JALEEL ANNUAL MEET, 2019 WAS CELEBRATED AT CREDENCE
Jaleel Annual Meet,2019 was celebrated at Credence High School, Al Quoz on March 15th,2019. Mr. Abdulla Belhoul, Chief Commercial Officer (CCO), TECOM Group was the chief guest. Employee Excellence Awards, Quality Circle Awards, Best Premise Ward, Employee Long Service Awards, Chairman's Academic Excellence Awards, Thadagam Foundation ( CSR wing of Jaleel Holdings) Academic Scholarships and Jaleel Lifetime Award were given away in the function. Award function was followed by various cultural activities by Jaleel staff and an external event management team . A fellowship dinner was served to all those who attended the function.
JALEEL EMPLOYEE EXCELLENCE
Awards were distributed during the Annual Meet. Employees who were role models through consistent and high performance in their respective fields were selected for the award. The Award winners received trophies and certificates from the Chief Guest Mr Abdulla Belhoul and Managing Director Mr. Sameer K Mohamed.
JALEEL QUALITY CIRCLE
Awards were distributed by Executive Director Mr. AbdulGafoor K.Mohamed. Quality Circle initiative was launched across Jaleel in 2018. A total of eight Quality circles started working on numerous projects relevant to the business. Out of the eight RAK Fighters from Jaleel and Eastern Food Industries came first with JD Sequence from Jaleel Distribution and Kings Abudhabi from Jaleel Cash & Carry as runners-up.
BEST PREMISE AWARD
The Award was based on maintaining the premises as per Food Safety Management Standards. Cold Store was selected for the award this year. The award was received by the Cold Store team from Executive Director Mr. AbdulGafoor K.Mohamed.
CHAIRMAN'S ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE
Awards were distributed to staffs’ children who had passed their School/University Public Examinations in flying colors. The winners received Gold coins, trophies and Certificates from the Chief Guest Mr. Abdulla Belhoul and Director Dr. Zakir K Mohamed.
JALEEL EMPLOYEE LONG SERVICE
Award was given to Mr.Ahammad Koya Kaniyan Chalil Meethel who has completed 20 years of service with the company in 2018. Currently there are 35 employees in the organization who have completed 20 or more years of service. The award was given away by our Chairman Mr.Kunhumohamed Hajee M V.
THADAGAM FOUNDATION ACADEMIC SCHOLARSHIPS
Were awarded to children of Jaleel staff who excelled in the academic as well as extra curricular activities and pursued higher education after their Senior Secondary Examinations. Thadagam Foundation is the CSR wing of Jaleel Holdings. The scholarships cover the entire tuition fee of the awardee till the end of the course. A total of eight children were selected for the year 2018-2019. The awards were distributed by our Chairman Mr.Kunhumohamed Hajee M V.
GROUND BREAKING CEREMONY OF JALEEL HOLDINGS STAFF ACCOMMODATION
The ground Breaking Ceremony of our Jaleel Holdings Staff Accommodation at Saih Shuaib 4, Dubai Industrial Park was held on 10.02.2019. Our oldest staff Mr.Moideen Kava Kuni scooped the traditional shovels of sand, marking the start of construction in the presence of our Chairman Mr. M V Kunhumohamed Hajee, Managing Director Mr. Sameer K Mohamed, Executive Director Mr. Gafoor K Mohamed, Board member Dr. Zakir K Mohamed, well-wishers and staff. Mr. Moideen has been with Jaleel for the last 35 years.
The building which can accommodate 250 staffs provides a playground for outdoor games and jogging facilities. Once completed, it is envisaged as a role model for other Staff Accommodations. The construction is expected to be completed by May, 2020.
Jmart, the retail venture of Jaleel Holdings opened its first Hyper market
Jmart, the retail venture of Jaleel Holdings opened its first Hyper market in RAK on 17.01.2019. The new store was opened by Mr. Obaid Moosa Hareb Bin Hareb Aal Ali in the presence of a large crowd including Management and staff of Jaleel Holdings.
