Nominated Literacy Heroes

Individual Nominations

Pitchaimuthu Arputham

Recommended By : Rtn.Samysambathkumar Dist. Chair/Teacher Support (R.I. Dist. 2981) email:
Name : Pitchaimuthu Arputham

Address : 483, Thatchar Street, Ammanpettai, Vedhiyapuram Post, Thiruvaiyaru Taluk, Thanjavur Dist.


Place : Thanjavur

City : Thanjavur

Sex : male

Date of Birth : 09/07/1932

Mobile : 9944494485

Email :

Educational Qualification : Secondary Grade Teacher Training

Work in field of literacy : Description of the work being done in the Field of literacy Mr. A.Pitchaimuthu started his services in the field of literacy as Secondary Gr. Teacher in a remote village of kattukkottai - karur in Thanjavur District, Tamil Nadu in the year 1952. Most of the children in that area belong to the category of socially, educationaly and economically downtrodden families who have every right to be taken care of. Besides being inflict with superstition they didnt have a minimum awareness to send their children to the school in order to eradicate literacy. He had to make frequent visits to the house holds of the parents to bring their children to the school for this purpose. He explained them the importance of literacy by urging that education only will stand as the source of upliftment of the present and future generation. His persistent appeals proved to be successful and strength of the no., of student in his school enhanced to 250 as against in the previous attendance of 25, His achievemen

No of Beneficiaries : 3000

Social Impact : Social impact of the work The impact of this achievements in the surrounding society can be felt with abundant flourishing of educational youth which we never saw in this remote by gone years. This achievement drew the attention of many a education - loving philanthrophic gentlemen and they came forward voluntarily to provide class room buildings and other amenities etc., Rotary club or Thanjavur (Dist. 2981) * First Toilet block * A class room with asbestos sheet Roof. (1996) * Hand Pump with bore & Sump (1997-98) * wooden benches & Chairs * Bifurcation Screens Innerwheel club of Thanjavur * Flag post with platform Ln.K.Amalraj, (Philotheraphist) Donated class room with tiled roof. Rtn.PP.ORA Md. Farook of RC Thiruvaiyaru * Kitchen building with RCC Roof. RC Thiruvaiyaru Thro matching grant. * Over head tank, Rest rooms & Steel benches & Desks. * Uniforms, plats for midday meals, by Dr. P. Solomon, Founder, Karuniananthar Ashram RC of Thanjavur Kings (2007) * A computer with accessor

Fund Outlay : 60000

The challenge of arranging funds is being met : Government Aided and Philanthropists

This Award is going to impact the work in future : How this award is going impact the work in future This literacy hero award - 2017 besides being instrumental in encouraging the teaching staff of the surrounding area including the teachers of that particular school will also act as a noble expression of gratitude to the proposed awardee Mr.A.Pitchaimuthu. The RILM which envisages a vision of building a strong nation with a noble citizenship by improving the schools in primary level with all necessary assistance deserves every appreciation There is no doubt that the proposed awardee Mr. A. Pitchaimuthu an appropriate person. The institution of literacy award and selecting and introducing of appropriate awardee by the RILM are seen as shining star among the common public which will no doubt create an awareness about the importance of primary education and insist the responsibility of its promotion.

Blood relative a member of 'Rotary Club': No

Whether received any major State/National/International recognitions or award/s earlier : No

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