In the year 1984, few prominent Indian businessmen and Indian community leaders living in Qatar have come together and undertaken the noble task of finding succor and solace to the underprivileged Indians in distress due to any unforeseen circumstances in Qatar. Thus 28 years back, the Indian Community Benevolent Forum was formed with Late Mulchand Assandas Kanjani as the founder President under the aegis of the Indian Embassy.
Indian Community Benevolent Forum (ICBF), Qatar
Since 1984 Indian Community Benevolent Forum (ICBF), undertakes the noble task of providing succor and solace to the underprivileged members of the Indian expatriate community in Qatar
ICBF is one of the four apex bodies under the Aegis of Indian Embassy of Qatar apart from Indian Cultural Center (ICC), Indian Professional Business Network (IBPN) and Indian Sports Center (ISC) carrying out its task completely selfless, non-profit oriented and philanthropic manner to help generally the needy and the working class from the community.
The first Managing Committee consisted of Late Fazel Bachouli as General Secretary, Mr.Abdul Gafoor, Mr. Ronnie Mendonza, Mr. M. V. Kader, Mr. Dileep Thakkar, Mr. P. P. Hyder, Mr. A. K.Usman, Mr. Alex Mathew and Mrs. Mani Rathi, as members of the first managing committee. Mr. Batish was the Indian Embassy representative acting as CCO in ICBF committee.
The mission of the organization was to extend a helping hand to the needy underprivileged deserving Indian citizens. The seed sown by late Mulchand Assandas Kanjani and others had grown today and is functioning through its volunteers with great enthusiasm and zeal by setting up its Help Desk since May 2006 at Indian Embassy premises for providing prompt assistances to deserving persons at right juncture of their need.
ICBF Help Desk is manned on all seven days a week during the evening hours ( 6 to 8 PM ). Hence Indian Community Benevolent Forum is working as a Role model of Charitable and Community welfare organization amongst all other expatriate communities residing at Qatar by way of its various activities to help the needy and deserving members of Indian expatriates at Qatar ICBF.
Indian Community Benevolent Forum (ICBF) is a unique organization under the aegis of the Embassy of India, Doha, Qatar has undertaken the noble task of providing succor and solace to the needy and underprivileged brethren in distress at Qatar by way of providing Financial, Medical, and various other assistance.
ICBF has achieved its milestone by setting up its Help Desk in May 2006 at Indian Embassy premises for providing prompt assistance to deserving persons at the right juncture of their need. ICBF Help Desk is manned on all seven days a week during the evening hours (6 to 8 PM)
1. Free Medical Camps
2. Arranging Free medical care for deserving cases
3. Air tickets for deportation cases
4. Transportation of mortal remains of the deceased and accompanying person.
5. Minor assistance and food, ration to the stranded deserving persons.
6. One time financial assistance towards medical treatment of life-threatening diseases at a local hospital.
1. Conducts children’s awareness campaigns.
2. Yoga session for workers.
3. Health and hygiene sessions for workers
4. Arrange shows and other events to support and entertain the workers directly and indirectly.