THE SIXTH ANNUAL BLOOD DONATION CAMPAIGN
The Sixth Annual Blood Donation Campaign was done at the Jaleel Corporate Office on 09th Dec, 2018. The event was organized in association with Dubai Blood Donation Center (DBDC), which is a department of Al Wasl Hospital. Our Staff helped in collecting 42 pints of blood.
New Cash and Carry store at Ras Al Khaimah
The 10th Jaleel Cash & Carry store was opened at Al Qusaidat, Ras Al Khaimah on 28th November 2018 at 04:30 PM. Jaleel is excited to unveil the new customised store for its customers in RAK and nearby Emirates. Mr. Mohammed Al Mahmoud, Director of Business Development, Ras al Khaimah opened the store with a grand ribbon-cutting ceremony.
Jaleel Annual Sports Day was held at the MCC Sports LLC, Ajman on 16th Friday 2018. The event was inaugurated by Mr. Joseph Thomas (HR Head) and Mr. Mathai Varghese (GM HR) at 02:30 PM. A total of eight teams from various divisions competed for the prestigious Jaleel Cricket League, 2018 Trophy. Apart from cricket, competitions were also held for Tug of War and other games for the families of Jaleel staff.
Jaleel Distribution won the Trophy while Jaleel Cash and Carry was runner-up. The function was attended by our Chairman Mr. M V Kunhumohamed, Managing Director Mr. Sameer K Mohamed, Partner Dr. Zakir K Mohamed and other senior officers.
Mr Pinaray Vijayan, Chief Minister of Kerala, visited UAE from 17th Oct. to 20th Oct.
Kerala, the southern most state of India, faced one of its worst ever deluge caused by incessant rains that lashed the entire state leading to an unprecedented loss of life, property and infrastructure. Mr Pinaray Vijayan, Chief Minister of Kerala, visited UAE from 17th Oct. to 20th Oct. He had several meetings with the business community and other Organisations of UAE seeking support to make a Brand New Kerala. Our Managing director Mr. Sameer K Mohamed was also a part of these discussions and during one of these meetings he handed over the contributions from our staff and Management to the Chief Minister.
Our Chairman Mr. M V Kunhumohamed and foundation staff were always in the forefront in providing food items
When Kerala was engulfed by unprecedented floods, Thadagam Foundation, the CSR wing of Jaleel Holdings with Head Office in Trichur, wasted no time to be a part of the relief work. Our Chairman Mr. M V Kunhumohamed and foundation staff were always in the forefront in providing food items like rice, vegetables, oil, sugar etc and also sheets, pillows and floor mats to the inmates of more than twenty relief camps in nearby panchayats. The relief work continued till the last person returned to his home after the flood waters receded.
The April 2018 issue of Jaleel News Letter " INSIGHT" was released
The April 2018 issue of Jaleel News Letter " INSIGHT" was released by Mrs. Manju Mathew by handing over a copy to Mr. Nishad Aboobakar from NFD on 29th April 2018. The News letter is a mixture of Articles, Photos, Achievements, Drawings, Poems & Stories by our staffs and their children.
Chairman's Academic Excellence Awards were distributed to Staffs' children
Who had passed their School/University public examinations in flying colors. The winners received Gold coins, trophies and Certificates from Managing Director Mr. Sameer K Mohamed and Executive director Mr. Abdul Gafoor K.Mohamed.
Jaleel Employee Long Service
Awards were distributed to those who had completed 20 years of service with the company in 2017. Currently there are 34 employees in the organization who have completed 20 or more years of service. The awards were given away by Managing Director Mr. Sameer K Mohamed and Executive director Mr. Abdul Gafoor K.Mohamed.
Jaleel Employee Excellence
Awards were distributed during the Annual Meet. Employees who were role models through consistent and high performance in their respective fields were selected for the award. The Award winners received trophies and certificates from the Chief Guest Mr Navas Meeran and Managing Director Mr. Sameer K Mohamed.
