Kudumbashree was conceived as a joint programme of the Government of Kerala and Nabard implemented through Community Development Societies (CDSs) of Poor Women, serving as the community wing of Local Governments.
Kudumbashree is formally registered as the "State Poverty Eradication Mission" (SPEM), a society registered under the Travancore Kochi Literary, Scientific and Charitable Societies Act 1955. It has a governing body chaired by the state minister of LSG. There is a state mission with field officers in each district. This official structure supports and facilitates the activities of the community network across the state.
The Organogram of State Poverty Eradication Mission(SPEM) is shown below:
The Head Quarters of the Mission (State Poverty Eradication Mission) is functioning in the TRIDA Rehabilitation Building, 2nd floor, Medical College. P.O, Thiruvananthapuram. The Management and Administration of the Mission is carried out by The Governing Body and The Executive Committee.
The Governing Body of Kudumbashree Mission was reconstituted under the chairmanship of Hon’ble Minister for Local Self Governments, Welfare of Minorities, Wakf and Haj Pilgrimage as per G.O.(MS)No.151/2016/LSGD dated 27-10-2016
The Governing Body Member’s details are available here.
As per G.O. (MS) No. 19/2017/LSGD dated 20-01-2017, the Government constituted an Executive Committee with the following members.
1. Principal Secretary, LSGD
2. Executive Director, Kudumbashree (Convener)
3. Director, Panchayat Department
4. Director, Urban Affairs
5. Commissioner, Rural Development
6. Representative of Finance Department
7. Dr. T. N Seema (Ex MP)
8. Smt. C. S. Sujatha (Ex MP)
Executive directions for scheme formulation and execution are taken in the Executive Committee.
The organization structure of State Mission is shown below:
The state mission has field officers in each district across Kerala. This official structure is incorporated to support and facilitate seamless functioning of the activities of community network across the state.
The Structure of District Mission offices are shown below: