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Agriculture, Water and Action for rural Development[AWARD] is established in 1991 as a secular voluntary organization to support committed gross root level NGOs who had developed rapport with the rural communities but lacked the necessary technical expertise to implement rural development projects. Award was registered in 1993 under the Indian Public Charitable Trust Act. Award work with and in support of the government of India and for the people without regard for caste,creed,religion and nationality.


The Tamilnadu Health System Project has supported by one Emergency Ambulance Vehicle provided by our organization in last march 18th-2007 at ettayapuram taluk office. This ambulance key given by Hon able Finance Minister Mr.K.Anbalagan and Animal Husbandry Minister Mrs.Geethajeevan  and Medical higher officers with our district Collector Mr.r.Palaniyandi and other officals.This ambulance vehicle is first of all static point of the station at kalugumalai primary health center. And our ambulance has shifted to kayathar primary health center from last September 2008 on running now. This vehicle is services provided to all poor peoples, and pregnant womens,accident relief recovery and other critical cases in kayathar block very sincerely. We collecting charges from parties in government fixed rate of Rs.5/per Km.And some other poor families and SC/ST cases we service to free of cost. Last one year our ambulance transported by 116 patients in various   government and private hospitals. And our ambulance has service provided to SC/ST peoples in 70 cases of the total cases. And 46 cases of general peoples. And our ambulance was transporting above cases to achieve 6124 kilo meters in last one year. Our staffs of the ambulance 2 drivers and 2 nurses are working in 24 hours very sincerely. Our ambulance has service to the publics in very low cost. Our organization has collecting the money from patients in one-way charge of Rs.5/per KM from static point to hospitals.so,this project/ambulance service is very useful to publics. And our ambulance has service to pregnant village peoples to take the emergency delivery at free of charge in 24 hours.So,totally our service is more useful of general peoples of kayathar block.


The Tamilnadu Health System Project has supported by another project was patient counseling center at kovilpatti district headquarter hospital from December 2006 to now on going. This project is running 24 hours of this hospital.so, we appointment of 3 patients counselors of master degree qualifications. The main purpose of this project the pregnant women’s and children’s care of lab our ward. The government has called in the name of CEmONC ward. Our counselor providing the counseling all lab our ward mother and new born Childs for better maintenance of their children’s and how to safe mother and breast feeding advandages,vaccines follow-up, nutrition methods and follow-up and kind of counseling providing our counselors. And morning time our counselors are helping the publics to registration, doctors meet, injecting room, tablet room are guiding to all poors,and publics. Our counseling center is called in the name of “May I help You”.So,the publics are easy attend tend capture the medical facilities in this hospital campus.So,our counselors are out of time to counseling  in publics to Behavior Change Communications providing through one to one interaction, group meetings, individual counseling, group counseling,IEC distribution and other way of approach. And inside of the May I Help You booth to display the IEC materials and other useful informations.The world bank team and Tamilnadu secretary to the health department has visiting our patient counseling center to appreciated our center activities.So,our staffs are meet the out patients16,609 and AN mothers 3680 PN mothers 2845.Breast cases, Women counseling’s 1966 Operative and post operative cases 2827,Hypertension,Diabetics 2055,FW.counseling 2840 and BCC counseling 2185 and other cases for 893 in achieving the last one year.So,this project is running by very sincerely and correctly.


The Tamilnadu women development corporation allotted the training programme through the DRDA and mahalir thittam for two days training of Akilnadapuram and Karisalkulam village women self help groups.So,we provided the refreshment training programme conducted at akilandapuram panchyat community hall. This programme trainer mr.micheal was providing the training contents. Award director karuppasamy talk about women structure in world level, national level and state level and district and panchyat level position. and he more about that exploitation of women labour,domination,bonded labour,education weakness, and so many ways of the women’s are depressed situations. and mr.paulraj of the same village president address of some more information’s of how to change their life style,and how to create incomes, and how to maintain the family, and how to achieve their own goals. This two days programme is very useful of the village women self help groups. Finally we arrangements of loan for 40000 thousand each groups for self employment purpose.


Our Award organization has participated to so many other organization training programmes,seminar programmes,workshops and conferences. And we coordinated by one ngos network team from 2001 to till date. This network has effective running in south part of Tamilnadu.


AWARD has been carrying our various development programmes in kayathar block of Tuticorin district by the benevolent support donors, government departments and well wishers. It express its special gratitude to the following their valuable support of our efforts.

1.Tamilnadu Health System Project
2.DRDA-Mahalir Thittam
3.Well wishers.


S.KARUPPASAMY (Managing Trustee / Director )

Date: 03-04-2008                                                        



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