The Who’s Who of Tamil Nadu Malayalis’, a comprehensive document consisting of information regarding entire Tamil Nadu Associations, Religious Institutions, Clubs, NGOs, Charitable Society, Educational Institutions (since inception to till date) etc, is being launched.
The 2024 edition of ‘Who’s Who of Tamil Nadu Malayalis’ will be published in English and it will contain 1,000 pages (A4 Size) consisting of 20 categories. It will be available in various formats viz Print, CD, Online and Video. The reference book will feature free of cost, profiles of nearly 2,000 established as well as budding Malayalis (brief life sketches) who have been competent in establishing successful endeavours and contributed to the success of Tamil Nadu in the fields of Arts & Culture, Automobile, Banking, Business, Construction, Cargo, Shipping & Logistics, Education, Engineering, Healthcare, Hospitality, Legal, Media, Manpower, Real Estate, Jewellery, Science & Technology, Sports, Tour & Travels, and Private Sector etc.
Some of our esteemed Patrons for the various reference books include Prof. Omchery N. N. Pillai, Malayalam playwright, novelist and poet; Dr. Lilly George, Founder and Managing Director of Shalom Hills Group of Schools; Gokulam Gopalan, Chairman and Managing Director, Gokulam Group of Companies, Chairman All India Malayali Association; Dr. AV. Anoop, Managing Director, Medimix; Dr. K M Cherian, Chairman and CEO International Centre for Cardio Thoracic & Vascular Diseases; M. Nanda Govind, President Confederation of Tamil Nadu Malayali Associations; M. P. Ramachandran, Chairman & Managing Director; Prof. Dr. James Thomas, Vice Chancellor, Padmashree Dr DY Patil University, and Prof Cardiac Surgery at the Dr. DY Patil Hospital and Medical College; K. V. Abdul Nazar, Chairman & Managing Director of Akbar Group; M. V. Nair, former Chairman and Managing director of Union Bank of India; P. R. Krishnan, Secretary Maharashtra State Committee, Centre of Indian Trade Unions, and Director, Kerala Non Resident Keralites Welfare Board; Dr. V.G. Joseph, Founder and Chairman, Garden City University; Dr. Thomas. P. John, Chairman, T. John Group of Institutions, Bangalore; Dr. K. C. Samuel, Director of Hindustan Electronics Academy; Mohan Nair, Managing Director, Sabari Chemicals Pvt. Ltd.; Dr. K. M. Ramachandran, President, FEGMA; and Madhusoodanan, Chairman & Managing Director, Nirmal Energy Ltd.
Motivate Publishing India Pvt. Ltd is a Kochi-based publishing house and pioneers of such directories in Delhi, Karnataka, Maharashtra and Andhra Pradesh in India. With such an ingenious reference guide, Malayalis in various states of India will get great acclaim for their initiatives. Unlike magazines and newspapers, this reference guide will be an exclusive information provider with a shelf-life of a lifetime. The digital version of the reference book will be the biggest ever database of prominent Malayalis outside Kerala.
How the reference book is structured
The Who’s Who Of Tamil Nadu Malayalis is planned to be a ready reckoner of non-resident Malayalis wherever they are. Data will be well arranged and laid out attractively to appeal to the aesthetics of anyone who comes across the book. More than a reference book, these tomes can better called encyclopedia which has about 1000 pages. It will include biographies, photographs and other up-to-date details of all non-resident Keralites. One CD compiling the full content will also be given free of cost along with the book.
The book will have a listing of all institutions, business houses, cultural houses, organizations, establishments and corporate houses also. Such listings would act as a what-is-what for any Malayali who leaves his land in search of better prospects abroad