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Vakkom Moulavi Foundation Trust (VMFT), founded by the late KM Bashir of International Labour Office in Geneva as a public charitable Trust in March 1986, has completed three decades of service to the Kerala society. During this period, VMFT has organised a number of meetings and seminars on topics of concern to the people of Kerala. It has undertaken several projects on education, social development and science & technology funded by reputed agencies and governments. The VMFT has steadfastly stood for the values and ideals of Vakkom Moulavi as well as its founder to promote democratic rights, ethics in public life and social cohesion. It has earned itself a reputation as an... Read more

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Deceptive food labels: How to know what’s truly healthy

When you’re in a hurry at the grocery store, do you find yourself making food choices based on health promises on the front of packages? If that’s you, buyer beware. This week the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) cracked down on 17 food manufacturers, asking them to correct food labels and claims that suggest that their products are healthier than they actually are. The products ranged from frozen fish sticks to ice cream and organic vegetable shortening. (Convenience can have a health price. Find delicious, healthy recipes for ice cream, fish sticks and chicken pot pie to make at home.) Read more


VMFT Announcements

Nominations invited for VMFT’s Professor N.A.Karim Award...

Nominations for the ‘Vakkom Moulavi Foundation Trust’s Professor N. A. Karim Award for Outstanding Public Service-2017’, consisting of Rs. One lakh cash, citation and memento, are invited. The Award is to recognize and honor individuals who have contributed to public service in a way that has produced tangible benefits for Kerala society. Any person residing in Kerala or residing in other parts of India or abroad, who has worked on issues of significance to Kerala society that fall within the purview of VMFT’s goals is eligible for the Award, irrespective of religion, caste, state, socio-economic background or political affiliation. The award is given to individuals who may be... Read more

Upcoming Events

VMFT Upcoming Events

നവോത്ഥാന പ്രഭാഷണ...

വക്കം മൗലവി നവോത്ഥാന പഠന കേന്ദ്രത്തിന്‍റെ ആഭിമുഖ്യത്തില്‍ നവോത്ഥാന പ്രഭാഷണ പരമ്പര, ഡോ.എന്‍.എ.കരീം ഗ്രന്ഥശാല വിഭാഗം എന്നിവയുടെ ഉദ്ഘാടനവും, വക്കം മൗലവി 1918 ല്‍ പ്രസിദ്ധീകരിച്ച ‘അല്‍ ഇസ്ലാo’ മാസിക (ഒറ്റവാല്യത്തില്‍) പുന: പ്രകാശനവും ശ്രീ പി. ശ്രീരാമകൃഷ്ണന്‍... Read more

VMFT Upcoming Events

Solidarity Pledge at Vakkom Moulavi Memorial

On the 143rd birth anniversary of Vakkom Moulavi, one of Kerala’s Renaissance leaders and founder of the legendary Swadeshabhimani newspaper, Vakkom Moulavi Foundation Trust is organising a National Solidarity Pledge at 7.30 am on Wednesday (December 28, 2016) at the Swadeshabhimani Smrithimandapam at Palayam. The function is to acknowledge the many socio-cultural developments of Kerala in the last century and to commit ourselves to hold fast to the values of communal harmony and national integrity. Sri V Sasi, Hon’ble Deputy Speaker of Kerala Legislative Assembly, will read out the pledge. Dr  Kayamkulam Yoonus will deliver the introductory speech. Sri C Rahim, chairman of... Read more