The Manigandam Panchayat Education and Village Development Society is a voluntary organisation, registered under the Societies Registration Act in 1976, imparting comprehensive education and integrated village development works throughout Manigandam block in Tiruchirapalli District since 1976 and in the villages of Viralimalai block in Pudukottai District of Tamil Nadu since 2000 .

This is an education programme for the village community. This Programme was planned and prepared by Fr. Mathew Kanathukatt , C.S.C., on his return from Philippines, where he pursued a Counselling Course.   Read More

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Our Achievements and Growth

Over the last 40 years Manigandam Panchayat Education and Village Development Society has been working in the villages for an integrated development of the village community by focusing on different groups like youth, women and children. Through these years there has been gradual changes taking place in the villages due to intervention programmes. These include changes in matters which may be seen trivial to some, like wearing neat clothes, to important matters like development of village leadership and income generation programmes. Some of them are enumerated below:    Read More



To bring about attitudinal change among the individuals in the village communities, to work together for the development of the villages.

Programme Activities

Children’s programme- Supplementary Education for children, Thrift & savings, Education- Issue Based.


Personality development & Community building. Literacy classes. Different economic systems.