What We Do

We have undertaken many socially relevant initiatives in education, waste management, sustainable construction methods, e-governance at panchayat level and many more in addition to various charity initiatives like sponsoring economically weak students etc. We are the organisers of Biju Cherian Scholarship which finacially supports more than 40 engineering students with an  annual budget outlay of Rs 5 lakhs.

We are the proud organizers of IGNITE, the biggest innovatiion contest held for college students in Kerala. We are also very active in designing and constructing alternate and sustainable houses. Darsana so far built 10 houses for the needy.

Objectives

Under the banner of Darsana we have undertaken many socially relevant initiatives in education, waste management, sustainable construction methods,

Formation and history

Darsana was established in 2007 as a charitable society with a registered office in Palakkad, Kerala. The idea for such an organization arose during a meeting of a few progressive-thinking students from the 1991 graduating class of NSS College of Engineering, Palakkad (NSSCE). The meeting was called to consider establishing an endowment for NSS College of Engineering Palakkad students in honor o...

General Information

Darsana is a professionally managed organization led by a 21-member Executive Committee. The committee members are from all over the globe. The Committee meets every two weeks via digital platforms to plan upcoming activities. We take pride in being among the first organizations to use digital platforms to run an organization effectively and efficiently.

Chapter

As its members were widely dispersed across the globe, Darsana recognized early on that true growth could only be achieved through a strong network of independent chapters in various parts of the globe. Darsana's strength lies in its chapters. The programs initiated and carried out by different chapters have produced commendable results. Through chapters, Darsana's dream of becoming an umbrella...

Present Leadership

Manoj K C

President

Sunil N Menon

General Secretary

Vinod P

Treasurer

Timeline

  • 2007 - Darsana was formed on 5th August 2007
  • 2008 - The first job fair by Darsana on 1st and 2nd August 2008
  • 2008 - Conceptualized Akathethara E Governance Project.
  • 2008 - Conceptualized Akathethara Waste Management project
  • 2009- Biju Cherian endowment talks started
  • 2009 - Darsana organises Seminar on "Problems being faced by Engineering Education and Solutions for the same"
  • 2010- Established Prabhakaran Memorial Best project award
  • 2013- Darsana donates an Ambulance for EMS Jana Sevana Kendram
  • 2015- Established PREDICT Scholarship programme
  • 2015-Darsana Creates "Prof. K.Viswanathan Memorial Technology Corner"
  • 2018- Started House Construction programme with Sustainable Models
  • 2018- Darsana's inhouse on-line magazine, "THE EYE" was born
  • 2019- Darsana Initiates Educational support for Tribal students in Sholayur
  • 2020 - Darsana globally supports covid relief activities
  • 2021- Darsana's flagship all kerala Innovation contest "IGNITE" was launched
  • 2021- Darsana rolls out BRIDGE program to academically support engineering students from socially backward sections
  • 2022- Darsana Launches Mentorship and Member support Programmes
  • 2023 - Darsana completes its 10th House
  • 2023- Darsana signs MoU with Kerala Startup Mission
  • 2023 - Darsana completes its 11th House at Mannaar, Alapuzha
  • 2023- First Physical event and Exhibition of IGNITE programme
  • 2023 - Darsana rolls out Rural Innovationn initiatives