About Us

About KSSM

 

 

Smt. KK Shylaja Teacher

Hon. Minister for Social Justice and Health

Lets build a better Society. Join hands with us for the well being of our citizens. KSSM has opened its hands for mobilizing funds to support social activities to provide Care and protection to the weaker section of our community.

 


ABOUT US

Kerala Social Security Mission (KSSM), organized under Social Justice Department, has a mission to extend service and support to the destitute, poor, aged, children, women, chronically ill cancer patients and other weaker sections of population. Kerala Social security mission identifies, undertakes and implements social security projects for the weaker sections. KSSM strives to revamp institutions under the Social Justice Department to make them more comfortable to the inmates. KSSM creates facilities for centralised food processing and food supplementation to poor patients undergoing treatment in government hospitals and rehabilitate patients discharged from hospitals who have nowhere to go. To make our society a balanced one, health status of poor should be addressed and Social security mission draws up programmes for improving the health status by providing nutrition standards food to the poor. Mission is constantly working to identify the weaker section that are striving to recoup with the advancing world and was effectively functioning to retain their status in the society. KSSM is deeply dedicated to differently abled persons, destitute and those who demand care and deserve protection in our society. 
Taking up the welfare of its people as responsibility of the state, the Social Justice Department of Kerala has joined hands with various departments and agencies to fulfill its duties towards the society. As part of the initiatives, the Social Security Mission was set up as per the Government Order no: G.O (MS) No: 56 / 2008/ SWD dated 14-10-2008. The mission is registered as a Charitable Society under the Government of Kerala with registration number T-1749/08.The headquarters of the organisation is in Thiruvananthapuram. The Governing Body consists of the Minister for Panchayats & Social Justice as the Chairman and the Addl. Chief Secretary to Government (Social Justice) as Vice-chairman. Government of Kerala has provided an amount of Rupees 65 crore as corpus fund for the activities of the Mission.


OUR MISSION

  • To organise social security programmes all over the state to extend service and support to the destitute, poor, aged, children, women, chronically ill cancer patients and other sections of population which deserve and demand care and protection.
  • To formulate and implement schemes for the protection and support for the aged.
  • To identify, undertake and implement social security projects.
  • To provide additional infrastructure for the modernisation of social welfare institutions in the state and ensure efficient delivery of service to the weaker sections.
  • To provide facilities for centralised food processing and food supplementation to patients in Government Hospitals.

  • To draw up programmes for improving the nutrition standards, health and status of poor.
  • To provide assistance including medical expenses to chronically ill poor/destitute citizens.
  • To draw and implement a cancer care scheme to extend medical expenses/assistance to children afflicted with cancer.
  • To draw and implement rehabilitation schemes for the welfare of destitute citizens discharged from the government hospitals.

  • To conduct research on various social problems and extension of research findings.
  • To undertake documentation of vital literature on social research in development, health, science, technology and environment.
  • To train and equip personnel engaged in voluntary social work and non -governmental organisations in the preparation of welfare projects and their management.
  • To act as information hub for various social welfare programmes in the state.
  • To do all things and perform all assistance as may be necessary or appropriate for the achievement of any or all the above objectives.


OUR VISION

To adopt various social security measures/activities that facilitate convergent action to cover the entire population who are in dire need of greater social security.



OUR TEAM

Our Team Members who have contributed immensely to our Growth
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SMT. K.K. SHYLAJA TEACHER

Minister of Health and Social Welfare, Kerala

Portfolios: Health; Family Welfare; Medical Education; Indigenous Medicine; Medical University; Drugs Control; Homoeopathy; Naturopathy; Social Justice

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SRI. BIJU PRABHAKAR, I.A.S.

Vice Chairman and Secretary for Social Justice.

Special Secretary in charge of the Department of Social Justice and Women & Child Development of Government of Kerala

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DR. MOHAMMED ASHEEL

Executive Director

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SRI. K.JAYACHANDRAN

Assistant Director

EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE MEMBERS

SL.No. Name & Designation Capacity
1 Sri BIJU PRABHAKAR, I.A.S. 
Secretary to Govt. Social Justice Dept. Govt. of Kerala
Chairman
2 Secretary to Govt.Finance Dept. 
Govt. of Kerala
Member
3 Director of Social Justice 
Govt. of Kerala
Member
4 Shri.K.M.Abdul Gafoor, Kalappulan House, Kolamangalam, Valanchery.P.O, Malappuram 
Member
5 Dr. Mohammed Asheel,Executive Director 
Kerala Social Security Mission
Member Secretary

GOVERNING BODY

SL.No. Name & Designation Capacity
1 Smt.K.K.Shylaja Teacher 
Minister For Health and Social Justice, Chairperson-KSSM
Chairman
2 Sri. Biju Prabhakar I.A.S 
Secretary to Govt Social Justice Dept. Govt. of Kerala
Vice chairman
3 Secretary to Govt .Finance Dept 
Govt. of Kerala
Member
4 Secretary to Govt. Local Self Government Dept. 
Govt. of Kerala
Member
5 Secretary to Govt Planning & Economic Affairs Dept. 
Govt. of Kerala
Member
6 Secretary to Govt.Health Dept 
Govt. of Kerala
Member
7 Director of Social Justice 
Govt. of Kerala
Member
8 Director of Health Services 
Govt. of Kerala
Member
9 Director of Medical Education 
Govt. of Kerala
Member
10 Executive Director Kudumbashree 
Member
11 Dr. Suresh Kumar, Director, Palliative Medicine, Calicut 
Member
12 Dr. P. Krishna Kumar, Director, IMHANC, Calicut 
Member
13 Dr. Saji Gopinath, Professor, Indian Institute of Management, Calicut 
Member
14 Sri.K.M.Abdul Gafoor, Kalappulan House, Kolamangalam, Valanchery.P.O, Malappuram 
Member
15 Dr. Mohammed Asheel, Executive Director, Kerala Social Security Mission 
Member

 

KEY CONTACTS

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SMT. ALLI RANI A M
Finance Officer
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SRI. STEPHEN V A
Administrative Officer
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SRI. SAHEERUDEEN
State Programme Manager
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SRI. NISHANTH S
Regional Director (Systems)
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SRI. SHAJI S
Programme Co-ordinator
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SRI. MUHAMMED FAISAL M.P
Programme Coordinator