12. Don Bosco – NETTUR

Profile

SAREL was started in 2002 at Nettur. It believes in upholding the cause and dignity of the poor and the marginalized Dalits and work towards their total liberation freed from clutches of poverty and all indifferences and divisions. SAREL seeks to enhance and empower the rural Dalit people of Netter through its committed social action. SAREL animates facilities and strengthens the community, groups and local bodies to create a network leading to sustainable initiatives for the betterment of the society.

 Activities

Parish, Youth groups, Primary Schools, Boys Home, Evening Study Centres, Women self-help groups,Men Self-Help Groups, Anbyams (BCC), Pious Associations, Awarness Creation Groups, Evening Study centres, Non-formal Vocational Training Centre and job placement cell at Tirunelveli.

Vision of Nettur

We the Salesians of Don Bosco inspired by the preferential Option of Jesus Christ for the exploited and marginalized section of the society and guided by the love of the Immaculate Heart of Mary, commit ourselves to the empowerment and total liberation of the rural dalit people of Nettur Parish especially the young by giving them a social status and economical upliftment to build a society with justice, peace, equality and love.

Mission of Nettur

Don Bosco believes in upholding the cause and dignity of the emarginated Dalits and the poor of the locality and work towards their total liberation freed from the clutches of poverty and all indifferences and divisions. Don Bosco seeks to enhance and empower the rural Dalit people as well as the poor of the locality through its committed social action by bringing about awareness among the people through literacy programme and by  ensuring formal, non-formal and technical education. Don Bosco is committed to the catechizing and evangelization through faith formation and enhancement of Anbiams and pious associations Don Bosco animates, facilitates and strengthens the community, groups and local bodies to create a network leading to sustainable initiatives for the betterment of the society.

Details of Conferers

NAME

ROLES & RESPONS-

IBILITIES

CELL NUMBER

E-MAIL ID

P Dharmanathan John Ic: De-addiction

9486921544

johndharmansdb@yahoo.com

P Jayaraj Christopher Dr/Pp/Cd

8883131076

jayasdb2001@yahoo.co.in

P Muthuselvan Juse A/Ap/Ad/Ys

8300135430

judesdb@gmail.com

 History of Nettur

1. Name of the institution: Don Bosco

2. Year of starting: 08 – 06 – 2002

3. Name of the location when it was started: Nettur

4. Original purpose of the institution:

1. Catechizing and Social empowerment of ‘Dalit’ people.

2. To ensure formal and technical education to Children Youth.

3. To initiate drop – out prevention Programme and to ensure alternate employment for young girls engaged in Beedi rolling.

5. Original target group: Poor rural dalit youth.

6. Presentation of institution history: 2002:

New Parish was erected and handed over to the Salesians.

 Profile of Nettur

1. Year of starting : 08 – 06 – 2002

2. Address of the institution:Director and Parish Priest

Don Bosco Boys Home

Nettur (post) Alangulam (via)

Tirunelveli (Dist) – 627 854.

3.     Head of the institution  : Rev. Fr. George Arokiaraj  Sdb

Director and Parish Priest.

Activities and programme details:

 

S.

Name of the Activity

Year of Starting

No. of.

Expenses per year

Funded by Govt., Foreign, Province

No

Beneficiaries Now

1

Parish animation and community Development

2002

900 families

1 lakh

Province

5.     Extensions service:

 

 

S.

Name of the Activity

Year of Starting

No. of.

Expenses per year

Funded by Govt., Foreign, Province

No

Beneficiaries Now

1

Women Groups (10)

2005

150

 

6.     The details of the Confreres

 

S.

Name

Designation

Qualification

Years of

Present house No. of. Years

No

Exp. Total

1

Rev. Fr. G. Arokiaraj Sdb

Dir/ PP

B.A

17 years

3 years

Details of the NGOs present in the area:

Area Population

 Location of the institution:Nettur

District:       Tirunelveli

Taluk:       Alangulam

Town / City: Tirunelveli

Panchayat :       Nettur

Village: Nettur

Geographical area covered by the services of the institution :

Geographical area in Kms: 20km  – area covered.

Taluk                             :      Tirunelveli, Alangulam.

 

Caste

Religion

No.of Families

Assets

Occupation

Status

Devar / Maravar

Hindu

2,300 Families

Lands and Animals

Agriculture, Beedi Rolling

Middle class

Nadar

Hindu

700 Families

Lands and Animals

Agriculture, Beedi Rolling

Middle class

Nadar

Christian (CSI )

200 Families

Lands and Animals

Agriculture, Beedi Rolling

Middle class

Nadar

Christian (RC)

5 Families

Lands and Animals

Agriculture, Beedi Rolling

Middle class

Konar

Hindu

3,000 Families

Lands and Animals

Agriculture, Grazing, Beedi

Middle class

Dalit

Christian (RC)

