+ 08194-231539 / +91-9880399560


Governing Board Members

Sl. No. Name Designation Occupation Address
1 Mrs. D. M. Girijamma Rudraiah Trustee and Chief Functionary Social Worker Vani Nilaya, 3rdCross V.P.Extension Chitradurga – 577501
2 Mr. D. M. Sridhar Trustee Additional Commissioner of Commercial Taxes(Retd)
“Chetana”, 2ndCross, V.P.Extension Chitradurga – 577501
3 Dr. Majan Mulla Trustee Chairperson, Dept. of Studies in Foreign Languages and Dean, Faculty of Arts, Member of Syndicate Karnataka University, Dharwad AMN, 3rdCross Keshava Nagar Dharwad
4 Mr. C. M. Kumara Swamy Trustee High School Teacher Upparahalli Main Road,4thCross, Shivamokambika Nagara,Tumkur-572102
5 Mr. Doddachellur Matada Chandan Trustee Software Engineer ET Express, S.R. Complex # 2, 1st Floor, Tavarekere Main Road, S.G. Palya, DRC Post, Bangalore-560029
6 Dr R Shankar Trustee Professor of Marine Geology (Retired), Mangalore University S-1, No. 29, 4th Main, Chamarajapete, Bengaluuru 560018
7 Mrs Saroj Rao Trustee Educationist and Administrator 12073,Prestige Wellington Park,Gangamma Circle,Jalahalli,Bengaluru560013

Programmes and Partners

Institution Building

GRAMA’s internal resources

Micro Finance

Nabard Financial Services Limited (NABFINS)

Watershed Development

Rural Infrastructure Development Fund, Government of Karnataka & NABARD

Organic farming

Government of Karnataka, Department of Agriculture

Community based Tank Management Projects

Jala Samvardhana Yojana Sangha, Bangalore

Entrepreneurship Awareness Development Programme, Institution Building and Micro Enterprise Development.

National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD), Government of Karnataka


Mr. C.M.Veeranna and Associates
Advocates, Chitradurga – 577522
Cell +91-9844056295
Office 08194 231242

Prof E. Chitrashekar
Executive Director, SJM Vidyapeeta, Chitradurga - 577522
Cell +91-9243219604
Office +91-9663102004

Smt M T Manjula
Advocate, Chitradurga
Cell +91-9880564999

NGO Data Sheet

Sl. No. Details Particulars
1 Name of the Organization GRAMA -Grameena Abhivrudhi Mathu Adhyayana Kendra (GRAMA)
2 Administrative Office 'CHETHANA', 2nd Cross V.P.Extension Chitradurga – 577501 Karnataka, India
3 Registered office “Vani Nilaya”, III Cross, V P Extension, Chitradurga - 577501
4 Details of contact person
5 Status of the Institution NGO (Trust)
6 Registration details Registered as Trust vide No.20/1989-90 Registration Date: 02.07.1989
7 PAN number AAATG2191E
8 TAN number BLRG04321C,OFFICE Of theDirrectorof Income Tax (Exemption) ChowgleHouse 18 Crescent Road Bangalore-560001.
9 Professional tax registration certificate 50010724
10 FCRA No. 094490009 Dated:27Aug1993
11 FCRA Bank Details Canara Bank
Chitradurga Branch
A/C No: 0479101024134
12 PAN number AAATG2191E
13 Area of Operation Chitradurga And Tumkur Districts
14 Largest Projects implemented Novib, Netherlands Project, World Bank assisted-two Sujal Projects, World Bank Funded- two Community Based Tank Development Projects. NABARD Funded three Projects, GTZ Germany Funded Social Benefits to unorganized labours

GRAMA Infrastructure

Sl. No. Description Quantity
1 Building Dimension: Chitradurga Training Center
Ground Floor - 100’X80’
First Floor - 100’X80’
Challakere Training Center
Ground Floor – 150’ X 120’
First Floor - 30’ X 80’
2 Training hall with Capacity Dimension(in sq.ft) Chitradurga Training Center
Training Hall1 –
Training Hall2 –
Training Hall 3 –
Challakere Training Center
Training Hall1 –
Training Hall2 –
Residential Accommodation – 80 Trainees
3 Boarding & Lodging Chitradurga Training Center
1.  Residential Accommodation – 80 Trainees
2.  No of Room Available -04
3.  No of Bathrooms - 09

Challakere Training Center
1.  Residential Accommodation – 80 Trainees
2.  No of Room Available -05
3.  No of Bathrooms - 11
4 Computers Chitradurga Training Center including Laptops- 05
Challakere Training Center including Laptops - 04
5 Projector Chitradurga Training Center - 02
Challakere Training Center - 02
6 Classroom writing Boards Chitradurga Training Center - 04
Challakere Training Center - 02
7 T.V Chitradurga Training Center - 02
Challakere Training Center - 06
8 Mike System Chitradurga Training Center - 01
Challakere Training Center - 02
9 Conference hall with Internet facility Well Furnished(2)
10 Telephone 2
11 Owned Vehicle in the Organization 1 Four wheeler

1 Two wheeler