Addressing a news conference on Tuesday, in Mangalore, Khaleel Ahmed, President, Jamiyyatul Falah, DK and Udupi, said that the organization, which was formed in 1988, has over the last 24 years carried out various social service activities including construction of a boys hostel in Mangalore, setting up of a Kannada medium school in Adkare Padpu near Konaje, free medical aid and ambulance services for poor patients in rural areas of two taluks in Udupi, setting up of a residential complex for women in Bolar, initiation of ‘Marali Baa Shaalege’ programme to bring back children to schools who had discontinued their studies besides others.
The organization has been facilitating dialysis treatment in hospitals of Mangalore and Udupi at concessional rates for poor patients. It has also built houses and toilets for poor under the ‘Akrandana’ project and provided scholarships to students every year under the Student Support Scheme, Mr. Khaleel said.
The inaugural ceremony to mark the silver jubilee celebrations will be held at JF Community Centre at Kankanady in Mangalore. Thwaka Ahmed Musliyar, Mangalore Qazi, will perform 'dua'. Y Abdulla Kunhi, Chancellor, Yenepoya University, Mangalore, will inaugurate. U T Khader, MLA, Dr. Mohan Alva, Chairman, Alva’s Educational Insttutions, Moodbidri, Nisar Ahmed, Chairman, Presidency Group of Institutions, Abdussalam Puthige, Chief Editor, Vartha Bharathi Kannada daily, Sheik Lathief, Chief Accounts Officer, DK Zilla Panchayat are among the dignitaries expected to participate in the programme. Khaleel Ahmed, President, JF, DK and Udupi, will preside over the programme.
Saduddin M Salih, President, Jamiyattul Falah Silver Jubilee Reception Committee, Shahul Hameed, Genereal Secretary, JF, DK and Udupi, Zameer Amber, Treasurer, JF, DK and Udupi, P B A Razak, Secretary, JF Silver Jubilee Reception Committee, were present at the press meet.
The official logo of the silver jubilee celebrations was also unveiled on the occasion.