Online registration Closed.

Registered delegates may collect their respective badges from 4:00 PM (IST) onwards on 15.01.2015 from the venue.

Inaugural Session

10.00 am - 11.15 am (Oman Hall)

Welcome Address :

Smt. Rani George IAS
Secretary, NORKA

Presidential Address :

Shri. K.C. Joseph
Hon’ble Minister, NORKA

Inaugural Address : Shri. Oommen Chandy
Hon’ble Chief Minister, Kerala
Address :

Shri. P.K. Kunhalikutty
Hon’ble Minister for Industries & IT

Shri. K.M. Mani
Hon’ble Minister for Finance, Law and Housing

Shri. V.S. Achuthanandan
Hon’ble Leader of Opposition

Prof. K.V. Thomas, MP

Shri. Tony Chammany
Hon’ble Mayor, Corporation of Kochi

Shri. Jiji Thomson IAS
Additional Chief Secretary, Govt. of Kerala

Shri. M.A. Yusuff Ali
Vice Chairman, Norka-Roots

Shri. C.K. Menon
Vice Chairman, Norka-Roots

Shri. Ravi Pillai
Director, Norka-Roots

Shri. C.T. Kuruvillai
Director, Norka-Roots

Vote of Thanks :

Shri. P. Sudeep
CEO, Norka-Roots

11.15 am – 11.30 am : Tea Break

Delegate Session

11.30 am - 1.30 pm (Oman Hall)

Subject - THE WORLD OF NRKs - Issues, Challenges and Opportunities

Inaugural Address :

Shri. Ramesh Chennithala
Hon’ble Minister for Home Affairs & Vigilance

Presidential Address :

Shri. Manjalamkuzhi Ali
Hon’ble Minister for Urban Affairs and Welfare of Minorities

Keynote Address :

Shri. M.M. Hassan
Former Minister for NORKA

Address : Shri. Jose K. Mani, MP
Discussion :

Shri. Abdurahiman Randathani, MLA
Chairman, Legislature Committee on NRK’s

Shri. K.V. Abdul Khader, MLA

Shri. Hibi Eden, MLA

Swami Gururethnam Jnana Thapaswi
Organising Secretary, Santhigiri Ashramam

Interactive Session : Representatives of various NRK organisations
1.30 pm - 2.30 pm : Lunch Break

Parallel Sessions

Session 1: 2.30 pm - 4.00 pm

GULF SESSION (Oman Hall)

Inaugural Address :

Shri. Shibu Baby John
Hon’ble Minister for Labour & Skills

Presidential Address :

Shri. K.C. Joseph
Hon’ble Minister, NORKA

Address :

Shri. P. Rajeev MP
Shri. Kodikunnil Suresh, MP

Keynote Address : Shri. Jiji Thomson IAS
Additional Chief Secretary, Govt of Kerala
Moderator :

Shri. P.M.A. Salam
Chairman, NRK Welfare Board

Discussion :

Shri. Ismayael Rawther,
Director, NORKA-Roots

Shri. Soman Baby
Managing Editor, Daily Tribune, Bahrain

Shri. K.P. Muhammad Kutty
Chairman, ODEPC

Shri. Isaac Thomas
Director, NRK Welfare Board

Interactive Session : Representatives of NRK organisations

Session 2: 2.30 pm - 4.00 pm

EUROPE & AMERICA (Manappuram Hall 3)

Inaugural Address :

Shri. V.S. Sivakumar
Hon’ble Minister for Health, Family Welfare & Devaswom

Presidential Address :

Shri. A.P. Anilkumar
Hon’ble Minister for Tourism, Scheduled Castes & Backward Classes

Moderator :

Smt. Rani George IAS
Secretary, NORKA

Discussion :

Shri. Noyal Thomas
Director, Ministry of Overseas Indian Affairs, Government of India

Shri. Anirudhan
Director, NORKA-Roots

Shri. George Abraham
Former Chief Technology Officer, United Nations

Shri. John P. John
President, FOKANA

Shri. Anandan Niravel
President, FOMAA

Shri. T. Haridas
High Commission of India, UK

Interactive Session :

Representatives of NRK Organisations

Session 3: 2.30 pm - 4.00 pm

NRK WOMEN: Standing up to challenges (Manappuram Hall 4)

Inaugural Address :

