Mar Gregorios Award Presented to Yusuffali


Thiruvananthapuram: Archbishop Mar Gregorios Award, instituted by the Association of Mar Ivanios College Old Students (AMICOS), was given away to renowned NRI industrialist and LuLu Group International Managing Director, Yusuffali M A, here the other day.

Yousuffali was selected for the award taking into consideration his contributions to the industrial sector and various other fields, according to the award committee.

Presenting the award, Cardinal Mar Baselios Cleemis Catholicos, Major Archbishop of Thiruvananthapuram (Syro Malankara Church), said that people should be capable of opening their hearts to everyone.

Yusuffali announced a financial assistance of Rs.1 crore to build 100 houses as part of the ‘Snehapoorvam Oru Veedu’ project being taken up under the leadership of Baselios Cleemis, on the occasion.

The award, instituted in memory of the second archbishop of Thiruvananthapuram archdiocese of Malankara Catholic Church, comprises a cash prize of Rs. 50,001, citation and a plaque.