River Research Centre

River Research Centre

Unique Id of VO/NGO KL/2016/0103356

Registration Details

Registered With Sub-Registrar
Type of NGO Trust (Non-Government)
Registration No 220/2006
Copy of Registration Certificate Available
Copy of Pan Card Available
Act name Indian Trust Act
City of Registration Thrissur
State of Registration KERALA
Date of Registration 28-07-2006


Name Designation Pan Card Aadhaar Card
Unnikrishnan S Director Available Available
Gopalan Krishnan Treasurer Available Available

Sector/ Key Issues

Key Issues Agriculture,Environment & Forests,New & Renewable Energy,Tribal Affairs,Water Resources,Youth Affairs,
Operational Area-States KERALA,
Operational Area-District KERALA->Thrissur, Ernakulam,

FCRA details

FCRA Available FCRA Registration no.
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Details of Achievements

River Research Centre started the activities in 2003
It was registered as a Trust in 2006
As the name suggests the main focus of the organization is the river conservation
Also we look into issues related with water resources forest ecology agriculture energy conservation tribal affairs and environment education activities
We also do research campaigns and policy level advocacy works
We are coordinating with Local Self Governments of Chalakudy River basin on water management and river conservation
Some of the important activities taken up by RRC is listed below
Study on the multi basin inter state Parambikulam Aliyar Project Study on water drawal by lift irrigation systems in Chalakudy River basin
Study on water use by plantations in Nelliyampathy
Acted as Project Facilitating Agency in a NABARD funded Watershed project at Bedadka Gram Panchayath in Kasargode District
Coordinated a project for Fish monitoring in Kerala rivers for the Kerala State Biodiversity Board
Did river bank mapping and sand auditing of two rivers for the Revenue Department of Government of Kerala
Did a short review of solar policy implementation in Kerala
Doing Schools for River program to inculcate love for rivers among students
Carrying out the Project Sustainable livelihood program for ethnic communities around Parambikulam Tiger Reserve funded by Science and Technology Department of Government of India
Apart from these we have been providing policy inputs to various ministries at State and Centre

Source of Funds

Department Name Source Finacial Year Amount Sanctioned Purpose
Keystone Foundation State 2018-2019 500000 Rs The Grant was routed through Keystone Foundation since RRC did not have the document 12 A
Department of Science and Technology Central 2015-2016 730000 Rs 1. Introduction of appropriate technology for improving existing agricultural practices for diversification and increasing crop yield.
2. Introducing sustainable harvesting practices for NTFP collection and value addition for marketing.
3. Income generation through nursery development and maintenance of evergreen and endangered plant species for NTFP species, watershed and eco-restoration programmes.
4. Introducing smokeless chulha and biomass briquetting as sustainable, environment and human
Department of Science and Technology Central 2016-2017 730000 Rs Continuing the work being carried out with indigenous women on enterprise building and forest nursery management

Contact Details

Address River Research Centre
Pincode 680306
City Thrissur
Telephone Not Available
Mobile No 9400427021
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