Nalantha Institute of Social Studies - NISS
Published on: Mar 5, 2016
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About the Organization
Nalantha Institute of Social Studies ( NISS) is an
educational and research wing of Nalantha Educational
Trust in Dindigul. Tamilnadu, India Nalantha Educational
Trust runs programs tint focus sustainable development
of rural and urban marginalized peoples in areas of
Water and Sanitation. Education, Livelihood and Health
Care to destitute and Eldedy Peoples.
Geographical Areas of Work
NISS primarily focuses on states of Tamilriadu,
Kerala. Karnataka and Andra Pradesh in India But_
NISS also extends it works in any geographical
locations in India. based on the priority needs
NISS is a resource and training department that especially in periods of natural calamlies and
undeitakes need based surveys, PRA 8. RRA, research disasters_
studies_ publication of lEC materials and also conducts
capacity building training courses. both in-house and on
field to various development professionals. marginalized
peoples of rural and urban dwellings, students, PRI
members, govemment and non government personals etc.
NISS has rich experience in handling various development
programs and interventions focused on sustainable
Thrust Areas of NISS;
NISS in particular focus on the following themes
Surveys . Research Studies and Analysis
Participatory Rural Appraisals l PRA) and Rapid Rural Appraisals l RRA)
GIS/ GPS Mapping
Development and Publication of IECS Matenals in Forms of Posters, Pamphlets, Brochures, Booklets etc
Awareness and Capacity Building Programs (Both Residential and Non~Residential)
Organization of Social Events, Exhibitions etc
Conduction of Short Term Vocational Training Courses
Technical Consultancy Services to NGOs, Researchers_ Farmers_ Women SHGS. Y ths. Govemment
4' CosCreation and moristration of innovations and Successful Models
NISS Intervenes on Water 8. Sanitation, Health Issues_ Women 8. Child Development, Elderly Care_ Agriculture
and Bio-Diversity nservation_ (Zlimate Change 8. Mitigation and Livelihood Promotion
Networking and collaboration The Guiding Team
_ . NISS resource team is headed Head ofthenelulüllem.
NISS also collaboiates with and guided by the following Nalamhamsümteofsodàlsmdíesmqlss)
llke minded NGOs: NalanthaEducationalh-ust
Researchers, academic ? maica d jmmpatm Nagar_ senmmmaàj,
Institutions_ Consultancy ` oferzhçríagepanment Near GIlZN College,
Finns_ Banking Institutions Dindígll-'WMOOS/ Tüllünàülilíldía
and Government Personals z Mrsyawami'
Liason Ofticer ?11011914919349177303/
and or anizations as relevant _
to the ímgramsg s. M'. T.Sathis VSayeenath, *9* 96598' 3335/ 98653999" '
Administrative Officer Email mambara-Jeanette! !!