Rural Development Trust Institute (RDI Trust) had its humble beginning in a remote hill area called kolappally of the Nilgiris in 1999. Since then, this public charitable trust has spread its tentacles all over the hilly district and adjoining areas. The Rural Development Institute based in the Nilgiris District of Tamil Nadu has the privilege of being one of the best capacitated Non-Governmental organizations.
The organization is structured to work with rural back warded people and develop their children's to access for free/concession education over a period of nine years and the same has involved a module of non-discriminating supportive common living. Empowering rural people to introspect and bring about a change in life style. We addressed various social need and facilitated our target people with Education/Medical care/ Women empowerment/ Care of infant/ Children/Orphan/Poor women/widows/abandoned women/ physically/ visually challenged and the elderly people.
Today our RDI Trust is at the forefront in facilitating to train the youth in education/Rehabilitation/Prevention from HIV/AIDS. We offer a broad spectrum of service to the community and involved in individual development of the poor. Our strength lies in the disciplines of poor people and facilitating life style change.
Unfortunately education in India has still remained primarily oriented towards the needs of the private sector and has overlooked the specific requirements of the public sector. RDI Trust has set before it the twin tasks to reorient education and medical service to the rural poor. "The RURAL DEVELOPMENT" derived from the motive of enlisting economical status of downtrodden people. It lays emphasis on the need to study risk perception effectively, assist in harm minimization and provide training to the affected individuals, enabling them to monitor life as on going process of moral/cultural/ethnic and economical growth. The guiding philosophy is a reflection of the spirit of service and dedication/enshrined in the work of great social activities.
As an educational institute, we aim at developing: