World Malayalee Council or abbreviated as WMC was formed on July 3, 1995 in New Jersey, is a non-sectarian, non-political community organization providing a global connectivity, fostering friendship and fellowship among malayalees across the globe and having several platforms under its umbrella for training, empowerment, service, support and charity.
The main objective of this organization is to provide a non-political forum to bring together the widely scattered community of people of Malayalee / Kerala origin and strengthen the common bonds of culture, tradition and way of life. World Malayalee Council works towards an international brotherhood of Malayalees / people of Kerala origin to bolster their cultural, artistic and social uniqueness and give resilience and understanding towards other cultures with which they have to co-exist and interact.
World Malayalee Council, which makes it separate and distinct form a host of other Malayalee Associations is the concept of networking Malaylees all across the Globe. Given the wide distribution of Malayalees across the world, their ingenious talents and entrepreneurship, which comes tampered and augmented through the local experience and technology of the place where they live, provides a wonderful opportunity for dissemination of knowledge, technology and joint initiatives. One could imagine the huge potential at our disposal, when we understand that World Malayalee Council is the largest ethnic organization in the world spread across 53 countries.
The charter of the organization recognizes the revolutionary transformation taking place at global levels as a result of quantum leaps in technology and to utilize this possibility to facilitate a dynamic link between the Malayalee experience, expertise and entrepreneurship in the developing and the developed countries for the invigoration of the Malayalee Community at large, and the Kerala State in particular.
World Malayalee Council shall be working closely with the people of Kerala origin across the globe for effectively promoting their integration, exchange, cooperation, empowerment and recognition through programs, projects and institutions of innovative nature in the fields of economic, cultural and social enhancement and empowerment to augment and channelize the Social capital of the Malayalee Community for a productive and sustainable future.
World Malayalee Council aims at creating a dynamic link between the Malayalee Diaspora and the motherland to enhance and empower the Social Capital of the community, inculcating the core values of Diversity, and Excellence.
WMC has a three tier organizational structure,
- A global council,
- six regional councils (America, Europe, Africa, Middle East, India, Far East, and Australia) and
- local units called Provincial Councils.
Each province serves as the body serving the local Malayalee community. WMC also has International Forums. The Youth and Women forum are to be formed in all provinces, which also have a three tier structure. WMC has formed a chamber of commerce and have registered with the government of india in the name of Indian Worldwide Chamber of Commerce. This Body will network Malayalee business people and entrepreneurs around the world. It helps the Malayalee businesses to enhance their horizon and expand their business activities through mutual cooperation.
The WMC is Having a registered global Office and Pravasi Service Centre in Thiruvanamthapuram.