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What's the origin of READ?

READ came into existence during 1994. It started as a voluntary organization (registered under the Societies Registration Act 27 of 1975) by a group of committed social workers who have been in the field of social work for a decade.

It was started by Mr. D. Selvam, who grew up in Andimadam and was inspired to start READ to help and empower the local people in his area. selvam
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Where does READ operate?

The rural villages of Andimadam and Sendurai Blocks, Perambalur District, in the Tamil Nadu state of India.
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READ's Executive Board:

Name Degrees/profession Function
Mrs. A. Punitha
B.Sc., Steno President
Mrs. A. Leelamary
D.T.E., Teacher Vice President
Mr. D. Selvam M.A., B.L., M.A., B.Ed., M.Sc., M.Phil., Social work Executive Director
Mr. R. Gunasekaran M.Com., Superintend Treasurer
Mrs. Ammu   Secretary
Sister Daisy M.W.S., M.Phil., Social Worker Executive Member
Mrs. R. Manonmani S.S.L.C., House wife Executive Member
Mrs. R. Jayambika B.Sc., D.C.A., Business Executive Member
Mrs.V.Chitra B.Sc., B.Ed., Teacher Executive Member
Mr. Periyarselvam B.S., businessman Executive Member

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