4th GARSHOM AWARDS: AWARDEE PROFILES
Garshom Pravasi Ratna Award
The global vice president of world Malayale Council, Mr. Jolly Thadathil is a well known Social worker, entrepreneur and an organizer. He founded Thadathil Nursing Home, a successful nursing home in Germany which now has grown to three branches and is a very reputed health care institution there. Mr. Jolly hails from Moovattupuzha, from an agricultural family background, migrated to Germany 25 years back throwing up a bank job to set on his own successful Path.
Garshom Pravasi Vanitha Award
She is actively involved in a number of associations and has been a successful teacher, Entrepreneur, social worker. She is the first Malayalee Women to have been elected to international women’s society. Vice president of Kerala Samajam- Logos, president of Indian Women Association, Logos…….. the list goes on. She is a pioneer in coordinating welfare activities that focus on women & child welfare in Kerala from organizations in Nigeria and other countries.
Garshom Yuva Pravasi Award
He is a role Model to the new generation of non resident Keralites. An Active toastmaster, Mr. Syed Azhar is a business Support specialist in CIBA Specialty Chemicals, Bahrain. He is involved in the activities that help him serve the Malayalee community in the middle east . His contributions towards conserving the Kerala culture and heritage and passing them on to the new generation are noteworthy.
Garshom Pravasi Returnee Award
C V RAVEENDRANATH
He is the Managing Director of Kunhjikannan Jewelley Group, Kannur. He utilized the experiences gained from the many roles that he played in leading Business houses outside the state to uplift his fellow Keralities, he returned to Kerala to invest his experience, knowledge and money to provide employment to hundreds of young men of Kerala. He is also a poet, social worker, researcher and philosopher.