Chavara Cultural Centre, established in 1971, has been active
in spreading human values among all people, irrespective of
cast, creed, or sex. Our Centre has earned a reputation for
excellence and authenticity in this field.
To discover and encourage the innate abilities of youth,
the following programmes are envisaged: Quiz contest,
debates, art exhibitions, courses in public speaking,
efficient study methods, journalism, film and theatre
To make youth aware of the importance of health living
course, seminars, and workshop will be arranged relating
to the following subjects: Yoga, Personal hygiene, food
and nutrition, basic principles of Allopathy, Homeopathy,
Ayurveda, Naturopathy, Acupuncture etc.
To develop the personality of youth, exposure will be
given to modern psychological techniques like counselling,
transactional analysis and to time-tested traditions of
prayers and contemplation.
Youth in India have their own special problems.
Very often, they take to escapist method when confronted
with the challenges of life. Classes and Seminars will
be organized to bridge the gap between the elders and
youth to assure continuity of our great tradition, and
to wean youth from cankerous habits like alcoholism, drug
addition, promiscuity etc.
With a view to achieving national and religious festivals
and will commemorates the memories of great national leaders
like Mahatma Gandhi, Vivekananda, Ambedkar, Narayana
guru, Chattambi Swamikal etc.
To counter the rising tide of communalism and fundamentalism
and to foster unity, among
people belonging to different religious traditions, live
togethers, get-togethers and
interfaith dialogues will be organized.
To include in young men and women the value systems of
different cultural traditions
and to create in them a meaning for life, it is proposed
to conduct value education
programmes in the centre.
To enlighten the youth about the legal awareness contemporary
socio-political and religious issues and to help them
in objectively and realistically evaluate their role,
to conduct special courses and seminars.
To build among people ecological awareness and to bring
home to them the ideal of human
stewardship of nature, various aspects related to pollution
and its control, town planning,
sustainable development, deforestation, responsibility
towards birds and animals will be
held in the centre.
To make people aware of the modern developments in the
field of science, and technology, short courses and seminars
will be conducted. Special courses on computer technology
will also be organized.
In addition to the above programme, the Centre hopes to
organize regular summer course of
one-month duration to university students on topics related
to sociology ,politics,
religion and science by a visiting faculty of eminent
To clarify, evaluate and restate the rights, obligations,
and the role of women in the family and in society,
special courses, seminars and
workshops will be organized, especially with a view to
eradicating social injustice towards women.
To uplift especially marginalised and the poor, vocational/self
help programmes, free educational and housing programmes,
placement bureaus ,
marriage bureaus etc will be started.