January 2018
Agriculture and Animal Husbandry
1 Naattuchantha - Total turnover from nattuchantha markets of Kudumbashree crossed of Rs. 1 crore. 452 markets functioning across the state under the supervision of CDSs is expected to amplify the sales in succeeding months.
2 Bhakshya Suraksha Bhavanam – Reach out to 20 lakhs of Kudumbashree members which aims at the production of safe- to- eat homemade agricultural produces in kitchen gardens.
3 AH survey - Completed in all districts for updating the livestock inventory and extending further assistance
4 Farm producer companies:  NABARD approved 15 Producer company Projects of Kudumbashree and will be broadening financial support to all these ventures.
5 Kerala Chicken – 271 Kudumbashree Chicken units started functioning. 1000 more units will be formed in the next couple of months.



January 2018
1 Sanctioned additional targets of 2652 to existing PIAs.
2 Completed Training centre Rating. Process involved were Self evaluation, Social Audit and Inspection by Dt. Team. 
3 Completed SoP training for all newly recruited BCs.
4 Skill Caravan journey in 140 assembly constituencies as part of Jan Vjnan yatra of PNP foundation.
5 Special mobilization campaign for Ashraya families.
6 Taken policy level decision to undertake Qualitative Appraisal of new projects under DDUGKY  by SRLM team themselves, this leads to revenue generation and expand the scope to become TSA.
7 All 14 districts have applied for PM awards at national level.



January 2018
Micro Enterprises
1 Convergence with KILA for Haritha Karma Sena : A proposal for training prepared by Kudumbashree for Harithakarmasena was approved by Kerala Institute of Local Administration and financial assistance of Rs 3.9 Crore was sanctioned and Rs 1.8 Crore released for conducting training at panchayath level.
2 Jan Oushadhi GO : Govt of Kerala has given sanction for starting Jan Oushadhi stores as microenterprise unit to interested Kudumbashree units. The unit has to identify 120 sq ft space for starting jan oushadhi stores. 442 generic medicines worth Rs 1 lakh will be supplied by Bureau of Pharma PSUs of India and Rs 1.5 lakh assistance for infrastructure. Stores should have pharmacist and computer operator.
3 Yuva weave project: This scheme is sanctioned by Govt of Kerala for attracting young entrepreneurs to the loom industry. Scheme is in convergence with Directorate of handloom and textiles and District Industries dept. First phase is incubation programme ;training for 25 batches of 20 participants each as Master weavers and assistant weavers.
4 Convergence with KASE: MoU has been executed with Kerala Academy for Skill Excellence with Kudumbashree to provide financial support of Rs.1.5 Crore for conducting training in driving , Home stay, geriatric care sector.
5 Harithakarmasena Guideline : Prepared working guideline for Harithakarmasena in discussion with Harithamission, Suchitwa Mission, Pollution Control Board, Various district representatives & Clean kerala company. The guideline is about modus operandi of Harithakarmasena as microenterprise unit in various district.
6 Guideline for Coastal ME : Prepared working guideline for implementation of microenterprises in Coastal region. Financial assistance will be given as capital subsidy . Individual microenterprises are eligible for financial assistance of 75% of total project cost subject to a maximum of Rs 1 lakh and Group microenterprises are eligible for financial assistance of 75% of total project cost subject to a maximum of Rs 5 lakh
7 Subicsha Producer Company got administrative sanction for an amount of Rs 1 Crore for improving its market network.
8 Refresher training has been imparted to all existing Santwananam volunteers who are working for all. Need assessment and strategies for improving their expertise was also done.
9 Santwanam training was given to new members and they are positioned in district and medical kit was also supplied.
10 Southern railway has entered into an agreement with Kudumbashree for management of Railway waiting hall in Trivandrum, Kollam, Thrissur and Eranakulam for the next 3 years.



January 2018
Gender Activities
1 Suchitwa Mission has allotted rupees forty lakhs to Rangashree community theater for conducting IEC campaign. They are directed to conduct 180 street plays. 
2 Conducted Gender sensitization training for Kudumbashree officials from block level to state mission.  
3 Started Gender Campaign – Neetham 2018 - activities 
4 Vigilant group members has been selected as Nirbhaya volunteers of Home department in all Districts 



January 2018
1 Participated in 4 Saras Melas held at Orissa, Sikkim, Maharashtra and Goa. 28 Kerala stalls were setup at these events and there was a turnover of Rs. 12Lakhs (approx.) for the entrepreneurs. 14 MECs and 13 Entrepreneurs represented Kudumbashree.
2 Participated in ‘Come On Kerala’ International Commercial Exhibition organized by Gulf Madyamam at Sharjah Expo Centre. Entered in to a preliminary MoU with M/s Jaleel Holdings to market Kudumbashree products in UAE. The Café kudumbashree food court set up in the exhibitionwas a huge success and clocked a total sale of 40886 AED. Two Units, Souparnika Kozhikode and Five Star Alappuzha participated in the event.
3 Organized Cafe Kudumbashree food courts at the following venues:
  1 VAIGA Fest, Thrissur hosted by Agriculture Department, 
  2 School Kalolsavam, Thrissur
  3 Malabar Crafts Mela, Palakkad in association with Industries and Commerce department GoK (The stall won best food court award)
  4 CPI(M), District Conference, Malappuram
4 A Cafe Kudumbashree food court serving ethnic Kerala Dishes was set up at Red Fort, New Delhi as part of BhaaratParv event 2018 organized by the ministry of tourism, Government of India from 26th to 31st of December 2018. Two Café units ThavackalThalassery, Kannur and Vrindavanam, Thrissur participated in the event. 



















Year Name of Award
2018 Best Women Initiative Award by GULF Madhyamam
2017 Best Performance Award - DDU-GKY
2017 Best Performance Award - Kudumbashree NRO
2016 India International Trade Fair Best Exhibitor Award
2014 India International Trade Fair Best Food Court Silver Medal
2014 HUDCO National Award for the best practices in Slum Improvement
2013 India International Trade Fair Best Food Court Gold Medal
2013 HUDCO National Award for the best practices in Slum Development
2012 Excellence Award - Excellence in Implementation of JNNURM
2012 HUDCO Award for Best Practices to improve the living environment
2011 Excellence in Implementation of JNNURM
2010 Kerala State E-Governance Award
2009 The EMPI-Indian Express Indian Innovation Award
2007 Prime Minister's Award for Excellence in Public Administration
2006 India Innovation - Award for Social Innovations
2002 UNDP One among the 15 Best Practices in India
2002 Dubai International Award Finalist
2002 UN Habitat - 2002 Practices Global 100 List
2002 CAPAM - Best 10 Innovations
2000 CAPAM - International Innovations - Gold Medal
1998 UNCHS -100 Best Innovations