NRI K. C. Varghese, Philanthropist, Chairman of 'Incas' died
Doha, July 01, 2006
NRI K C Varghese, 56, Chairman of the Indian Cultural
and Arts Society, (Incas) died in Doha on May 26, 2006. He had been
cancer for the past six years. Varghese was the founder advisory
council chairman of Incas, which was formed in 2001.
Varghese involved in philanthropic activities by
helping the needy, like housemaids, workers and Indians placed in
deportation centres. Varghese made efforts to organise food and
other necessities for these people in their times of distres.
He was assistant advertising manager of Gulf Times and was writing
articles and covering events for Malayala Manorama newspaper in
THE Indian Cultural and Arts Society (Incas) will
produce a souvenir in memory of the late K C Varghese. Incas president
K K Usman said that the souvenir is to commemorate Vargheses
close involvement with various activities in the Indian community
during his nearly three-decade stay in Qatar.
The society also decided to set up an education foundation
in memory of Varghese. The society foundation would help to finance
the education of select children who hail from poor non-resident
Indian (NRI) families in the Gulf region.
Only those students pursuing education in professional colleges
in Kerala would be eligible for assistance, said Usman.
The Incas chief said the society is also exploring the possibility
of holding an annual volleyball tournament in which Indian expatriates
from all six GCC States could take part.