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Education Seminar

             To mark the 106th Birth anniversary of Prof: Mundassery, the foundation hosted an education seminar on “Education Reforms and Rights of Minorities” at the University Students Centre, Trivandrum, on 17th July, 2009. Dr. K. N. Panikker inaugurated the seminar, presided over by Prof. O. N. V. Kurup. Rev. Dr. Paul Thelakkattu, Editor – in - Chief, Sathyadeepam, Kochi, Dr. G. Balamohanan Thampi and Prof. V. N. Murali spoke. Prof. K. N. Gangadharan offered the welcome speech and P. N. Balakrishnan expressed vote of thanks.

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Foundation holds biannual general Council

             As per Section 8(10) of Bye laws, the biannual general Council was held at Mini Hall of Trivandrum Hotel on 6th June 2009, the general Council approved the biannual report of activities and income and expenditure statements. Chairman of the foundation presided.

Kerala Government sanctions Rs. 10 lakhs

             Dr. Thomas Isacc in his Budget Speech for 2009-10 allocated Rs. 10 lakhs for the activities of Mundassery Foundation. The Foundation expresses its sincere thanks to the government of Kerala and Dr. Thomas Isacc, Minister for finance and M. A. Baby, Minister for Education. The governing council of the Foundation held on 10th may, 2009 has resolved to utilize the sum for the construction of a building in memory of Joseph Mundassery.

Symposium on theory of evolution and theory of creation.

             To commemorate the 150th Anniversary of Charles Darwin’s “Origin Of  Species”, a symposium was conducted under the auspices of the Foundation at the Press Club Hall, Trivandrum, on 5th March, 2009. Dr. G. Balamohanan Thampi inaugurated the symposium. Prof. O. N. V. Kurup presided. Rt. Rev. Augustine Pamplani, Rector, Little Flower Seminary, Aluva spoke on theory of evolution. Prof. E. V. Kunjikrishnan, Dept. of Zoology, University College, Trivandrum spoke on theory of evolution. Prof. V. N. Murli and C. Ramachandran also spoke. Prof. K. N. Gangadharan welcomed the audience and P. N. Balakrishnan expressed vote of thanks.

Prof: Joseph Mundasseri Foundation inaugurated

             The Foundation was formally inaugurated at a well attended function hosted at Police Jubilee Hall, Chandrasekharan Nair Stadium, Trivandrum, at 5 pm. On 17th December, 2008. P. Govinda Pillai inaugurated the function. O. N. V. Kurup presided. Dr. G. Balamohanan Thampi, Prof. Nainan Koshy, Prof. V. N. Murali, Prof. M. P. Lalitha Bai spoke. Prof. O. N. V. Kurup distributed memberships and Prof. Nainan Koshy accepted books on behalf of Mundassery Library. Kadakampally Surendran, Chairman, Reception Committee, welcomed the audience and prof. K. N. Gangadharan, Executive Director, offered vote of thanks.

             The Foundation was registered as a society with Reg. No: T. 1165/08 dated 22.07.2008 under the Travancore. Cochin Literary, scientific and Charitable Societies. Registration Act, 1955