Who we are

CARD is a NGO established in 1982 and registered under the Tamil Nadu Societies Registration Act 27 of 1975 and working in the field of rural development for the last 35 years in Pudukkottai, Madurai and Karur Districts of Tamil Nadu, India. CARD is also registered with the Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India, under the Foreign Contribution Regulation Act (FCRA). CARD is exempted from Income Tax u/s 12AA and 80G of the Income Tax Act 1961. CARD is managed by an Executive Committee with nine members. The term of office of the members is three years. CARD is a certified NGO by Give India and Validated by Charities Aid Foundation India. CARD is registered with NGO Darpan Portal of NITI Aayog, Government of India.

Present Activities

  • Running  50  bedded De-Addiction Hospital in 2.35 acres  of land at Samathuvapuram,  Pulivalam  Post,  Thirumayam  Taluk, Pudukkottai District.
  •  Running  a Hostel  for  Working  Women  and  College  Girls in its own building   at 102, Maraimlai  Nagar, Pudukkottai  - 622 003.
  • Supporting the poor children of 20 Government schools in Pudukkottai  and Karur  Districts.
  • Providing Bakery & Fruit Processing Training for rural poor  women at Pallapatti village, Melur  Taluk,  Madurai Dist.
  • Assisting the  Mettupatti  Milk  Producers  Co-operative  Society  promoted by CARD at  Mettupatti village, Kulithalai  Taluk,   Karur  District.
  • Conducting  Skill  Training  for  Women  on Assembling  of  LED  Lights at Hiraniyamangalam Village in Kulithalai  Taluk, Karur  District.
  • Conducting  Awareness  Programme on HIV/AIDS among the School and College students.
  • Conducting   Drug Awareness  Programmes  among  the  School and  College  students.
  • Running  a  Medical  Shop  at Samathuvapuram  under  Pradhan Mantri Bhartiya Janaushadhi Kendra (PMBJK).