Mangalore, August. 11: A career guidance symposium for students at Loyala Hall of St Aloysius pre-university college was organized by the Bearys Cultural Forum (BCF), United Arab Emirates on Sunday August 10th. Deserving students hailing from financially backward families were awarded with the scholarships.
The program was inaugurated by U T Khadar Minister for health and family welfare. He said that for the benefit of people, the government is planning to provide accident health insurance.
Under health insurance scheme, Government is planning to provide up to Rs 25,000 to accident victims and free treatment scheme for government employees. Government has also a vision to bring BPL and APL card holders under health insurance scheme, he added.
He said importance should be given to education in rural areas and stressed on the parent’s role to develop their children as good citizens.
Praising Bearys Cultural Forum for organizing the function he said, “Bearys Cultural Forum members are contributing to society which is quite appreciable. Students ought to make best use of this opportunity and enhance their knowledge,” he added.
“The parents and students are often in a dilemma while choosing courses. Providing scholarship facilities is an wonderful job. Students ought to give importance to their areas of interest and work hard”, said the MLA J R Lobo.
The prayer was led by K S Attakoya Thangal, Hon president, DKSC Karnataka.
Dr B K Yusuf, president of Bearys Cultural forum; presided over the program. On the occasion, Deputy comissioner A B Ibrahim, former education minister B A Moideen, Dr Prof Kaup Mohammed, Ibrahim Maulvi, Rafeeq Krishnapura, Abdul Ghafoor, Mohammed Beary, minority commission director Mohammed Saleem and others were seen.
By Thangamma M M