Working for the development of Rural and Tribal Communities

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Founder & Director

Dr.R.D.Gnaniah is the founder and director of CHDP, he started his organization in 1983 at Thirumoorthimalai Hills in Udumalpet Block Tiruppur District Tamilnadu India. He finished his Rural Development Management in Search University Bangalore and started this NGO for the development of Tribal and Rural Communities

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Community Health and Development Programme is a Non Government Organization founded and registered in 1983 under society act holding FCRI, 12A, and 80G. It’s working for tribal and rural community for the past 30 years in Udumalpet Block of Tirupur District Tamilnadu South India.

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CHDP working with the rural and tribal communities who are highly vulnerable, marginalized, extremely poor and illiterate people in order to uplift them economically, socially and culturally.

CHDP - SCINDEA Empowering Communities through people's participation

Livelihood promotion

Creating livelihood opportunities for the poor communities in terms of building their capacities to acquire knowledge and skills, providing grant and IGAs to uplift them economically and help them to get a space in a social structure.

community development

Organize the community people to form a village unit to create a rural and tribal dialogue to unity among themselves and motivate them to advocate and enjoy their rights in a social structure.

child development

organize the rural and tribal children to promote child rights and build skills lifes to enjoy their citizenship and make them to participate all the decision making situations in a social structure.


Hope is everything

Build empowered and self reliant people of Tribals, rural poor, small farmers, Women and Youth in the CHDP adopted area of the Tamilnadu and Kerala state by enhancing the capacity of CHDP staffs and evolving sustainable development programme focused on Gender, Equality Human rights and Environmental Protection through Peoples Participation.

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