Punalur Social Service Society (PSSS)

Reg. No. Q 690/86
P.B.No. 50, Punalur P.O.,
Kollam (Dist), 691305
Ph. 04752 222191
Email: plrsociety@gmail.com
Web: www.psssonline.com

Punalur Social Service Society, the official organization of the Catholic Diocese of Punalur, responsible for Social Action and Development, is a Voluntary Development Organization registered and incorporated in 1986 as a charitable society. The Governing body comprises of members elected from the village societies and People’s Organizations. People’s Participation is an earmark of PSSS through Arayanjilimon cause way, Padanilam Fish farm, Koinonia Housing programs. PSSS continue to play a significant role in the organization of differently abled people and its federations, organization of HIV affected persons & children, special school for mentally and physically challenged and mobilization of SHG members to PRI’s. PSSS is the collaborative agency in implementing Child line project in Kollam Dist.

INFRASTRUCTURE FACILITIES
• PSSS Central administration office @ Punalur
• PSSS Training Centers:
 Well furnished three training halls to accommodate 600 persons
 Accommodation facility for 27 persons

RESEARCH & PUBLICATIONS
• Research on Low cost Housing
• Documentary: Organic Farming & Arayanjilimon causeway

AWARDS & RECOGNITIONS
• Award for best RNTCP work in TB eradication 2012 & 2013(District TB Centre, Kollam)
• Award for best Child Friendly Co-ordinator 2013 (CWC-CBMR)
• Award for best Child Friendly Team Member 2014 (CWC-CBMR)

INITIATIVES OF PSSS
• Lilliane Special School, Punalur
• DDUGKY skill training at PSSS, Punalur
• PSSS Counseling centre, Punalur

CORE COMPETENCY
• Training in EDP, Gender, Child Protection, CBR, Community Organization, PME, Time Management, LFA etc…..

OPERATIONAL AREA
Kollam, Pathanamthitta & Alappuzha Districts [97 Grama Panchayaths & 07 Municipalities].
Total partner families: 22350
Christians 10360
Hindus 6250
Muslims 2340
SC/ST 3400

REGISTRATIONS
FCRA
12A
PAN
TAN
80G

DSSS POLICIES
• NRM
• HR
• Gender
• Finance
• Disability

CBO PROMOTED 
SHGs 280
JLGs 80
Farmer’s clubs 15
Children’s clubs 65
Elder’s forum 05
Staff Strength: 14
[6 Professional & 5 Technical]
Volunteers: 250