This centre is an accredited institution of National Institute of Open Schooling (NIOS) and Scientific Technical Education Development Council which is owned by the Union Government. The courses which have wide scope and opportunities in India and abroad are provided here. Economically weaker sections have an opportunity to study here with low fees. Examinations are conducted and Certificates are issued by the Union Government.
Dr. A. P. J. Abdul Kalam Academy Of Vocational Studies (Gandhibhavan Study Center)
Valuthundil Building, Near Cheriyil Devi Temple, Puthoor P. O. Kollam
PIN : 691507
Tel:+91 96050 78000
Gandhibhavan rules a special school having 275 students who are disabled with mental retardation, Cerebral palsy, Autism etc. The students include inmates and those coming from the nearby places within 30km radius of Gandhibhavan. Their education project consists of skill development employment training and equips them with the knowledge to do their own preliminary needs. Arts and sports training, making of handicrafts, are also a part of their education. Knowledge through entertainment and educational visits are also undertaken. Quality food, routine treatment, and other essential facilities are provided at this school. A bus is arranged for the transportation of students to the school. A PTA committee and School advisory board is formed to strengthen the functioning of the school. This special school is a model for the educational sector of our state.
Kundayam P O, Pathanapuram, Kollam
Tel:+91 96050 38000
It is a full-fledged de-addiction centre with the best in class treatment package managed by certified experts. Yoga, meditation, family counselling nutritious foods are provided to those who have been addicted to drugs and alcohol. One month treatment with accommodation helps to start a new life for the addicted ones. Antidrug campaigning is conducted here with the help of students, tribes and social organisations. The centre is situated in Ezhamkulam near Adoor in Pathanamthitta district.
Ezhamkulam, Adoor, Pathanamthitta Kerala
Pin : 689501
Tel:+91 96050 78000
In every day more than 3 lakh is needed to overcome the day to day functioning of gandhibhavan which includes daily 3 meals, 2 snacks, medicines for morethan 1200 inmates, hospitalization charges, lab charges, medicines, cloths, electricity, ambulance services, water bills, washing materials, hygiene materials, bathroom utensils, diapers for bedridden patients (more than 300), daily wages for volunteers, other daily maintenance etc can also be included. Click here