CHASS | Changanacherry Social Service Society


Date Events
1966 August 06thOfficial Inauguration of CHASS
1966 September 19thRegistration of CHASS under Travancore Cochin Scientific Literary and Charitable Societies Registration Act XII of 1955 having Registration No. K.44/1966
1968 April 03rdStarted Save A Family Plan project
1972 January 10thSeparated Kanyakumari District from CHASS and formed a new society named Kanyakumari Social Service Society
1973 July 03rdArchdiocesan Charity Fund inaugurated and launched
1975 march 19thInauguration of the Cooperative tailoring Centre ( COPTAC)
1977 June 02ndNNEP programme of Catholic Relief Service started
1977 August 1stLaunching the Targeted Maternal Child Health Education Programme ( TMCHEP)
1977 August 26thKhadi & Village Industries Programme started with the support of Khadi Board
1979 November 14thRegistration of Kuttanad Vikasana Samithy
1979 December 05thKhadi spinning unit at Amalagiri
1980 March 17thStarted Grama Silpa at Changanacherry
1980 August 04thKhadi Production Centre at Athirampuzha
1980 October 07thKhadi weaving unit at Thrickodithanam
1980 October 16thStarted Mar. Antony Padiyara Episcopal Silver Jubilee Memorial Education Loan Scholarship Scheme
1980 October 18thInauguration of Samrudha Agriculture centre
1980 December 09thImplementation of Socio- Economic development Seminar
1983 March 31stCHASS is under the direct list of KVIC
1982 April 01stStarted Assumption khadi centre at Kurumbanadom
1983 April 15thMCH programme started
1986 August 16thInauguration of the Khadi Gramodyog Vidyalaya Mallappally
1987 April 10thStarted Integrated Community Health Project in Kuttanad and Changanacherry taluk
1987 May 01stStarted Slum Adoption/development programme
1987 November 10thStarted the project of Tile roofing for 1000 families
1987 December 05thStarted Partnership with CAPART ,Started Low cost latrine construction project
1988 January 01stLaunching of the Credit Union Programme
1988 May 20thInauguration of the Khadi Bhavan at Kottayam
1989 December 28thLaunching of the TB Eradication Project
1990 January 15thModern Roofing Scheme programme for 2500 families
1990 April 09thCane & Bamboo unit at Mannila
1990 July 11thRegistration of a separate entity for Women empowerment programme named AWARD Mahilasamajam
1990 October 17thLaunching of Bee-keeping Programme
1990 November 15thHoney Processing Unit at Kurumbanadom
1990 November 24thLaunched Integrated Community Health programme in Kuttanad region
1991 June 05thLaunched Integrated Child development Project – started 65 Child development centers
1991 November 29thInauguration of the Silver Jubilee Celebration of CHASS
1992 February 22ndStarted Partnership with Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment New Delhi ,Started ACCEPT De-addiction Centre at Punnapra
1992 November 01stStarted HDFC Housing Scheme
1992 November 15thLaunched Integrated Dalit Development Programme
1993 January 15thValedictory Function of the Silver Jubilee Celebration
1993 July 03rdStarted Grassroots level workers training programme
1994 August 10thInauguration of the Bakery Unit
1994 August 15thStarted Integrated Village development Programme in Alappuzha region
1994 September 28thStarted Home Nursing Programme
1994 November 03rdStarted Silk Reeling Unit at Samrudha
1994 November 03rdStarted Samrudha Development Centre
1994 December 10thStarted AIDS Control Programme
1995 February 10thInauguration of the CHASS Soap Powder unit
1995 February 10thInauguration of the Fruit Preservation Unit
1995 March 05thLaunched Vettumuttathoru Poshakathottam Padhathy
1995 March 05thStarted Kuttanad Darsan Padanakalari
1995 July 08thPublication of CHASS Voice
1995 November 28thInauguration of CHASS Poultry Club
1995 December 01stStarted Dalit Development programme in 40 villages
1996 April 25thStarted IAY Housing scheme in association with CAPART
1996 May 02ndStarted CHASS Institute of Rural Technology
1996 June 10thStarted the formation of SHGs – Self Help Group is a neighborhood fraternity of a likeminded people with an average membership of 20 people (families). It is a grassroots level people’s Organization mainly intended to mobilize the human resource for community development.