Smt. P.K. Jayalakshmi
Hon’ble Minister for Welfare of Scheduled Tribes, Youth Affairs, Museum and Zoos

Presidential Address :

Smt. K.C. Rosakutty
Chairperson, Women’s Commission

Address :

Smt. Prameela Devi
Member, Women’s Commission

Smt. Bhadra B.
Deputy Mayor, Kochi

Smt. Suhara Mampad
President, Malappuram Dist. Panchayat

Smt. Nirmala Jimmy
President, Kottayam Dist. Panchayat

Adv. P. Kulsu
Chairperson, Kerala State Women’s Development Corporation

Interactive Session : Representatives of Women Delegates
4.00 pm – 4.15 pm : Tea Break

Open Forum: 4.15 pm - 6.00 pm (Oman Hall)

Face to Face with Hon’ble Chief Minister of Kerala. Shri. K.C. Joseph, Hon’ble Minister, NORKA will be present.

Parallel Sessions

Session 1: 10.00 am - 11.30 am

SETTING THE STAGE - Investment, Opportunities and Infrastructure Development (Oman Hall)

Inaugural Address :

Shri. Adoor Prakash
Hon’ble Minister for Revenue & Coir

Presidential Address :

Shri. V.K. Ebrahim Kunju
Hon’ble Minister for Public Works

Presentations    
Kochi as an Investment destination :

Shri. Elias George IAS,
MD, Kochi Metro

The idea hub :

Shri. Pranav Kumar,
CEO, Startup Village

Kannur’s take off :

Shri. G. Chandramouli
MD, Kannur International Airport Ltd

Address :

Shri. Issac John Pattaniparambil
Global Chairman, World Malayalee Council

Shri. Alexander Vadakkedam
Director, Norka-Roots

Session 2: 10.00 am - 11.30 am

MALAYALAM and KERALA CULTURE: Influence on NRKs(Manappuram Hall 3)

Inaugural Address :

Shri. Perumbadavam Sreedharan
Chairman, Kerala Sahitya Akademi

Presidential Address :

Prof. M.K. Sanu,
Ex. MLA

Address :

Shri. Soorya Krishamoorthy
Chairman, Kerala Sangeetha Nataka Akademi

Shri. Kattoor Narayana Pillai
Chairman, Kerala Lalitha Kala Akademi

Prof. B. Muhammed Ahammed
Chairman, Kerala Folklore Akademi

Shri. Benyamin,
Author

11.30 am - 11.45 am :

Tea Break

Session 3: 11.45 am - 1.00 pm

MOBILISING THE COMMUNITY FOR NRK WELFARE (Oman Hall)

Inaugural Address :

Shri. Thiruvanchoor Radhakrishnan
Hon’ble Minister for Forest, Environment, Transport, Sports and Cinema

Presidential Address :

Shri. Anoop Jacob
Hon’ble Minister for Food and Civil Supplies

Address :

Shri. N.K. Premachandran, MP

Shri T.K. Manoj Kumar IAS
Joint Secretary, Ministry of Overseas Indian Affairs, Government of India

Shri. P.K. Anvar Naha
President, KMCC, Dubai

Shri. Sherufideen Kunju
General Secretary, OICC, KSA

Shri. P. Saidalikutty
Secretary, Pravasi Sangham

Shri. Sharafudeen Kanneth
Director, NRK Welfare Board

1.00 pm - 2.30 pm :

Lunch Break

Valedictory Session

2.30 pm - (Oman Hall)

National Anthem    
Welcome address :

Shri K.C. Joseph
Hon’ble Minister for Rural Development, Planning, Culture, NORKA

Report on Global NRK Meet :

Smt. Rani George IAS
Secretary, NORKA

Address :

Shri. Azad Moopan,
Director, NORKA-Roots

Shri. Dominic Presentation,
MLA

Shri. Kodiyeri Balakrishnan,
MLA

Shri. Innocent,
MP

Shri. Anto Antony,
MP

Shri. K.C. Venugopal,
MP

Keynote Address :

Shri. K. Babu
Hon. Minister for Fisheries, Ports & Excise

Presidential Address :

Shri. P.J. Kurien MP
Deputy Chairman, Rajya Sabha

Inaugural Address :

Shri. Justice P. Sathasivam
Hon’ble Governor of Kerala

Vote of Thanks :

Shri. R.S Kannan
Additional Secretary, NORKA

National Anthem