The President of India
Shri Pranab Mukherjee inaugurated the Mannam International
Socio-cultural & Charitable Centre at a function today (20.11.2012) at
The President wished the Centre all success and congratulated NSS Delhi
on its initiative to create such an institution to serve the needs of
the under privileged. He said the NSS has a long tradition of being an
organization which serves the needs of all communities. He was sure that
the Mannam International Centre would continue this glorious tradition
and make its facilities available to all those in need.
The President described the founder of NSS, Mannath Padmanabhan, as a
visionary and social reformer who fought against social evils and strove
for the economic upliftment of the people of Kerala.
Among the dignitaries present on the occasion were Shri Shashi Tharoor,
Union Minister of State for Human Resource Development and Shri TKA
Nair, Adviser to the Prime Minister.