Jaleel Annual Meet,2018 was celebrated at Credence
Jaleel Annual Meet,2018 was celebrated at Credence High School, Al Quoz on April 20th, 2018. Mr .Navas Meeran, Chairman, Eastern Condiments (P) Ltd was the chief guest. Employee Excellence Awards, Employee Long Service Awards and Chairman's Academic Excellence Awards were given away in the function. Award function was followed by various cultural activities by Jaleel staff and an external event management team . A fellowship dinner was served to all those who attended the function.
Jaleel And Eastern Food Industries (JEFI) has been awarded 'A Grade'
With scores of 94.2% in the food safety audit conducted by RAK Municipality Food control Section. The food control is known as the process of controlling and inspecting of food and its products to ensure they meet the pre-defined standards. It also ensures the health of the workers as well as the consumers. The score asserts the commitment of Jaleel to maintain quality and safety of the food produced and supplied by the company.
Jaleel switches off to save planet Earth
Jaleel Holdings joined UAE and more than 180 countries across the world in marking the "Earth Hour 2018" movement by switching off all non-essential lights, a symbolic act of fighting global climate change. Jaleel Holdings has been joining the Earth Hour campaign annually since 2011, highlighting sustainable practices that positively support the biodiversity of our planet. Keeping solidarity with the movement all non-essential lights were switched off from 830pm to 930pm throughout Jaleel establishments in UAE on Saturday, the 24th March,2018.
Jaleel Holdings is always in the forefront to fight the menace of drug abuse
An anti- drug awareness campaign for heavy drivers was organized by Dubai Police anti Narcotics Department and Model Service Society on 17th March 2018 at MSS Hall Al Nahdha 1. Col Abdulla Hassan al Khayat, Director of Awareness and Prevention, General Department of Anti Narcotics, inaugurated the function. More than one hundred heavy drivers from various companies attended the meeting. Dignitaries from Dubai CID department and MSS were also present at the function. Mr. Sameer K Mohamed, Managing Director, Jaleel Holdings received the certificate from Col Abdulla Hassan for the continued support from Jaleel in various anti-narcotics campaigns.
Appreciation Certificate and Trophy from AWQAF & MINORS AFFAIRS FOUNDATION, Government of Dubai
Mr. Baiju Palakasseril(Jaleel CSR), Mr. Ummer Kanthirappully (Jaleel Cash & Carry) and Mr Meeran Kaluveetikuzhiyil (Jaleel Distribution) received Appreciation Certificate and Trophy from Mr. Abdelouaheb Soufane, Director- Salma Relief for the generous contributions and support from Jaleel Holdings. The function was held during the International Humanitarian Aid & Development Conference & Exhibition at Sheik Rashid Hall in the Dubai World Trade Center. Presenting the Trophy Mr. Abdelouaheb praised the outstanding efforts of Jaleel Holdings in supporting Salma that made a difference in alleviating sufferings of the less fortunate. Mr. Yasar Abdulsattar Kalthoum, Chief Executive – Salma Relief Programme was also present at the function.
Jaleel to set up store in Dubai Wholesale City
An agreement was signed by Mr. Abdulla Belhoul, CEO of Dubai Wholesale City and , Mr. Sameer K Mohamed, Managing Director of Jaleel Holdings in the presence of senior management teams from both sides. As per the agreement Jaleel Cash and Carry will invest AED 100 million for the construction of a fully integrated state-of-art direct sale warehouse with accommodation facilities for more than 250 employees. Mr. Sameer said that the partnership will help Jaleel Cash and Carry to expand its presence in the region and strengthen its status as a pioneer in food trading.
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The ground Breaking Ceremony of the New Corporate office
The ground Breaking Ceremony of the New Corporate office of Jaleel Holdings at Majan was held on 13.02.2018. Our Chairman Mr. M V Kunhumohamed Hajee scooped the traditional shovels of sand marking the start of construction. Managing Director Mr. Sameer K Mohamed, Executive Director Mr. Gafoor K Mohamed, Board member Dr.Zakir K Mohamed, well-wishers and staff attended the function. The building comprises of two basement car parking with commercial spaces located on the ground floor and four floors of Office space with more than 250 seating capacity. The Office has been designed to offer an efficient, comfortable and pleasant working environment with all modern amenities. The construction is expected to be completed by May, 2019.
