Chengalpattu Rural Development Society (CRDS)

Chengalpattu Rural Development Society (CRDS)

Reg. No: 40/1990

(Registered Under Societies Registration Act. 27 of 1975)

Thimmavaram, Chengalpattu District, Tamil Nadu – India.

International Day of Disabled Persons
Women Fedration
International women's day Celebration
International Women's Day
Children Parliment
International Women's Day Celebration
Members of the society

His Excellency Most. Rev. Dr. A. Neethinathan


Rev. Fr. P. John Bosco

Vice President

Rev. Fr. D. Damian Arulanand


Rev. Dr. I. Anthony Raj

Executive Director cum Secretary


Establishing a just society


Creating Self-Respect, Self-Reliance and Self Governance among the rural poor through peoples’ organization

About Chengalpattu Rural Development Society (CRDS)
Chengalpattu Rural Development Society, popularly known as CRDS, is the official organization for social ministry of the Diocese of Chengalpattu. It has been serving for the empowerment of the welfare disadvantaged people especially “Dalits” in the Kancheepuram and Chengalpattu districts with the 29 years of Excellency. The area of operation of Chengalpattu Rural Development Society is whole Kanchipuram and Chengalpattu districts consisting of 10 blocks. The underdeveloped situation of the people due to caste, poverty, illiteracy, Disabilities and lack of health facilities has motivated CRDS to organize people for their development and empowerment. It is committed to the liberation and development of the most oppressed and marginalized (Dalits) through a continued process of Conscientisation and organization building. It also endeavours to undertake socioeconomic, political and cultural empowerment of its… Continue Reading
CRDS Process of Building Peoples Organization
Activities of CRDS
Peoples organization
Promotion of Federations of CBOs
Small savings and credit union
Micro credit
Self Help Groups
Children Parliamentary Functions
Supplementary education
Children Sponsorship scheme
Disabilities welfare and inclusion
Special coaching classes
Summer holiday camp
Career guidance
Vocational skill training
Computer education
Cooperative income generation programme
Community health programme
Government welfare schemes
Aims & Objectives of CRDS
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