Best CDS Stories-62 - Bedadka, Kasaragod (Author : Priya Paul, SMM - NULM) Updated On 2020-10-14

Smt. Omana.K the present CDS Chairperson is in Kudumbashree from 1998 onwards at the time of Self Help Groups. Later when the SHGs got converted to NHGs she became a NHG member in 2002. In 2005, she became a Panchayat member and in 2012 became the Chairperson for the first time. Now it’s her second term...

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Best CDS Stories-61 - Valakam, Ernakulam (Author : Roshni Pillai, Manager, PMAY(U) - LIFE) Updated On 2020-10-14

Valakam Community Development Society is located in the Muvattupuzha Block of Ernakulam District. It is located in the Muvattupuzha taluk, 8 kilometres (5 mi) west of the Muvattupuzha town. Valakam CDS has 14 Area Development Society (ADS) with 161 Neighbourhood Groups (NHG)...

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Best CDS Stories-60 - Vazhayur, Malappuram (Author : Bhavana.M, Manager, PMAY(U)-LIFE) Updated On 2020-10-14

Vazhayur panchayth, situated in Kondotty block in Malappuram district shares boundaries with Kozhikode district. Vazhayur is an educational center and a developing commercial spot located near one of the state's highways. There are 17 wards in the panchayath. Major cultivation in the panchayath is plantain, known as “Vazha” in Malayalam. Hence, the name Vazhayur...

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'Pennungal Adayalappeduthunna Bhoopadangal' published Updated On 2020-10-13

'Pennungal Adayalappeduthunna Bhoopadangal' (The Maps marked by Women), a book on the experiences of the 13 NHG members from Kerala functioning as Mentors with the Kudumbashree National Resource Organization (NRO) in 19 different states of the country has been published. Ms. Uma Abhilash, Ms. T.M Usha, Ms. Preetha T.B, Ms. Eliyamma Antony, Ms. Mini V, Ms. Chinnamma John, Ms. Manju. P, Ms. Asha Rajendran, Ms. Maya Suresh, Ms. Jibi Vargheese, Ms. Shamla Shukkoor, Ms. Shelbi P. Sleeba and Ms. Vijayalakshmi are those 13 NHG members who has now published their experiences in the form of a book. The book is published by Green Pepper Publica. Ms. Uma Abhilash, one among these mentors is the editor of the book.

The strength, the work experience and the insights earned by them through the activities of Kudumbashree NRO until now is dealt in this book. Each article in this book reflects, how Kudumbashree reach out to women and help make changes within them. Those who wish to buy the book may contact the mobile number 9447558558. The book can also be bought through Through this book, these 13 NHG members are inspiring every others by publishing their experiences.

Best CDS Stories-59 - Kizhakkancherry, Palakkad (Author : Dr. Lijin James, Manager Processing - KBFPCL) Updated On 2020-10-13

Kizhakkancherry grama panchayth was formed in the year of 1951 and is the fourth largest grama panchayath in Kerala. It covers an area of 112.56 km2 and comprises 22 wards. Gram panchayath Kudumbashree CDS was formed in 1998...

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Best CDS Stories-58 - Puthuppadi, Kozhikode (Author : Priya. E, SAPM - Gender) Updated On 2020-10-13

Puthuppadi is a village and panchayath located in Thamarassery taluk, in Kozhikode district. Puthuppadi Grama Panchayat covers an area of 64.75 sq km and is spread over the villages of Engappuzha and Puthuppadi. Puthuppadi Panchayat is a beautiful agricultural village located near the Wayanad pass, which is a natural fort that separates the districts of Kozhikode and Wayanad...

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Best CDS Stories-57 - Perinthalmanna, Malappuram (Author : Sarika. S, SAPM - Tribal) Updated On 2020-10-13

Perinthalmanna is a municipality in Malappuram district of  Kerala. It was the capital of Valluvanad, a princely state ruled by the Valluvakonathiris, a suspected branch of the Pallava dynasty of the ancient Tamil kingdoms. Thirumandhamkunnu Bhagavathi Temple and Tali Mahadeva temple are located at Angadipuram, 3 km north of the town...

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Best CDS Stories-56 - Thiruvaniyoor, Ernakulam (Author : Chaithanya.G, Communication specialist - Public Relations) Updated On 2020-10-12

Thiruvaniyoor grama panchayat in Ernakulum district have an area of 21.91 km2. Panchayath have a population of 25,329 (as per 2011 census). 3168 families are part of Kudumbashree organizational structure. Conducted Samoohyamela in a grand way. A total of 700 people participated in the two day programme. NHG members, Elderly NHG members. Special NHG members, Balasabha members were participated in the art festival that was conducted along with the Samoohyamela...

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Best CDS Stories-55 - Kainakary, Alappuzha (Author : Kiran M Sugathan, Marketing Manager - Kerala Chicken) Updated On 2020-10-12

Kainakary Grama Panchayat in Champakulam Block of Kuttanad Taluk, Alappuzha District is a small village located about 8 kilometers  to the east of Alappuzha Town. This village with area of 36 is blessed with the presence of more than 5 lakes which add to the enticing scenic beauty of Kainakary. Five rivers originating from the Western Ghats includingthe sacred Pamba River drain in to the Vembanad Lake in Kainakary. The Village is peculiar with many waterbodies, rivers, canals and ponds. Major part of the village is covered by paddy lands and paddy cultivation is the major occupation of the people...

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Best CDS Stories-54 - Alathoor, Palakkad (Author : Shaiju. R.S, SAPM - Marketing) Updated On 2020-10-12

Alathoor CDS situated in Palakkad District.Shaini, Chairperson  of Aathoor CDS leads the CDSfor the last 3 years.  334  Kudumbashree  NHGs units are functional in the CDS.Out of that 33 SCs Neighborhood groups, 63 Minority Neighborhood groups, 33 Elderly neighborhood groups, and 5 differently abled neighborhood groups. The number of newly registered neighborhood groups in the CDS  is 119.Efforts have been made by CDS to bring all women’s to be a part of Kudumbashree...

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