"Tamil Nadu Differently Abled Federation Charitable Trust", Chennai is a registered non-profit social service organization working for the welfare of the disabled. It was formed in the year 2000 by disabled persons for the disabled. We are catering to the multifarious needs of more than 16 lakhs of disabled people in the state. We have established a state-level network of 44 district differently abled welfare associations. Our organization is registered with the Tamil Nadu Government as Disability People’s Organization (DPO) as per the People with Disability Act, 1995. The Founder President Thiru.G.Chidambaranathan (Late) is a popular and well-known social worker with two decades of experience in the welfare of the disabled. He integrated district-level differently abled welfare associations under the federation of Tamilnadu Differently Abled Association, working with the trust.

Our Vision

To remove the inequality, social injustice and to eradicate poverty in it’s every dimension by establishing sustainable people’s institution by empowering Person with Disabilities


Our Mission

To bring together, All Person with Disability and to serve for their holistic rehabilitation towards building innovative sustainable and viable income generating activities through education, training and motivating by incorporating the values of quality life and integrity to eliminate poverty in all its dimension.

Our Team


Dr.P Simmachandran

Social Worker
He is a well known social worker and received Best Social Worker award by the Honourable Chife Minister of Tamilnadu.


Prof. D Ponnusamy

Project Director Retired, Anna Institute of Management


Mr. T Karuppiah

Asst, Director,(Retd.) Tamilnadu Text Book and Educational Services Corporation


Mr. Shankar Mahadevan


FounderTrustee, Udhavum Ullangal Charitable Trust


Mr.S Elango

G.M(Retired) CSC India (P) Ltd.


Mr.R Prabhakaran

Trustee & Legal Advisor
Advocate - Supreme Court