Sri Chitra Home
(Estd. 1934)
Pazhavangadi, Thriruvananthapuram -695 023
Kerala, India.
Tel.: +91 471 2472185, 5527841
A home where the true love is shared.. and in sharing they experience it..

Welcome to Sri Chitra Home
In the land of His Highness,Late Sri Chithira Thirunal Maharaja, we, the uneared-for and the helpless and unfortunate have only the society,Our brothers and sisters, to look forward to.

There are people with stories and without stories. They share and hear stories under one roof, here in SREE CHITRA HOME. Among the inmates, you shall find innocent children and the life experts old people.
The aims and objectives
To afford relief by providing accommodation, food, clothing and medical aid to the poor and infirm,
To run orphanages for the protection, care and education of the helpless children
To undertake such other measures as are intended to afford relief to the deserving poor and destitute persons in the state.
Sri Chitra - in Brief
His Highness,
Sri Chitra Thirunal Maharaja,
The Founder.

A Citizen King and an angel of light, His Highness the Maharaja of Travancore is the banner-bearer in the cause of humanity. He was born at Travancore in 1912. He was brought up under the watchful solicitude of his talented mother, who is the lady of remarkable gifts.
Seventy Two Years of service to the Destitute and the Infirm.
Started with an endowment by H.H. Sri Chitra Thirunal in November 1934.
The number of inmates, of ages ranging from 6-60, increased from nine to about 500; now there are only 300 inmates.
Inmates are given food, clothes, medical aid, education and training in tailoring , book-binding and printing; Marriages of young female inmates are arranged, by the Home meeting all the expenses including gold ornaments and dress for the bride.
When the Home was started the Management Board was headed by the Dewan of Travancore; now the committee is headed by the District Collector of Trivandrum.
Government grants, interest from endowments, public contributions and donations, yield from the farm, income from the Printing and Tailoring units and the income from the cultural programme constitute the fund for the institution.
The salary for the staff is also met from the funds of the Home.