The second phase of Scholarship distribution by Indiana Malayalee Association for the children of
the fishermen was inaugurated by Eravipuram MLA Shri. M. Noushad. The scholarship was given to
honour the fishermen who unparalleled service during the Kerala floods. The meeting was presided
by FCDP Chairperson Dr. Sindha H. Mendez. Fr. Joby Sebastian, Director FCDP & TMS welcomed the
gathering. The scholarship was given to Maxon Paul, Sijo, Jobitha J., Dixy N., Ancy Andrew, Milton,
Akhila, and Nisha. In the financial year 2021-22, Indiana Malayalee Association has contributed over
5 lakh as scholarship for the children of fishermen through FCDP.
Mr. Jerson Sebastian, author of the books ‘Layi Layi Kuseena’ and ‘Njanga Neenga’, was also honoured during the programme for his contribution towards the cultural heritage of Kollam. Felicitations were offered by Shri. Fayas (Pallithottam CI), Shri N. Tomy (Pallithottam Councillor), and Shri. Milton Stephen (Board Member, FCDP).