Empanelled Training Institution (ETI) For National Service Scheme
It was started in the year 1973 as a collaborating agency under the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports, Government of India. The centre gives three orientations and three refresher courses every year for NSS Officers of colleges in Kerala and Lakshadweep. The other major activities include research studies on NSS and Youth Programmes, Evaluation of NSS activities in the state of Kerala, Consultancy services in the areas of programme planning, training, supervision, evaluation etc., orientation to NSS Volunteer Leaders and developmental activities in the adopted villages. The center provides training for NSS officials from Kerala University, Mahatma Gandhi University, Cochin University of Science & Technology, Sree Sankaracharya University of Sanskrit, University of Calicut, Kannur University, HSC and VHSC Directorates and Technical Cell.