RURAL EXTENSION SERVICE TRUST (REST), established as a trust registered vide No. 540/Dated 16th October 1985 under the Charitable and Religious Trust Act 1920. The aims and objectives of the Trust which are based on the brotherhood of mankind and the love of India will be to organize, establish, consolidate, maintain, support, develop and encourage charitable and uplifting activities and to extend financial and other material support for the benefit of the people irrespective of race, community, religion, caste or creed with agriculture, health, medicine, housing, education, industries, trade, publication, hospitals, training and any other charitable work or allied activities conducive to the aims of the Trust and any other work which the Trustees may decide upon from time to time.
Nurturing rural communities to be more informed on all aspects of Human and Natural Resources Development in-order to acquire the required skills through Socially acceptable, Ecologically sustainable and Economically viable interventions. Facilitating the formation of appropriate people's institutions through a process of Social mobilization and Community Organization for effective management of resources to ensure sustainable livelihoods.
This is a great occasion for me to tell about REST & their CEO, D.Srinivasan. He is doing a wonderful job for the community. Especially for rural women's development, child development education and water development. Their concentration and contribution are totally unique in nature. So whatever our Mahatma Gandhiji dreamt, they are working to satisfy the dream... Read More
Dr. S. Balaswamy
Principal, KPR College of Arts & Science
I am Dr. Zenetta Rosaline, Professor and Director of Department Gender Studies of Bharathiar Universities immensely pleased to share that REST NGO which is otherwise Rural Extension and Service Trust. They are doing a marvelous job... Read More
Dr. Zenetta Rosaline
Professor - Bharathiar University
I am V. Suresh from NABARD, and would like to share my association with REST during my tenure as District Development Management of Coimbatore District of Tamil Nadu. REST successfully conducted in promoting credit linking SHG's under the self-help promoting institutions program of NABARD... Read More
CGM NABARD (Rtd)
It gives me immense pleasure and satisfaction to visit REST NGO and meet its CEO, Shri. D. Srinivasan and his team. Their involvement in social development and efforts taken towards improving livelihood. of its members is appreciable. The level of understanding in SHG / JLG lending is very high and they also maintain very cordial relationship with all their stakeholders. I wish them good luck for their endeavors and to achieve many milestones in the coming days. Read More
DGM Union Bank of india, Coimbatore