Social work pioneer dies at 84

Tributes poured in for Mr K. V. Veloo, who was instrumental in laying a strong foundation for the development of social services for Singapore.
Tributes poured in for Mr K. V. Veloo, who was instrumental in laying a strong foundation for the development of social services for Singapore.

Social work pioneer K. V. Veloo, who was instrumental in laying a strong foundation for the development of social services for Singapore, died on Friday.

Mr Veloo, who was 84, died in hospital after complications from pneumonia, said a family member.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on June 03, 2018, with the headline 'Social work pioneer dies at 84'. Print Edition | Subscribe