Ongoing Projects


DDU-GKY is a skill-based program uniquely focusing on rural youth between the ages of 15 and 35 years.  It was announced by the Ministry of Rural Development (MoRD) on 2014 and is a part of National Rural Livelihood Mission (NRLM). Chethana was awarded the DDUGKY Phase II Project in 2017 and the Phase III Project […]

School Herbal Garden ( 25 schools)- NMPB

Chethana with the support of National Medicinal Plants Board (Government of India, Department of AYUSH) and State Medicinal Plants Board (Government of Kerala) continues to create awareness among school children for identification, protection, promotion and conservation of medicinal plant species in the plant kingdom. For this purpose, we have covered 82 schools in Alappuzha District. […]

Chethana Jeevamridham-NMPB

Medicinal plants have always been considered a healthy source of life for all people. Therapeutical properties of medical plants are very useful in healing various diseases and the advantage of these medicinal plants is being 100% natural. Nowadays people are being bombarded with thousand of unhealthy products, the level of sensibility infront of diseases is […]

QPM (production of Quality planting materials)

Production of quality planting materials (QPM) (KFRI), In collaboration with Kerala Forest Research Institute (KFRI), Chethana aims in raising 1,27,000 quality seedlings of medicinal plants and distribute them freely to farmer clusters.  Also, in collaboration with Awareness Classes on medicinal plants are held regularly to make farmers be aware of the cultivation of medicinal plants. […]