1996 October 09thInauguration of Mar. Joseph Powathil Episcopal Jubilee Memorial Housing Scheme
1997 January 03rdStarted Integrated Village development Programme in Edathua region
1999 April 10thStarted Watershed Development Activities in Manimala Region
1999 December 03rdLaunched Community Based Rehabilitation of the Differently Able Programme
2000 February 15thStarted the Mahajubilee Housing Scheme
2002 October 20thAward from NABARD for SHG linkage program
2003 September 1stStarted Jalanidhi Project
2006 September 07thLaunched ‘Jalatharng’ watershed programs
2007 February 2ndLaunched Jeevan Madhuoor – assistance for marriage and education
2007 June 1stCommunity based disaster preparedness project
2008 March 20thLaunched universal Health insurance – medi claim
2008 May 20thLaunched Janasree Bheema Yojana Program
2008 August 30thLaunched SMCA Housing Project
2008 October 2ndStarted Mahilasureksha welfare scheme for women
2009 April 1stLaunched death fund for SHG members
2010 March 25thLaunched life care insurance
2010 July 25thLaunched Selavip program- 40 houses for differently able
2010 October 20thLaunched Jeevan Mangal insurance
2010 November 3rd Launched Jointly Liability Groups
2010 December 18thLaunched Farmers club
2011 October 1stKrupa Bhavan Housing Scheme
2011 December 3rdWon National Award in the field of empowerment of persons with disabilities from Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment
2012 July 28thLaunched Sustainable Livelihood Through Integrated Management Program
2013 September 7thCHASS got approval of Kerala State government as the nodal agent for home and institution based waste management
2013 November 12thFr. Jacob Kattady Relieved from CHASS Director
2013 November 13thFr. Joseph Kalarickal appointed as CHASS Director
2014 June 15thStarted skill development training ( Electrical & Home appliances repair, refrigerator & A C Repair, Pumps & Motor Repair and central Air Conditioning ) for youth in association with ICICI Academy for Skills
2014 August 18thStarted free driving courses economically backward rural youth
2014 September 17thMicro credit facilities to 65 backward and Minority SHGs under micro credit schemes through Kerala State Backward Community Development Corporation
2014 September 29thNational Environment Awareness Project under Centre for Environment and Development ( CED ) started
2015 January 13thInauguration of Harithvarsham Harithagram Golden Jubilee Memorial Program
2015 March 8thLaunching of ‘Social Mainstreaming of Spinsters and Aloof women, project in collaboration with Kerala Social Service Forum
2015 April 13thCelebrated Coptac Ruby Jubilee
2015 June 5thInauguration of (Nakshatra Vanam”) in association with Social Forestry Department under Harithvarsham Harithagram
2015 August 1stStarted Mutual Benefit Scheme
2015 October 20thLaunching of Promotion and protection of Child Right Project in collaboration with Kerala Social Service Forum
2016 February 4th"Ashakiranam" Cancer Suraksha Padhathi with Caritas India
2016 March 14thAssisi Vidhyalam Poonthop - Silver Jubilee inauguration
2016 July 15thJalasamrudhi - supported by Family Apostolate, Changanacherry
2016 July 26thHelp Desk Inauguration
2016 August 30thCHASS- Golden Jubilee Logo
2016 September 09thCHASS Golden Jubilee Inauguration
2016 December 13thCHASS- Hairtha Nattuchantha at Changanacherry
2017 January 26thGolden Farm Fest 2017
2017 February 20thAnil Karippingapuram Relieved from CHASS Kadhi (Asst. Director)
