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Jul 3

July 3, 2018

Minister of Tourism visited Mitraniketan

On the 1st of July 2018, Shri. Alphonse Kannanthanam, Central Minister of Tourism, visited Mitraniketan KVK  to review its activities. He had visited all the activities / Farm demonstrations going on in KVK, and had an interaction with farmers. He suggested the agricultural staff to reach out the KVK activities and agricultural innovations to more number of farmers in the... Read more
Jun 17

June 17, 2018

B.Voc in Agriculture July 2018 Admission

The Agriculture Degree Course (B Voc) 2018 batch will commence in July. – We have received more than 100 applications but we have only 30 seats, so a RANK LIST is published. Rank list of candidates selected As per the Rank list the total number of seats available for the B.Voc course is 30.  Of which, 15 seats are listed... Read more
Apr 27

April 27, 2018

Mitraniketan Viswanathan Memorial Scholarship

Scholarships to a value of Rs. 100,000 to young professionals who are post graduate in Education and Social Work. Application deadline is 15 th of June 2018. K. Viswanathan established Mitraniketan in 1956 after his studies in Santiniketan. He built up Mitraniketan as a Community based education Centre for empowering the disadvantaged sections of our society. He tried to develop an... Read more
Mar 24

March 24, 2018

Webmaster for Mitraniketan Wanted

We are two Danish web-designers, who have been editing the Mitraniketan website since 2013. In all these years we have taken care of all activities concerning the web-site: payment of the web-hotel, editing of the website and updating the site, and we have changed the webdesign of the original homepage from 2013 considerably. We have always co-operated closely with the... Read more
Oct 9

October 9, 2017

Environment education activities initiated…

Mitraniketan School launched an environmental education program called “School oru padapusthakam” (School is a text book). The idea is to initiate environmental friendly activities/models in the school for the students so that students can learn from practical work. This includes organic vegetable cultivation, soil and water conservation, and proper management of waste materials including plastics. The program was inaugurated by Dr... Read more
Jun 13

June 13, 2017

New Course (B.Voc) in Agriculture at MPC

The Course is conducted at Mitraniketan People’s College (MPC) (Training Hub Partner) and the course last 3 years (6 semesters). The first year starts the 3rd of July 2017 and end the 30th of June 2018. The total number of participant are 25 and the qualification are a VHSC in (Agriculture) or + 2 Science. The certifying University is the... Read more
Mar 20

March 20, 2017

Rural Innovators Meet (RIM 2017)

Mitraniketan organised the Rural Innovators Meet (RIM) in collaboration with Kerala State Council for Science & Technology from 15 to 17 March.  RIM aims to promote Innovators from Villages and put them under one platform. Most of the innovations are need based. 115 innovators from all over kerala joined in the competition for the Best Innovator award. Exhibition of rural... Read more
Jan 11

January 11, 2017

New Boy’s Hostel Inaugurated 2017

A New Boy’s Hostel was sponsored by the Friends of Mitraniketan in Germany and inaugurated on the 11th of January 2017. The new Boy’s Hostel can accommodate 100 boys studying in Mitraniketan Residential School. The existing hostel facilities are limited to 100 boys. The Friends in Germany generously provided 100,000 Euro to build the hostel. Main construction work was done by December 2016. –... Read more
Dec 24

December 24, 2016

First two storied chicken cage sold 2016

December 2016 Mitraniketan sold the first two storied chicken cage. Thanks a lot to Adhin Dhanjay, for design engineering, Dr. Ramesh Kumar and Arun Raj for the support and Mr. Japamani and Vishnu for their hard work. Although the concept started working in the small, with Eight Edinburgh volunteers spending 6 weeks from the 14th of July to the 20th of August... Read more
Dec 9

December 9, 2016

Low cost portable goat cage 2016

A new model low cost portable goat cage has been developed.  The cage with an area of 30 square feet, can accommodate three adult she goats and is strong enough to support the weight of animals.  This portable structure is mounted on 4 galvanized iron square pipes at 2.5 feet above ground level.  The roof is made of GI sheets... Read more