• Artificial flower making-Shobana

  • Cow rearing as a family activity

  • Hardworking couples

  • Sea Shell handicrafts- Annathankam

  • Sea shell handicrafts-Vanaja

Women Empowerment Programmes

MIDS is engaged in empowering the marginalized women through various target interventions. Rural poor women are formed into effective Self-Help Groups for their socio-economic advancement. Four hundred thirty eight (438)Self-Help Groups are functioning very systematically under MIDS guidance. A total of 8341 rural poor families are covered under our SHGs. Periodic trainings are organized to enhance the capacities of the women SHG leaders and members. Details of SHGs Region wise.

RegionNumber of SHGS
Kalikkavilai158
Marthandam 176
Nagercoil121

Upcoming events

  • SHG Cluster Meeting Marthandam,Unnamalaikadai (10.30A.M)Nadaikkavu(2.30 P.M) Kolping Cluster meeting at Cheruppalore(10.30A.M)

    06 December 2019

  • Christmas Day Celebration of Thalirkal Ulagam beneficiaries at MIDS office, (9.30 A.M ) Kolping cluster meeting at Vimalapuram Cluster(10.30 AM) SHG Cluster meeting at Palavilai,Mecode (10.30A.M) Sooriacode(2.30 P.M)

    07 December 2019

  • Regional Meeting of SAFP-FDP beneficiaries at Kanniyakumari community Hall (11 AM)

    09 December 2019

  • Cheque distribution of Goat Rearing and Vermicompost units for MIDS Farmers club members at MIDS(10.30 AM & 2.30 PM)

    11 December 2019

  • Virutcham loan form verification of Marthandam region at MIDS(10 AM)

    12 December 2019

  • Cheque distribution of chicken rearing for MIDS Farmers club members at MIDS(10.30 AM) Kolping Cluster meeting at Pilankalai (10.30 A.M)

    13 December 2019

  • Kolping Cluster meeting at Nadaikkavu (10 A.M) Mariagiri(3 P.M)

    14 December 2019

  • Christmas Day celebration of SHG Treasurers at MIDS (10 AM) Kolping Cluster Meeting at Parvathipuaram (11A.M)

    18 December 2019

  • Christmas Day celebration of MIDS Staff Kolping Cluster Meeting at Marthandam (10.30 A.M), Attoor (3 P.M)

    21 December 2019

  • December 22,2019 to 01.01.2020 - Christmas Holidays

    22 December 2019