Rural Development


With an estimated 70% of her population living in villages, India can only advance if the village community is empowered. Thus the Society has adopted an integrated approach to the many aspects of community life, such as health, education, vocational training and economic growth in the country’s villages.


All Events

SARVAM Hosts Women...

12-09-2018

On September 12, 2018, SARVAM hosted a women empowerment programme as a part of the JCI Week, which laid emphasis on creating opportunities, space...

International Day for...

16-09-2018

On September 16, 2018, 70 students learning English as a part of the English Access Micro Scholarship Program participated in the International Day...

Students Commemorate US...

02-09-2018

On September 2, 2018, all the 100 children learning English as a part of the English Access Micro Scholarship Program celebrated the US Labor Day by...

SARVAM Participation at...

29-08-2018

SARVAM Directors attended a Practitioners Training Course on Social Return on Investment (SROI) at Larsen & Toubro (L&T) Leadership Development...

SARVAM Digital and...

11-07-2018

SARVAM organized a Digital and Financial Literacy Programme for 51 women leaders from 15 project villages on July 11, 2018.

Access Workshop by...

15-07-2018

On July 15, 2018, 10 Fulbright English Teaching Assistants (ETAs) and two coordinators conducted English classes for the SARVAM students as a part of...

SARVAM Participation in...

21-06-2018

To mark the International Yoga Day, SARVAM organized a yoga performance at 5 centres with 700 children on June 21, 2018.

SARVAM Summer Camp 2017

15-04-2017

From April 15 to May 30, 2017, SARVAM conducted a Summer Camp in two batches for the children that belong to the villages under their care and...

SARVAM Mid-term...

26-05-2018

A mid-term intensive session of English Access Micro-Scholarship Program was conducted at Satyam Campus of SARVAM from May 26–28, 2018.

SARVAM Summer Camp 2018

07-05-2018

SARVAM’S 10th Annual Summer Camp was held from May 7 to 24, 2018.

Governor of Tamil Nadu...

18-05-2018

The Governor of Tamil Nadu, Thiru Banwarilal Purohit visited the SARVAM summer camp site at Poothurai on May 18, 2018.

Launch of the Training...

17-06-2017

SARVAM has joined hands with Ashoka Innovators for the Public (Ashoka) group to start a comprehensive ‘Nourishing Schools’ project in the 18...

SARVAM Employment and...

01-09-2017

With the objective of bringing about economic and social development of women and improving their status in the community the programme for Women...

SARVAM ATHLETIC MEET FOR...

09-12-2017

SARVAM organized a multi-sport event for the elderly women belonging to various project villages. This programme took place on December 9, 2017, in...

SARVAM ATHLETIC MEET FOR...

09-12-2017

SARVAM organized a day-long Sports Day for more than 400 students from all its 18 project villages on December 31, 2017. This and similar events are...

SARVAM Women’s...

12-01-2018

From January 12 to 15, 2018, SARVAM organized a Cultural Programme for the women of all the 18 villages under its project area. More than 450 women...

SARVAM at All-India...

09-01-2018

The US Consulate has been sponsoring an English Access Microscholarship Programme since 2013 in the SARVAM villages for school students, and 250...

Awareness Programme and...

01-03-2018

On March 7, 2018, SARVAM organized a motivational programme to create awareness on the importance of cleanliness, hygiene and the need for toilets in...

SARVAM Participation in...

10-03-2018

On March 10 and 11, 2018, Pondicherry Science Forum conducted a workshop in Puducherry on Zero-Shadow Day (ZSD) for teachers, technical professionals...

‘Money...

11-07-2017

SARVAM is organizing a Digital and Financial Literacy Programme called ‘Money Matters’ for three batches of 40 women each on July 11–12, 14,...

SARVAM Summer Camp 2017

14-04-2017

From April 15 to May 30, 2017, SARVAM conducted a Summer Camp in two batches for the children that belong to the villages under their care and...