STOP THE GROUP BEATING OF CHILDREN IN SCHOOLS FROM GANDHI JAYANTHI ONWARDS (Eee Gandhi Jayanthi muthal Schoolukalil Koottayadiyenkilum Nirthalakkuka) One day Fasting (7 am to 7 pm) on 2010 October 2 in front of Gandhi statue at Gandhi Park, East Fort, Thiruvananthapuram Adv.philip M.Prasad, Chairman, Madhuram Balyam & solidarity of children’s friends For more details […]

National Jack Fruit Fest 2011-Preparatory Meeting -26 April 2011, Tuesday at 2 pm – Thiruvananthapuram.

Eat Jackfruit, Waste Nil Jackfruit – key for local food security National Jack Fruit Fest 2011 Preparatory Meeting 26 April 2011, Tuesday at 2 pm, KERAFED head office, Vellayambalam Opp. Jawahar Balabhavan, Thiruvananthapuram. Dear Sir/ Madam, Greetings! As you are aware, Jackfruit, the biggest organic fruit is one among the highly neglected food resources of […]

Vizhinjam seaport: plea for detailed EIA

To Sri. Jairam Ramesh Minister of State (Independent Charge) Ministry of Environment and Forests Government of India New Delhi – 110 003 Respected Sir, Sub: Request for Environmental Impact Assessment of the land acquired for road, railway connectivity and warehouse for Vizhinjam Sea Port International limited as conceived by Govt. of Kerala   Watchdog […]

Festival to promote jackfruit

Dear All, Greetings from Santhigram! As a part of Chakkamahotsav (Jackfruit festival) , santhigram is planning to hold a training programme in making food products out of the jack fruit. From 2011 April 4 to 6, women – as many as 50 are interested to learn – would be given training in preparing at least […]


As part of the efforts at protecting the environment with focus on the water sources, L. Pankajakshan,  Coordinator of the Santhigram School of Ecology, has submitted a petition to the President of the Kottukal Grama Panchayat. In the letter he has drawn attention to the state of ground water pollution due to the dumping of […]

IGNOU – SRC Community College announced the “CERTIFICATE COURSE IN ACUPRESSURE AND HOLISTIC HEALTH” Dear All, Greetings from Santhigram & SAMAGRA Council ! We are happy to inform you that IGNOU -SRC Community College notified admission for the CERTIFICATE COURSE IN ACUPRESSURE AND HOLISTIC HEALTH from 2011 March onwards. The medium of instruction is in […]

Vechur cow gets a lifeline Calf born to Vechur cow at Chappath near Vizhinjam Thiruvananthapuram: A calf born to a Vechur cow, the smallest cow in the world and a breed listed under the category the Food and Agriculture Organisation, has created a lot of excitement at Chappath village near Not just the locals, people […]

InDG Malayalam Web porter work in Progress- Report & Notification – NGOs / State Resource Groups, Translators & Validators

OUTCOMES/ DECISIONS OF THE CAPACITY BUILDING WORKSHOP OF NEW TRANSLATORS AND VALIDATORS OF InDG FOR MALAYALAM LANGUAGE   The capacity building workshop for the new translators and validators of India development Gateway ( InDG) for Malayalam language activities was conducted on 2 Nov. 2010 at Amphitheatre, C-DAC Campus, Vellayambalam, Thiruvananathapuram. Interactive sessions were facilitated by […]

BRIEF REPORT on theState Level Workshop on Vocational Skill Training: Jobs, Opportunities and Challenges

State Level Workshop on Vocational Skill Training: Jobs, Opportunities and Challenges 16 November 2010 Venue: Santhigram, Chappath, Near Vizhinjam, Thiruvananthapuram Supported by Functional Vocational Training and Research Society (FVTRS), Bangalore BRIEF REPORT Santhigram with the support of FVTRS organized a one day workshop on 16.11.2010 at Swaraj Bhavan, Chappath, Vizhinjam, Thiruvananthapuram on Vocational Training, opportunities […]