Dr.Jacob Pulickan our Founder and Leader of the Kerala Swadeshi Movement

Born at Ramapuram in Kottayam district of Kerala State on 09.09.1959.Did school education from St.Augustine`s High School,Ramapuam and college education from St.Thomas College,Palai.Did second Post Graduation in Gandhian Studies from M.G.University and M.Phil.in Gandhian Studies from Gandhigram Rural University with first Ranks.Doctorate from Annamalai University in Gandhian Philosophy.

Worked as Youth Cordinator in Gandhi Smriti and Dashan Samiti,New Delhi,Founder Coordinator of the Centre for Gandhian Studies of the University of  Kerala,Founder Director of the Kerala State Gandhi Darshan Samiti,Director Board Member of the Kerala State Literacy Mission and Kerala State Bharat Scouts and Guides and State Coordinator of the Gandhi Darshan Activities.

Awarded Ramachandran-Ekkeda International Award for Best Youth Organisor and  Best Social Activist Award of  the Ekta Parishat and the Maja  Koena      Foundation,Switzerland.Got Gandhi Smriti Darshan Samiti`s Educational Fellowship and Mumbai Chandu Memorial Trust`s Swadeshi Fellowship.Official Representative of  India   in the International Conference organised at Johanesburg in South Africa in February 2015 in  connection with the 100th  Anniversary of  Mahatma Gandhi’s Return from South Africa.Invited as Chief Guest of the Non-Violence Day Celebrations of  Guadeloupe (French Careebia)organised by the Global Organisation of the People of  Indian Origin from 2 - 5 October  2015.

Nominated in the National Committee by the Government of India to Commemorate the 150th Birth Anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi.Received the First Swabalamban Award instituted by the Babuji Award Committee of Madhya Pradesh in 2018 for the ground - breaking Swadeshi Work in Kerala.

Beginner of the well structured School level Gandhi Darshan Programme,Gandhi Festival,Swadeshi Home Made Products Training Programme,Swadeshi Festival and Founder Director of the Gandhi Centre for Rural Development and Swadeshi Trust.Working as the Director of the Gandhi Centre for Rural Development and Swadeshi Trust and heading the Swadeshi Movement in Kerala.Also heading the School Level Gandhi Darshan Programme.

Published Seven Books about Gandhian Philosophy and 12 Books about Swadeshi Home Made Products Training.The Gandhian Movement in India,The Sarvodaya Movement in Sri Lanka,The New International Economic Order,The Gandhian World Order,The Gandhian Movement in Kerala(Eng.&Mal.),The Swadeshi Movement in Kerala(Eng.&Mal.),Gandhi Darshan Programme:A Model in Character Formation,Personality Development and Conflict Resolution among the School Students(Eng.&Mal.) are the leading Articles.

Presented 316 Gandhi Darshan Episodes about Gandhi`s Life and Philosophy and 268 Swadeshi Episodes about Gandhian Swadeshi Work in Television Channels



News Flash

57th Swadeshi Festival

Dates: 31 - 23 Feb. 2020
Venue : YMCA Hall, Behind Secretariat, Trivandrum

Jan 31, Feb. 1,2
Soap Making

Feb. 3,4
Consumer Products

Feb. 5,6
Umbrella Making


Feb. 7,8,9
Food Processing

Feb. 10,11,12
Cake Making


Feb. 13,14
Paper Bag Making

Feb. 15,16,17
Jackfruit Products

Feb. 18,19
Eco Farming

Feb 20,21
Curry Masala Powder

Feb 22,23
Banana Leaf Plate Making


Training Material Cost per Course Rs.200
Timing 10 - 5pm
For Details : 94471 54338 & 94959 54338