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Name of the Organization :

Development Education for Rural Mass (DERMA)

Address for communication:

608, North 3rd Street, Pudukkottai, Tamilnadu. Pin 622001

Registered office:

Avudaiyarpatty village, Vallathirakottai (Post), Alangudi (Tk), Pudukkottai (District), Tamilnadu, INDIA.

Contact No. 90477 97125 / 87603 01213 / 87603 01234


Name of the chief functionary: Mr. K.V. Rajashekar Dharma (M.A)

Designation: Founder, Secretary / Managing Director

Legal status: Registered under Tamilnadu government societies registration 27 Act of 1975

Registration Number and date: 135/88, date: 15-12-1988

FCRA Registration Number : 076050053, date 14-06-2000


12A (a): Yes. C.No. 6162E (32) / 2000-2001   Date 14-06-2001

80G: Yes, available. C.No. 6162E (32) / 2000-2001 / 80G   Date 29.05.2019


Name of the Secretary : Mr. K.V. Rajashekar Dharma

Address : Avudaiyarpatty, Vallathirakkottai (Post), Pudukkottai Dt.

Father Name : S. Vetrivel

Education : (M.A.,)

Age & DOB : 53 & 14-12-1966

Contact : 04332-221154 / 9047797125

Email :

Experience :  32 years of experience in Social Service and NGO management. 25 years of experience in Micro Credits and 20 years in Home management.

Awarded "DOCTOR OF SOCIAL WORKS (HONORIS CAUSA)" by International Global Peace University on 27.10.2018. Reg.No : DSW201810222

Knowledge & Training:

  • Taken training on Child Adoption received from the Social Welfare Department, Tamil Nadu. The Participation of the Training was on 09.12.2003 at Nagapattinam and 16.12.2003 at Trichy.

  • Undergone training on prevention methods on HIV / AIDS at CSR (Voluntary Organisation), Kanyakumari.

  • Taken training in RCH at REDS (Voluntary Organisation), Sivagangai.

  • Undergone training on Women Empowerment Process at Arokya Agam, Andipatti.

  • Undergone training in PRA at RDO (Voluntary Organisation) Aravakkadu, Connoor, Nilgiris.

  • Received TOT training at TNVHA State Level (Voluntary Organization) Chennai.

Special Responsibilities:

  • Chief functionary in DERMA (Voluntary Organization) for 32 years.

  • Member of the District Health Advisory Committee.

  • Member in the Vigilance Committee of Scanning Pregnant Women in Labs.

  • Member of FACE India Network.

  • State Secretary of Tamil Nadu Link Society for three years.

  • Member of SMI Network.

  • Awarded for Best Humanitarian Service by Junior Chamber, Pudukkottai in 2002.

  • Member of District Advisory Committee for Disaster Management.

  • Member of Immoral Traffic (Prevention) Act 1956 - Department of Social Defense, Chennai-10.

  • Member of Lok Adalat - District Legal Services Authority - Pudukkottai Dt.

  • Women and Child Trafficking Prevention Committee - District Police Administration Pudukkottai.

  • Member in District Aged Person Protection Committee 

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