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Ms. Saulina Arnold, Former Executive Director, TNVHA giving her views in building vision of ARCOD for the next decade during the panel discussion as a part of 30th Anniversary Celebration on 17.03.2018
The District Collector Mr. C. Kathiravan, I.A.S inaugurating the Signature Campaign during Childline Se - Dosti Program - 14.11.2016
Outdoor Activity for the Children during the Follow Up of Camp Rainbow at Krishangiri on 27.11.2016
Mrs. Geetha, Principal, Govt. Arts College for Women Distributing Nutrition Kits to Children on 12.11.2016
Advocacy to Auto Drivers at Krishnagiri on 18.08.2015
Enrollment Rally
Adolescent Girls Playing during Summer Camp
Gift Future Programe Best Cheap Replica Cartier Watches
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Strengthening SMCs &..
Enrollment Rally
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Gift Future
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A session for Children

Arcod - Introduction

ARCOD is a grass root voluntary organization registered under Tamil Nadu Societies Registration Act 1975. ARCOD was established during January 1988 at Rayakottai, Krishnagiri District (Formerly Dharmapuri District). Later on ARCOD extended its activities in the neighboring Districts.

ARCOD is registered under the following Acts:

1. Under Section 12 A of Income tax Act

2. Under Section 80 G of Income tax Act

3. Foreign Contributions Regulation Act 2010


The main objective of ARCOD is to achieve social, economic, political, and health empowerment of women and children in operational areas through sustainable program.


The vision of ARCOD is a social, economical, political and health empowerment of Rural Poor, Dalits, Adivasis, Marginal and Small Farmers Women and Children in its operational areas.


To establish human resources with necessary attitudes, knowledge and skill within ARCOD and among the marginalized communities to facilitate emanation of collective leadership for socio – economic and political empowerment To improve the standard of living of marginalized families in its operational areas through sustainable development activities like Micro Finance, Collective Enterprises, Education, Health and other development Activities


Our Projects

Estate Workers Welfare Program

ARCOD has been associated with the Fair Trade Labeling Organization (FLO) since the year 2000. FLO is based in Germany and it is a global certification organization working to secure a better deal for producers and workers by setting up international standards for fair trade certifications.

Targeted Intervention

Prevention of spreading HIV / AIDS
The Project was initiated in July 2004. ARCOD has been working with female sex workers in Krishnagiri District towards prevention of HIV/AIDS.

Childrens of Krishnagiri

A support Program for the Children infected and affected by HIV / AIDS
There are 10 Blocks (Panchayat unions) in Krishnagiri district. There are about 1400 children who are affected by the HIV/AIDs. More...

Strengthening SMCs & Anganwadis

The Hosur Educational Division of Krishnagiri District is multilingual; the population is predominantly Telugu and Kannada speaking.
ARCOD identified the need for improvement in the system of education for Linguistic minorities, as a result a study taken to analyze the present status of children educated in Telugu and Kannada medium. More...


The CHILDLINE 1098 is a Project of Ministry of Women and Child Development, Government of India under the Integrated Child Protection Scheme (ICPS) supported through CHILDLINE India Foundation, Mumbai. More...

Facilitating Women’s Collective

Facilitating Women’s Collective
ARCOD is working for the empowerment of rural women. As a part of this, ARCOD is facilitating Surabi federation of Women Self Help Groups in Kangayam of Thiruppur District. More...

Gift a Future

Gift a Future – Supporting Children for Studying
Gift a future is an initiative of Altius Foundation, based at Chennai. The objective of the program is to provide financial support to poor children who are studying in private schools. More...

Home Based Care

Home Based Care for Ante Natal & Post Natal Mothers and Enabling Environment for Adolescents
Thally and Kelamangalam blocks of Krishnagiri District are surrounded by hills. Many villages don’t have proper road and transport facilities. More...

News & Events

Celebration of 30th Anniversary

ARCOD's 30th Anniversary was celebrated on 17th March 2018 at SGR Mahal, Rayakottai. Mr. A.L. Rangarajan, Country Manager, India Literacy Project giving his views in building the Vision of ARCOD for the next decade as a panelist among experts in development sector and NGOs in the region.