Mangalore, Aug 10: Bearys Cultural Forum (BCF), UAE on Sunday August 10 organized a career guidance symposium for students at Loyala Hall here. In addition, scholarships were awarded to deserving students from financially backward families.

Addressing the gathering after inaugurating the programme, minister for health and family welfare U T Khadar said that the government is planning to provide accident health insurance for the benefit of people.

“Government is mulling to provide up to Rs 25,000 to accident victims under health insurance scheme. Free treatment scheme will be available for government employees. Government is also planning to bring BPL and APL card holders under health insurance scheme,” he said.

He said that importance should be given to education in rural areas. He also stressed on parents’ responsibilty in making their children good citizens.

Lauding Bearys’ Cultural Forum for organizing the programme, he said, “Beary Cultural Forum members are contributing to society. It is really appreciable. Students should make use of this opportunity and enhance their knowledge,” he said.

MLA J R Lobo said, “Students and parents are often confused while choosing courses. Providing scholarship facilities is an excellent job. Students should give importance to the areas in which they are interested and work hard.”

K S Attakoya Thangal, president of Bearys Cultural Forum led the prayer.

Dr B K Yusuf, president of Bearys Cultural Forum presided over the programme.

Deputy commissioner 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 present.

Courtesy :  Daijiworld