Darsanam Samskarika Vedi presents itself as an instrument for promotion of scientific awareness among the grass roots of the society so that the developmental strides the nation achieves in various fields such as agriculture, natural resources conservation, health and sanitation, education and student’s issues, women empowerment, etc. Darsanam has been keenly interested in the field of Culture, Art and Literature also.
Darsanam Samskarika Vedi was inaugrated in 1994 by P. Sidharthan, then first rank holder of B.A. Sociology/Malayalam, Calicut University. From the inaugural year onwards Darsanam is very much involved in different social and cultural activities around and beyond Kozhikode district. Darsanam is registered under Societies Registration Act XXI of 1860 No: 60/94 dated 16/02/1994.
The organisation is now affiliated with many social and cultural organisations. Following are some among them.
- Kerala State Library Council
- Raja Rammohan Roy Foundation
- Kerala Sangeet Natak Academy
- Kerala State Youth Welfare Board
- Nehru Yuva Kendra
- National Green Corps
We have been fortunate enough to get maximum support and encouragement from various R&D organisations, agencies and departments under the State and Central Governments. We may specially mentions the following bodies:
- CWRDM, Kozhikode,
- Kerala State Council for Science, Technology and Environment, Gov t. of Kerala,
- MoEF and DST, Government of India.
Darsanam is organising various programmes in different occasions. World Environment Day, National Science Day, etc. are celebrated with a bunch of thought provoking programmes.