"Thousands of expatriate children from the South Indian state of Kerala have learnt their mother tongue at the KSC during the past four decades with the help of qualified senior centre members who volunteered as language teachers.
Every year, around 500 children attend free Malayalam language classes and many of them have even excelled in literary writing. Currently, Malayalam classes are being conducted as a part of Malayalam Mission, under the control of Public Relation Department of Government of Kerala and KSC is the Abu Dhabi head quarter of Malayalam Mission."
"Apart from Academic, KSC focuses importance to the improvement of the non-academic talents of the children and providing football coaching in association with Al Etihad Sports Academy. Around 100 children are being trained football under very experienced coaches."
"Class rooms in KSC have been designed ensuring relaxed environment to the students with well built infrastructures."
"Conference halls have been arranged in KSC to host official meetings and other events.
Three well-arranged halls with seating facilities that supports discussions and meetings have been prepared together with the facilities of overhead projector, lighting and sounding effects that help in the effortless functioning of the conference."
"KSC is armed with an excellent auditorium that occupies around 1500 audience. Well-arranged seating, lighting, sounding, curtains, gents and ladies’ toilets and all other necessary facilities are available in the auditorium."
"The Centre established a help desk to guide all expatriates to join the pension and welfare schemes established by the Kerala Government. Many Keralites are not aware that they can make their retirement life secure by contributing just Rs300 (Dh16.53) per month to the pension scheme.
It is very important for an expatriate who often forget to save for his or her future. The Centre is promoting the scheme and encourages maximum number of people to join it. We also giving guidelines to join KSFE pravasi chitti. "
"As a part of library, KSC has a worthy reading room and all major newspapers and periodicals in Malayalam and English are available at the library.
MALAYALAM PERIODICALS AVAILABLE IN THE READING ROOM
8)Manorama -Sambadyam (Monthly)
9)Mathrubhumi Yathra( Monthly)
10)Mathrubhumi Arogya Masika( Monthly)
11)Manorama Arogya Masika( Monthly)
12)Sashthra Gathi ( Monthly)
13)Jaan Malayali( Monthly)
14)Mathrubhumi Sports Masika (Monthly)
15)Madhyamam Kutumbam ( Monthly)
NEWS PAPERS ( DAILY)
2) MALAYALA MANORAMA
5) kHALEEJ TIMES
"A library at the Kerala Social Centre has around 13,500 books in Malayalam and English. The library membership is open to all residents. Any resident can get a life membership with Dh100, of which Dh50 is a refundable deposit. Library members can take books home for two weeks.
The Centre has recently collected 1,000 new Malayalam books, including the ones signed by writers themselves, for the library through a campaign. The Centre will continue the efforts to improve the facilities of library and implementing a membership campaign to attract more people to the library.
K.S.C library inflates with immense collection of books
Kerala Social Centre, a prominent social cultural forum of expatriates from Kerala in Abu Dhabi has a big library with variety of books and this is the largest library of Malayalam books outside Kerala, reached recently a bulky collection of English books. More than 2,500 books were fetched to the library by Kerala Social Centre Library wing and Abu Dhabi Shakti Theaters. This is expressly useful for children and adults who love English books. It also makes it possible for readers of other Indian states to make it a part of the library. Many students are now newly enrolled in the library and library wing arranges so many programs for the improvement of reading habit of children. The books were brought in as part of an expansion of the library. Mr. Jack F. Wells was an American professor at the Armed Forces College, Abu Dhabi, pass away on July 31st 2019 and his relatives has been awarded his huge collection of books to the Kerala Social Centre library. Much of this book collection contains works by famous English writers from various countries. They include famous works by Arundhati Roy, Peter Robinson, Stephen Hunter and Philip Roth etc. With the arrival of the new book collection, the Kerala Social Center Library now has over 13,500 books. More new Malayalam books will be added to the library soon, K.K. Sreevalsan, the Librarian of Kerala Social Centre, reported. All major newspapers and periodicals are available at the library and the library membership is open to all residents. The Kerala Social Center congratulated Jack F Wells' colleague Sunil Sam Johnson and Jayesh Vattakkattil, Executive member, Sakthi theaters Abu Dhabi, who helped tirelessly to bring the book to the library, "
"Kerala Social Centre has two good shuttle badminton courts which provides entertainment to the members. Also, an indoor stadium has been set up that provides the chance for a large number of audience to view the games and sports at the same time. "