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Rashtrapati Bhavan : 20.11.2012

The President of India Shri Pranab Mukherjee inaugurated the Mannam International Socio-cultural & Charitable Centre at a function today (20.11.2012) at Rashtrapati Bhavan.

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.

This release issued at 1320 hrs