What is the UEF?

The United Economic Forum (UEF) is a non profit organisation established in the year 1979 to serve as a premier forum for enabling the Backward Community to become a 'Formidable Force' through Economic Enhancement, Education and Social Development.

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Who founded UEF and why?

UEF was founded by Alhaj Dr. B.S. Abdur Rahman leading Philanthropist, Educationist and Industrialist with the active support of eminent personalities and intellectuals to uplift the Backward Communities through educational support, entrepreneurship, business opportunities, etc.

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Other initiatives done by UEF

The forum has four children`s homes in Sakkarakottai (Ramnad), Ottapidaram (Tuticorin), Thanjavur, and an exclusive home for girls in Thiruvithancode (Kanyakumari) in Tamil Nadu through UEF Charitable Trust for underprivileged and needy children. In addition to this, UEF also has a scholarship initiative, under which scholarships are awarded to poor and under privileged children to pursue professional courses. Candidates are awarded scholarships each year since 1997.

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Role of UEF

Facilitate Rs.10,000 Crores of economic enhancement for members through business activities, Islamic funding, sovereign wealth funds, private equity, Govt. schemes, bank finance, etc.

To act as a Catalyst for economic development and social growth within the backward community.

Provide entrepreneurial support for existing members as also to encourage and mentor budding ones.

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Strategy for Entrepreneurial Development

To encourage entrepreneurship among backward / minority community, UEF has established Project Department to guide and train the budding entrepreneurs.

UEF has signed MOU with IOB on 1st December for extending loan assistance to projects recommended by UEF.

UEF has also signed an agreement with GK Industrial Park Ltd. for setting up MSME projects at discounted price in their industrial park.

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Objectives of UEF

  • To facilitate economic enhancement for members through business activities.
  • To act as a Catalyst for economic development and social growth.
  • To provide entrepreneurial support for existing / budding ones.
  • To uplift the backward community economically and socially.
  • To give top priority for educational enhancement of backward people.
  • To support the under privileged Children to seek higher education.

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Whose leadership UEF is move forwarding?

Today, the United Economic Forum is led by Ahmed A.R. Buhari, illustrious son of Alhaj Dr. B.S. Abdur Rahman Sahib, the founding father.

Mr. Ahmed A.R. Buhari is the Founder President and CEO of C&O, Coal and Oil Group. One of the companies namely M/s Coastal Energy Pvt. Ltd is the second largest importer of coal in India by importing 10 Million tonnes of coal per year.

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Where is UEF heading to?

United Economic Forum has achieved many milestones as described in newsletter

UEF has following strategies to spur economic growth amongst the community.

  • Trade Expo:

    The Trade Expo is proposed to be conducted in Chennai for two days in a prominent place with 100 stalls / pavilions and Seminars addressed by Eminent Speakers.

  • Following Trades have been identified:

    Leather & leather products, Educational Institutions, Automobile and allied products, Construction & Realities, Textiles & apparels, Hospitality & Retail, Coal and Power, Health Care & Pharma, I.T., Seafood and Food, Transportation and Logistics, Media, Banking and Finance, Jewellery, Metal, Ferrous and Non Ferrous, Hardware, Travel and Tourism, etc.

  • Road Show in Salem

    It is proposed to conduct Road Show this summer in Salem.

  • Global Investors Meet on 23rd & 24th May 2015

    Govt. of Tamil Nadu is conducting Global Investors Meet on 23rd and 24th May in a big way to attract foreign investments. In this Meet the Govt. has given significance to Coastal Energen group and President Mr. Ahmed A.R. Buhari will be addressing the foreign investors and top industrialist on the vast industrialist opportunities available in Tamil Nadu. Coastal Energen is also in the process of signing MOU with the Govt. for the expansion of Power Project of 1600 MW at a cost of Rs.12,500 Crores. Apart Coastal Energen and UEF will be actively participating in the above event and also by taking stalls.

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Why should I join UEF?

By joining UEF you will associate with UEF in its following objectives and also avail the benefits

Facilitate Rs.10,000 Crores of economic enhancement for members through business activities, Islamic funding, sovereign wealth funds, private equity, Govt. schemes, bank finance, etc.

To act as a Catalyst for economic development and social growth within the backward community.

Provide entrepreneurial support for existing members as also to encourage and mentor budding ones.

Bring together likeminded businessmen, technocrats, academicians, professionals and NGO`s to work for the common welfare of the community.

The Trade Expo is proposed to be conducted in Chennai for two days in a prominent place with 100 stalls / pavilions and Seminars addressed by Eminent Speakers.

With the signing of MOU with IOB now UEF is poised to facilitate funding support for SMEs thru Govt. /Banks.

 

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