERY WELL SAID @ JOSEPH GEORGE. Kudos for speaking up. All Pillai''s charity activities are useless if he does not follow the principle i.e. CHARITY STARTS AT HOME...means employees must be taken care of on priority basis... MIND IT PILLAI !

Sunday, October 7, 2018
Mr pillai. first you have to give salary of your employess properly

Liyakat Kala
Sunday, October 7, 2018
NRI Mallus are very rich.

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