Jaleel Holdings receiving memento from Mr.V K Hamsa Abbas
Mr. Sameer K Mohamed, Managing Director, Jaleel Holdings receiving memento from Mr.V K Hamsa Abbas, Chief Editor of Gulf Madhyamam .
“The customer must be provided with the best quality products and services. It is the right of the customer and the responsibility of the manufacturer” Mr. Sameer said addressing a business conclave held as part of “Come on Kerala” at the magnificent Sharjah Expo Center. He shared his ideas with the new entrepreneurs assembled there on how to be successful in the GCC region. He advised them the importance of ensuring the quality of products as the first step of entry to the GCC market.
ECMENA and JD-Brand Development teams celebrated their annual day 2017
ECMENA and JD-Brand Development teams celebrated their annual day 2017. The celebrations culminated with a trip to the picturesque tourist destination in Sri Laka.
Winners of 'THE BEST PREMISES AWARD 2017'
Jaleel Distribution (84%) has won the ever rolling shield for 'THE BEST PREMISES AWARD 2017'.
M/S Jaleel Foodservice (80%), M/S Jaleel General Warehousing (78%), M/S Jaleel Cash & Carry Mussafah (76%), M/S Jaleel Cash & Carry Ajman (76%) and ,M/S Jaleel Cash & Carry Abushagara (76%) have qualified for 'The Recognition Certificate'.
The awards were distributed by Managing Director Mr. Sameer K Mohamed and Executive Director Mr. Gafoor K Mohamed at a function held at the company corporate office.
The 46th UAE National Day was celebrated by Jaleel
The 46th UAE National Day was celebrated by Jaleel in all its pomp and splendor. As our ‘Home away from Home’ all the employees of Jaleel Holdings participated in the day long celebrations with great enthusiasm. All shops, offices and vehicles of Jaleel were decorated with UAE flags and colored paper trimmings.
Jaleel Annual Sports Day
Jaleel Annual Sports Day was held at the Sharjah Paintball Park on 17th Friday 2017. The event was inaugurated at 02pm with kick off by Mr Gafoor K Mohamed, Executive Director. A total of sixteen teams from various divisions competed for the prestigious Jaleel Foot ball League Rolling trophy. Apart from foot ball, competitions were also held for Shuttle badminton and Tug of war. Drawing competitions and penalty shoot outs were also held for the children of Jaleel staff.
Jaleel Distribution won the Rolling Trophy while Shaji B from Orbex won the Shuttle badminton singles event. All the prizes were distributed by Mr. Sameer K Mohamed, Managing Director.
The fifth Annual Blood Donation Campaign
The fifth Annual Blood Donation Campaign was done at the Jaleel Corporate Office on 12th Oct,2017. The event was organized in association with Dubai Blood Donation Center (DBDC), which is a department of Al Wasl Hospital. Almost one hundred staff came forward to be a part of the solemn event and 52 pints of blood could be collected.
Around 10 per cent of hotels, restaurants and hypermarket chains in Dubai are already donating their edible excess food and goods to the needy. And this would further increase with the launch of the UAE Food Bank, charities say.
As the popularity of cloud computing grows across the Gulf, more companies are starting to adopt the benefits of cloud services into their business infrastructure. One of them is the UAE based investment company Jaleel Holdings.
Groceries in Dubai are upbeat and already working towards the recent changes proposed by the Department of Economic Development (DED) to be brought into effect by 2018. Popular household names in the sector such as Jaleel Holdings and Al Adil have hailed the proposed changes to improve the quality of services offered to consumers in Dubai.
The UAE's wholesale business is currently undergoing a shift and entering a new era in which it is going to give the large retailers and hypermarkets a run for their money, according to a leading wholesaler in the country.
Sameer K Mohamed, Managing Director of UAE-based Jaleel Holdings, which owns Jaleel Wholesale Point, told Gulf News that a new trend will engulf the UAE's wholesale trade that could potentially make the groceries and corner shops more attractive and price competitive than they are now.