Action for Integrated Rural & Tribal Development Social Service Society, (AIRTDS) Kattevaram is a non-government, non-profit Voluntary organization. The Society is started by a group of committed social workers with the aim of bringing development in the living status of the rural and tribal poor, who are socially marginalised and economically poor. The society is registered under the Societies Act xxi of 1860 wide Registration No 73/1983. AIRTDS is an NGO in Special Consultative status Member ship with the Social and Economic Council of United nations.
AIRTDS mission is
To educate, advocate and empower the socially and economically marginalised population for a self-reliant and sustainable development.
To avail farmers about the latest Techniques of agriculture from the experts of agriculturists for Better production.
AIRTDS is governed by a Board of Directors who are reputed professionals and who meet frequently to provide guidance and review the plans and activities of AIRTDS. AIRTDS maintains systematic documentation and accounts, which are regularly monitored and audited. AIRTDS is also subject to periodical inspections from Government agencies and FCRA authorities
During the two decades of its services , AIRTDS has developed its organizational Principals and the primary among them are :-
AIRTDS shall always strive on the assessed and felt needs expressed by the targeted community.
AIRTDS believe in networking with other like minded organizations and social groups to reduce the social involved.
AIRTDS has thrust areas towards low cost and sustainable programmes advocating for greater and
direct Utilization of the resources for the targeted Marginalized Groups .