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NGOs in Kerala


A non-governmental organization or NGO, is a non-profit group, principally independent from government, which is organized on a localized, national or international level to address matters in support of the public good.

Task-oriented and made up of persons with a common interest, NGOs present a variety of services and humanitarian functions, convey public anxieties to authorities, monitor principle and event implementation and boost participation of civil society stakeholders at the community grade. Some are coordinated round specific matters, such as human privileges.

NGOs as Trust
All the states in India have their own Trust Acts prevailing in their respective states. In the absence of Trusts Act general principles of the Indian Trusts Act 1882 is applicable. A trust in general can be defined as a group of persons who set their own common objectives and principles and have a certain number of members who are known as trustees in the board.

NGOs as Society
An NGO can be registered as a society under the Societies Registration Act, 1860. The main instrument of any society is the memorandum of association and rules and regulations (no stamp paper required), wherein the aims and objects and mode of management (of the society) should be enshrined.

NGOs As Non-Profit Company
According to section 25 (1) (a) and (b) of the Indian Companies Act, 1956, a section-25 company can be established ‘for promoting commerce, art, science, religion, charity or any other useful object’, provided the profits, if any, or other income is applied for promoting only the objects of the company and no dividend is paid to its members.

Important NGOs in Kerala

There are many Kerala NGOs providing its services for development of society. Some of them are:

Agency For Social Action And Development In India
Alunkal Parambu Bhavan Building Thuravoor, Cherthala. Alappuzha - 688532. Kerala.
Phone: 91-099472 64209

Abdurahman Sahib Charitable Society
Malappuram
Phone: 91-493-3268086

Akowa
Idukki – 685515. Kerala.
Phone: 91-4868-270486

Accident Care And Transport Service
District Hospital Compound College Road, Thrissur– 680001. Kerala.
Phone: 91-487-2445500

All India Nruthya Sangeetha And Natakeeya Kalayalam For Handicapped
Kollam Nataka Vedi. Anandhavalliswaram. Kollam – 691013. Kerala.
Phone: 91-474-793590 , 474-795041

Alzheimers And Related Disorders Society Of India
P.O. Box 53. Kunnamkulam – 680503. Kerala.
Phone: 91-488-523801

All Kerala Blood Donors Society
Umasudham. Kalakaumudi Press Road. Thiruvananthapuram – 695011, Kerala
Phone: 91-094475 86954

Anweshi Womens Counselling Centre
State Bank Officers Colony P.O Chevarambalam. KozhiKode – 673017, Kerala
Phone: 91-495-2359370

Baba Amte Multipurpose Trust For Social Welfare
B/h Police Station, Madathupadi Temple Road. Kannur – 670307, Kerala

Bala Vikas Institute For The Mentally Handicapped
Gandhi Marg, Opp. Hindustan Latex. Thiruvananthapuram – 695005, Kerala
Phone: 91-471-2433646

Bgm Social Service Centre
P.B.No.2. Neyyardam P.O. Thiruvananthapuram – 695572. Kerala.
Phone: 91-471-2273267

Centre For Environment And Development
Thozhuvancode, Vattiyoorkavu. Thiruvananthapuram – 695013. Kerala.
Phone: 91-471-2369720

Centre For Environment Education And Technology
Kottayam - 686561, Kerala.
Phone: 91-094473 91168

Centre For Public Policy Research
39/717, Rahul Vihar. Karakattu Road, Cochin – 682016. Kerala.
Phone: 91-484-6469177

Christian Agency For Rural Development - CARD.
Tiruvlla - 689101, Kerala.
Phone: 91-473-2600931

Some of the other NGOs in Kerala are:

  • Arshabharath - Wayanad
  • Arpan - Thiruvananthapuram
  • Association For Welfare Of The Handicapped - Calicut
  • Asad India - Alappuzha
  • Atmata Kendram - Kottayam
  • Avs - Idukki
  • Attappadi Social Service Organisation - Palakkad
  • Bethel Foundation Greets Academy - Cochin
  • Centre For Development Action - Vikas Institute. Kanakary P.O. 686632. Kanakary - 686 632. Kerala
  • Centre For Public Policy Research - Cochin
  • Charitable Trust For De Addiction And Rehabilitation - Thrissur
  • Chaithanya Samskarika Kala Samithi - Kannur
  • Catalyst - Calicut
  • Carmel Nivas - Kothamangalam
  • Catalyst - Kozhikode
  • Community Project Centre - Trivandrum
  • Cod - Kozhikode
  • Community Welfare Centre - Thiruvananthapuram
  • Cultural Youth Centre - Malappuram
  • Cromwell Social Foundation - Kottayam
  • Cyriac Elias Voluntary Association - Kochi
  • Darsan Foundation - Kollam
  • Darsan Foundation - Karunagappally
  • Deena Dayal Sevak Sangh - Ernakulam
  • Divya Karunya Ashram Charitable Trust - Oduvally
  • Deshinganad Kala Samskarika Samiti - Kollam
  • Don Bosco Sneha Bhavan - Cochin
  • Educational And Socio Economic Action Council - Kannar
  • Earth And Planetary System Science Consortium - Cochin
  • Erikkalavila Vanitha Sangham - Trivandrum
  • Eskkr - Nilambur
  • Ernakulam Merchants Union - Kochi
  • Federation For Heritage And Environment Proection - Thiruvanathapuram
  • Foundation For Educational Innovations In Asia Sulthan - Bathery
  • Fishermens Development Programmes And Studies Centre – Trivandrum
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