2017 February 21stFr. George Manthuruthil Appointed as CHASS Kadhi (Asst. Director)
2017 June 1stCHASS - RRTC deligated as Regional Co-ordinaton Agency and State implimention Agency for National Survey on Extent and Pattern of Substance Use in India by Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment and National Institue of Social Defence in Collaboration with All India Institute of Medical Science and NDDTC- In the state of Kerala, Lakshadweep and Mahi
2017 June 2ndAgape Housing programme Silver Jubilee Celebration
2017 August 17thCHASS- Hairtha Nattuchantha at Kudamaloor
2018 January 6thCHASS- REHASWiSS -Silver Jubilee memmorial "Asha Project" Inauguration at Vadavathoor
2018 February 2ndE-Shakti - SHG Digitisation with NABARD
2018 March 10thAssisi Vidhyalam Poonthop - Silver Jubilee Celebration
2018 June 31stCHASS - SAFP Golden Jubilee Celebration
2019 December 23rdRebuild Kerala/ Kuttanadu –Flood 2018– Formal Inauguration of 50 new flood resilient houses( This scheme is materialized with the partnership of HDFC Ltd / HTPF, Mumbai)
2021 June 21stFr. Joseph Kalarickal Relieved from CHASS Director
2021 June 22ndFr. Thomas Kulathumkal appointed as CHASS Director
2021 July 8thFr. Varghese Elanjiparambil appointed as Asst. Director
2021 July 16thInauguration of Nagaravazhiyora Karshika Vipani at Changanacherry
2021 August 9th Buffer Zone response – Karshaka Koottayimma at Aaryankavu and Amboori
2021 August 28th Installation of Oxygen Concentrator Unit at CHASS office with the support of Caritas India
2021 August 28thHaritham – Green protocol Campaign started
2021 August 28th Narture Project – Root Zone Fertilization Program started in collaboration with KSSF
2021 October 16thCHASS is designated as the approved agency of ‘Vijayaveedhi’ employment training of Govt. of Kerala at Changanacherry Municipality and Ramankary Panchayat
2021 October 28th Started one home one toilet project for 200 families in collaboration with SAFP India
2021 October 28th Disaster Risk Reduction Program in collaboration with UNICEF at Kottayam and Pathanamthitta districts (15) Panchayats
2021 November 2nd Started Paliative Care & Home Nursing training program in collaboration with NABARD
2021 December 4th Livelihood Restroation program for SC/ST families in Kuttanad region (Goat rearing support)
2022 March 21stStarted Jal-Jeevan Mission Padhathi in Madappally, Vazhappally, Nedumudy & Champakulam Panchayat
2022 June 6th Started CHASS Nursery (Plant)
2022 June 7thFr. George Manthuruthil relived from CHASS Khadi Department
2022 June 7th Fr. Ancilo Elanjiparambil relived from CHASS (Asst. Director)
2022 June 8th Fr. George Panakezham appointed as Director Khadi
2022 June 8thFr. George Thycheril appointed as Asst. Director CHASS
2022 June 29th Stone laying Ceremony – Rural Agriculture Hat at Bypass land Changanacherry
2022 December 15th-19thNirapara Karshika Mela at Kuttanadu Region
2022 December 30th USHAS – Tailoring Project for 20 Widows
2023 January 12thFarmer Producer Company(FPC) Madappally Office Inauguration
2023 February 6thFPC Pongamthanam Company inaugurated
2023 February 23rd Sajeevam Anti-drug Campaign started
2023 May 23rdCHASS Grama Bazar – Premium Outlet inaugurated
2023 October 13th Started Educare Padhathi
2024 February 13th Fr. Jince Chorattu Chamakala appointed as Asst. Director CHASS
2024 February 19th Rehaswiss – Chass , CHARITY GOAT FARM inaugurated