600 Families

Agricultural Coolies

Beedi Rolling, Coolies

Below Poverty line

Dalit

Hindu

200 Families

Agricultural Coolies

Beedi Rolling, Coolies

Below Poverty line

 Socio – Economic Profile of Tirunelveli District

 Statistics Provided the Government of Tamil
POPULATION, SOCIO – ECONOMIC AND DEVELOPMENT INFORMATION:

Description Units District State  

India

 

 

 

 

Relative CMIE Index of Development Index 112.0 135.0 100.0
Population Growth per annum % 1.15 1.4 2.14
Population density(persons / Sq. km) Nos 367.0 429.0 273.0
Urbanisation % 31.7 34.15 25.73
Literacy % 65.58 62.66 52.21
Male literacy % 77.46 73.75 64.13
Female literacy % 54.23 51.33 39.29
Urban literacy % 75.17 77.99 73.08
Rural literacy % 61.06 54.59 44.69
Workers as % of total population % 47.18 43.31 37.46
As % of main workers
Agriculture & allied activ. % 55.84 61.51 66.92
Mining & quarrying % 0.22 0.3 0.61
Mfg.(non-household) industries % 8.38 10.51 7.65
Households industries % 15.17 3.52 2.38
Construction workers %
Other services % 19.1 22.01 20.5
Fores area as % of reporting area % 12.01
Net sown area as % of reporting area % 35.5 43.85 46.3
Gross Irri. area as % of reporting area % 45.1 47.51 30.72
Average size of operational holding Hect 1.01 1.01 1.69
Fertiliser consumption per Hect. Kgs. 90.0 124.0 72.0
Value of output of major crops per hectare Rs. 2830.0 6622.0 3576.0
Value of output of major crops per capita Rs. 809.0 758.0
Per capita food grains production Kgs 97.0 124.0 173.0
Road length per 100 Sq. kms Kms 134.05 128.44 60.14
Railway route length per 100 Sq. kms Kms 0.0 3.08 2.04
Post offices per lakh population Nos. 0.0 21.57 17.93
Telegraph Telephones per lakh population Nos. 0.0 9.91 4.93
Telephones per lakh population Nos. 0.0 1016.0 800.0
Bank branches per lakh population Nos. 7.75 7.82 7.3
Per capita bank deposits Rs. 1894.0 3356.0 3269.0
Per capita bank credit Rs. 907.0 2925.0 1978.0
Per capita bank credit to agriculture Rs. 272.0 365.0 222.0
Per hectare bank credit to agriculture Rs. 1424.0 2985.0 1046.0
Per capita bank credit to SSI Rs. 107.0 312.0 185.0
Per capita bank credit to industries Rs. 318.0 1190.0 705.0

 EDUCATION:

S. No Educational Institutions No of Institutions
1 University 1
2 Arts and Science Colleges 21
3 Medical Colleges 2
4 Siddha Medical

 

College

 

 

 

1
5 Engineering Colleges 12
6 Law College 1
7 Pre primary Schools 201
8 Primary Schools 1521
9 Middle Schools 394
10 High Schools 114
11 Higher secondary schools 148
12 Teacher’s Training Institute 6

 

 A.1Goals of the Institution:

We the Salesians of Don Bosco inspired by the preferential Option of Jesus Christ for the exploited and marginalized section of the society and guided by the love of the Immaculate Heart of Mary, commit ourselves to the empowerment and total liberation of the rural dalit people of Nettur Parish especially the young by giving them a social status and economical upliftment to build a society with justice, peace, equality and love.

 A.2. Objectives of the Institution:

Don Bosco believes in upholding the cause and dignity of the emarginated Dalits and the poor of the locality and work towards their total liberation freed from the clutches of poverty and all indifferences and divisions. Don Bosco seeks to enhance and empower the rural Dalit people as well as the poor of the locality through its committed social action by bringing about awareness among the people through literacy Programme and by ensuring formal, non-formal and technical education. Don Bosco is committed to the catechizing and evangelization through faith formation and enhancement of Anbiams and pious associations Don Bosco animates, facilitates and strengthens the community, groups and local bodies to create

a network leading to sustainable initiatives for the betterment of the society.

Fact Points

Lack of awareness among the people on social issues.

Low levels of literacy among women.

Very less opportunity for formal and technical education.

No organization to provide animation and motivation to strengthen the community.

Local bodies do not have a network leading to sustainable initiatives for the betterment of the society.

Intervention

Boys hostel for 100 poor boys.

The primary school gears up good education for the children, and the night study centre encourage weak students to score high marks.

Technical skills are imported to the students through the non formal technical training centre for 150 youth.

Training on two wheeler and four wheeler mechanism & Life coping skills.

EDP training, job acquiring skills, short term self employment training courses, Building up self help groups are conducted for 150 youth.

Providing social awareness program in 10 villages

 The Need

Formation and building up of people groups.

Night study centers should be started and intensify its operations.

Comprehensive literacy program for the boys.

Enhancing technical skills for more number of students.

Address

Don Bosco Nagar

Nettur (P.O.)

Alangulam (T.K.)

TIRUNELVELI (Dt) – 627 854