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Ras Entitled To Undertake Comprehensive Development Activities In Any Part Of Andhra Pradesh State.

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Adult Education

From the year 1991 to 1993 Rural Awareness Service implemented Adult Education  programme in Prakash Nagar,Nambur,Venigandla,Jonnalagadda,and Koppuravuru villages of Pedakakani Mandal of Guntur District. The programme supported by Indian Bible Literacy(IBL)-Chennai

Adult Education Center At Vengalarao Nagar Supported By IBL-Chennai Ms.Kamala Chiranjeevi,Project Coordinator of IBL-Chennai Attended At The Inauguration Of IBL Center at Vengalarao Nagar

In the year 1992 RAS  established IBL centers at Badepuram,Jonnalagadda,Lam,Nidumukkala and Tadikonda villages in Tadikonda Mandal,and in the year 1993 RAS established IBL centers in Pidaru,Pidaparthipalem,Thumuluru,Davulurur and Munangiv illages of Kolipara Mandal.In total 450 Adults are educated in all the centers and qualified to read and write bible lessons. For successful completion of the programme, Rev.Dr.(Mrs)joyes Scot distributed  certificate of appreciation to all the students.

Medical And Health Camps

In the year 1994 Rural Awareness Service conducted Medical and Health Camps in the villages of Venigandla,Kopparavuru and Nambur of Pedakakani Mandal.RAS distributed medicines to all the beneficiaries who attended the medical camps with various deceases with free of cost.

Dr.Mrs.Aruna Attended The Medical Camps Conducted By RAS The Nurse Giving Injection To A Pregnant Women's At Medical Camp

Environmental Awareness Programme

In the year 1995 and 1995-1996 Rural Awareness Service implemented Two Environmental Awareness camps under the theme of Water and Elixir supported by the Ministry of Environment and Forest Govt.of India through the Regional Resource Agency of The Deccan Development-Hyderabad.for these two programmes 125 persons participated from all walks of life. Several NGO representatives and resource persons attended the programme.

Several NGO representative are  participated in water and Elixir Procession taken by RAS

Distribution Of Vitamin A Tabs

RAS Distributed Vitamin ‘a’ Capsules In The Village of Vengalarao Nagar Supported By Sight And Life Switzerland RAS Distributed Vitamin ‘a’ Capsules In The Badepuram Village Of Tadikonda Mandal Supported By Sight And Life Switzerland


NGO Details

  • Rural Awareness Service-RAS
  • Registered under the ISR Act XXI of 1860 Bearing Registration No:298/1991
  • Registered under FCRA With Ministry of Home Affairs Govt., of India Account No:010190260
  • PAN. No:AAAR2067H- Having exemption  U/s 12A and 80G v&vi of    Income Tax Act 1961
  • BANK  Andhra Bank  Account    No:005210011026475
  • General Body: 11
  • Executive Board: 7

Background of Chief Functionary

Mathangi David Ratnam

"I am a graduate, aged 65 Years. I ordained as an Evangelist Associated with Lutheran Church. I have Undergone various training programmes on Development issues from CAPART, APARD, CASA. I have organised and provided services such as resource persons on different development isssues."

- Mathangi David Ratnam





Mr. Mathangi David Ratnam, Founder and President of Rural Awareness Service(RAS) has been ordained as Reverend on October 18th 2006 by Universal Life Church – USA and has given all rights and privileges to perform all duties of the Ministry.

Contact address
M.David Ratnam President
D.No-3-402,Vengalarao nagar Number post,
Pedakakani Guntur District.

Area Of Operation

"As per Memoranudm of Association RAS entitled to undertake comprehensive development activities in any part of Andhra Pradesh State. The present area of operation is confined to Krishna,Guntur and Prakasam Districts "


Adult Literacy Project
Cyclone Relief
Environmental Awareness Camp
Construction Of Low Cost Toilets
Village Entrepreneurs
Consumer Awareness Camps
Computer Training Programme
HIV/AIDS Awareness Camps
Early Child-hood Education
Medical Camps
Balahita Special Child Labor Schools
Vitamin ‘a’ capsules Distribution
Vocation Training
(Tailoring & Embroidery School)
Residential Bridge School

Funding Source

Since 5 years

India Bible Literature-Chennai
Deccan Development Society
Capart – Hyderabad
Village Enterprise Fund
Local Contributions
Urdu Academy A.P Govt.
Local Contribution
Public Donations
National Child Labor Department
Sight And Life Switzerland
Under Rajiv Udyogasri
Rajiv Vidhya Mission